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St. Louis Cardinals vs Pittsburgh Pirates 08/12/2021 Odds, Betting Picks and Predictions
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St. Louis Cardinals vs Pittsburgh Pirates 08/12/2021 – The Cardinals are coming off an easy victory once again with the Pirates and they are looking forward to sweeping Pittsburgh in this final game. St. Louis will enter this game with a two-game winning streak and are all set to take out the Pirates from PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The MLB betting predictions are available online as these teams conclude their three-game series. The Pirates are stuck at the bottom of the NL Central Division play and the Cardinals remain at the third spot.
St. Louis Cardinals vs Pittsburgh Pirates 08/12/2021
St. Louis Cardinals
The St. Louis Cardinals scored eight runs in their last two games against the Pirates and gave up just one in return. The Cardinals smashed four runs in their last game and restricted the Pirates to nothing. With their last success, the Cardinals have progressed to one game above the .500 mark. St. Louis is now holding a 57-56 record on the season. Wade LeBlanc will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. The southpaw is holding a 0-2 record on the season with an ERA of 4.02.
Players to watch: Tommy Edman 3B (GP 112, AB 439, R 55, H 110, 2B 27, 3B 3, HR 7, RBI 32, TB 164, BB 27, SO 62, SB 19, AVG 0.251, OBP 0.299, SLG 0.374, OPS 0.673, WAR 2.1), Paul Goldschmidt 1B (GP 111, AB 427, R 60, H 115, 2B 18, 3B 1, HR 18, RBI 63, TB 189, BB 44, SO 101, SB 7, AVG 0.269, OBP 0.338, SLG 0.443, OPS 0.781, WAR 2.5).
Pittsburgh Pirates will enter this game riding a seven-game losing streak. The Pirates were unable to do much against the Cardinals and they look forward to making a change with J.T. Brubaker on the mound as their starting pitcher. The southpaw is holding a 4-11 record on the season with an ERA of 4.95. Brubaker struggled in his last game after surrendering eight earned runs against the Reds in their 10-0 loss. The Pirates have won a total of 41 games and dropped 73 in return and are 11 games behind the Cubs.
Players to watch: Bryan Reynolds LF (GP 111, AB 406, R 65, H 123, 2B 26, 3B 3, HR 19, RBI 65, TB 212, BB 49, SO 94, SB 3, AVG 0.303, OBP 0.385, SLG 0.522, OPS 0.907, WAR 4.5), Kevin Newman SS (GP 104, AB 372, R 34, H 80, 2B 11, 3B 2, HR 3, RBI 24, TB 104, BB 19, SO 30, SB 3, AVG 0.215, OBP 0.254, SLG 0.28, OPS 0.533, WAR 0.1).
St. Louis Cardinals vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Numbers
St. Louis Cardinals
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis’ last 5 games.
Pittsburgh are 0-7 SU in their last 7 games.
St. Louis Cardinals vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Picks
The Pirates are no match for the Cardinals with their weak pitching staff and batting unit. St. Louis has the upper hand in this game with the online sportsbook odds in their favor. Look for the Cardinals to win this game and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Cardinals 6, Pirates 4.