Series: Tied 0-0
First pitch: 5:07 p.m. EST
Lines: Pirates +143, Cardinals -155
Starting pitchers: AJ Burnett (PIT) 10-11, 3.30 ERA, Adam Wainwright (STL) 19-9, 2.94 ERA
Runs: The Pirates scored 634 runs while St. Louis has drove in 783.
Batting average: Pittsburgh batted .245 while the Cardinals hit .269.
On base percentage: The Pirates are at .313 this season while St. Louis comes in at .332.
Slugging percentage: Pittsburgh is at .336 heading into today’s game while the Cardinals are at .401.
Thoughts: The Pirates defeated the Cincinnati Reds in the N.L. Wild Card game while the Cards won the N.L. Central. I like St. Louis to hold off the Pirates at home in Game 1 of this series as well as the under.
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