Game 6 of the World Series will be played in St. Louis on Thursday, with the Cardinals hosting the Rangers on the MLB betting board
Colby Lewis is expected to start for Texas on Thursday night, with Jaime Garcia getting the ball for St. Louis. In Game 5 on Monday night the Rangers picked up the win to take a 3-2 series lead.
Bettors looking to side with the Cardinals in this one will find them as -110 favorites on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 7 at its open earlier today.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 1-rated Rangers taking on the National League's No. 5-rated Cardinals in this contest.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, St. Louis owns the No. 1 ranking for hits in the National League at 9.3 per game. By contrast, the Rangers are rated No. 2 in the same category at 9.9 per game.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and St. Louis has the National League's No. 9-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rangers own the American League's No. 5 mark in runs allowed.
Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing St. Louis are 5-3
After playing St. Louis are 4-3
After a win are 5-5
St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Texas are 4-4
After playing Texas are 3-4
After a loss are 8-2
A few Rangers at Cardinals trends to consider:
Texas is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas' last 8 games on the road
Texas is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games on the road
St. Louis is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of St. Louis' last 10 games at home
Texas at St. Louis, Friday, October 28