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The San Diego Padres and the St. Louis Cardinals will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Busch Stadium.
Jason Marquis will be the starting pitcher for the Padres on this day. Righthander Marquis is 9-4 this season with a 3.77 ERA.
It'll be Jake Westbrook toeing the rubber for the Cardinals in this contest. Righthander Westbrook is 5-4 with a 2.88 ERA so far this season.
San Diego was a 10-1 winner in its last match at home against the Giants. They won as -142 favorites, while the total score of 11 made winners of OVER bettors.
St. Louis was a 10-6 winner in its last match on the road against the Cubs. They won as -153 favorites, while the total score of 16 made winners of OVER bettors.
San Diego: 42-54 SU
St. Louis: 57-36 SU
San Diego most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing St. Louis are 6-4
After playing San Francisco are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing San Diego are 6-4
After playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of San Diego's last 16 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 13 of San Diego's last 19 games on the road
San Diego is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing St. Louis
St. Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
St. Louis is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games when playing at home against San Diego
St. Louis is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of St. Louis's last 16 games when playing at home against San Diego
St. Louis home to San Diego, Saturday, July 20