At 4:10 PM ET, the St. Louis Cardinals will be taking on the San Diego Padres at PETCO Park in San Diego, CA. The game will be broadcast on MLBN.

Joe Musgrove will be on the mound for the Padres, while Zack Thompson will be starting for the Cardinals. The Padres are currently favored to win, with a money line of -150 compared to the Cardinals’ +125. The over/under line is currently set at 8 runs.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS VS SAN DIEGO PADRES BETTING PICK

The Pick: St. Louis Cardinals Moneyline +125

This game will be played at PETCO Park at 4:10 ET on Wednesday, April 3rd.

HOW TO BET THE CARDINALS VS PADRES:

  • We have the Cardinals winning by a score of 5 to 4
  • If you’re looking for a run line pick, we also like the Cardinals to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 9 runs and like the over

The Cardinals and Padres split the first two games of this series, with the Cardinals taking the most recent game by a score of 5-2. Heading into the game, the Padres were the favorite at -151 on the money line.

Miles Mikolas got the start for the Cardinals and picked up the win, going six innings and giving up two earned runs. Ryan Helsley closed things out with the save. As for the Padres, Yu Darvish also had a quality start, going seven innings and giving up three earned runs.

Willson Contreras provided the big blow for the Cardinals, going 1/3 with a home run, while Brendan Donovan also drove in two runs. Luis Campusano had a three-hit game for the Padres, but they couldn’t get much offense going outside of his performance.

Cardinals Records & Stats

After a rough first start of the season, Zack Thompson will look to bounce back on the road against the San Diego Padres. In his first outing, Thompson gave up five runs in 5 1/3 innings against the Dodgers. He’ll aim to improve on that performance in his second start of the year.

When looking at the Cardinals’ offensive projections, Brendan Donovan is not only our top projected hitter in terms of total hits, but his hits projection is 10th best in the league today. Nolan Gorman is our top projected home run hitter for the Cardinals, as his home run projection is 10th best in the league. Willson Contreras has the 2nd best odds on the team to hit a home run, and his home run projection is 11th best in the league.

Padres Records & Stats

Joe Musgrove will be on the mound for the San Diego Padres as they take on the St. Louis Cardinals at home. Musgrove is looking to bounce back after a rough outing in his first start of the season, where he gave up four earned runs in 5 2/3 innings of work against the Giants. In that game, he allowed eight hits and walked one batter.

For the Padres, we have Xander Bogaerts as our top projected hitter in terms of total hits for the game, with his total hits projection being the 20th best in the league today. Manny Machado has the 2nd highest total hits projection on the team, and his home run projection is the best on the team and 10th best in the league today. Fernando Tatis Jr. is 2nd on the team in terms of home run projections, and Luis Campusano is 2nd on the team in terms of total home run projections.