Pittsburgh Pirates vs. San Francisco Giants Odds & Pick: April 14th 2010
Barry Zito looks sharp in the early going, and he has just carried over his success from late last season. Zito pitched 6 shutout innings in a 3-0 win over the Houston Astros, allowing just 3 hits and 1 walk while striking out 5. The Giants are actually putting up some runs this season, scoring 5.2 RPG en route to a 5-1 start.
Pittsburgh is 3-17 against the money line in road games vs. a good bullpen whose ERA is 3.75 or better over the last 2 seasons. The Pirates are 4-19 against the money line in road games vs. good defensive catchers – allowing 0.5 or less SB’s/game over the last 2 seasons. Take the Giants.