The Detroit Tigers will hand the ball to starting pitcher Alfredo Simon on Sunday night hoping he can duplicate his success from last season against the St. Louis Cardinals as the two teams close out the MLB odds action for the week.
Simon pitched the Reds to two wins in his three starts against the Cardinals last season, and he enters Sunday night’s contest at 4-1 with a 3.05 ERA after beating the Twins last time out.
Lance Lynn is the probable pitcher for St. Louis on Sunday; Lynn is 2-3 with a 3.27 ERA.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Detroit Tigers before the first pitch in this match found them as 124 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bodog. They saw the over/under total of 7.5 earlier at TopBet.
Odds – VSB
computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.3-3.7 victory for the Cardinals.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
St. Louis (24-12) will face the 23-14 Tigers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Detroit injuries news.
It’s a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 2-rated St. Louis Cardinals and the league No. 17-ranked Detroit Tigers, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds – VSB
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Detroit Tigers rank No. 2 at 9.73 hits per game. That compares with the St. Louis Cardinals No. 4 ranking in that category.
Detroit brings the No. 11-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cardinals’s No. 1-ranked defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Tigers beat St. Louis in extra innings, earning a 4-3 victory at Busch Stadium in MLB wagering action.
- Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit’s last 7 games
- Detroit is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
- Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing St. Louis
- St. Louis is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games
- St. Louis is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis’s last 6 games
- St. Louis is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Detroit home to Milwaukee, Monday, May 18th
St. Louis at New York, Monday, May 18th