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St. Louis Cardinals Host San Diego Padres in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The St. Louis Cardinals get a visit from the San Diego Padres in MLB baseball betting action on Tuesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Clayton Richard gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the San Diego Padres on Tuesday; he's 6-12 on the season. The St. Louis Cardinals, meanwhile, will counter with Lance Lynn, who will be looking to improve on his 10-6 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

St. Louis was a -190 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 8.5.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 2.9-2.5 victory for the Cardinals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

San Diego Padres vs St. Louis Cardinals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The St. Louis Cardinals sport a record of 63-61 heading into this matchup, while the San Diego Padres sit at 55-69 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs San Diego injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 5 (St. Louis Cardinals) and the No. 27 (San Diego Padres) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the St. Louis Cardinals and its No. 15-rated batting order, averaging 4.73 runs per nine innings, against the No. 30 line up of the San Diego Padres at 3.8 runs per outing.

St. Louis owns the No. 9 defense, allowing 4.73 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with San Diego's No. 22-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

San Diego suffered a 4-1 loss against Washington on Sunday, as Dinelson Lamet wasn't able to lead his team to victory at PETCO Park.

St. Louis looks to rebound from a loss to the Pirates, who beat them 6-3 on Sunday behind a start from I Nova at PNC Park.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games
  • San Diego is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • San Diego is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of San Diego's last 8 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • St. Louis is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games
  • St. Louis is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of St. Louis's last 14 games

Next Betting Matchups

San Diego at St. Louis, Wednesday, August 23rd