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Oakland Athletics Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the St. Louis Cardinals

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Oakland Athletics dueling the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday at Busch Stadium.

Jaime Garcia gets the call for the St. Louis Cardinals and he will try to build on a 10-9 mark. In the other dugout, Andrew Triggs brings a 0-1 ledger to the game for the Oakland Athletics as he tries to quiet the Cardinals bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, St. Louis sat as -200 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8.5, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Cardinals to win this game 4.4-3.5. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Oakland Athletics vs St. Louis Cardinals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

St. Louis (68-60) will face the 56-73 Athletics in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Oakland injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the St. Louis Cardinals at No. 20 and the Oakland Athletics at No. 19 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, St. Louis owns the No. 11 ranking for hits at 8.89 per game. By contrast, the Oakland Athletics are rated No. 24 in the same category at 8.46 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and St. Louis has the No. 12-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Athletics own the No. 21 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Oakland rolled to a 3-2 win against St. Louis on Saturday, as Zachary Neal and the Athletics' bats led the team to victory at Busch Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Oakland is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Oakland's last 11 games
  • Oakland is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 8-17 ATS in its last 25 games
  • St. Louis is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of St. Louis's last 13 games
  • St. Louis is 2-11 ATS in its last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Houston, Monday, August 29th
St. Louis at Milwaukee, Monday, August 29th