Pirates vs. Cardinals MLB Odds, Picks, Prediction: Do the Sharps Like an Upset in St. Louis? (Tuesday, May 18)

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Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images. Pictured: St. Louis Cardinals’ Dylan Carlson, right, makes the catch before colliding with teammate Max Moroff.

  • St. Louis hosts Pittsburgh for a quick two-game series of NL Central teams on Tuesday.
  • The Pirates opened as +130 underdogs, but wise guys quickly moved the line.
  • See how the pros are betting this game below.

MLB Odds: Pirates vs. Cardinals

Pirates Odds +111
Cardinals Odds -121
Over/Under 7.5 
Time 7:45 p.m. ET
TV BSMW

The St. Louis Cardinals are doing what they always seem to do.

At nearly the quarter point of the 2021 Major League Baseball season, St. Louis sits atop the NL Central with 23-18 record and two games clear of the Milwaukee Brewers.

The Pittsburgh Pirates are also in familiar territory, occupying the NL Central basement at 17-23 this season.

Despite the differing records, Tuesday’s game between the Pirates and Cardinals is expected to be quite competitive, according to the latest odds.

So, how are the market’s sharpest bettors approaching this game? Are they laying the short the price with the better team? Or taking the plus-money Pirates?

Our MLB PRO Report shows the way.

MLB Betting Prediction: Pirates vs. Cardinals

Sharp Action

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