The San Francisco Giants and the St. Louis Cardinals meet for game two of their series tonight. All MLB odds can be found at Bovada sportsbook.
On Monday the Cardinals fell behind early but were able to battle back and scratch out a win. They scored 8 runs on 12 hits in all and were led by Jake Westbrook on the mound. Tonight they will start Lance Lynn who has won his last three decisions. Lynn has allowed 116 hits in 127 innings of work good enough for 3.40 ERA.
The Giants are in an all-out dogfight in their division, but did not lose any ground even though they lost last night. Their bats were dismal and they only scored two runs on eight hits and all and Matt Cain had an uncharacteristic bad outing on the mound. Today the Giants will turn to Barry Zito was pitching to a 4.27 ERA in 122 innings of work this season.
St. Louis is 6-1 in their last seven games overall, 16-3 in their last 19 home games, and 4-1 in Lynn’s last five starts. San Francisco is 5-2 in their last seven road games, 0-5 in their last five games against a team with a winning record, and 2-5 in Zito’s last seven starts as an underdog. San Francisco is 1-6 in Zito’s last seven starts against St. Louis.
The Cardinals are big favorites in this game and with Zito on the mound they should be. Give a St. Louis as a moneyline favorite in this game best online sportsbooks.