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St. Louis Cardinals vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Preview

Philadelphia PhilliesSt. Louis Cardinals
May 26, 7:15 PM | GrassBusch Stadium

Philadelphia Phillies vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds

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The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between St. Louis and Philadelphia on Saturday, with the host Cardinals trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

The Cardinals will rely on Jamie Garcia to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Kyle Kendrick will be his counterpart for the Phillies. Jamie Garcia is 3-2 this season, and Kyle Kendrick is 0-3.

View Philadelphia vs St Louis Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Cardinals as -165 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8.5 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Cardinals rated this week at No. 2 and the Phillies sitting at No. 6.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, St. Louis owns the No. 1 ranking for hits in the National League at 9.8 per game. By contrast, the Phillies are rated No. 2 in the same category at 9.3 per game.

Defensively, Philadelphia features the National League's No. 7-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.1 runs per game. St. Louis, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 in the National League at home, scoring 6 runs per game.

Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 5-3 winner as they battled the Cardinals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Phillies at -119 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Philadelphia won a close affair on Friday in their last outing, defeating St. Louis 5-3 in extra innings at Busch Stadium.

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing St. Louis are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 4-6
After a win are 7-3

St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7

A few Phillies at Cardinals trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 11 of St. Louis' last 13 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 11 of St. Louis' last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis' last 7 games when playing Philadelphia

Next up:
Philadelphia at St. Louis, Sunday, May 27

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