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Jake Westbrook faces Cliff Lee in MLB odds action

Philadelphia PhilliesSt. Louis Cardinals
May 16, 7:05 PM | GrassBusch Stadium

Philadelphia Phillies vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds

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Philadelphia pays a visit to St. Louis on Monday, hoping to shut down the Cardinals bats in baseball action at Busch Stadium.

St. Louis hands the ball to starter Jake Westbrook in this one and he'll try to improve on his 2-3 mark on the year. Philadelphia counters with Cliff Lee, who will try to quiet the fans and the Cardinals bats at the same time.

View Philadelphia vs St Louis Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Phillies listed as favorites of 125 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7.5, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Cardinals, most recently No. 3 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Phillies, who rate a National League No. 2 in the latest survey.

How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features St. Louis' National League No. 1-ranked scoring average of 5.3 runs per game, against a Phillies offense rated No. 7 and scoring 4.3 runs per game in the league. The Cardinals have averaged 9.7 hits per game to date this season, more than the Phillies hitters have managed (8.7 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Philadelphia owns the National League's No. 2-rated road mark, allowing 2.9 runs per game on the highway. St. Louis, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in scoring at home.

Philadelphia lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Braves on May 15. Bettors who backed the Braves at +105 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Philadelphia suffered a 3-2 loss against Atlanta on Sunday, as Roy Halladay wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Turner Field.

The Cardinals were a 9-7 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Reds. That made winners of bettors who got Cincinnati at -102 on the moneyline, while the total score (16) was good news for OVER bettors. St. Louis didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 9-7 to Cincinnati on Sunday at Great American Ball Park.

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing Atlanta are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 7-3
After playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

A few Phillies at Cardinals trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Philadelphia is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games when playing St. Louis
Philadelphia is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
Philadelphia is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis' last 5 games
St. Louis is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
St. Louis is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
St. Louis is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games when playing Philadelphia

Next up:
Philadelphia at St. Louis, Tuesday, May 17

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