MLB betting line favors Diamondbacks over Cardinals
St. Louis Cardinals vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds
The Arizona Diamondbacks host St. Louis on Wednesday, looking to build on their 1-1 mark against the 1-1 Cardinals in MLB betting action at Chase Field.
Arizona sends Brandon McCarthy out against Lance Lynn for the Cardinals in this game. McCarthy is 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA on the season, while Lynn is 0-0 on the year and has a 0.00 ERA.
The visitors opened as +-110 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 9 for those preferring over under wagers.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 10-rated Diamondbacks and the league No. 4-ranked Cardinals, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Arizona has the National League's No. 7-rated offensive output, at 9 hits per game. The Cardinals average 7.5 hits per game, good for No. 7 on the National League list.
Comparing defensive stats, St. Louis owns the National League's No. 12-rated road mark, allowing 3.5 runs per game on the highway. Arizona, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in scoring at home.
In their last action, St. Louis was a 6-1 winner on the road against the Diamondbacks. Bettors on St. Louis at +107 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Cardinals grabbed a win last time out, defeating Trevor Cahill and the Diamondbacks 6-1 on Tuesday at Chase Field.
St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing San Francisco are 5-5
After playing Arizona are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3
A few Cardinals at Diamondbacks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Louis' last 7 games when playing Arizona
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Arizona
St. Louis is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games when playing on the road against Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Arizona's last 7 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis
St. Louis at San Francisco, Friday, April 5
Arizona at Milwaukee, Friday, April 5