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The St. Louis Cardinals and the Texas Rangers will both be trying to pick up a win on Monday when they battle at Rangers Ballpark.
The Cardinals will trot Chris Carpenter out to the mound in this one. Righthander Carpenter has a 14-9 record and a 3.46 ERA this season.
Carpenter's opponent in this one will be C.J. Wilson. The Rangers lefthander has a 3.31 ERA to go along with a 16-10 record this season.
Odds aren't yet posted for this game, so check back later for the opening line and total.
Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 4-0 loser as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -170 were rewarded, while the 4 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
St. Louis: 90-72 SU
Texas: 96-66 SU
St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Texas are 4-3
After playing Texas are 3-3
After a loss are 9-1
Texas most recently:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing St. Louis are 4-3
After playing St. Louis are 3-3
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games when playing on the road against Texas
St. Louis is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games on the road
St. Louis is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Texas's last 9 games at home
Texas is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis
Texas is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games
Texas at St. Louis, Wednesday, October 26