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St. Louis Cardinals @ Houston Astros - June 5, 2024

June 05, 2024, 8:43am EDT

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St. Louis Cardinals

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Best Value

-135

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St. Louis Cardinals

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STL

+150

OVER/UNDER PICK

Over

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-110

As a seasoned bettor, I have seen my fair share of matchups and statistics. Tonight’s game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park is no exception. Both teams are coming off a recent clash where the Astros emerged victorious with a high-scoring game that favored the OVER bettors.

On the mound for the Cardinals is Mikolas, who has had a tough season with a 3-6 record and an ERA of 5.5. In contrast, Blanco will be starting for the Astros with an impressive 5-1 record and a solid 2.4 ERA. Looking at these numbers, it seems like Blanco has the edge in terms of pitching performance.

When it comes to batting, the Astros have been averaging more runs, hits, RBIs, and have a higher batting average compared to the Cardinals. On the other hand, St. Louis has been struggling offensively with fewer runs, hits, RBIs, and a lower batting average.

Taking all this into consideration along with the betting trends of both teams, it appears that the Astros have been performing better recently both on the field and against the spread. However, as we know in baseball, anything can happen on any given day.

My prediction for this game is that despite Blanco’s strong performance on the mound for the Astros, the Cardinals will come out on top tonight. The Over/Under is likely to be surpassed given both teams’ recent high-scoring matchups.

Remember, in betting and baseball alike, there are no guarantees. So get ready for an exciting game full of twists and turns – after all, that’s what makes baseball so thrilling to watch and wager on.

Houston Astros vs St. Louis Cardinals
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Wager TypeHouston AstrosSt. Louis Cardinals
Team DataHouston AstrosSt. Louis Cardinals
Runs4.333.88
Hits8.857.79
Runs Batted In4.153.65
Batting Average0.2530.228
On-Base Slugging72.23%66.14%
Walks2.983.25
Strikeouts8.528.30
Earned Run Average4.374.13