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MLB wagering interest swings to the St. Louis Cardinals vs Pittsburgh Pirates battle on Monday at PNC Park as the Pirates try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

Pittsburgh hands the ball to starter Chad Kuhl in this one and he'll try to improve on his 3-2 mark on the year. St. Louis counters with Adam Wainwright, who will try to quiet the fans and the Pirates bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Pittsburgh Pirates in this matchup found them as 112 underdogs on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 8.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.6-3.9 win for the Pirates. 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 sport a record of 67-67 heading into this matchup, while the St. Louis Cardinals sit at 71-64 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs St. Louis injuries news.

This game puts the Pittsburgh Pirates, most recently No. 14 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the St. Louis Cardinals, who rate a No. 19 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Pittsburgh Pirates No. 17-ranked scoring average of 4.46 runs per game, against a St. Louis Cardinals offense rated No. 6 and scoring 4.87 runs per game. The Pirates have averaged 8.73 hits per game to date this season, less than the Cardinals hitters have managed (8.76 per nine innings).

St. Louis brings the No. 11-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Pirates's No. 17-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

St. Louis rolled to a 5-2 win against Cincinnati on Sunday, as C Martinez and the Cardinals' bats led the team to victory at Great American Ball Park.

Pittsburgh was routed on Sunday at PNC Park, having a 10-0 loss put on them by the Milwaukee Brewers in baseball betting action.

Betting Trends
  • St. Louis is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games
  • St. Louis is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Pittsburgh is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis at Pittsburgh, Tuesday, September 6th

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