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St. Louis Cardinals vs San Diego Padres 09/30/2020 Game Analysis, Spread and Previews

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St. Louis Cardinals vs San Diego Padres 09-30-2020 Game Analysis Spread and Previews

St. Louis Cardinals vs San Diego Padres 09/30/2020 – On Wednesday, Saint Louis Cardinals and San Diego Padres will square-off for their opening postseason game from Petco Park in San Diego, California. The Cardinals managed to clinch a spot in the Wild Card round after holding a 30-28 regular-season record. Saint Louis Cardinals missed out on a few games at the beginning, but they managed to strike back and secure the second spot. Moving onto the Padres, they have been consistent with their success right from the start of the season while they secured the second spot in the NL West behind the Los Angeles Dodgers. The field is set as the major league baseball odds are up on betting websites.

St. Louis Cardinals vs San Diego Padres 09/30/2020

When: Wednesday, September 30, 5:08 PM ET
Where: Petco Park, San Diego, California
TV: ESPN 2
Stream: SofaScore

St. Louis Cardinals

The team managed to get past Cincinnati Reds and Milwaukee Brewers to secure the second spot. Saint Louis Cardinals trailed the Chicago Cubs in the top spot by five games. In their last game at home, the Cardinals defeated Milwaukee Brewers with a final score of 5-2. Austin Gomber took the mound as their starter and was successful in his four innings. Gomber gave up just one run to the Brewers. From the plate, Harrison Bader went two for three with a solo home run. Kwang-Hyun Kim will be delivered to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. Kim held a 3-0 record in the regular season with an ERA of 1.62.

Players to watch: T. Edman SS (GP 55 AB 204 R 29 H 51 2B 7 3B 1 HR 5 RBI 26 TB 75 BB 16 SO 48 SB 2 AVG 0.25 OBP 0.317 SLG 0.368 OPS 0.685 WAR 0), P. Goldschmidt 1B (GP 58 AB 191 R 31 H 58 2B 13 3B 0 HR 6 RBI 21 TB 89 BB 37 SO 43 SB 1 AVG 0.304 OBP 0.417 SLG 0.466 OPS 0.883 WAR 0).

San Diego Padres

The Padres were one of the strongest teams in the regular season with a 37-23 record. San Diego did well to secure a big lead ahead of the Giants and Rockies. The Padres have been maintaining a balance between their batting and pitching unit and they look forward to continuing their success. In their last outing, the Padres defeated the Giants with a final score of 5-4. Starting pitcher Adrian Morejon threw 2.2 innings and gave up just one run to the opponent. From the plate, Will Myers went two for five and smashed one home run with two RBIs. Chris Paddack will get the ball tonight as their starter against the Cardinals. Paddack held a 4-5 record in the regular season with an ERA of 4.73.

Players to watch: F. Tatis Jr. SS (GP 59 AB 224 R 50 H 62 2B 11 3B 2 HR 17 RBI 45 TB 128 BB 27 SO 61 SB 11 AVG 0.277 OBP 0.366 SLG 0.571 OPS 0.937 WAR 0), M. Machado 3B (GP 60 AB 224 R 44 H 68 2B 12 3B 1 HR 16 RBI 47 TB 130 BB 26 SO 37 SB 6 AVG 0.304 OBP 0.37 SLG 0.58 OPS 0.95 WAR 0).

St. Louis Cardinals vs San Diego Padres Betting Numbers

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St. Louis Cardinals

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis’ last 5 games.
Cardinals are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games.
St. Louis is 2-6 SU in their last 8 games against San Diego.
St. Louis is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
Cardinals are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against San Diego.

San Diego Padres

Padres are 13-6 SU in their last 19 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of San Diego’s last 18 games against St. Louis.
San Diego is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games at home.
Padres are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego’s last 5 games against an opponent in the National League.

St. Louis Cardinals vs San Diego Padres Betting Picks

The Padres are definitely stronger than the Cardinals and they have all hope to get past the Cardinals. The mlb point spread picks have predicted the Padres to win and cover.

Score Prediction: San Diego Padres 5, Saint Louis Cardinals 3.