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San Diego Padres at St. Louis Cardinals Betting Lines and Pick

The visiting San Diego Padres hope for a solid performance on Thursday as they look to pick up a win at New Busch Stadium against the St. Louis Cardinals.

Luis Perdomo, with a record of 6-8 on the season, gets the ball for the San Diego Padres, while the St. Louis Cardinals trot Carlos Martinez to the mound in this one. He is 10-9 so far in 2017.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the St. Louis Cardinals as -230 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 8.5 at shops such as Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 6.5-2.5 win for the Cardinals on Thursday. 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

St. Louis (64-62) will face the 56-70 Padres in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs San Diego injuries news.

The St. Louis Cardinals vs San Diego Padres odds would favor the Cardinals if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. St. Louis is rated No. 5 in the current Odds Shark poll, while San Diego is at No. 27.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and St. Louis has baseball's No. 15-rated offensive output, at 8.84 hits per game. The San Diego Padres average 7.76 hits per game, good for No. 30 on the list.

St. Louis owns the No. 9 defense, allowing 4.74 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with San Diego's No. 23-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Luke Weaver fanned 10 San Diego batters in the team's last outing, leading the Cardinals to a 6-2 victory over the Padres at New Busch Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • San Diego is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • San Diego is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • San Diego is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • San Diego is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • St. Louis is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of St. Louis's last 16 games
  • St. Louis is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

San Diego at Miami, Friday, August 25th
St. Louis home to Tampa Bay, Friday, August 25th