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|Houston Astros vs. St. Louis Cardinals|
The St. Louis Cardinals will be trying to extend a winning streak on Tuesday when they take on the Houston Astros at Busch Stadium.
The Astros will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Bud Norris in this game. Norris has a 6-7 record and a 3.22 ERA this season.
It'll be Adam Wainwright toeing the rubber for the Cardinals in this contest. Righthander Wainwright is 11-5 with a 2.36 ERA so far this season.Last time out for Houston, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -192 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Marlins at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Cardinals at -163 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Current streak:
St. Louis has won 3 straight games.
Houston: 32-57 SU
St. Louis: 53-34 SU
Houston most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing St. Louis are 1-9
After playing Texas are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6
St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Houston are 9-1
After playing Miami are 6-4
After a win are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
St. Louis home to Houston, Wednesday, July 10