|MLB Cardinals vs. Phillies Picks & Predictions for April 20, 2013|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Saturday, 20 April 2013 14:08|
Cardinals vs. Phillies Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Phillies are -137 money line favorites over the Cardinals, who are +126 on the ML. The over/under total is currently sitting at 7.5 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Phillies opened as -152 money line favorites but their odds have dropped to -137, while the Cardinals are +126 after opening at +140. St. Louis is 9-7 overall and 5-5 on the road, while Philadelphia is 7-10 overall and 4-4 at home.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 60% of the betting public currently favors Philadelphia. 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 St. Louis. According to latest MLB trends, the Cardinals are 5-1 in Lance Lynn's last six road starts, 25-10 in his last 35 starts overall and 5-2 in his last seven outings as a road underdog. The Redbirds are also 5-2 in their last seven road games versus a left-handed starter, 4-0 in their last four games following a loss, and 5-2 in their last seven games during Game 3 of a series. On the other side, the Phillies are -14 in their last five games overall, 1-6 in their last seven games versus seven versus the NL Central and 0-4 in their last four games versus a right-handed starter. St. Louis is also 9-2 in its last 11 games with Jerry Layne behind home plate.
MLB FREE PICK: ST. LOUIS CARDINALS +126