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Houston Astros vs St. Louis Cardinals 03/20/2021 Predictions, Spring Training Previews and Spread

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Houston Astros vs St. Louis Cardinals 03-20-2021 Predictions Spring Training Previews and Spread

Houston Astros vs St. Louis Cardinals 03/20/2021 – The Houston Astros will take on Saint Louis Cardinals in an exciting spring training game from Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium in Jupiter, Florida. The Astros seem to be maintaining pace for the last three years. Houston has made it to the playoffs and they have a strong team that will continue to do the same. Saint Louis Cardinals have issues making it past the Wild Card round. The Cardinals will take this season seriously, especially after losing their knockout games in the last few years. The latest 2021 mlb odds are up and running as these teams battle in their spring training games.

Houston Astros vs St. Louis Cardinals 03/20/2021

When: Saturday, March 20, 1:05 PM ET
Where: Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium, Jupiter, Florida
TV: ATT SportsNet-SW
Stream: MLB.TV

Houston Astros vs St. Louis Cardinals 03/20/2021

Team RL TOTAL ML
Houston Astros +110
St. Louis Cardinals -130
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Houston Astros

The Houston Astros were noted for their incredible performance for the last few years. Houston always made it to the playoffs but was unable to do much against the Bay Rays in the League Championship Series. Houston won three games and gave up four to Tampa Bay. The Astros will ensure to do their best this season. In their regular season, Houston won 29 and gave up 31 of their 60 games. The Astros finished second in the AL West Division.

Players to watch: J. Altuve 2B (GP 12, AB 31, R 7, H 7, 2B 2, 3B 1, HR 1, RBI 1, TB 14, BB 4, SO 5, SB 0, AVG 0.226, OBP 0.333, SLG 0.452, OPS 0.785, WAR 0), M. Straw CF (GP 12, AB 29, R 1, H 9, 2B 2, 3B 1, HR 0, RBI 0, TB 13, BB 1, SO 6, SB 1, AVG 0.31, OBP 0.333, SLG 0.448, OPS 0.782, WAR 0).

St. Louis Cardinals

The Cardinals did their best last year with their overall performance. Saint Louis Cardinals made it to the Wild Card round but failed to sustain further. The Cardinals played 58 games in their regular season and managed to win 30. Saint Louis completed second in the National League Central behind the Chicago Cubs. The Cardinals have a decent offense and their pitching unit seems to be intact in their spring training games.

Players to watch: T. O’Neill LF (GP 11, AB 30, R 5, H 13, 2B 3, 3B 0, HR 2, RBI 8, TB 22, BB 1, SO 8, SB 1, AVG 0.433, OBP 0.452, SLG 0.733, OPS 1.185, WAR 0), D. Carlson LF (GP 11, AB 29, R 4, H 6, 2B 0, 3B 1, HR 0, RBI 4, TB 8, BB 3, SO 9, SB 0, AVG 0.207, OBP 0.303, SLG 0.276, OPS 0.579, WAR 0).

 

Houston Astros vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Numbers

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Houston Astros

Over is 4-0 in Astros last 4 road games with the total set at 11.0 or higher.
Under is 6-1 in Astros last 7 games as an underdog.
Under is 5-1 in Astros last 6 games with the total set at 7.0-8.5.
Astros are 13-3 in their last 16 road games with the total set at 11.0 or higher.
Under is 4-1 in Astros last 5 vs. National League Central.

St. Louis Cardinals

Over is 4-0-1 in Cardinals last 5 games as a home favorite.
Over is 5-0 in Cardinals last 5 interleague home games.
Under is 4-0 in Cardinals last 4 home games.
Cardinals are 0-4 in their last 4 vs. American League West.
Cardinals are 4-0 in their last 4 games with the total set at 11.0 or higher.

Houston Astros vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Picks

The most popular bookmaker is in favor of the Cardinals to win this game and cover the spread. Saint Louis has improved and they also have a neat balance between their batting and pitching unit. Back the Cardinals to win this game and cover.

Score Prediction: Cardinals 4, Astros 2.