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Pittsburgh Pirates Host St. Louis Cardinals in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The Pittsburgh Pirates battle the visiting St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday in MLB betting odds action at PNC Park.

Lance Lynn, with a record of 11-7 on the season, gets the ball for the St. Louis Cardinals, while the Pittsburgh Pirates trot Gerrit Cole to the mound in this one. He is 11-11 so far in 2017.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of 102 for the Pittsburgh Pirates in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 8 at 5Dimes.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Cardinals to win this game 4.1-3.2. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

St. Louis Cardinals vs Pittsburgh Pirates Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Pittsburgh Pirates bring a 69-85 record to the battle against the 81-72 Cardinals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs St. Louis injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Pittsburgh Pirates at No. 27 and the St. Louis Cardinals at No. 3 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Pittsburgh Pirates No. 28-rated offense, averaging 4.01 runs per game, against a St. Louis Cardinals defense that ranks No. 7 at 4.24 in runs allowed per game. The Pittsburgh Pirates have averaged 8.18 hits per game so far, less than St. Louis Cardinals batters have averaged on the year (8.78 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, St. Louis owns the No. 10-rated road mark, allowing 4.54 runs per game on the highway. Pittsburgh, on the other hand, rates No. 28 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

St. Louis looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Pirates, a 4-3 final on Friday in support of M Wacha at PNC Park.

Betting Trends
  • St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of St. Louis's last 15 games
  • St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games
  • Pittsburgh is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis at Pittsburgh, Sunday, September 24th

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