Pittsburgh Pirates at St. Louis Cardinals - 10/2/22 MLB Picks and Prediction

St. Louis Cardinals (92-66) vs Pittsburgh Pirates (59-99)

Game Info: Sunday, October 2, 2022 at 2:15 pm (Busch Stadium)

Adam Wainwright (11-11) (3.51) vs Roansy Contreras (4-5) (3.72)

Betting Odds: St. Louis Cardinals -215 / Pittsburgh Pirates +180 --- Over/Under: 7.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals meet Sunday in MLB action at Busch Stadium. The Pittsburgh Pirates look for a win after splitting their last 8 games. The St. Louis Cardinals look for a win after splitting their last 10 games.

The Pittsburgh Pirates have scored 8 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 5 of their last 10 games. The Pirates have won 4 straight games when scoring 4 or more runs. Bryan Reynolds leads the Pirates with 137 hits and 60 RBI, while Ke'Bryan Hayes and Michael Chavis have combined for 213 hits and 90 RBI. Roansy Contreras gets the ball, and he is 5-5 with a 3.72 ERA and 86 strikeouts this season. Contreras is 1-0 with a 4.76 ERA and 3 strikeouts in his career against the Cardinals.

The St. Louis Cardinals have scored 16 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 4 of their last 8 games. The Cardinals have won 7 straight games when scoring 4 or more runs. Paul Goldschmidt leads the Cardinals with 177 hits and 114 RBI, while Nolan Arenado and Tommy Edman have combined for 311 hits and 158 RBI. Adam Wainwright gets the ball, and he is 11-11 with a 3.51 ERA and 139 strikeouts this season. Wainwright is 23-7 with a 3.59 ERA and 236 strikeouts in his career against the Pirates.

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The Pirates are 16-39 in their last 55 road games and 21-48 in their last 69 overall. The Cardinals are 39-16 in their last 55 home games and 38-18 in their last 56 overall. The under is 5-0 in Pirates last 5 during game 3 of a series. The under is 4-0 in Cardinals last 4 overall. The Pirates are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings in St. Louis and 15-39 in the last 54 meetings.

The Pittsburgh Pirates look like a team that's ready for the season to end, and it doesn't help when going up against a playoff team that wants to keep the positive vibes flowing. Adam Wainwright has also been sharp this season, with his 3.51 ERA and 1.27 WHIP. Wainwright has also owned the Pirates throughout his career. Give me the Cardinals and the RL for max betting value.

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Randy’s Pick St. Louis Cardinals -1.5

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