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St. Louis Cardinals at Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Lines and Pick

St. Louis Cardinals


Pittsburgh Pirates
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 12:35 PM ET
PNC Park

The St. Louis Cardinals pay a visit to Pittsburgh on Wednesday, hoping to shut down the Pirates bats in baseball betting action at PNC Park.

Jeff Locke will take the mound for the Pittsburgh Pirates, and he'll carry a 5-3 record into the contest. Adam Wainwright gets the ball for the St. Louis Cardinals; he's 15-8 so far this season.

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

Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Pittsburgh Pirates as 125 underdogs 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 computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.1-3.9 win for the Pirates on Wednesday. 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 (68-64) will face the 71-60 Cardinals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs St. Louis injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 19-rated Pittsburgh Pirates and the league No. 17-ranked St. Louis Cardinals, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

How St. Louis Cardinals vs Pittsburgh Pirates Stats Matchup

At the plate, Pittsburgh owns the No. 9 ranking for hits at 8.77 per game. By contrast, the St. Louis Cardinals are rated No. 20 in the same category at 8.49 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, St. Louis owns the No. 6-rated road mark, allowing 3.76 runs per game on the highway. Pittsburgh, on the other hand, rates No. 8 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 5-2 loser as they battled the Pirates on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Pirates at -131 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. St. Louis looks to rebound from a loss to the Pirates, who beat them 5-2 on Tuesday behind a start from Gerrit Cole at PNC Park.

St. Louis Cardinals vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Odds Trends

St. Louis is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of St. Louis's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis's last 7 games on the road
St. Louis is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis home to Chicago, Friday, August 29th
Pittsburgh home to Cincinnati, Friday, August 29th