San Francisco Giants at St Louis Cardinals Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 5/29/2014
Friday, May 30, 8:15 PM on CSBy, FSMW
Busch Stadium, St. Louis, Missouri
San Francisco Giants - Bumgarner, M (6-3) vs. St Louis Cardinals - Wainwright, A (8-2)
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Current ERA and wins leader Adam Wainwright will take the mound for the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday and will be facing Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants.
Adam Wainwright was able to pick up his eighth win of the season by pitching eight scoreless innings against the Cincinnati Reds. He gave up just five hits in that outing and struck out a season-high 12 batters while walking just one. He now has an 8-2 record and a fantastic 1.67 ERA through 11 starts. He has also given up just 53 hits in his 81 innings of work.
Angel Pagan has done well against Wainwright in their matchups by getting six hits off of him in 15 at-bats. Outfielders Hunter Pence and Michael Morse are the only Giants who have hit home runs off of the right-hander.
On Sunday, Madison Bumgarner was able to get his sixth win of the year by pitching seven strong innings against the Minnesota Twins. He gave up just one run in that game and struck out 10 batters while walking no one. In 65.2 innings this season, Bumgarner has a 3.15 ERA and has struck out 75 batters.
Cardinals second baseman Mark Ellis has just two hits in 11 at-bats versus Bumgarner. Jon Jay is 4-for-9 against him with two doubles, an RBI and a walk against the right-hander.
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
San Francisco Giants are 23-27-2 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for San Francisco Giants is 0.8
St Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
St Louis Cardinals are 23-26-3 against the Over/Under
Run differential for St Louis Cardinals is 0.5
Injuries to Watch
San Francisco Giants
05/28/14 1B Michael Morse Rest questionable
05/25/14 P Matt Cain Hamstring questionable
05/22/14 P Santiago Casilla Hamstring 15-day DL (5/22)
05/10/14 1B Brandon Belt Finger 15-day DL (5/10)
03/28/14 2B Marco Scutaro Back 60-day DL (3/21)
St Louis Cardinals
05/24/14 P Kevin Siegrist Forearm 15-day DL (5/24)
05/13/14 P Tyler Lyons Shoulder 15-day DL (5/12)
04/17/14 P Joe Kelly Hamstring 15-day DL (4/17)
Josh's Pick: Take St. Louis
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