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Philadelphia Phillies take on the St. Louis Cardinals with Odds and Betting Pick

Philadelphia Phillies


St. Louis Cardinals
Thursday, April 30, 2015 1:45 PM ET
Busch Stadium

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between St. Louis and Philadelphia on Thursday, with the host Cardinals trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

The St. Louis Cardinals will rely on Tim Cooney to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while David Buchanan will be his counterpart for the Philadelphia Phillies. Tim Cooney is 0-0 this season, and David Buchanan is 0-4.

Philadelphia Phillies vs St. Louis Cardinals Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Philadelphia Phillies listed as underdogs of 145 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7.5, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Computer Prediction: Philadelphia Phillies vs St. Louis Cardinals Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Cardinals to win this game 4.4-2. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Philadelphia Phillies vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The St. Louis Cardinals bring a 14-6 record to the battle against the 8-14 Phillies. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Philadelphia injuries news.

The St. Louis Cardinals sit at No. 6 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Philadelphia Phillies sit at No. 29 on the same chart.

How Philadelphia Phillies vs St. Louis Cardinals Stats Match Up

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and St. Louis has baseball's No. 18-rated offensive output, at 9.2 hits per game. The Philadelphia Phillies average 7.27 hits per game, good for No. 29 on the list.

Defensively, Philadelphia features the No. 26-rated defense on the road, allowing 5 runs per game. St. Louis, meanwhile, comes in at No. 9 at home, scoring 4.67 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Philadelphia didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 5-2 to St. Louis on Wednesday at Busch Stadium.

Philadelphia Phillies vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Odds Trends

Philadelphia is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games
Philadelphia is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Philadelphia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
St. Louis is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games
St. Louis is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of St. Louis's last 23 games at home
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia

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