San Francisco Giants vs. St. Louis Cardinals
– The San Francisco Giants and the St. Louis Cardinals will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Busch Stadium.
Lefthander Barry Zito will take the mound for the Giants to start this game. Zito is 15-8 this season with a 4.19 ERA.
Starting this game for the Cardinals will be Lance Lynn. The righthander has a 3.81 ERA to go along with a 17-5 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Cardinals listed as 157-moneyline favorites versus the Giants, while the game’s total is sitting at 7½.
Last time out for San Francisco, they were an 8-3 loser as they battled the Cardinals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cardinals at -133 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
San Francisco: 94-68 SU
St. Louis: 88-74 SU
San Francisco most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing St. Louis are 5-5
After playing St. Louis are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing San Francisco are 7-3
After playing San Francisco are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco’s last 6 games
San Francisco is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco’s last 6 games when playing St. Louis
San Francisco is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis’s last 5 games
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing San Francisco
St. Louis at San Francisco, Sunday, October 21
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