San Diego Padres vs. St. Louis Cardinals – MLB – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The St. Louis Cardinals (87-63) bring a three-game losing streak into a home matchup versus the San Diego Padres (83-66), at 4:10 PM ET on Thursday.

The Cardinals (+122 underdog moneyline odds) visit the Padres (-143). The starting pitchers are Joe Musgrove (10-7) for the San Diego Padres, and Jack Flaherty (0-1) for the St. Louis Cardinals. The contest has a set total of 7.5.

Padres vs. Cardinals Predictions

Padres vs. Cardinals Betting Odds

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Padres vs. Cardinals Last 10 Games Betting Performance


  • San Diego was favored on the moneyline in five of its last 10 games, and went 4-1 in those matchups.
  • Over their last 10 outings, the Padres and their opponents combined to hit the over three times (all 10 of the games had set totals).
  • San Diego’s ATS record is 5-5-0 over its past 10 games.

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  • St. Louis has played as the underdog in three of its past 10 games and has won one of those contests.
  • The Cardinals and their opponents have combined to hit the over two times in their last 10 games with a total.
  • St. Louis has won three of its last 10 games against the spread.

Padres vs. Cardinals Starting Pitcher Betting Trends

Projected starter: Joe Musgrove

  • The Padres are 13-14-0 against the spread when Musgrove starts.
  • The Padres have been the moneyline favorite in 20 of Musgrove’s starts this season, and they went 14-6 in those games.
  • Musgrove’s team is 18-9 in his 27 starts.
  • Musgrove’s starts hit the over on the run total 16 times in 27 games with a set total this season.

Projected starter: Jack Flaherty

  • Flaherty and his team have a record of 2-4-0 against the spread when he starts.
  • This will be his first start this season with his team as the moneyline underdog.
  • Flaherty’s team has won three of his six starts this season.
  • Games Flaherty has started this season hit the over four times in six chances.

Padres Batting Leaders

  • Juan Soto is hitting .242 with 22 doubles, two triples, 25 home runs and 127 walks.
  • Soto ranks 32nd in home runs and 85th in RBI among all hitters in MLB play.
  • Soto takes a three-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is hitting .444 with two doubles, a home run, four walks and six RBI.
  • Manny Machado has put his power on display as he paces his team with 29 home runs and 93 RBI, with a team-high .296 batting average.
  • Machado ranks 17th in home runs and 14th in RBI this season.
  • Josh Bell has 29 doubles, three triples, 17 home runs and 72 walks while hitting .272.
  • Brandon Drury has 28 doubles, two triples, 27 home runs and 34 walks while hitting .262.

Cardinals Batting Leaders

  • Paul Goldschmidt leads St. Louis in home runs with 35, runs batted in with 112 and his batting average of .320 is also best on his team.
  • In all of MLB, Goldschmidt is seventh in homers and fourth in RBI.
  • Nolan Arenado has collected 155 hits this season and has an OBP of .358. He’s slugging .539 on the year.
  • Arenado ranks 17th in home runs and eighth in RBI among all MLB batters this season.
  • Tommy Edman is slashing .267/.323/.405 this season for the Cardinals.
  • Brendan Donovan has collected 99 hits this season and has an OBP of .390. He’s slugging .370 on the year.

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