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

The St. Louis Cardinals will try to be nasty hosts on Monday when the San Diego Padres pay a visit to Busch Stadium.

Christian Friedrich, with a record of 4-5 on the season, gets the ball for the San Diego Padres, while the St. Louis Cardinals trot Mike Leake to the mound in this one. He is 6-7 so far in 2016.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the St. Louis Cardinals as -174 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.1-3.0 result in favor of 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

47-44 St. Louis battles the Padres, currently with a 41-51 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs San Diego injuries news.

The St. Louis Cardinals sit at No. 6 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the San Diego Padres sit at No. 13 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the St. Louis Cardinals No. 3-ranked scoring average of 5.15 runs per game, against a San Diego Padres offense rated No. 17 and scoring 4.45 runs per game. The Cardinals have averaged 8.96 hits per game to date this season, more than the Padres hitters have managed (8.33 per nine innings).

Defensively, San Diego features the No. 17-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.5 runs per game. St. Louis, meanwhile, comes in at No. 15 at home, scoring 4.42 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Padres grabbed a win last time out, defeating J Cueto and the Giants 5-3 on Sunday at PETCO Park.

St. Louis looks to rebound from a loss to the Marlins, who beat them 6-3 on Sunday behind a start from Adam Conley at Busch Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • San Diego is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games
  • San Diego is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego's last 6 games when playing St. Louis
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of St. Louis's last 15 games
  • St. Louis is 4-13 ATS in its last 17 games at home
  • St. Louis is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of St. Louis's last 17 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

San Diego at St. Louis, Tuesday, July 19th