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Pittsburgh Pirates vs St. Louis Cardinals 06/26/2021 Previews, Spread and Game Analysis
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Pittsburgh Pirates vs St. Louis Cardinals 06/26/2021 – The Pittsburgh Pirates will enter their third game against St. Louis Cardinals and they look forward to building on their two-game winning streak. The Pirates defeated the Cardinals in their first two games but are still at the bottom of the NL Central Division play. St. Louis Cardinals are holding the fourth position in the NL Central Division and they look forward to rebounding. The Cardinals are just a few games behind the Reds in the third. The mlb betting lines are available online based on recent betting trends.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs St. Louis Cardinals 06/26/2021
The Pittsburgh Pirates have won 28 games and dropped a total of 46 in return. Pittsburgh has one of the worst records of the season with its poor overall performance. Last night, the Pirates smashed five runs to victory and restricted the Cardinals to four. In their series opener, they smashed eight runs and gave up just two to the Cardinals. JT Brubaker will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Brubaker is holding an ERA of 3.77 with a 4-6 record on the season.
Players to watch: A. Frazier 2B (GP 72, AB 285, R 46, H 94, 2B 24, 3B 3, HR 4, RBI 28, TB 136, BB 27, SO 35, SB 4, AVG 0.33, OBP 0.396, SLG 0.477, OPS 0.873, WAR 2.4), B. Reynolds LF (GP 71, AB 256, R 42, H 80, 2B 20, 3B 0, HR 13, RBI 42, TB 139, BB 36, SO 59, SB 1, AVG 0.313, OBP 0.403, SLG 0.543, OPS 0.946, WAR 3.3).
St. Louis Cardinals
The Cardinals are in desperate need of a victory as they enter this game riding a five-game losing streak. St. Louis was unable to do much against the Pirates in their last two games. The Cardinals have won a total of 36 games and dropped 40 in total. Tommy Edman is the leader from the batting end with 87 RBIs and 144 hits. Adam Wainwright will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Wainwright is holding an ERA of 3.74 with a 5-5 record on the season.
Players to watch: T. Edman 3B (GP 73, AB 304, R 40, H 81, 2B 18, 3B 2, HR 4, RBI 19, TB 115, BB 17, SO 38, SB 13, AVG 0.266, OBP 0.311, SLG 0.378, OPS 0.689, WAR 2.3), N. Arenado 3B (GP 73, AB 280, R 35, H 74, 2B 21, 3B 1, HR 14, RBI 48, TB 139, BB 19, SO 42, SB 0, AVG 0.264, OBP 0.314, SLG 0.496, OPS 0.81, WAR 2.2).
Pittsburgh Pirates vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Numbers
Pittsburgh is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
St. Louis Cardinals
St. Louis is 0-5 SU in their last 5 games.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Picks
Wainwright has been an average pitcher for the Cardinals, but the best mlb bookmaker is back in favor of the Pirates to win. Pittsburgh has opened up their offense and they hold the upper hand in this game.
Score Prediction: Pirates 4, Cardinals 2.