Predictions for Pirates vs. Cardinals: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 11

Tuesday’s game that pits the St. Louis Cardinals (31-33) versus the Pittsburgh Pirates (31-34) at Busch Stadium has a good chance to be a close matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 5-4 in favor of the Cardinals. First pitch is at 7:45 PM ET on June 11.

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Pirates vs. Cardinals Matchup Info

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Pirates vs. Cardinals Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Cardinals 5, Pirates 4
  • Total Prediction: Over 7 runs

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Pirates vs. Cardinals Betting Lines

Pirates vs Cardinals Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Pirates -148 +124 7 -122 +102

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Pirates Betting Insights

  • Pittsburgh has been victorious in 11, or 42.3%, of the 26 contests it has been chosen as the favorite in this season.
  • This season, the Pirates have been victorious four times in eight chances when named as a favorite of at least -148 or shorter on the moneyline.
  • Pittsburgh and its opponents have gone over in 33 of 65 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Pirates went 2-2 across the four games in which they were moneyline favorites in their past 15 matchups.
  • Over its past 15 outings, Pittsburgh and its opponents combined to hit the over on the run total 10 times (all 15 games had set totals).

Cardinals Betting Insights

  • St. Louis has won 14 of the 32 games it was the moneyline underdog this season (43.8%).
  • The Cardinals have a record of 4-11 when playing as a moneyline underdog with odds of +124 or longer (26.7%).
  • St. Louis has combined with opponents to go over the total 27 times this season for a 27-32-4 record against the over/under.
  • The Cardinals have played as underdogs in nine of their past 15 games and won four of those contests.
  • In its past 15 games with a total, St. Louis and its opponents have failed to hit the over 10 times.

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Pirates vs. Cardinals Probable Pitchers

Pirates’ Starting Pitcher: Paul Skenes

  • The 22-year-old has an ERA of 3.00, a 6.33 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.000 in five games this season.
  • Paul Skenes’ team has won 75% of his starts when they are favored on the moneyline (3-1).
  • Skenes’ team is 4-1 when he starts this season.
  • The teams have gone over the point total set by oddsmakers in each of the five games Skenes has started this season.

Cardinals’ Starting Pitcher: Miles Mikolas

  • During 13 games this season, the 35-year-old has a 5.32 ERA and 6.7 strikeouts per nine innings, while giving up a batting average of .277 to his opponents.
  • The Cardinals have a 5-3 record in Mikolas’ eight starts this season when they were the moneyline underdog.
  • Mikolas’ team is 6-7 in his 13 starts.
  • Miles Mikolas has had 13 starts with a total this season, and the teams combined to hit the over in four of those games.

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Pirates’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 31-34
Home 16-17
Road 15-17
One-Run Games 11-10
Scoring 5+ Runs 20-5

Cardinals’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 31-33
Home 15-14
Road 16-19
One-Run Games 9-8
Scoring 5+ Runs 20-6

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