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St. Louis Cardinals vs Pittsburgh Pirates 04/30/2021 Spread, Game Analysis and MLB Betting
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St. Louis Cardinals vs Pittsburgh Pirates 04/30/2021 – The Cardinals will take the road in this game to square off against the Pittsburgh Pirates from PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Saint Louis Cardinals are now at the second spot in the NL Central Division play. The Cardinals are behind the Milwaukee Brewers and are ahead of the Pirates. Pittsburgh is just half-game behind the Cardinals in the third spot and is ahead of the Reds in the NL Central. The MLB betting games today have predicted a winner for this exciting battle as both teams open their first game of a three-game series.
St. Louis Cardinals vs Pittsburgh Pirates 04/30/2021
St. Louis Cardinals
The St. Louis Cardinals are holding a 13-12 record on the season and are two games behind the Brewers at the top. Saint Louis will enter this game after splitting their four-game series against Philadelphia Phillies in their last outing. In their last game, the Cardinals smashed four runs to victory and gave up three to the Phillies. Matt Carpenter went deep from the plate with three home runs in their success. The Cardinals will deliver John Gant as their starter in this game. Gant is holding a 1-2 record on the season with an ERA of 2.25.
Players to watch: T. Edman 3B (GP 25, AB 102, R 12, H 28, 2B 3, 3B 1, HR 2, RBI 6, TB 39, BB 7, SO 11, SB 4, AVG 0.275, OBP 0.327, SLG 0.382, OPS 0.71, WAR 0), P. Goldschmidt 1B (GP 24, AB 98, R 14, H 22, 2B 4, 3B 0, HR 3, RBI 14, TB 35, BB 6, SO 25, SB 1, AVG 0.224, OBP 0.269, SLG 0.357, OPS 0.626, WAR 0).
The Pirates have been decent with their overall performance right from the start. However, they still have room for improvement. Pittsburgh split their last 24 games and is exactly at the .500 mark. The Pirates split their last two-game series against the Royals and they look forward to rebounding from their last defeat. Pittsburgh scored six runs and gave up nine to the Royals. JT Brubaker will take the mound in this game as their starting pitcher. The 27-year-old player is holding a 2-1 record with an ERA of 2.01.
Players to watch: A. Frazier 2B (GP 23, AB 93, R 13, H 28, 2B 7, 3B 2, HR 0, RBI 10, TB 39, BB 9, SO 12, SB 2, AVG 0.301, OBP 0.371, SLG 0.419, OPS 0.791, WAR 0), B. Reynolds LF (GP 24, AB 87, R 17, H 25, 2B 6, 3B 0, HR 2, RBI 11, TB 37, BB 13, SO 21, SB 0, AVG 0.287, OBP 0.386, SLG 0.425, OPS 0.811, WAR 0).
St. Louis Cardinals vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Numbers
St. Louis Cardinals
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Louis’ last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh’s last 6 games.
St. Louis Cardinals vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Picks
Both teams are performing well, but the best betting websites have predicted the Cardinals to win this game and cover the spread. Back Saint Louis to take out the Pirates with their neat hitting squad. The Cardinals are holding the 11th rank in runs scored while the Pirates are holding the 22nd.
Score Prediction: Cardinals 4, Pirates 3.