NEW YORK, NY (The Spread) – The Pirates will send Charlie Morton to the hill tonight against the Mets, who have had plenty of success versus Morton in recent history.

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According to oddsmakers from online sports book GT Bets, the Mets are -109 money line favorites versus the Pirates, who are -105 money line underdogs for tonight’s game. After the number opened at 8, the total is now down to 7.5 as Morton takes the hill versus Jonathon Niese in the pitching matchup.

The Pirates are just 1-5 in Morton’s last six starts versus the Mets, who are 5-2 in Niese’s last seven starts versus Pittsburgh. New York is also 5-2 in Niese’s last seven starts overall, 4-1 in his last five starts as a home favorite and 6-1 in his last seven starts as a favorite.

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