2015 Season MLB Baseball Past Picks
May 13, 2015
This pick was released to clients on May 13, 2022 at 1:39PM ET.
Pittsburgh at Philadelphia
Wednesday 05/13 07:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Philadelphia +112 (moneyline) (risk 1 to return 2.12) RESULT: win
1.5 units on Game Total UNDER 6.5 -105 (risk 1.5 to return 2.93) RESULT: win
Pittsburgh has a losing road record and the Pirates are 1-6 in Francisco Liriano's last seven starts. These offenses are weak, with Pittsburgh ranked #24 in runs scored, Philadelphia is last. Pittsburgh is 4-1 UNDER the total on the road and 13-5-2 UNDER when Liriano starts. They are also 20-8-2 UNDER the total in Liriano's last 30 road starts. Philadelphia's second baseman Chase Utley is 4-for-11 with one RBI over the last four games and the Phillies have ace lefty Cole Hamels (2-3, 3.68) on the hill. Hamels is off seven outstanding frames in a 3-1 win over the Mets on Friday. The Phillies are 40-18 when Hamels faces the National League Central and 6-1 when he starts against a team with a winning record. The three-time All-Star is 2-2 with a 2.76 ERA in seven career starts against the Pirates. The team is also 6-1-3 UNDER the total when Hamels starts at home, plus 20-7-2 UNDER when he faces the NL Central. Play Philadelphia and the game total UNDER.