The Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals get together for the first game of a doubleheader at 1:15 p.m. ET on Tuesday. St. Louis is listed as a -160 favorite (risk $160 to win $100) at Caesars Sportsbook, while the Over-Under is set at nine (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our MLB odds page).
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The model knows the Pirates have some edges on Tuesday afternoon. Pittsburgh has 10 triples this season, ranking third in the National League. The Pirates are also facing a vulnerable starting pitcher in Matthew Liberatore, who has a 5.54 ERA this season. Pittsburgh starter JT Brubaker has a 3.18 ERA in the last four starts, and he has been better on the road than at home in 2022.
The model also knows the Cardinals have the much better offense. St. Louis leads the NL in stolen bases with 47, and the Cardinals avoid strikeouts at the No. 2 rate in the league. The Cardinals also rank in the top four of the NL in runs, hits, and doubles, with top-five marks in batting average and on-base percentage. St. Louis also has home-field advantage on Tuesday, and the Cardinals have a bullpen that has a 3.84 ERA this season.
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