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A winning streak will be on the line for the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday when they battle the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.
The Cardinals will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Michael Wacha in this game. Wacha has a 6-1 record and a 2.16 ERA this season.
The Red Sox will counter Wacha with John Lackey. Righthander Lackey has a 3.49 ERA to go along with a 12-13 record this season.
St. Louis was an 8-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Red Sox. They lost as +117 underdogs, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors.
St. Louis: 97-65 SU
Boston: 97-65 SU
St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 9-1
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 9-1
Boston most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing St. Louis are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
St. Louis is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of St. Louis's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of St. Louis's last 10 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 6 of St. Louis's last 9 games when playing on the road against Boston
Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 10 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Boston's last 16 games
Boston at St. Louis, Saturday, October 26