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The St. Louis Cardinals will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Saturday when they take on the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum.
The Cardinals will give the ball to starter Adam Wainwright in this one. Righthander Wainwright is 10-5 this season with a 2.31 ERA.
Wainwright's opponent in this one will be Jarrod Parker. The Athletics righthander has a 4.27 ERA to go along with a 6-6 record this season.
Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 6-1 loser as they battled the Athletics on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at -115 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
St. Louis has lost 2 straight games.
Oakland has won 3 straight games.
St. Louis: 48-31 SU
Oakland: 47-34 SU
St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Oakland are 6-4
After playing Oakland are 7-2
After a loss are 7-3
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing St. Louis are 3-6
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games
St. Louis is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 6 games on the road
St. Louis is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Oakland is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Oakland's last 18 games at home
Oakland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 6 games
Oakland home to St. Louis, Sunday, June 30