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Baseball Betting: Cards at Rangers

The St. Louis Cardinals and Texas Rangers meet again on the World Series betting board on Sunday in Game 4 of the set in Arlington.

Edwin Jackson gets the ball for the Cardinals on Sunday, while the Rangers turn to Derek Holland. In Game 3 on Saturday night St. Louis picked up a victory to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series.

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Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-160 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 10 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 1-rated Rangers and the league No. 5-ranked Cardinals, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Texas' No. 3-rated American League offense, averaging 5.3 runs per game, against a Cardinals defense that ranks No. 9 in the National League at 4.3 in runs allowed per game. The Rangers have averaged 9.9 hits per game so far, more than Cardinals batters have averaged on the year (9.3 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, St. Louis owns the National League's No. 12-rated road mark, allowing 4.4 runs per game on the highway. Texas, on the other hand, rates No. 1 in scoring at home.

The Cardinals were a 16-7 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at +178 on the moneyline, while the total score (23) was good news for OVER bettors. St. Louis looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Rangers, a 16-7 final on Saturday in support of Kyle Lohse at Rangers Ballpark.

St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Texas are 3-3
After playing Texas are 3-2
After a win are 5-5

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing St. Louis are 4-2
After playing St. Louis are 2-3
After a loss are 10-0

A few Cardinals at Rangers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 9 of St. Louis' last 10 games on the road
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
St. Louis is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Texas
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Texas' last 8 games at home
Texas is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games at home
Texas is 18-6 SU in its last 24 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas' last 6 games

Next up:
St. Louis at Texas, Monday, October 24

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