The St. Louis Cardinals (25-32) and the Pittsburgh Pirates (28-27) will clash in the series opener on Friday, June 2 at PNC Park, with Jack Flaherty getting the nod for the Cardinals and Roansy Contreras taking the mound for the Pirates. The first pitch will be thrown at 7:05 PM ET.

The Pirates are listed as +120 moneyline underdogs in this matchup with the favorite Cardinals (-145). St. Louis is the favorite on the run line (-1.5). The contest's over/under is set at 9.5 runs.

Pirates vs. Cardinals Time and TV Channel

  • Date: Friday, June 2, 2023
  • Time: 7:05 PM ET
  • TV: SportsNet PT
  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Venue: PNC Park
  • Probable Pitchers: Flaherty - STL (3-4, 4.81 ERA) vs Contreras - PIT (3-4, 4.33 ERA)

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Pirates vs. Cardinals Betting Odds, Run Line and Total

Here's a look at the odds, run line and over/under for this matchup posted on several sportsbooks.

Cardinals Moneyline Pirates Moneyline Run Line Total
DraftKings -145 +125 Cardinals (-1.5) 9.5 Bet on this game with DraftKings!
BetMGM -145 +120 Cardinals (-1.5) 9.5 Bet on this game with BetMGM!
Tipico -130 +110 Cardinals (-1.5) - Bet on this game with Tipico!

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Pirates vs. Cardinals Betting Trends and Insights

  • The Cardinals have won 14, or 45.2%, of the 31 games they've played as favorites this season.
  • The Cardinals have an 8-13 record (winning only 38.1% of their games) when playing as moneyline favorites of -145 or shorter.
  • The bookmakers' moneyline implies a 59.2% chance of a victory for St. Louis.
  • The Cardinals played as the moneyline favorite in seven of their last 10 games, and went 3-4 in those matchups.
  • Over its last 10 matchups (all 10 of them had set totals), St. Louis and its opponents combined to go over the run total four times.
  • The Pirates have been victorious in 19, or 45.2%, of the 42 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • This season, the Pirates have been victorious 11 times in 23 chances when named as an underdog of at least +120 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The Pirates have played as underdogs in 10 of their past 10 games and have gone 4-6 in those contests.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, Pittsburgh and its opponents are 6-4-0 in the last 10 games with a total.

Pirates vs. Cardinals Player Props

Hits O/U Total Bases O/U HR O/U RBI O/U
Andrew McCutchen 0.5 (-200) 1.5 (+140) 0.5 (+525) 0.5 (+175)
Ji-Hwan Bae 0.5 (-222) 1.5 (+155) 0.5 (+1050) 0.5 (+190)
Ke'Bryan Hayes 0.5 (-208) 1.5 (+150) 0.5 (+750) 0.5 (+180)
Tucupita Marcano 0.5 (-227) 1.5 (+140) 0.5 (+850) 0.5 (+260)
Bryan Reynolds 0.5 (-278) 1.5 (+110) 0.5 (+450) 0.5 (+190)

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Pirates Futures Odds

Odds MLB Rank NL Central Rank
Win World Series +15000 22nd 4th
Win NL Central +900 - 4th

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