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Moneyline Favors St. Louis Cardinals in MLB Battle with Pittsburgh Pirates

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

Pittsburgh sends Trevor Williams out against Carlos Martinez for the St. Louis Cardinals in this game. Williams is 5-5 with a 4.27 ERA on the season, while Martinez is 9-9 on the year and has a 3.56 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of 113 for the Pittsburgh Pirates in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 8.5 at 5Dimes.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 0.2- victory 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

58-63 Pittsburgh battles the Cardinals, currently with a 62-59 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs St. Louis injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 24 (Pittsburgh Pirates) and the No. 5 (St. Louis Cardinals) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Pittsburgh owns the No. 24 ranking for hits at 8.36 per game. By contrast, the St. Louis Cardinals are rated No. 12 in the same category at 8.82 per game.

Pittsburgh owns the No. 13 defense, allowing 4.21 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with St. Louis's No. 6-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

St. Louis rolled to a 11-7 win against Pittsburgh on Thursday, as A Wainwright and the Cardinals' bats led the team to victory at PNC Park.

Betting Trends
  • St. Louis is 9-3 ATS in its last 12 games
  • St. Louis is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of St. Louis's last 11 games
  • St. Louis is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 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 UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
  • Pittsburgh is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis at Pittsburgh, Saturday, August 19th