Pittsburgh Pirates vs St. Louis Cardinals in MLB Betting Odds

Pittsburgh Pirates

vs

St. Louis Cardinals
Saturday, April 26, 2014 4:05 PM ET
Busch Stadium

The St. Louis Cardinals will look to improve on a 13-11 record when they take on the Pittsburgh Pirates, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Saturday.

The match puts starter Francisco Liriano for the Pittsburgh Pirates on the hill facing Tyler Lyons for the St. Louis Cardinals. Liriano brings a 0-3 mark to the game, while Lyons is 0-1 to date on the season.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs St. Louis Cardinals Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates before the first pitch in this match found them as 101-moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 7 earlier at TopBet.

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Computer Prediction: Pittsburgh Pirates vs St. Louis Cardinals Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Cardinals to win this game 3.9-3.3. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The St. Louis Cardinals bring a 13-11 record to the battle against the 9-15 Pirates. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 5-rated St. Louis Cardinals and the league No. 13-ranked Pittsburgh Pirates, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How Pittsburgh Pirates vs St. Louis Cardinals Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up St. Louis Cardinals No. 28 ranked offense (3.38 runs per game) against a Pittsburgh Pirates defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 12 at 4 runs allowed per game. The St. Louis Cardinals have been averaging 8.12 hits per game, more than the Pittsburgh Pirates have managed so far this season (7.79 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and St. Louis has the No. 2-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Pirates own the No. 12 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 1-0 loser as they battled the Cardinals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cardinals at -110 were rewarded, while the 1 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Shelby Miller shut down the Pirates in their last game, striking out 4 in a 1-0 shutout over Pittsburgh in baseball action at Busch Stadium.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Odds Trends

Pittsburgh is 1-6-1 SU in its last 8 games
Pittsburgh is 1-5-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 4-8-1 SU in its last 13 games when playing St. Louis
Pittsburgh is 1-6-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
St. Louis is 1-4-1 SU in its last 6 games
St. Louis is 17-5-1 SU in its last 23 games at home
St. Louis is 6-1-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh

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