Cardinals vs Pirates Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – October 3, 2022

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The St. Louis Cardinals (92-67) and Pittsburgh Pirates (59-99) will meet on Monday at PNC Park, starting at 6:35 PM ET. Mitch Keller (5-12) will start for the Pirates. The Cardinals have not named a starting pitcher yet.

Despite playing away from home the Cardinals are at -166 to win, compared to the Pirates at +135.

Cardinals vs. Pirates Odds

Run Line

St. Louis Cardinals (-)

Moneyline

Cardinals (-166)

Total

Runs (Over: , Under: )

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When, Where, at What Time is Cardinals vs. Pirates

  • Game Day: Monday, October 3, 2022
  • Game Time: 6:35 PM ET
  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Stadium: PNC Park

Cardinals Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Tyler O’Neill 10 Day Injury List Hamstring
Jordan Hicks 15 Day Injury List Arm
Drew VerHagen 60 Day Injury List Hip
Álex Reyes 60 Day Injury List Shoulder

Pirates Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Zack Collins 10 Day Injury List Illness
Eric Stout 15 Day Injury List Undisclosed
JT Brubaker 15 Day Injury List Back
Wil Crowe 15 Day Injury List Elbow
Roberto Pérez 60 Day Injury List Hamstring
Canaan Smith 60 Day Injury List Wrist
Blake Cederlind 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Max Kranick 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Yerry De Los Santos 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Colin Holderman 60 Day Injury List Shoulder

Last Time Out: Cardinals and Pirates

Chase De Jong (1.00 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 0 K) earned a win in the Pirates’ 7-5 victory over the Cardinals yesterday. Oneil Cruz led the way offensively, going 2-for-4 with a double. Adam Wainwright (4.00 IP, 6 R, 6 H, 4 K) took the loss for the Cardinals.

Betting Trends

Cardinals Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Cardinals have won 65 out of the 98 games, or 66.3%, in which they’ve been favored. St. Louis has entered 54 games this season favored by -166 or more and is 35-19 in those contests. Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Cardinals have a 62.4% chance to win. Games involving St. Louis have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 77 of 163 chances this season. The Cardinals are 87-76-0 against the spread in their 163 chances this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Paul Goldschmidt 149 .318 (3) .404 (3) .581 (3) 5.4% (11) 21.6% (82) 12.1% (14)
Nolan Arenado 147 .292 (18) .358 (23) .534 (6) 4.9% (19) 11.5% (7) 8.4% (70)
Tommy Edman 152 .262 (60) .322 (72) .397 (98) 2.1% (108) 17.6% (50) 7.4% (85)
Brendan Donovan 123 .280 (-) .394 (-) .380 (-) 1.1% (-) 15.1% (-) 13.1% (-)
Albert Pujols 107 .269 (-) .346 (-) .545 (-) 6.7% (-) 16.0% (-) 8.1% (-)

Pirates Betting Records and Team Stats

The Pirates have been chosen as underdogs in 140 games this year and have walked away with the win 51 times (36.4%) in those games. Pittsburgh has a mark of 29-70 in contests where bookmakers favor them by +135 or worse on the moneyline. The Pirates have an implied victory probability of 42.6% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup. Pittsburgh and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 74 of their 164 opportunities. The Pirates are 85-79-0 against the spread in their 164 games that had a posted line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Bryan Reynolds 143 .260 (64) .343 (41) .459 (40) 4.5% (29) 23.2% (91) 8.9% (63)
Ke’Bryan Hayes 135 .244 (90) .314 (90) .347 (123) 1.3% (123) 22.3% (86) 8.4% (70)
Ben Gamel 114 .232 (-) .325 (-) .372 (-) 2.2% (-) 23.0% (-) 11.5% (-)
Oneil Cruz 84 .232 (-) .291 (-) .458 (-) 4.9% (-) 35.4% (-) 7.5% (-)
Kevin Newman 75 .276 (-) .319 (-) .376 (-) 0.7% (-) 16.1% (-) 5.4% (-)

Cardinals vs. Pirates Picks and Predictions

Our top pick for Cardinals vs. Pirates is the Cardinals (-166 on the moneyline) as the pick to win.

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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