St. Louis Cardinals vs Washington Nationals Betting Pick and Odds Preview

St. Louis Cardinals

vs

Washington Nationals
Thursday, April 17, 2014 7:05 PM ET
Nationals Park

The Washington Nationals look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the St. Louis Cardinals arrive at Nationals Park on Thursday.

Taylor Jordan will take the mound for the Washington Nationals, and he'll carry a 0-1 record into the contest. Adam Wainwright gets the ball for the St. Louis Cardinals; he's 2-1 so far this season.

St. Louis Cardinals vs Washington Nationals Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the Washington Nationals in this matchup found them as 132 underdogs on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 7 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: St. Louis Cardinals vs Washington Nationals Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5-4.6 win for the Nationals on Thursday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 5-4.6 result in favor of the Nationals today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

St. Louis Cardinals vs Washington Nationals Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Nationals bring a 9-6 record to the battle against the 9-6 Cardinals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs St. Louis injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 8-rated Washington Nationals and the league No. 3-ranked St. Louis Cardinals, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How St. Louis Cardinals vs Washington Nationals Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Washington has baseball's No. 4-rated offensive output, at 9.33 hits per game. The St. Louis Cardinals average 8.07 hits per game, good for No. 23 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, St. Louis owns the No. 6-rated road mark, allowing 3.11 runs per game on the highway. Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 9 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cardinals were a 5-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Brewers. That made winners of bettors who got Milwaukee at -109 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Cardinals were saddled with a loss last time out in Joe Kelly's start, as they lost 5-1 against Milwaukee on Wednesday at Miller Park.

The Nationals were a 6-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Marlins. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at +150 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors. Washington looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Marlins, a 6-3 final on Wednesday in support of Tanner Roark at Marlins Park.

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis at Washington, Friday, April 18th

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