Sunday's full MLB schedule includes a featured game on national television between the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates. Both teams are still involved in the National League's wild card standings as of this report, with the Cardinals a bit further up than the Pirates in the race for one of two spots. Not only will they be vying for a win, but they'll also be putting on a show for the young players in Williamsport competing in the Little League World Series. Here's the latest preview for tonight's MLB Little League Classic with game odds, start time, TV channel, and how to watch it live streaming online.

Matchup preview

As of this report, the St. Louis Cardinals are at 63-60 overall and four games back from the Colorado Rockies or Arizona Diamondbacks for a Wild Card spot.

St. Louis has gone 6-4 over their last 10 games but is coming off a recent loss to today's opponents 6-4 in Pittsburgh. A win tonight will give St. Louis a 3-1 win in this four-game series with the Pirates and help move the Cardinals closer to a Wild Card spot. The team currently trails NL Central division leaders, the Chicago Cubs, by 2.5 games.

The Pittsburgh Pirates are also still in the Wild Card chase for NL teams, but are behind by eight games from the two leading teams. The Pirates will need to put together a serious winning streak to get up there in time for the playoffs. As of their last 10 games, Pittsburgh has gone 3-7, but they own a 33-28 record at their home field. However, today's game will be the MLB Little League Classic, set to take place at Williamsport, Pennsylvania in a celebration of youth involved in baseball.

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That's located about 200 miles away from where Pittsburgh normally plays their home games.

On the mound for tonight's game will be Mike Leake for St. Louis and Ivan Nova for Pittsburgh. Leake sports a 3.88 ERA with a record of 7-11, while Nova is 10-10 this season with a 3.77 ERA.

Per the Odds Shark website, the Cardinals will be the favorites in this matchup with odds of -110 to -114 at various sports books. The Pirates are +100 underdogs or -106 at select books. Today's over/under runs total is currently at 9.5 runs for the complete game.

How to watch it live

Sunday Night's baseball game featuring the St. Louis Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates begins at 7 p.m. Eastern Time. Live television coverage will be shown exclusively on ESPN channel for cable and satellite subscribers around the country. This national TV coverage may cause blackouts or restrictions for channels that locally show these teams in their regions.

For live streaming, WatchESPN website or compatible apps are the best way to see a game feed. Those viewers who don't have cable or satellite TV will want to check out SlingTV. The online channel streaming service includes ESPN and ESPN2 as part of the Sling channel lineup. Baseball fans can see more details at Sling.com for how to sign up for a one-week trial of the service and see tonight's MLB game.