|MLB Padres vs. Cardinals Picks & Predictions for August 16, 2014|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Saturday, 16 August 2014 14:00|
Padres vs. Cardinals Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Cardinals are -128 money line favorites over the Padres, who are +118 money line road underdogs. The total for tonight's game is currently sitting at 7 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Cardinals opened as -135 money line favorites but their odds have dropped down to -128, while the Padres' odds have gone from +125 down to +118. As for the total, it opened at 7 and that's where it currently sits at most online and Vegas sports books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 51% of the betting public currently favors Cardinals. This information Is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most updated numbers.
PITCHING MATCHUP: The Padres will start Jesse Hahn, who is 7-3 with a 2.52 ERA, while the Cardinals will counter with Shelby MIller, who is 8-9 with a 4.17 ERA on the year. San Diego enters play with a 57-64 record and is 23-37 on the road this year, while St. Louis is 65-56 and 35-25 at home.
MLB FREE PICK: Take San Diego. According to latest MLB trends, the Padres are 4-1 in Hahn's last five road starts, 4-1 in his last five starts as an underdog and 8-2 in his last 10 starts overall. They're also 6-1 in Hahn's last seven starts versus a team with a winning record, 4-1 in his last five starts as a road dog and 5-2 in their last seven overall. On the other side, the Cardinals are just 2-7 in Miller's last nine starts, 1-6 in his last seven starts as a favorite and 0-4 in his last four home starts overall.
MLB FREE PICK: SAN DIEGO PADRES +118