MLB NLCS Game 1 Preview: Cardinals and Giants Send Lynn and Bumgarner to the Mound To Open Series

Betting on the 2012 NLCS

 

 

 

 

St. Louis Cardinals vs. San Francisco Giants

MLB NLCS Game 1 Preview: Cardinals and Giants Send Lynn and Bumgarner to the Mound To Open Series 1
MLB NLCS Game 1 Preview: Cardinals and Giants Send Lynn and Bumgarner to the Mound To Open Series 2

The St. Louis Cardinals and the San Francisco Giants will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at AT&T Park.

Lance Lynn will be the starting pitcher for the Cardinals on this day. Righthander Lynn is 17-5 this season with a 3.67 ERA.

It’ll be Madison Bumgarner toeing the rubber for the Giants in this contest. Lefthander Bumgarner is 16-12 with a 3.47 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Giants listed as 126-moneyline favorites versus the Cardinals, while the game’s total is sitting at 7.

The Cardinals were a 9-7 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Nationals. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at +118 on the moneyline, while the total score (16) was good news for OVER bettors.

The Giants were a 6-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Reds. That made winners of bettors who got San Francisco at +114 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors.

Team records:
St. Louis: 88-74 SU
San Francisco: 94-68 SU

St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing San Francisco are 6-4
After playing Washington are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

San Francisco most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 9-1
Before playing St. Louis are 5-5
After playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
St. Louis is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Louis’s last 8 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
St. Louis is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis’s last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Francisco’s last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco’s last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Francisco’s last 8 games when playing at home against St. Louis
San Francisco is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games at home

Next up:
San Francisco home to St. Louis, Monday, October 15

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MLB NLCS Game 1 Preview: Cardinals and Giants Send Lynn and Bumgarner to the Mound To Open Series 3

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