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Phillies vs. Cardinals Betting

The Phillies will send Cliff Lee to the mound on Wednesday night as they continue their series in St. Louis.

Lefthander Lee (7-5, 3.12 ERA) picked up his third straight win last time out, holding the Marlins scoreless on two hits over nine innings of work. Kyle Lohse (7-3, 2.88 ERA) gets the ball for the Cardinals on Wednesday night.

View Philadelphia vs St Louis Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Phillies were listed as 135 favorites on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 7.5 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Cardinals, most recently No. 6 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Phillies, who rate a National League No. 1 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up St. Louis' No. 2 ranked National League offense (4.7 runs per game) against a Phillies defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 1 in the National League at 3.2 runs allowed per game. The Cardinals have been averaging 9.2 hits per game, more than the Phillies have managed so far this season (8.4 hits on average).

St. Louis owns the National League's No. 14 defense, allowing 4.5 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Philadelphia's National League No. 1-rated defense.

Philadelphia was a 10-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Cardinals. They won as -168 favorites, while the total score of 12 made winners of OVER bettors. The Phillies enjoyed a 10-2 victory at the expense of the Cardinals on Tuesday, with Roy Halladay throwing 6 innings of 4-hit ball at Busch Stadium.

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing St. Louis are 2-8
After playing St. Louis are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 7-3
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7


A few Phillies at Cardinals trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 6 of St. Louis' last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
St. Louis is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next up:
Philadelphia at St. Louis, Thursday, June 23

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