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St. Louis Cardinals vs. San Diego Padres Online MLB Betting Picks

Posted by: Mike Davis
St. Louis Cardinals vs. San Diego Padres

Online MLB betting fans looking for a late night contest to wager on need look no further than tonight’s St. Louis Cardinals vs. San Diego Padres matchup. The Cards enter on a 3 game losing streak following their recent losses to the Athletics and Angels. The Padres on the other hand, ride in on a 2 game winning streak since they just took care of the Orioles in their 2-game battle. So what will tonight’s MLB sports betting odds have to say about this pairing?

St. Louis Cardinals vs. San Diego Padres – Friday, June 28th

When: 10:10 pm ET
Where: Petco Park, San Diego, California
TV: Local Broadcasts
Stream: MLB TV

St. Louis Cardinals vs. San Diego Padres Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Cardinals +1½ (-200) 8½ (-120) +102
Padres -1½ (+170) 8½ (EV) -112
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St. Louis Cardinals

The Cardinals fly into this Friday night matchup sporting a 40-39 record that ranks them 3rd overall in the NL Central. At the present time, the Chicago Cubs lead the division with a 44-37 record, giving them a 3 game lead over St. Louis. With this in mind, it’s clear that the Cardinals can make a push for the No. 1 spot if they could mount a win streak. But since the club is 2-4 in their last 6 matchups, it looks like they’ll have to start from scratch.

Tonight RHP Michael Wacha will get the starting call. He enters this Friday night matchup sporting a 5-3 record as well as a 5.59 ERA and a 1.67 WHIP. In his last 6 innings pitched, Wacha posted a 1.00 WHIP and a 1.50 ERA so it’s safe to say that he’s looking pretty sharp.

Players to Watch: Paul DeJong (13 HR, 36 RBI, .263 AVG), Paul Goldschmidt (14 HR, 31 RBI, .253 BA), and Marcell Ozuna (20 HR, 62 RBI,261 BA).

San Diego Padres

The Padres ride into tonight’s contest flashing a 40-40 record that ranks them 4th in the NL West. Right now the Los Angeles Dodgers lead the division and own a 14 12 game lead over San Diego. With this in mind, it’s clear the Padres don’t have much of a shot in the division. Tonight’s online MLB betting odds however, are pegging them as the favorite at home.

LHP Eric Lauer is the man tasked with making the home stand here. He comes in with a 5-7 record as well as a 4.32 ERA and a 1.32 WHIP. Although his numbers on the year aren’t that great, Lauer is looking good lately with a 0.86 WHIP and 1.29 ERA in his last 7 innings pitched.

Players to Watch: Eric Hosmer  (12 HR, 55 RBI, .287 BA), Manny Machado (17 HR, 49 RBI, .280 B), and Franmil Reyes (22 HR, 39 RBI, .247 BA).

St. Louis Cardinals vs. San Diego Padres Betting Predictions

Trends

  • Louis Cardinals
    • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 7 of St. Louis’ last 10 games.
    • 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
    • 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against San Diego.
    • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis’ last 6 games on the road.
    • 5-0 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the National League West division.
    • 2-4 SU in their last 6 games played in June.
    • 20-17 ATS when playing on the road this season
  • San Diego Padres
    • 6-3 SU in their last 9 games.
    • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 9 of San Diego’s last 12 games against St. Louis.
    • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego’s last 5 games at home.
    • 6-3 SU in their last 9 games played in June.
    • 17-24 ATS when playing at home this season

St. Louis Cardinals vs. San Diego Padres Betting Picks

So which side should mobile betting fans take in St. Louis Cardinals vs. San Diego Padres matchup? All things considered, taking the Padres here is probably the safer pick. They come in  with more momentum and their starting pitcher does as well. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Moneyline: The Padres aren’t big favorites so there’s ton of value in taking them straight up.

ATS: Much better payout if you like San Diego tonight.

TOTALs:  The UNDER looks better here.

Score Prediction:4-2 San Diego.