Cardinals vs. Red Sox Free Pick
BOSTON, MA (ATS Consultants) – Game 1 of the 2013 World Series is tonight at 8:07PM ET between the St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox and despite the pitching matchup, this opening game could be a high-scoring contest than people think.
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Red Sox are -122 money line favorites over the Cardinals, who are +113 for tonight’s matchup. With Adam Wainwright set to face Jon Lester on the hill, the total is currently sitting at 7 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Red Sox opened as -120 money line favorites but their odds have been bet up to -122, while the Cardinals’ odds have gone from +111 up to +113. The total, meanwhile, has stayed at 7 after opening at that number.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 57% of the betting public currently favors Boston. 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 5-2-1 in the last eight meetings between the Cardinals and Red Sox at Fenway Park. The over is also 5-1-1 in Wainwright’s last seven starts as an underdog, 7-3 in the Cardinals’ last 10 postseason road games, and 5-1 in Wainwright’s last six starts after allowing two runs or less in their previous contest. On the other side, the over is 12-3-3 in the Red Sox’s last 18 playoff home games, 7-2-1 in their last 10 games as a favorite, and 4-1 in their last five games during Game 1 of a series. The Cardinals’ offense broke out for nine runs in Game 6 of the NLCS and the Red Sox had the best offense in all of baseball in the regular season. After both offenses struggled in the postseason, look for the bats to come alive tonight in Game 1.
2013 WORLD SERIES GAME 1 FREE PICK: CARDINALS/RED SOX OVER 7