MLB Playoffs   Pirates host Giants in wild card duel Oct 1st

MLB Playoffs – Pirates host Giants in wild card duel Oct 1st

The National League’s wildcard playoff game takes place Wednesday, October 1, when the San Francisco Giants visit PNC Park to take on the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Giants finished with an 88-74 record in the NL West and six games behind the Dodgers while the Pirates finished with the numbers and ended the season two games back of the St. Louis Cardinals in the Central. Left-hander Madison Bumgarner will start for San Francisco while right-hander Edinson Volquez gets the call for the Pirates. The winner will take on the top-seeded Washington Nationals in the NL Divisional playoff. bet365 MLB Playoffs betting line: Money Line: San Francisco 25/28, Pittsburgh 51/50 O/U: 6.0 runs – over 5/6, under 1/1 Run Line: -1.5 at 8/5 and +1.5 at 5/9 The Giants battled the Dodgers for first place all season long, but finally succumbed during the last week of the season. However, the Pirates went …