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The Philadelphia Phillies will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Thursday when they take on the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium.
The Phillies will give the ball to starter Kyle Kendrick in this one. Righthander Kendrick is 9-6 this season with a 3.94 ERA.
The Cardinals will counter Kendrick with Lance Lynn. Righthander Lynn has a 4.13 ERA to go along with a 11-5 record this season.
Philadelphia lost its last outing, a 11-3 result against the Cardinals on July 24. Bettors who backed the Cardinals at -165 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (14) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Philadelphia has lost 4 straight games.
St. Louis has won 3 straight games.
Philadelphia: 49-52 SU
St. Louis: 61-37 SU
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 9-1
Before playing Detroit are 6-3
After playing St. Louis are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Atlanta are 7-3
After playing Philadelphia are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Philadelphia's last 15 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Philadelphia's last 12 games
Philadelphia is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing St. Louis
St. Louis is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis's last 7 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
St. Louis is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
Philadelphia at Detroit, Friday, July 26
St. Louis at Atlanta, Friday, July 26