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Toronto Blue JaysSt. Louis Cardinals
June 25, 7:15 PM | GrassBusch Stadium

Toronto Blue Jays vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds

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The Cardinals will be trying to slam their rivals from the other league on Saturday, as the Toronto Blue Jays visit in inter-league play at Busch Stadium.

For the Cardinals, Jamie Garcia gets the ball, charged with keeping the Blue Jays hitters off the base paths. He'll face Carlos Villanueva, 3-1 on the year.

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Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Cardinals in this one will find them as -150 favorites on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 8 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Cardinals at No. 6 in the National League and the Blue Jays at No. 5 in the American League heading into this contest.


How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and St. Louis has the National League's No. 2-rated offensive output, at 9.2 hits per game. The Blue Jays average 8.8 hits per game, good for No. 7 on the American League list.

St. Louis owns the National League's No. 14 defense, allowing 4.4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Toronto's American League No. 12-rated defense.

Toronto was a 5-4 winner in its last match on the road against the Cardinals. They won as +100 underdogs, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors. Toronto got the job done in their last match in a 5-4 victory over St. Louis on Friday at Busch Stadium behind starter Brandon Morrow.

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing St. Louis are 2-8
After playing St. Louis are 4-5
After a win are 4-6

St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Toronto are 8-2
After playing Toronto are 6-3
After a loss are 3-7

A few Blue Jays at Cardinals trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Toronto's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Toronto's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games when playing St. Louis
Toronto is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis' last 7 games when playing Toronto
St. Louis is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games

Next up:
Toronto at St. Louis, Sunday, June 26