The St. Louis Cardinals go for the home sweep of the Padres tonight in game 3 of their series from Busch Stadium. Get the MLB odds at Just Bet sportsbook.
The Cardinals needed to hold court in the division and a sweep against the Padres is just what they need. On Tuesday the Cardinals as a team were able to scratch out 4 runs on 6 hits. Adam Wainwright was stellar and pitched a complete game shutout for the home team. Lance Lynn, who is off to a great start this season, gets the ball for the Cardinals as they go for the sweep. In 50 innings pitched he has only let up 35 hits and that is a big reason why his ERA sits at 2.31.
The Padres were shutout on Tuesday as they were 4-hit by Adam Wainwright who was great all night long. Jeff Suppan will take the mound against his former team tonight to try and avoid the sweep. Suppan has lost his last two starts despite pitching to a low 3.00 ERA on the season.
St. Louis is 3-5 in their last eight home games, 2-4 in their last six games overall, and 7-2 in Lynn’s last nine starts. San Diego is 11-6 against the N.L. Central, 8-25 in their last 33 road games, and 6-25 in their last 31 road games against a team with a winning home record. San Diego is 12-40 in their last 52 games in San Diego so with these numbers bet the Cardinals at the sportsbook.