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Colin Rea, Carlos Martinez Take Mound in San Diego Padres vs St. Louis Cardinals Tilt

The San Diego Padres pay a visit to St. Louis on Tuesday, hoping to shut down the Cardinals bats in baseball betting action at Busch Stadium.

Colin Rea gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the San Diego Padres on Tuesday; he's 5-3 on the season. The St. Louis Cardinals, meanwhile, will counter with Carlos Martinez, who will be looking to improve on his 8-6 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the St. Louis Cardinals as -208 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.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.5-2.2 win for the Cardinals on Tuesday. 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 bring a 48-44 record to the battle against the 41-52 Padres. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs San Diego injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 6-rated St. Louis Cardinals and the league No. 13-ranked San Diego Padres, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the St. Louis Cardinals No. 2-ranked scoring average of 5.21 runs per game, against a San Diego Padres offense rated No. 17 and scoring 4.42 runs per game. The Cardinals have averaged 9 hits per game to date this season, more than the Padres hitters have managed (8.31 per nine innings).

San Diego brings the No. 26-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cardinals's No. 9-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Padres hope to make more contact than they did in their start against M Leake, who struck out 11 batters in 10-2 loss on Monday at Busch Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • San Diego is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games
  • San Diego is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • San Diego is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing St. Louis
  • St. Louis is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • St. Louis is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • St. Louis is 5-13 ATS in its last 18 games at home
  • St. Louis is 6-12 SU in its last 18 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

San Diego at St. Louis, Wednesday, July 20th