Lincecum back on mound for the Giants
After pitching a no-hitter in his last trip to the mound Tim Lincecum will get the ball again for the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night as they host the St. Louis Cardinals.
Lincecum is 6-5 with a 4.42 ERA on the season, and he blanked the Padres while walking one batter and striking out six in his no-hitter last time out.
Marco Gonzales pitches for the Cards on Tuesday; Gonzales is 0-0 with a 9.00 ERA.
St. Louis Cardinals vs San Francisco Giants Opening Odds and Betting Line
Betting fans looking to pick the San Francisco Giants in this matchup found them as -130 favorites on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 7.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.
Computer Prediction: St. Louis Cardinals vs San Francisco Giants Pick
Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.1-4 victory for the Giants. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The San Francisco Giants bring a 46-36 record to the battle against the 44-39 Cardinals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Francisco vs St. Louis injuries news.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the San Francisco Giants at No. 8 and the St. Louis Cardinals at No. 15 heading into this contest.
How St. Louis Cardinals vs San Francisco Giants Stats Matchup
The game also pits San Francisco Giants No. 17-rated offense, averaging 4.07 runs per game, against a St. Louis Cardinals defense that ranks No. 2 at 3.48 in runs allowed per game. The San Francisco Giants have averaged 8.28 hits per game so far, less than St. Louis Cardinals batters have averaged on the year (8.39 hits per game).
Defensively, St. Louis features the No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.14 runs per game. San Francisco, meanwhile, comes in at No. 22 at home, scoring 3.8 runs per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
St. Louis lost its last outing, a 6-0 result against the Dodgers on June 29. Bettors who backed the Dodgers at -200 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Clayton Kershaw shut down the Cardinals in their last game, striking out 13 in a 6-0 shutout over St. Louis in baseball action at Dodger Stadium.
San Francisco was a 4-0 loser in its last match at home against the Reds. They lost as -127 favorites, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors. The Giants were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Cincinnati staff and losing 4-0 to the Reds on Sunday at AT&T Park.
St. Louis Cardinals vs San Francisco Giants Betting Odds Trends
St. Louis is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 18 of St. Louis's last 23 games
St. Louis is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of St. Louis's last 13 games on the road
San Francisco is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 14 of San Francisco's last 21 games
San Francisco is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 11 of San Francisco's last 16 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
St. Louis at San Francisco, Wednesday, July 2nd