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Jaime Garcia Cardinals at Home vs Pittsburgh Pirates in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Pittsburgh Pirates will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Cardinals in St. Louis at Busch Stadium on Saturday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

The St. Louis Cardinals will rely on Jaime Garcia to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Charlie Morton will be his counterpart for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Jaime Garcia is 7-4 this season, and Charlie Morton is 8-6.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the St. Louis Cardinals as -145 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Cardinals to win this game 5.2-5. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs St. Louis Cardinals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

St. Louis (86-48) will face the 80-53 Pirates in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 9-rated St. Louis Cardinals and the league No. 12-ranked Pittsburgh Pirates, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, St. Louis owns the No. 12 ranking for hits at 8.73 per game. By contrast, the Pittsburgh Pirates are rated No. 7 in the same category at 9.07 per game.

Defensively, Pittsburgh features the No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.03 runs per game. St. Louis, meanwhile, comes in at No. 24 at home, scoring 3.87 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Pirates grabbed a win last time out, defeating C Martinez and the Cardinals 9-3 on Friday at Busch Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
  • Pittsburgh is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games
  • St. Louis is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis's last 7 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at St. Louis, Sunday, September 6th