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Lance Lynn, Gerrit Cole Take Mound in St. Louis Cardinals vs Pittsburgh Pirates Tilt

St. Louis Cardinals


Pittsburgh Pirates
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 7:05 PM ET
PNC Park

The Pittsburgh Pirates host St. Louis on Tuesday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 67-64 mark against the 71-59 Cardinals in MLB betting odds action at PNC Park.

Gerrit Cole gets the call for the Pittsburgh Pirates and he will try to build on a 7-4 mark. In the other dugout, Lance Lynn brings a 14-8 ledger to the game for the St. Louis Cardinals as he tries to quiet the Pirates bats.

St. Louis Cardinals vs Pittsburgh Pirates Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Pittsburgh Pirates as -126 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 7.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: St. Louis Cardinals vs Pittsburgh Pirates Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Pirates to win this game 4.1-4. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Pittsburgh (67-64) will face the 71-59 Cardinals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs St. Louis injuries news.

The Pittsburgh Pirates vs St. Louis Cardinals odds would favor the Cardinals if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Pittsburgh is rated No. 19 in the current Odds Shark poll, while St. Louis is at No. 17.

How St. Louis Cardinals vs Pittsburgh Pirates Stats Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting St. Louis Cardinals rank No. 20 at 8.51 hits per game. That compares with the Pittsburgh Pirates No. 8 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, St. Louis owns the No. 6-rated road mark, allowing 3.74 runs per game on the highway. Pittsburgh, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Pirates on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cardinals at +135 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. St. Louis looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Pirates, a 3-2 final on Monday in support of John Lackey at PNC Park.

St. Louis Cardinals vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Odds Trends

St. Louis is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of St. Louis's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of St. Louis's last 12 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 6 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games
Pittsburgh is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
Pittsburgh is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing St. Louis
Pittsburgh is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games when playing at home against St. Louis

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis at Pittsburgh, Wednesday, August 27th