Red Sox vs. Cardinals Free Pick
ST. LOUIS, MO (ATS Consultants) – With Adam Wainwright on the hill tonight, will the Cardinals get within one more win of knocking off the Red Sox when the two teams clash in Game 5 tonight at 8:07PM ET?
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Cardinals are -124 money line favorites over the Red Sox, who are +115 on the ML. With Jon Lester set to face Wainwright in the pitching matchup, the over/under total is currently sitting at 6.5 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Cardinals opened as +115 money line underdogs but their odds have climbed to -124, while the Red Sox’s odds have gone from -125 down to +115. The total, meanwhile, opened at 7 and has been bet down to 6.5.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 58% of the betting public currently favors St. Louis. 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 Wainwright’s last six starts with four days of rest in-between and 21-8 in his last 29 starts when they’re a home favorite. They’re also 4-0 in his last four home starts versus a team with a winning record, 35-17 in his last 52 starts overall, and 5-1 in his last six starts when the total is set at 6.5 or lower. On the other side, the Red Sox are just 1-6 in their last seven games on Monday, 1-4 in their last five games versus National League opponents as an underdog, and 29-59 in their last 88 games as an underdog. The winner tonight is likely to go on to win the series so with their ace on the mound, look for the Cardinals to rise to the challenge.
2013 WORLD SERIES GAME 5 FREE PICK: ST. LOUIS CARDINALS -124