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San Francisco Giants Host St. Louis Cardinals in MLB Baseball Betting Action

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting St. Louis Cardinals dueling the San Francisco Giants on Friday at AT&T Park.

gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday; he's 0-0 on the season. The San Francisco Giants, meanwhile, will counter with Johnny Cueto, who will be looking to improve on his 6-7 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the San Francisco Giants as -101 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 8.5 at shops such as Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.8-1.9 win for the Cardinals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

St. Louis Cardinals vs San Francisco Giants Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The San Francisco Giants bring a 53-83 record to the battle against the 67-66 Cardinals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Francisco vs St. Louis injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 23-ranked San Francisco Giants and the No. 13-rated St. Louis Cardinals in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the San Francisco Giants and its No. 29-rated batting order, averaging 3.91 runs per nine innings, against the No. 15 line up of the St. Louis Cardinals at 4.74 runs per outing.

St. Louis brings the No. 9-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Giants's No. 18-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

St. Louis looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Giants, a 5-2 final on Thursday in support of M Wacha at AT&T Park.

Betting Trends
  • St. Louis is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 17 of St. Louis's last 23 games
  • St. Louis is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of St. Louis's last 12 games on the road
  • San Francisco is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • San Francisco is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of San Francisco's last 11 games
  • San Francisco is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis at San Francisco, Saturday, September 2nd