Friday, October 28, 2011

Rangers vs Cardinals MLB Handicapping

Courtesy of OddsShark
 The Texas Rangers will be trying to extend a winning streak on Friday when they take on the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium.
The Rangers will trot Matt Harrison out to the mound in this one. Lefthander Harrison has a 15-10 record and a 3.51 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it'll be Chris Carpenter who starts for the Cardinals. Righthander Carpenter is 14-9 with a 3.43 ERA so far this season.
Odds aren't yet posted for this game, so check back later for the opening line and total.
Texas lost its last outing, a 10-9 result against the Cardinals on October 27. Bettors who backed the Cardinals at -115 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (19) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Team records:
Texas: 96-66 SU
St. Louis: 90-72 SU
Texas most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
After playing St. Louis are 4-4
After a loss are 10-0

St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
After playing Texas are 4-4
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
Texas is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games 
Texas is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas's last 9 games 
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas's last 9 games on the road
St. Louis is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games at home


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