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(19-24) Arizona Diamondbacks vs. St. Louis Cardinals (22-19)
Date: Friday, May 20, 2016
Time: 8:15 PM ET
Venue: Busch Stadium St. Louis, Missouri
Projected Pitchers: Patrick Corbin vs. Carlos Martinez
MLB Moneyline Odds: Diamondbacks +145 / Cardinals -165
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Diamondbacks +1.5 -160 / Cardinals -1.5 +140
MLB Betting Total: 7.5
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The Diamondbacks have lost 6 of their last 8 games and they have fallen in the NL West and are now 6 games back of the scorching Giants winners of 8 in a row.
The Cardinals have won 3 of their last 4 games including their last 2 and they are in 3rd place in the NL Central 7 games back of the Chicago Cubs.
These 2 teams split a 4-game series earlier this season in Arizona.
In their last games the Diamondbacks lost to the New York Yankees 4-2 and the Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 13-7.
The Diamondbacks are led by their offense, as they rank 6th in the Majors in runs scored, but only 22nd in team ERA.
Patrick Corbin (1-3 4.14 ERA) goes for the Diamondbacks and in his last start he gave up 3 earned runs in 6 innings in a 5-3 loss to the San Francisco Giants. Arizona has lost 4 of his last 5 starts.
Corbin has given up only 3 runs in 13 innings of work in his last two starts.
He faced the Cardinals earlier this season and it was a start he would like to forget getting tagged for 7 runs in 5 innings in a 11-4 St. Louis win.
The Diamondbacks are 7-2 in Corbin’s last 9 road starts.
The Diamondbacks are 12-7 on the road this season.
St. Louis Cardinals
The Cardinals have been a more balanced team on the season ranking 2nd in runs scored and 12th in team ERA.
Carlos Martinez (4-3 3.14 ERA) goes for the Cardinals tonight and in his last start he gave up 4 earned runs in 5 innings in a 5-3 loss to the L.A. Dodgers. The Cardinals have lost his last 3 starts.
Martinez had his best start of the season facing the Diamondbacks where he did not give up any earned runs in 8 innings in a 8-2 Cardinals win.
In his last 2 starts facing the Diamondbacks Martinez has an ERA of only 1.29. He is in the midst of the longest losing streak in his career.
The Cardinals are 16-7 in Martinez’s last 23 home starts.
This season the Cardinals are 11-11 at home.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Diamondbacks are 5-1 in their last 6 road games.
- Diamondbacks are 2-6 in their last 8 overall.
- Diamondbacks have an Under record of 5-1-1 in their last 7 games.
- Cardinals are 4-1 in their last 5 games vs. a left-handed starter.
- Cardinals are 5-1 in their last 6 games vs. a starter with a WHIP greater than 1.30.
- Cardinals have an Over record of 4-1-1 in their last 6 home games vs. a team with a losing record.
Free Arizona Diamondbacks vs. St. Louis Cardinals- MLB Prediction:
Martinez will have a good outing tonight back in St. Louis and the Cardinals will take the first game of this series.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: OVER the Number
In 5 of the last 6 games between these teams in St. Louis the total has gone Under, but St. Louis will get to Corbin tonight and the total will go Over.
MLB Free Score Prediction: St. Louis 7 – Arizona 3
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