Baseball odds preview - St. Louis vs. Pittsburgh
St. Louis Cardinals vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds
PNC Park hosts an MLB battle between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the visiting St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday.
The Pirates have not yet named a starter for this one, while Tyler Lyons will pitch for the Cardinals.Tyler Lyons is 2-3 on the season.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Pirates at No. 5 in the National League and the Cardinals at No. 1 in the National League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Pittsburgh owns the No. 12 ranking for hits in the National League at 8.2 per game. By contrast, the Cardinals are rated No. 1 in the same category at 9.3 per game.
Defensively, St. Louis features the National League's No. 4-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.8 runs per game. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 in the National League at home, scoring 3.8 runs per game.
St. Louis lost its last outing, a 9-2 result against the Pirates on July 29. Bettors who backed the Pirates at -151 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. St. Louis didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 9-2 to Pittsburgh on Monday at PNC Park.
A few Cardinals at Pirates trends to consider:
St. Louis is 1-4-1 SU in its last 6 games ,when playing Pittsburgh
St. Louis is 1-4-1 SU in its last 6 games ,when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
St. Louis is 0-4-1 SU in its last 5 games ,
St. Louis is 0-4-1 SU in its last 5 games ,on the road
Pittsburgh4-1-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Pittsburgh4-1-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing St. Louis
Pittsburgh4-1-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against St. Louis
Pittsburgh is 2-3-1 SU in its last 6 games ,
St. Louis at Pittsburgh, Wednesday, July 31