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St. Louis Cardinals at Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Lines and Pick

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at PNC Park on Sunday as the host Pittsburgh Pirates battle the St. Louis Cardinals in baseball betting odds action.

Jeff Locke gets the call for the Pittsburgh Pirates and he will try to build on a 2-2 mark. In the other dugout, Tyler Lyons brings a 0-0 ledger to the game for the St. Louis Cardinals as he tries to quiet the Pirates bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting St. Louis Cardinals before the first pitch in this match found them as 123 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8 earlier at TopBet.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.3-4.1 win for the Cardinals on Sunday. 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

Pittsburgh (14-16) will face the 22-8 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 sit at No. 13 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the St. Louis Cardinals sit at No. 4 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Pittsburgh Pirates and its No. 24-rated batting order, averaging 3.77 runs per nine innings, against the No. 9 line up of the St. Louis Cardinals at 4.63 runs per outing.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Pittsburgh has the No. 4-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Cardinals own the No. 1 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

St. Louis didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 7-5 to Pittsburgh on Saturday at PNC Park.

Betting Trends
  • St. Louis is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis's last 6 games
  • St. Louis is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games at home
  • Pittsburgh is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing St. Louis

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis at Cleveland, Tuesday, May 12th
Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, Monday, May 11th