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Mike Leake Cardinals at Home vs Tampa Bay Rays in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The St. Louis Cardinals will look to improve on a 64-64 record when they take on the Tampa Bay Rays, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Saturday.

Blake Snell, with a record of 2-6 on the season, gets the ball for the Tampa Bay Rays, while the St. Louis Cardinals trot Mike Leake to the mound in this one. He is 7-12 so far in 2017.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.4-3.6 result in favor of the Rays. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Tampa Bay Rays vs St. Louis Cardinals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

St. Louis (64-64) will face the 64-66 Rays in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the St. Louis Cardinals rated this week at No. 6 and the Tampa Bay Rays sitting at No. 19.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and St. Louis has baseball's No. 16-rated offensive output, at 8.84 hits per game. The Tampa Bay Rays average 8.37 hits per game, good for No. 24 on the list.

Defensively, Tampa Bay features the No. 15-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.73 runs per game. St. Louis, meanwhile, comes in at No. 19 at home, scoring 4.47 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tampa Bay looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Cardinals, a 7-3 final on Friday in support of J Odorizzi at New Busch Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Tampa Bay's last 22 games
  • Tampa Bay is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • St. Louis is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 14 of St. Louis's last 18 games
  • St. Louis is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at St. Louis, Sunday, August 27th