Washington Nationals vs. St. Louis Cardinals NLDS Game 2
The Washington Nationals and the St. Louis Cardinals will both be gunning for a victory on Monday when they meet at Busch Stadium.
Righthander Jordan Zimmermann will take the mound for the Nationals to start this game. Zimmermann is 12-8 this season with a 2.94 ERA.
Starting this game for the Cardinals will be Jamie Garcia. The lefthander has a 3.92 ERA to go along with a 7-7 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Nationals listed as 102-moneyline favorites versus the Cardinals, while the game’s total is sitting at 7½.
Washington won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Cardinals on October 7. Bettors who backed the Nationals at +107 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
2012 NLDS Betting Trends
Washington: 98-64 SU
St. Louis: 88-74 SU
Washington most recently:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing St. Louis are 8-2
After playing St. Louis are 7-3
After a win are 3-7
St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 3-7
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
A few NLDS trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington’s last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Washington’s last 11 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games
Washington is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 9 of St. Louis’s last 11 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis’s last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis’s last 5 games at home
St. Louis is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games when playing at home against Washington
St. Louis at Washington, Wednesday, October 10
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