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MLB Betting Line Favors the St. Louis Cardinals over the Pittsburgh Pirates

Pittsburgh Pirates

vs

St. Louis Cardinals
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 8:15 PM ET
Busch Stadium

The St. Louis Cardinals get a visit from the Pittsburgh Pirates in MLB baseball betting action on Tuesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

For the St. Louis Cardinals, Carlos Martinez gets the ball, charged with keeping the Pittsburgh Pirates hitters off the base paths. He'll face Vance Worley, 2-1 on the year.

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

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the St. Louis Cardinals as -119 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

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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

St. Louis (48-42) will face the 47-42 Pirates in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The St. Louis Cardinals vs Pittsburgh Pirates odds would favor the Pirates if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. St. Louis is rated No. 20 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Pittsburgh is at No. 9.

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How Pittsburgh Pirates vs St. Louis Cardinals Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and St. Louis has baseball's No. 29-rated offensive output, at 8.37 hits per game. The Pittsburgh Pirates average 8.84 hits per game, good for No. 8 on the list.

Pittsburgh brings the No. 15-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cardinals's No. 3-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 2-0 loser as they battled the Cardinals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cardinals at -178 were rewarded, while the 2 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Adam Wainwright shut down the Pirates in their last game, striking out 1 in a 2-0 shutout over Pittsburgh in baseball action at Busch Stadium.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Odds Trends

Pittsburgh is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Pittsburgh's last 12 games
Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games on the road
St. Louis is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of St. Louis's last 24 games
St. Louis is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of St. Louis's last 14 games at home

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Pittsburgh at St. Louis, Wednesday, July 9th

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