|MLB Cardinals vs. Giants Picks & Predictions for Friday, April 5, 2013|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Friday, 05 April 2013 11:16|
Cardinals vs. Giants Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Giants are -117 money line favorites over the Cardinals, who are +108 on the ML. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 7.5 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Giants opened as -108 money line favorites but their odds have been bet up to -117. On the other side, the Cardinals opened as +100 money line underdogs but their odds have been bet up to +108.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 69% of the betting public currently favors San Francisco. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most updated numbers.
MLB FREE PICK: Take the over. According to latest MLB trends, the over is 5-0 in the last five meetings between these two teams in San Francisco and 4-0 in Jake Westrbook’s last four starts against the Giants. The over is also 5-2 in the last seven meetings between these two teams and 7-1 in Barry Zito’s last eight starts when the Giants are favored. The over is 4-1 in Zito’s last five home starts, 6-1 in his last seven starts as a home favorite, and 5-1 in his last six starts during Game 1 of the series. Zito shut down the Cardinals in the NCLS but the Redbirds are coming off a game on Wednesday night in which they racked up 9 runs in a loss to Arizona. Look for both offenses to produce today when the Giants raise their championship banner.
FRIDAY MLB FREE PICK: CARDINALS/GIANTS OVER 7.5