San Diego Padres vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Preview
St. Louis Cardinals vs San Diego Padres Odds
San Diego will look to improve on its 66-75 record when take on St. Louis, a key part of the MLB odds lineup on Monday.
For the Padres, Eric Stults gets the ball, charged with keeping the Cardinals hitters off the base paths. He'll face Jamie Garcia, 4-6 on the year.
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Cardinals listed as underdogs of -105 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7, depending on the book.
This game puts the Padres, most recently No. 11 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Cardinals, who rate a National League No. 4 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features San Diego's National League No. 13-ranked scoring average of 3.9 runs per game, against a Cardinals offense rated No. 1 and scoring 4.8 runs per game in the league. The Padres have averaged 8.2 hits per game to date this season, less than the Cardinals hitters have managed (9.6 per nine innings).
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and San Diego has the National League's No. 10-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Cardinals own the National League's No. 7 mark in runs allowed.
In their last action, St. Louis was a 5-4 winner at home against the Brewers. Bettors on St. Louis at -126 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Cardinals beat Milwaukee in extra innings, earning a 5-4 victory at Busch Stadium in MLB wagering action.
The Padres were an 8-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Diamondbacks. That made winners of bettors who got San Diego at -108 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. The Padres enjoyed an 8-2 victory at the expense of the Diamondbacks on Sunday, with Andrew Werner throwing 6 1/3 innings of 4-hit ball 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 5-5
San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing Arizona are 8-2
After a win are 7-3
A few Cardinals at Padres trends to consider:
St. Louis is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Louis' last 7 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Louis' last 7 games when playing on the road against San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis' last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Diego's last 7 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Diego's last 7 games when playing at home against St. Louis
San Diego is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games
St. Louis at San Diego, Tuesday, September 11