Cardinals vs Pirates Betting Lines, Spread, Odds and Prop Bets

By Taylor Smith
St Louis Cardinals v Pittsburgh Pirates
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Cardinals vs Pirates Game Info

St. Louis Cardinals (2-3, 2-3 Away) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (1-2, 0-1 Home)

Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Time: 7:05 p.m. EST

Location: PNC Park – Pittsburgh, PA

Cardinals vs Pirates Betting Info & Starting Pitchers

All betting odds, lines and props available on FanDuel ​S​portsbook

Moneyline: STL: (-108) | PIT: (-108)

Spread: STL: +1.5 (-245) | PIT: -1.5 (+200)

Total: 7.5 – Over: (-102) | Under: (-118)

Public (Spread) Betting Percentages: STL: 57% | PIT: 43%

Starting Pitcher: STL: Miles Mikolas (0-1, 9.00 ERA) | PIT: Jameson Taillon (0-1, 6.00 ERA)

Cardinals vs Pirates Betting Trends & Stats

- St. Louis is 4-1 against the spread (ATS) in its five games this season.

- Pittsburgh is 45-34 ATS in its last 79 NL Central games since 2018.

- St. Louis has won five of its last six road games against Pittsburgh.

- Pittsburgh is 9-3 straight up in its last 12 home games, dating back to last season.

Cardinals vs Pirates Prop Bet

All Cardinals-Pirates betting odds, lines and props available on FanDuel Sportsbook.

- Pitcher Strikeouts: Jameson Taillon Over 5.5 (-125) – The St. Louis Cardinals have shown an early tendency to swing for the fences this season, averaging 2.0 home runs per game – the fifth-most in the MLB. However, the Cardinals are averaging a league-high 12.8 strikeouts per game, with 17 strikeouts in their 6-5 win over the Pirates on Monday. Pittsburgh's Jameson Taillon has also averaged 0.97 strikeouts per inning pitched against the Cardinals in his four-year MLB career.

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