Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Rangers vs Cardinals MLB Odds

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The Texas Rangers and the St. Louis Cardinals will both be trying to pick up a win on Wednesday when they battle at Busch Stadium in an interleague contest.
Lefthander C.J. Wilson will take the mound for the Rangers to start this game. Wilson is 16-9 this season with a 3.28 ERA.
The Cardinals will counter Wilson with Chris Carpenter. Righthander Carpenter has a 3.47 ERA to go along with a 13-9 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Cardinals listed as 125-moneyline favorites versus the Rangers, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.
The Cardinals were a 12-6 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Brewers. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at +114 on the moneyline, while the total score (18) was good news for OVER bettors.
Team records:
Texas: 96-66 SU
St. Louis: 90-72 SU
Texas most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing St. Louis are 2-1
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Texas are 1-2
After playing Milwaukee are 8-2
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
Texas is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games 
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games 
Texas is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games on the road
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games 
St. Louis is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 10 of St. Louis's last 14 games 
Next up:
St. Louis home to Texas, Thursday, October 20


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