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The St. Louis Cardinals and the Philadelphia Phillies will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Citizens Bank Park.
The Cardinals will give the ball to starter Jamie Garcia in this one. Lefthander Garcia is 1-0 this season with a 1.86 ERA.
Garcia's opponent in this one will be Roy Halladay. The Phillies righthander has a 7.63 ERA to go along with a 1-2 record this season.
St. Louis was a 4-3 winner in its last match on the road against the Phillies. They won as -115 favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Philadelphia has lost 4 straight games.
St. Louis: 9-6 SU
Philadelphia: 6-10 SU
St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing St. Louis are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
St. Louis is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
St. Louis is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games
Philadelphia is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home
Philadelphia is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against St. Louis
Philadelphia home to St. Louis, Saturday, April 20