free mlb picks St. Louis Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates 9-22-10

September 22, 2010


The St. Louis Cardinals will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Wednesday when they take on the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park.

Righthander Kyle Lohse will take the mound for the Cardinals to start this game. Lohse is 4-7 this season with a 6.75 ERA.

Meanwhile, it’ll be Charlie Morton who starts for the Pirates. Righthander Morton is 1-11 with a 8.61 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Cardinals listed as 110-moneyline favorites versus the Pirates, while the game’s total is sitting at 9½.

Paul Maholm gave up two runs over seven innings to earn the victory in the Pirates’ 5-2 win over the Cardinals on Tuesday night.

Pittsburgh cashed as +125 home underdogs, while the teams played UNDER the 8.5-run total listed by sportsbooks.

Jose Tabata was 2-for-4 with two runs batted in for the Pirates, who got RBIs from Ryan Doumit, Pedro Alvarez, and John Bowker in the win.

Albert Pujols went 2-for-4 with two RBIs for St. Louis, while Jake Westbrook was tagged for five runs over four innings to take the loss for the Cardinals.

Current streak:
St. Louis has lost 2 straight games.
Pittsburgh has won 4 straight games.

Team records:
St. Louis: 77-73 SU
Pittsburgh: 52-98 SU

St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing St. Louis are 5-5
After playing St. Louis are 3-7
After a win are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis’s last 7 games on the road
St. Louis is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis’s last 6 games
St. Louis is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
Pittsburgh is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh’s last 7 games at home
Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against St. Louis

Next up:
Pittsburgh home to St. Louis, Thursday, September 23

Free mlb pick: Pirates +105

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