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Ian Kennedy faces Jake Westbrook in MLB odds action

St. Louis CardinalsArizona Diamondbacks
May 8, 9:40 PM | GrassChase Field

St. Louis Cardinals vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds

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The St. Louis Cardinals will look to grab a road win when they take on the Diamondbacks in Arizona at Chase Field on Tuesday in baseball odds action.

Arizona hands the ball to starter Ian Kennedy in this one and he'll try to improve on his 3-1 mark on the year. St. Louis counters with Jake Westbrook, who will try to quiet the fans and the Diamondbacks bats at the same time.

View St Louis vs Arizona Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Diamondbacks in this one will find them as -120 favorites on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 8.5 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 16-rated Diamondbacks and the league No. 4-ranked Cardinals, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Arizona's No. 5 ranked National League offense (4.3 runs per game) against a Cardinals defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 2 in the National League at 3.3 runs allowed per game. The Diamondbacks have been averaging 8.3 hits per game, less than the Cardinals have managed so far this season (10 hits on average).

St. Louis brings the National League's No. 2-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Diamondbacks' league No. 12-ranked defense.

St. Louis won its last outing, a 9-6 result against the Diamondbacks on May 7. Bettors who backed the Cardinals at -120 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (15) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Cardinals grabbed a win last time out, defeating Joe Saunders and the Diamondbacks 9-6 on Monday at Chase Field.

St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Arizona are 6-4
After playing Arizona are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing St. Louis are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

A few Cardinals at Diamondbacks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of St. Louis' last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games when playing on the road against Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis' last 7 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of St. Louis' last 13 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Arizona's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Arizona's last 7 games when playing St. Louis
Arizona is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing St. Louis

Next up:
St. Louis at Arizona, Wednesday, May 9

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