Pittsburgh Pirates vs St. Louis Cardinals MLB Betting Lines

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The Pirates will play the Cardinals on Sunday, August 22nd, 2021 at 2:15 pm ET. Check network listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage. Our opening pitch flys at Eastern Standard, make sure you adjust for your local timezone.

Matchup Pitchers
  • Pirates - S. Brault - L
  • Cardinals - A. Wainwright - R

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Best Money Line Bets
Underdog

Pittsburgh Pirates
Favorite

St. Louis Cardinals
+206 Sb3gen1 -228 Sb3gen1
+205 Sb3gen2 -240 Sb3gen2
+200 Sb3gen3 -250 Sb3gen3
Here are money lines for the outright winner. Favorite St. Louis Cardinals has a minus value. Lay $228 at Sb3gen1 to win $100. Underdog Pittsburgh Pirates has a positive value. Risk $100 at Sb3gen1 to win $206.
Best Over and Under Total Lines
OverUnder
8.5o -105 Sb3gen1 8.5u -110 Sb3gen2
8.5o -110 Sb3gen2 8.5u -110 Sb3gen3
8.5o -110 Sb3gen3 8.5u -115 Sb3gen1
The over under line estimates the combined total of each team's final score. Sb3gen1 has the best over line of 8.5 points laying $105 to win $100. Sb3gen2 has the best under line of 8.5 u -110.
Best Underdog and Favorite Run Line Bets
Underdog

Pittsburgh Pirates
Favorite

St. Louis Cardinals
+1.5 +105 Sb3gen3 -1.5 -120 Sb3gen1
+1.5 +100 Sb3gen1 -1.5 -120 Sb3gen2
+1.5 +100 Sb3gen2 -1.5 -125 Sb3gen3
SportsBetting3.com has analyzed the latest lines. Review our "Best Run Line Bets" table above to smash the books this Sunday. Sb3gen1 has the best favorite St. Louis Cardinals run line at -1.5 points. Sb3gen3 has the best underdog Pittsburgh Pirates run line at +1.5 points.

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MLB World Series Odds

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Pittsburgh Pirates World Series Odds
OutcomeSB3Gen SB3Gen

Cached 2021-12-05 06:04:39
St. Louis Cardinals World Series Odds
OutcomeSB3Gen SB3Gen

Cached 2021-12-05 06:04:39

Team Standings

Season Standings
Team W L Pct GB Home Away Strk L10
Pittsburgh Pirates
61 101 0.377 46.0 61-101 37-44 L1 51-91
St. Louis Cardinals
90 72 0.556 17.0 90-72 45-36 L2 79-63

Pittsburgh Pirates Batting Stats

2021 Pittsburgh Pirates Batting
Top 12 by Games Played
Player GP R H HR RBI BB SO AVG
Bryan Reynolds
LF
159 93 169 24 90 75 119 0.302
Kevin Newman
SS
148 50 117 5 39 27 41 0.226
Wilmer Difo
SS
116 25 59 4 24 20 54 0.269
Jacob Stallings
C
112 38 92 8 53 49 85 0.246
Ben Gamel
LF
111 42 83 8 26 48 99 0.255
Gregory Polanco
RF
107 38 70 11 36 36 104 0.208
Colin Moran
3B
99 29 82 10 50 36 87 0.258
Adam Frazier
2B
98 58 125 4 32 35 46 0.324
Ke'Bryan Hayes
3B
96 49 93 6 38 31 87 0.257
Phillip Evans
3B
76 23 44 5 16 28 53 0.206
Erik Gonzalez
2B
71 17 51 2 21 8 40 0.232
Michael Perez
C
70 19 30 7 21 19 68 0.143

St. Louis Cardinals Batting Stats

2021 St. Louis Cardinals Batting
Top 12 by Games Played
Player GP R H HR RBI BB SO AVG
Tommy Edman
2B
160 91 168 11 56 38 95 0.262
Paul Goldschmidt
1B
158 102 177 31 99 67 136 0.294
Nolan Arenado
3B
157 81 151 34 105 50 96 0.255
Dylan Carlson
RF
151 79 144 18 65 57 152 0.266
Tyler O'Neill
LF
141 89 138 34 80 38 168 0.286
Matt Carpenter
2B
130 18 35 3 21 35 77 0.169
Yadier Molina
C
121 45 111 11 66 24 79 0.252
Paul DeJong
SS
114 44 70 19 45 35 103 0.197
Edmundo Sosa
SS
113 39 78 6 27 17 63 0.271
Harrison Bader
CF
103 45 98 16 50 27 85 0.267
Giovanny Gallegos
RP
73 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Genesis Cabrera
RP
71 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000

Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Stats

2021 Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching
Top 12 by Wins and Games Played
Player GP W L SV HLD IP K WHIP ERA
Chris Stratton
RP
68 7 1 8 7 79.1 86 1.30 3.63
Chad Kuhl
SP
28 5 7 0 4 80.1 75 1.43 4.82
JT Brubaker
SP
24 5 13 0 0 124.1 129 1.29 5.36
Mitch Keller
SP
23 5 11 0 0 100.2 92 1.79 6.17
Tyler Anderson
SP
18 5 8 0 0 103.1 86 1.20 4.35
Richard Rodriguez
RP
37 4 2 14 0 38.1 33 0.83 2.82
Wil Crowe
SP
26 4 8 0 0 116.2 111 1.57 5.48
David Bednar
RP
61 3 1 3 13 60.2 77 0.97 2.23
Chasen Shreve
RP
57 3 3 0 12 56.1 45 1.26 3.20
Sam Howard
RP
54 3 4 0 11 45.0 60 1.47 5.60
Clay Holmes
RP
44 3 2 0 7 42.0 44 1.43 4.93
Duane Underwood Jr.
RP
43 2 3 0 4 72.2 65 1.43 4.33

St. Louis Cardinals Pitching Stats

2021 St. Louis Cardinals Pitching
Top 12 by Wins and Games Played
Player GP W L SV HLD IP K WHIP ERA
Adam Wainwright
SP
32 17 7 0 0 206.1 174 1.06 3.05
Alex Reyes
RP
70 10 8 29 3 72.1 95 1.35 3.24
Jack Flaherty
SP
17 9 2 0 0 78.1 85 1.06 3.22
Kwang Hyun Kim
SP
27 7 7 1 0 106.2 80 1.28 3.46
Giovanny Gallegos
RP
73 6 5 14 24 80.1 95 0.88 3.02
Ryan Helsley
RP
51 6 4 1 10 47.1 47 1.42 4.56
Matt Harvey
SP
27 6 14 0 0 123.1 93 1.52 6.28
Tanner Scott
RP
58 5 4 0 14 50.0 65 1.46 4.14
John Means
SP
20 5 6 0 0 114.1 104 1.00 3.46
J.A. Happ
SP
11 5 2 0 0 54.0 45 1.28 4.00
Genesis Cabrera
RP
71 4 5 0 28 70.0 77 1.26 3.73
Paul Fry
RP
52 4 5 2 11 47.1 60 1.52 6.08

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