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MLB BASEBALL

St. Louis Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

The St. Louis Cardinals and the Pittsburgh Pirates will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at PNC Park.

Lance Lynn will be the starting pitcher for the Cardinals on this day. Righthander Lynn is 13-8 this season with a 4.02 ERA.

Starting this game for the Pirates will be AJ Burnett. The righthander has a 3.18 ERA to go along with a 6-9 record this season.

The Cardinals were a 5-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Pirates. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at -126 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Current streak:
St. Louis has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
St. Louis: 78-56 SU
Pittsburgh: 78-56 SU

St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Pittsburgh are 2-8
After playing Pittsburgh are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing St. Louis are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
St. Louis is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
St. Louis is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of St. Louis's last 12 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of St. Louis's last 15 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against St. Louis
Pittsburgh is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing St. Louis
Pittsburgh is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Pittsburgh's last 15 games when playing at home against St. Louis

Next up:
Pittsburgh home to St. Louis, Sunday, September 1