Free MLB Pick: Phillies vs Cardinals Odds
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(15-11) Philadelphia Phillies vs. St. Louis Cardinals (13-13)
Date: Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Time: 8:15 PM ET
Venue: Busch Stadium St. Louis, Missouri
Projected Pitchers: Adam Nola vs. Michael Wacha
MLB Moneyline Odds: Phillies +155 / Cardinals -165
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Phillies +1.5 -165 / Cardinals -1.5 +145
MLB Betting Total: 7
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The Phillies have been one of the early season surprises and they had won 6 straight before a loss in their last game. They sit in 3rd place in the NL East 3.5 games back of the Washington Nationals.
While the Phillies have been a surprise the Cardinals have been a little disappointing sitting at .500. They snapped a 4-game losing streak in their last game and they are in 3rd place in the NL Central 6 games back of the Chicago Cubs.
The Cardinals took Game 1 of this series beating the Phillies 10-3.
The Cardinals are 6-1 in their last 7 games facing the Phillies and have won 4 straight against them at home.
The Phillies rank a decent 15th in the Majors in team ERA, but only rank 26th in runs scored.
They had only given up a total of 10 runs in their 6-game winning streak before giving up 10 to the Cardinals in yesterday’s loss.
Adam Nola (1-2 3.55 ERA) goes for the Phillies tonight and in his last start he was sharp going 7 innings and not giving up any earned runs in a 3-0 win over the Washington Nationals. In his last two starts, both wins, he has only given up 1 earned run.
The Phillies lost Nola’s first 3 starts of the season before winning their last 2 with him on the hill.
Tonight Nola will be facing the Cardinals for the first time in his career.
The Phillies are 2-6 in Nola’s last 8 starts.
The Phillies are 7-6 on the road this season.
St. Louis Cardinals
Last season the Cardinals had the best ERA in the Majors, but struggled to score runs. Well, this season it is the opposite ranking 1st in runs scored, but only 18th in team ERA.
The Cardinals only combined to score 6 runs in their 4-game losing streak before scoring 10 on the Phillies in yesterday’s win.
Michael Wacha (2-1 3.07 ERA) gets the nod for the Cardinals tonight and in his last outing he gave up 3 earned runs in 7 innings in a 3-0 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Cardinals had won his previous 3 starts.
Last season Wacha was 1-1 with an ERA of 7.59 in 2 starts against the Phillies.
The Cardinals are 21-7 in their last 28 home games with Wacha on the hill.
This season the Cardinals are 6-7 at home.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Phillies are 6-1 in their last 7 overall.
- Phillies are 7-2 in their last 9 road games.
- Phillies have an Under record of 4-1-2 in their last 7 games.
- Cardinals are 1-4 in their last 5 overall.
- Cardinals are 50-23 in their last 73 home games vs. a team with a winning record.
- Cardinals have an Over record of 3-0-2 in their last 5 home games.
Free Philadelphia Phillies vs. St. Louis Cardinals MLB Prediction:
Unlike his last start Wacha will get some support and he will lead the Cardinals to a win in Game 2 of this series.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: OVER the Number
In the last 4 games between these 2 teams in St. Louis the Over record is 3-0-1 and look for that trend to continue.
MLB Free Score Prediction: St. Louis 8 – Philadelphia 4
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