MLB Matchups  >>  San Diego Padres vs. St. Louis Cardinals Preview 08/15/2014

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The San Diego Padres and the St. Louis Cardinals will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Busch Stadium.

Tyson Ross will be the starting pitcher for the Padres on this day. Right hander Ross is 11-10 this season with a 2.63 ERA.

Ross's opponent in this one will be Lance Lynn. The Cardinals right hander has a 2.97 ERA to go along with a 12-8 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Cardinals listed as 128-moneyline favorites versus the Padres, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.

The Padres were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Cardinals. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -188 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors.

San Diego:
Team record: 57-63
San Diego is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
San Diego is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Diego's last 7 games on the road
San Diego is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing St. Louis
St. Louis:
Team record: 64-56
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis's last 5 games at home
St. Louis is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 6 games when playing San Diego
Next up:
San Diego at St. Louis Saturday, August 16