Free MLB Pick: Pirates vs Cardinals Odds
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(67-73) Pittsburgh Pirates vs. St. Louis Cardinals (72-67)
Date: Friday, September 8th, 2017
Time: 8:15 PM ET
Venue: Busch Stadium, St. Louis Missouri
Projected Pitchers: Trevor Williams vs. Luke Weaver
MLB Moneyline Odds: Pirates +158 Cardinals -175
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Pirates +1.5 -145 Cardinals -1.5 +125
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: ov 8.5 +103 un 8.5 -120
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The Pittsburgh Pirates sit 9.5 games back of the Cubs in the NL Central, and are 5-5 over their last 10 games. Pittsburgh is still alive (mathematically) in the NL wildcard. They are 7.5 games back of the Rockies in the NL wildcard race.
Trevor Williams (6-7, 4.14 ERA) starts against the Cardinals of the Pirates. Williams has faced the Cardinals twice this season. He is 0-1 with a 9.35 ERA over his two starts against the Cardinals this year. The St. Louis bats average .410 against Williams this season.
St. Louis Cardinals
The Cardinals have put themselves back in a relevant NL wildcard conversation; sitting just two games back of the Rockies, for the final playoff spot. The Cardinals have done so by going 7-3 over their last 10 games.
Looking to keep up the winning ways, the Cardinals send Luke Weaver (4-1, 2.50 ERA) to the mound against Pittsburgh. Weaver has made one appearance against the Pirates this season. He pitched two innings, allowing one hit and no runs in his lone showing against them.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- PIT are 2-8 in their last 10 road games.
- Under is 7-2 in PIT last 9 games as an underdog.
- PIT are 7-16 in their last 23 games as an underdog.
- Over is 8-2-1 in STL last 11 home games.
- Over is 17-5-1 in STL last 23 games as a favorite.
- Over is 20-8-1 in STL last 29 overall.
- PIT are 2-8 in the last 10 meetings in St. Louis.
- Under is 7-3 in the last 10 meetings in St. Louis.
Free Pittsburgh Pirates vs. St. Louis Cardinals MLB Prediction:
Expect Luke Weaver to pitch around six strong innings against the Pirates. Williams has struggled in a big way against the Cardinals this year. Take the Cardinals at home in this matchup.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: OVER the Number
The Pirates should give up enough runs for the combined run total to go over 8.5 runs. Williams has been terrible against the Cardinals this season. Take the over.
MLB Free Score Prediction: St. Louis 7 – Pittsburgh 3
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