San Diego Padres host St. Louis Cardinals in baseball action
St. Louis Cardinals vs San Diego Padres Odds
PETCO Park hosts an MLB battle between the San Diego Padres and the visiting St. Louis Cardinals on Monday.
St. Louis puts its faith in starter Shelby Miller to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 5-2. Getting the ball for the Padres is Jason Marquis, who owns a 5-2 record on the season with a 3.49 ERA.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 13-ranked Padres and the National League No. 1-rated Cardinals in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between San Diego and its National League No. 8-rated batting order, averaging 4.1 runs per nine innings, against the National League's No. 3 lineup of the Cardinals at 4.7 runs per outing.
Comparing defensive stats, St. Louis owns the National League's No. 3-rated road mark, allowing 3.6 runs per game on the highway. San Diego, on the other hand, rates No. 8 in scoring at home.
Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Brewers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Cardinals at -117 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Cardinals grabbed a win last time out, defeating Kyle Lohse and the Brewers 4-2 on Sunday at Busch Stadium.
Last time out for San Diego, they were a 13-4 winner as they battled the Nationals at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Padres at -137 were rewarded, while the 17 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. San Diego looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Nationals, a 13-4 final on Sunday in support of Andrew Cashner at PETCO Park.
St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing San Diego are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing St. Louis are 5-5
After playing Washington are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
A few Cardinals at Padres trends to consider:
St. Louis is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games on the road
St. Louis is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of St. Louis' last 10 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of St. Louis' last 10 games when playing on the road against San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games
San Diego is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis
San Diego is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of San Diego's last 10 games when playing St. Louis
St. Louis at San Diego, Tuesday, May 21