Moneyline Favors St. Louis Cardinals in MLB Battle with San Diego Padres

San Diego Padres

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St. Louis Cardinals
Saturday, August 16, 2014 7:15 PM ET
Busch Stadium

The St. Louis Cardinals host San Diego on Saturday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 65-56 mark against the 57-64 Padres in MLB betting odds action at Busch Stadium.

It's a pitching duel between Shelby Miller for the St. Louis Cardinals (8-9 on the year) and Jesse Hahn for San Diego Padres (7-3 so far).

San Diego Padres vs St. Louis Cardinals Opening Odds and Betting Line

The St. Louis Cardinals were listed as -135 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 7 earlier at TopBet.

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Computer Prediction: San Diego Padres vs St. Louis Cardinals Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.5-3.4 result in favor of the Cardinals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

San Diego Padres vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The St. Louis Cardinals bring a 65-56 record to the battle against the 57-64 Padres. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs San Diego injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the St. Louis Cardinals rated this week at No. 28 and the San Diego Padres sitting at No. 1.

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How San Diego Padres vs St. Louis Cardinals Stats Matchup

At the plate, St. Louis owns the No. 21 ranking for hits at 8.4 per game. By contrast, the San Diego Padres are rated No. 30 in the same category at 7.37 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, San Diego owns the No. 9-rated road mark, allowing 3.78 runs per game on the highway. St. Louis, on the other hand, rates No. 18 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Padres were a 4-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Cardinals. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -135 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Padres were saddled with a loss last time out in Tyson Ross's start, as they lost 4-2 against St. Louis on Friday at Busch Stadium.

San Diego Padres vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Odds Trends

San Diego is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
San Diego is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games on the road
San Diego is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing St. Louis
St. Louis is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games
St. Louis is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

San Diego at St. Louis, Sunday, August 17th

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