MLB Baseball - Preview
The fans at Busch Stadium will be treated to a game between the Washington Nationals and the St. Louis Cardinals when they take their seats on Friday.
The Nationals will pin their hopes on the pitching of right hander Jordan Zimmermann in this game. Zimmermann has a 5-2 record and a 3.17 ERA this season.
The Cardinals will counter Zimmermann with Lance Lynn. Right hander Lynn has a 3.49 ERA to go along with a 6-4 record this season.
Oddsmakers opened the Cardinals as -111-moneyline favorites versus the Nationals, while the game's total opened at 7
In their last action, St. Louis was a 6-3 loser on the road against the Rays. Bettors on Tampa Bay at +109 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Washington was a 7-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Giants. They lost as +142 underdogs, while the total score of 8 made winners of OVER bettors.
Team record: 35-30
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games on the road
Team record: 34-32
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis's last 6 games
St. Louis is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis's last 7 games at home
St. Louis is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing Washington
Washington at St. Louis Saturday, June 14