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Cleveland IndiansSt. Louis Cardinals
June 8, 8:15 PM | GrassBusch Stadium

Cleveland Indians vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds

30-26TEAM RECORD30-28

Baseball betting stays focused on inter-league play on Friday as the Indians of Cleveland swing away against the Cardinals of St. Louis.

The Cardinals will rely on Jake Westbrook to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Josh Tomlin will be his counterpart for the Indians. Jake Westbrook is 4-5 this season, and Josh Tomlin is 2-3.

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Betting Line:
The Cardinals were listed as -155 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 9 earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Cardinals, most recently No. 3 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Indians, who rate an American League No. 11 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and St. Louis has the National League's No. 1-rated offensive output, at 9.7 hits per game. The Indians average 8.6 hits per game, good for No. 7 on the American League list.

Cleveland brings the American League's No. 13-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cardinals' league No. 8-ranked defense.

In their last action, Cleveland was a 7-5 loser on the road against the Tigers. Bettors on Detroit at -119 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (12) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Cleveland looks to rebound from a loss to the Tigers, who beat them 7-5 on Thursday behind a start from Casey Crosby at Comerica Park.

In their last action, St. Louis was a 14-2 winner on the road against the Astros. Bettors on St. Louis at -142 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (16) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Lance Lynn blew away 11 Houston batter in the Cardinals' last start, leading them to a 14-2 win over Houston on Thursday at Minute Maid Park.

Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing St. Louis are 7-3
After playing Detroit are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Cleveland are 3-7
After playing Houston are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

A few Indians at Cardinals trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Cleveland's last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games on the road
Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
Cleveland is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 11 of St. Louis' last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis' last 6 games when playing at home against Cleveland
St. Louis is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games

Next up:
Cleveland at St. Louis, Saturday, June 9

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