Pirates vs. Cardinals Free Pick

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ST. LOUIS, MO (ATS Consultants) – After losing consecutive games via the walk off home run, the Pirates will seek a measure of revenge tonight when they visit the Cardinals again at 8:15PM ET.

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ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Cardinals are -130 money line favorites over the Pirates, who are +120 on the ML. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 7.5 runs.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Pirates opened as +125 money line underdogs but their odds have dropped to +120, while the Cardinals’ odds have gone from -135 down to -130. The total opened at 7.5 and that’s exactly where the over/under is sitting.

PITCHING MATCHUP: Brandon Cumpton (3-2, 4.61 ERA) was recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis to start for the injured Gerrit Cole, who is sidelined with a tight lat. He’ll oppose Lance Lynn, who is 9-6 on the year with a 3.17 ERA. Pittsburgh enters play with a 47-43 record and is 18-23 on the road this year, while St. Louis is 49-42 overall and 26-19 at home.

MLB FREE PICK: Take Pittsburgh. According to latest MLB trends, the Cardinals are 1-4 in Lynn’s last five starts against the Pirates and 1-4 in his last five starts with four days of rest. They’re also 4-9 in their last 13 games as a home favorite of between -110 and -150, while the Pirates are 4-1 in Cumpton’s last five starts. They’re also 6-2 in his last eight starts versus NL Central foes, 4-1 in his last five starts during Game 3 of a series and 5-1 in their last six games following a loss.

MLB FREE PICK: PITTSBURGH PIRATES +120

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