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MLB BASEBALL

St. Louis Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

The St. Louis Cardinals and the Pittsburgh Pirates will meet on the field at PNC Park on Tuesday in a battle of division rivals.

The Cardinals will give the ball to starter Lance Lynn in this one. Righthander Lynn is 12-5 this season with a 3.98 ERA.

Starting this game for the Pirates will be AJ Burnett. The righthander has a 2.96 ERA to go along with a 4-7 record this season.

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.

Current streak:
St. Louis has lost 4 straight games.

Team records:
St. Louis: 62-41 SU
Pittsburgh: 62-42 SU

St. Louis most recently:
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 most recently:
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 trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis's last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of St. Louis's 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:
Pittsburgh home to St. Louis, Tuesday, July 30