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July 30, 4:05 PM | GrassPNC Park

St. Louis Cardinals vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds

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Baseball bettors look for value at PNC Park on Tuesday as host Pittsburgh battles the St. Louis Cardinals in baseball odds action.

Pittsburgh sends AJ Burnett out against Lance Lynn for the Cardinals in this game. Burnett is 4-7 with a 2.96 ERA on the season, while Lynn is 12-5 on the year and has a 3.98 ERA.

View St Louis vs Pittsburgh Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Pirates were listed as -155 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 8 earlier at TopBet.

Power Rankings:
The Pirates sit at No. 5 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Cardinals sit at a National League No. 1 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Pittsburgh has the National League's No. 11-rated offensive output, at 8.2 hits per game. The Cardinals average 9.3 hits per game, good for No. 1 on the National League list.

Pittsburgh owns the National League's No. 1 defense, allowing 3.4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with St. Louis' National League No. 4-rated defense.

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.

St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After playing Pittsburgh are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4

Pittsburgh Pirates Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing St. Louis are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

A few Cardinals at Pirates trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis' last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of St. Louis' last 10 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
St. Louis is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing St. Louis
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing St. Louis

Next up:
St. Louis at Pittsburgh, Tuesday, July 30

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