MLB Baseball: Athletics vs Cardinals Betting Odds – 7:15pm

February 6, 2011
Oakland Athletics
by ChrisM70

The Oakland Athletics and the St. Louis Cardinals will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday at 7:15pm EST when they battle at Busch Stadium in an interleague contest. Ben Sheets will be the starting pitcher for the Athletics with a 2-6 record this season and 4.93 ERA. The Cardinals will counter Sheets with Adam Wainwright who has a 2.41 ERA to go along with a 9-4 record this season. Online sportsbooks currently have the Cardinals listed as 230-moneyline favorites versus the Athletics +190 while the over/under sports betting odds total is listed at 7.5 UNDER (-120).

Matt Holliday hit a two-run homer and drove in three runs as the Cardinals toppled the A’s 6-4 in the opener of a three-game series on Friday. The Cardinals won that game as -250 favorites in MLB odds while the 10 runs made it OVER the posted over/under (8) set by sportsbooks. Chris Carpenter improved to an impressive 8-1 with the victory while Ryan Franklin turned in his 13th save with a scoreless ninth. Brad Ziegler gave up three hits and two runs over 1 1-3 innings of relief in the A’s defeat. Bet the Athletics +190 as underdogs on the road in sports betting odds vs the Cardinals with up to a 0 bonus and play in the million World Cup contest.

Oakland has lost 3 straight games, has gone 33-36 on the season, 4-6 when playing on Saturday and 5-5 after a loss. The Cardinals have gone 37-30 on the season, 8-2 when playing on Saturday and 5-5 after a win. Oakland is 1-6 in their last 7 games and 1-6 in their last 7 games on the road. St. Louis is 6- in their last 7 games when playing the A’s and 6-2 in their last 8 games at home. Bet the Cardinals -230 as MLB sports betting favorites at home vs the Athletics with up to a 0 bonus.

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