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St. Louis Cardinals vs Philadelphia Phillies 04/17/2021 Odds, Picks and Predictions
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St. Louis Cardinals vs Philadelphia Phillies 04/17/2021 – Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania will play host to Saint Louis Cardinals and Philadelphia Phillies as their enter their second game of a three-game series. The Cardinals are sitting at the third spot in the NL Central Division play with a 6-7 record on the season. Saint Louis Cardinals are trailing the Brewers in the second spot. Philadelphia Phillies are holding the second stop in the NL East Division play with a 7-6 record on the season. The Phillies are behind the Mets and they look forward to continuing their success. The best online betting website has the odds and predictions up and running as these teams battle in an exciting game.
St. Louis Cardinals vs Philadelphia Phillies 04/17/2021
St. Louis Cardinals
The St. Louis Cardinals enter this game after dropping their series opener to the Phillies. Saint Louis gave up nine runs and scored just two in return. The Cardinals lost their last three-game series to Washington Nationals with a final record of 1-2. Yadier Molina is the leader in batting with an average of .342. The Cardinals have smashed a total of 15 home runs in the last 12 games. Dylan Carlson is the leader in RBIs with nine. Kwang-Hyun Kim will be delivered to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game against the Phillies.
Players to watch: T. Edman 3B (GP 12, AB 51, R 7, H 15, 2B 1, 3B 1, HR 1, RBI 2, TB 21, BB 5, SO 5, SB 3, AVG 0.294, OBP 0.357, SLG 0.412, OPS 0.769, WAR 0.6), N. Arenado 3B (GP 12, AB 47, R 7, H 15, 2B 3, 3B 0, HR 3, RBI 8, TB 27, BB 4, SO 10, SB 0, AVG 0.319, OBP 0.373, SLG 0.574, OPS 0.947, WAR 0.6).
The Phillies have improved their performance from last season and they seem to be a threat to opponents in the NL East Division play. However, they were swept by the New York Mets in their last series with a 3-0 record. JT Realmuto is the leader in batting with an average of .324. When it comes to home runs, Bryce Harper has taken the lead while Didi Gregorius is the leader in RBIs with nine. Matt Moore will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. The southpaw is holding a 0-0 record with an ERA of 7.56.
Players to watch: R. Hoskins 1B (GP 12, AB 46, R 8, H 12, 2B 6, 3B 0, HR 2, RBI 5, TB 24, BB 1, SO 15, SB 0, AVG 0.261, OBP 0.277, SLG 0.522, OPS 0.798, WAR -0.1), J. Segura SS (GP 12, AB 44, R 4, H 13, 2B 0, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 4, TB 16, BB 2, SO 10, SB 1, AVG 0.295, OBP 0.319, SLG 0.364, OPS 0.683, WAR 0.2).
St. Louis Cardinals vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Numbers
St. Louis Cardinals
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis’ last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Philadelphia’s last 10 games.
St. Louis Cardinals vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Picks
The baseball betting lines are intact for the Phillies to win this game and cover the spread. Philadelphia has great power at the plate and with the right pitcher, they can takeout big opponents. Back the Phillies to win and make up for their previous loss against the Mets.
Score Prediction: Phillies 4, Cardinals 3.