The San Diego Padres and the St. Louis Cardinals will meet out west tonight. All odds for this important series can be found at Bovada sportsbook.
The Padres haven’t had a very good season, but have been playing hard and not letting up. They are 13 games back in their division and sit just above the .500 mark at home. Tonight they will start Eric Stultz who has won all four of his decisions since moving from the bullpen. In 69 innings of work Stultz is pitching today 2.35 ERA.
The Cardinals are battling out through it out for a wild card spot and would barely make it if the season ended today. They are 4-6 in their last 10 games and will be looking to finish strong down the stretch. Tonight they will start Jaime Garcia who is coming off of a win in his last start. In 93 innings of work Garcia is pitching to a 4.16 ERA.
San Diego is 11-2 in their last 13 game one of a series, 8-1 in their last nine games against the NL Central, and 5-1 in Stults’ last six starts. St. Louis is 4-8 in their last 12 games overall, 2-5 in their last seven games as a road favorite, and 1-6 in Garcia’s last seven road starts.
San Diego’s stadium is a pitchers park to say the least. For this reason we will take the under for total runs scored at best sportsbooks online.