MLB Preview: San Diego Padres vs. St. Louis Cardinals

by Dirty on April 2, 2011

Betting on Cardinals Baseball The San Diego Padres and the St. Louis Cardinals will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Busch Stadium.

The Padres will trot Clayton Richard out to the mound in this one. Lefthander Richard has a 0-0 record and a 0.00 ERA this season.

Richard’s opponent in this one will be Jake Westbrook. The Cardinals righthander has a 0.00 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Cardinals listed as 146-moneyline favorites versus the Padres, while the game’s total is sitting at 8.

In their last action, San Diego was a 5-3 winner on the road against the Cardinals. Bettors on San Diego at +165 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Team records:
San Diego: 1-0 SU
St. Louis: 0-1 SU

San Diego most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing St. Louis are 5-5
After playing St. Louis are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing San Diego are 5-5
After playing San Diego are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 9 of San Diego’s last 11 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Diego’s last 8 games on the road
San Diego is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
San Diego is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
St. Louis is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games when playing at home against San Diego
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis’s last 6 games
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
St. Louis home to San Diego, Sunday, April 3

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