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|Pittsburgh Pirates vs. St. Louis Cardinals|
The Pittsburgh Pirates and the St. Louis Cardinals will meet on the field at Busch Stadium on Wednesday in a battle of division rivals.
Righthander Gerrit Cole will take the mound for the Pirates to start this game. Cole is 11-7 this season with a 3.14 ERA.
It'll be Adam Wainwright toeing the rubber for the Cardinals in this contest. Righthander Wainwright is 20-9 with a 2.90 ERA so far this season.Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Pirates on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cardinals at -118 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Team records:
Pittsburgh: 94-68 SU
St. Louis: 97-65 SU
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
After playing St. Louis are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3
St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
After playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider: