Pirates are 3 games back of the Cardinals with 6 to play as the teams clash in Pittsburgh

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Pirates are 3 games back of the Cardinals with 6 to play as the teams clash in Pittsburgh

If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Monday when the St. Louis Cardinals and the Pittsburgh Pirates meet at PNC Park.

Lance Lynn will be the starting pitcher for the Cardinals on this day. Right hander Lynn is 12-10 this season with a 3.16 ERA.

Starting this game for the Pirates will be J.A. Happ. The left hander has a 3.88 ERA to go along with a 10-8 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Pirates listed as 142-moneyline favorites versus the Cardinals, while the game’s total is sitting at 7½.

The Pirates were a 4-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Cubs. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -176 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.

In their last action, St. Louis was a 8-4 loser on the road against the Brewers. Bettors on Milwaukee at 207 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (12) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

St. Louis:
Team record: 98-58
St. Louis is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
St. Louis is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis’s last 5 games on the road
St. Louis is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing Pittsburgh

Team record: 95-61
Pittsburgh is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh’s last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh’s last 8 games at home

Next up:
St. Louis at Pittsburgh Tuesday, September 29

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