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St. Louis Cardinals vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Odds Analysis, Lines and Pick

Pittsburgh Pirates

vs

St. Louis Cardinals
Monday, July 07, 2014 8:15 PM ET
Busch Stadium

The St. Louis Cardinals will try to be nasty hosts on Monday when the Pittsburgh Pirates pay a visit to Busch Stadium.

The St. Louis Cardinals will turn to Adam Wainwright and his 11-4 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Pittsburgh Pirates send Charlie Morton (5-9) to the hill.

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

The visiting Pittsburgh Pirates were 174 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 6.5 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under betting.

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Computer Prediction: Pittsburgh Pirates vs St. Louis Cardinals Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4-3.8 victory for the Cardinals. 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 47-42 record to the battle against the 47-41 Pirates. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the St. Louis Cardinals at No. 20 and the Pittsburgh Pirates at No. 9 heading into this contest.

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How Pittsburgh Pirates vs St. Louis Cardinals Stats Matchup

At the plate, St. Louis owns the No. 19 ranking for hits at 8.43 per game. By contrast, the Pittsburgh Pirates are rated No. 8 in the same category at 8.85 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, Pittsburgh owns the No. 15-rated road mark, allowing 4.21 runs per game on the highway. St. Louis, on the other hand, rates No. 14 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Pirates were a 6-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Phillies. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at -156 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors. Pittsburgh got the job done in their last match in a 6-2 victory over Philadelphia on Sunday at PNC Park behind starter Jeff Locke.

Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 8-4 loser as they battled the Marlins at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Marlins at +106 were rewarded, while the 12 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Cardinals endured a 8-4 loss at the hands of the Marlins on Sunday, with Marco Gonzales throwing 4 2/3 innings of 7-hit ball at Busch Stadium.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Odds Trends

Pittsburgh is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Pittsburgh's last 25 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of St. Louis's last 23 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of St. Louis's last 13 games at home
St. Louis is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 17 of St. Louis's last 25 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh

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