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MLB Odds Betting - Philadelphia Phillies Underdogs vs Cardinals at Philadelphia

St. Louis Cardinals

vs

Philadelphia Phillies
Friday, August 22, 2014 7:05 PM ET
Citizens Bank Park

The Philadelphia Phillies host St. Louis on Friday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 56-71 mark against the 69-57 Cardinals in MLB betting odds action at Citizens Bank Park.

Adam Wainwright gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the St. Louis Cardinals on this Friday; he's 15-7 on the season. The Philadelphia Phillies, meanwhile, will counter with Kyle Kendrick, who will be looking to improve on his 5-11 mark.

St. Louis Cardinals vs Philadelphia Phillies Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those going with the Philadelphia Phillies in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline underdogs of 155 at TopBet for Friday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 7.5 at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: St. Louis Cardinals vs Philadelphia Phillies Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4-3.4 victory for the Cardinals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

St. Louis Cardinals vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Philadelphia (56-71) will face the 69-57 Cardinals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs St. Louis injuries news.

This game puts the Philadelphia Phillies, most recently No. 23 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the St. Louis Cardinals, who rate a No. 25 in the latest survey.

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How St. Louis Cardinals vs Philadelphia Phillies Stats Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Philadelphia Phillies and its No. 23-rated batting order, averaging 3.84 runs per nine innings, against the No. 27 lineup of the St. Louis Cardinals at 3.8 runs per outing.

Philadelphia owns the No. 24 defense, allowing 3.84 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with St. Louis's No. 11-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, St. Louis was a 7-3 winner at home against the Reds. Bettors on St. Louis at -110 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. St. Louis rolled to a 7-3 win against Cincinnati on Wednesday, as Lance Lynn and the Cardinals' bats led the team to victory at Busch Stadium.

The Phillies were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Mariners. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at -118 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors. Philadelphia looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Mariners, a 4-3 final on Wednesday in support of Cole Hamels at Citizens Bank Park.

St. Louis Cardinals vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Odds Trends

St. Louis is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis's last 5 games
St. Louis is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of St. Louis's last 8 games on the road
Philadelphia is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
Philadelphia is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing St. Louis

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