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MLB Odds with Pick - St. Louis Cardinals vs Washington Nationals

The Washington Nationals get a visit from the St. Louis Cardinals in MLB baseball betting action on Sunday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The Washington Nationals will turn to Stephen Strasburg and his 8-0 record as they look for a win in this one, while the St. Louis Cardinals send Michael Wacha (2-5) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The St. Louis Cardinals were listed as 155 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 7.5 before betting started earlier on Sunday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.2-2.9 victory for the Nationals. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Washington (29-21) will face the 26-24 Cardinals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs St. Louis injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 4 (Washington Nationals) and the No. 13 (St. Louis Cardinals) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Washington Nationals No. 18 ranked offense (4.14 runs per game) against a St. Louis Cardinals defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 20 at 4.5 runs allowed per game. The Washington Nationals have been averaging 8.12 hits per game, less than the St. Louis Cardinals have managed so far this season (9.16 hits on average).

Washington owns the No. 2 defense, allowing 4.14 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with St. Louis's No. 20-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

St. Louis got the job done in their last match in a 9-4 victory over Washington on Saturday at Nationals Park behind starter A Wainwright.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games
  • St. Louis is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 14 of St. Louis's last 19 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games when playing Washington
  • Washington is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games
  • Washington is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis at Milwaukee, Monday, May 30th
Washington at Philadelphia, Monday, May 30th

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