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Moneyline Favors St. Louis Cardinals in MLB Battle with San Francisco Giants

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting San Francisco Giants dueling the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday at New Busch Stadium.

St. Louis hands the ball to starter Carlos Martinez in this one and he'll try to improve on his 3-3 mark on the year. San Francisco counters with Jeff Samardzija, who will try to quiet the fans and the Cardinals bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, St. Louis sat as -154 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.2-4.0 win for the Cardinals on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

San Francisco Giants vs St. Louis Cardinals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

21-18 St. Louis battles the Giants, currently with a 18-25 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs San Francisco injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the St. Louis Cardinals rated this week at No. 3 and the San Francisco Giants sitting at No. 29.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, St. Louis owns the No. 9 ranking for hits at 8.95 per game. By contrast, the San Francisco Giants are rated No. 24 in the same category at 8 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and St. Louis has the No. 6-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Giants own the No. 22 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

San Francisco looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Cardinals, a 6-5 final on Friday in support of M Moore at New Busch Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • San Francisco is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • San Francisco is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games
  • San Francisco is 8-15 ATS in its last 23 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 9-3 ATS in its last 12 games
  • St. Louis is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
  • St. Louis is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 17 of St. Louis's last 21 games

Next Betting Matchups

San Francisco at St. Louis, Sunday, May 21st