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(12-9) St. Louis Cardinals vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (11-12)
Date: Thursday, April 28, 2016
Time: 9:40 PM ET
Venue: Chase Field Phoenix, Arizona
Projected Pitchers: Michael Wacha vs. Ruby De La Rosa
MLB Moneyline Odds: Cardinals -120 / Diamondbacks +110
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Cardinals -1.5 +135 / Diamondbacks +1.5 -155
MLB Betting Total: 9
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After losing the first game in this 4-game Series the Cardinals have won 2 in a row outscoring the Diamondbacks 19-6.
St. Louis has won 4 of their last 5 games and are in 3rd place in the NL Central 3.5 games back of the Cubs.
After a 5-game win streak that put Arizona back in the NL West race they have lost 4 of their last 6 games. They are still only 1.5 games out of first place in the division.
In yesterday’s game the Cardinals beat the Diamondbacks 11-4.
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The Cardinals have scored the most runs in the Majors this season and in their last 5 games they have scored at least 7 runs. While the strength of the club so far this season has been their offense they still rank a decent 14th in team ERA.
Michael Wacha (2-0 2.82 ERA) gets the starting nod for the Cardinals tonight and in his last start he gave up 2 earned runs in 6 innings in a 11-2 win over the San Diego Padres. After losing their first game of the season with Wacha on the hill St. Louis has won his last 3 outings.
Wacha faced the Diamondbacks twice last season and while he did not get a decision in each he had a legit ERA of 1.64.
While the Cardinals are 26-11 in Wacha’s last 37 starts they have only won 1 of their last 5 games on the road with him on the hill.
The Cardinals have won 7 of their last 8 games facing the Diamondbacks in Arizona.
With their win yesterday the Cardinals moved 2 games over .500 on the road (7-5).
Arizona’s pitching has been hammered in the last 2 games of this series and overall they only rank 24th in team ERA. Their offense does rank 3rd in the Majors in runs scored, but they have been held to a combined 6 runs in the last 2 games.
Arizona is 4-9 at home this season and since the beginning of the 2014 they have the worst home record in baseball.
Ruby De La Rosa (2-3 5.94 ERA) gets the call for Arizona and in his last start he was solid only giving up 1 earned run in 6 innings in a 7-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
While De La Rosa is a starter he had 3 straight relief appearances before his last start.
The Diamondbacks have lost 4 of their last 5 home games with De La Rosa on the hill.
The last 4 starting pitchers for Arizona have given up at least 5 runs.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Cardinals are 7-2 in their last 8 road games.
- Cardinals are 4-1 in their last 5 overall.
- Cardinals have an Over record of 5-0 in their last 4 games.
- Diamondbacks are 2-6 in their last 8 home games.
- Diamondbacks are 8-19 in their last 27 home games vs. a team with a winning record.
- Diamondbacks have an Over record of 6-1 in their last 7 games.
Free St. Louis Cardinals vs. Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Prediction:
The St. Louis bats are hot and coupled with a solid outing from Wacha it equals another Cardinals win.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: OVER the Number
All 3 games in this series have gone Over, which is the pick in this game as well.
MLB Free Score Prediction: St. Louis 8 – Arizona 4
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