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San Francisco Giants take on the St. Louis Cardinals with Odds and Betting Pick

San Francisco Giants

vs

St. Louis Cardinals
Thursday, May 29, 2014 8:15 PM ET
Busch Stadium

The San Francisco Giants pay a visit to St. Louis on Thursday, hoping to shut down the Cardinals bats in baseball betting action at Busch Stadium.

San Francisco puts its faith in starter Ryan Vogelsong to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 3-2. Getting the ball for the St. Louis Cardinals is Jamie Garcia, who owns a 1-0 record on the season with a 4.26 ERA.

San Francisco Giants vs St. Louis Cardinals Opening Odds and Betting Line

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -134 for the St. Louis Cardinals in this one over at TopBet. The over under number was sitting near 7 at 5Dimes.

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Computer Prediction: San Francisco Giants vs St. Louis Cardinals Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.6-4.2 victory for the Giants. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

San Francisco Giants vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

St. Louis (29-24) will face the 34-19 Giants in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs San Francisco injuries news.

This game puts the St. Louis Cardinals, most recently No. 5 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the San Francisco Giants, who rate a No. 2 in the latest survey.

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How San Francisco Giants vs St. Louis Cardinals Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the St. Louis Cardinals No. 22-ranked scoring average of 3.91 runs per game, against a San Francisco Giants offense rated No. 12 and scoring 4.26 runs per game. The Cardinals have averaged 8.94 hits per game to date this season, more than the Giants hitters have managed (8.17 per nine innings).

Defensively, San Francisco features the No. 7-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.8 runs per game. St. Louis, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 at home, scoring 4.58 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

San Francisco was a 5-0 winner in its last match at home against the Cubs. They won as -154 favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors. Tim Lincecum chucked 1 1/3 shutout innings at the Cubs in their last game, striking out 2 in a 5-0 win against Chicago in baseball action at AT&T Park.

St. Louis was a 7-4 loser in its last match at home against the Yankees. They lost as -131 favorites, while the total score of 11 made winners of OVER bettors. The Cardinals endured a 7-4 loss at the hands of the Yankees on Wednesday, with Shelby Miller throwing 5 innings of 9-hit ball at Busch Stadium.

San Francisco Giants vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Odds Trends

San Francisco is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of San Francisco's last 10 games
San Francisco is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco's last 6 games on the road
St. Louis is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 6 games
St. Louis is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

San Francisco at St. Louis, Friday, May 30th

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