Thursday, April 23, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: (R) Wacha, M (2-0) vs. (R) Scherzer, M (1-1)
The St. Louis Cardinals take on the Washington Nationals on Thursday at Nationals Park.
The Cardinals are 5-0 in their last 5 games vs. a right-handed starter and 5-1 in their last 6 overall. They are 4-0 in Wacha's last 4 starts and 5-1 in Wacha's last 6 starts with 5 days of rest. The under is 5-1 in the Cardinals last 6 overall but the over is 4-1 in their last 5 games vs. a starter with a WHIP less than 1.15.
The Nationals are 5-1 in their last 6 overall and 4-1 in their last 5 home games. They are 10-3 in their last 13 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600 and 6-2 in their last 8 during game 3 of a series. The over is 3-0-1 in the Nationals last 4 during game 3 of a series and 6-2-1 in their last 9 overall.
Head-to-head, the under is 3-0-1 in the last 4 meetings in Washington and 12-2-2 in the last 16 meetings. The Cardinals are 12-3 in the last 15 meetings.
St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 4-8-0 against the over/under
The run differential for the St. Louis Cardinals is 1.5
Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 7-6-1 against the over/under
The run differential for the Washington Nationals is 0.1
Injuries to Watch
St. Louis Cardinals
04/22/15 CF Peter Bourjos Personal paternity list
04/19/15 CF Randal Grichuk Back 15-day DL (4/17)
04/04/15 P Jaime Garcia Shoulder 15-day DL (3/27)
04/04/15 LF Tommy Pham Quad 15-day DL (3/27)
04/15/15 P Craig Stammen Forearm 15-day DL (4/14)
04/06/15 3B Anthony Rendon Knee 15-day DL (3/27)
04/06/15 P Casey Janssen Shoulder 15-day DL (3/27)
04/06/15 P Erik Davis Elbow 15-day DL (3/27)
04/06/15 LF Nate McLouth Shoulder 15-day DL (3/27)
Josh's Pick: Take Washington
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