Boston Red Sox vs. St. Louis Cardinals - 8/16/17 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
St. Louis Cardinals (61-58) at Boston Red Sox (68-51)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 7:10 pm (Fenway Park)
L Lynn (10-6) (3.12) vs. Eduardo Rodriguez (4-3) (3.80)
The Line: Boston Red Sox -137 / St. Louis Cardinals +127 --- Over/Under: 10 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-Midwest, NESN
The St. Louis Cardinals look to cool off the Boston Red Sox in MLB baseball on Wednesday.
The St. Louis Cardinals have been playing their best baseball of the season as the team looks to overtake the Chicago Cubs for the National League Central lead. After winning eight straight the Cardinals have dropped back to back contests with Monday’s 10-4 defeat at Boston. Cards starter was charged with eight runs on nine hits and a pair of walks over 4.1 frames to fall to 7-11. St. Louis logged ten hits and walked three times with Deter Fowler swinging the big bat with three hits, two RBI’s and a run while Luke Voit went 2-2 and scored twice. The St. Louis Cardinals have tabbed right hander Lance Lynn as Wednesday’s starter at the Boston Red Sox. Lynn comes in off of an 8-5 win versus the Kansas City Royals where he allowed three runs (two earned) on six hits and five free passes over six frames.
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The Boston Red Sox have been flying high the past few weeks as they attempted to extend their lead in the American League East. The Red Sox stayed hot with Monday night’s victory against visiting St. Louis giving the team wins in eleven of 13. Boston starter Rick Porcello allowed three runs on eight hits and two free passes through seven frames to up his record to 7-14. The Red Sox racked up 15 hits and walked three times with Sandy Leon, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Hanley Ramirez each driving in two runs while Rafael Devers and Andrew Benintendi scored two runs apiece. The Boston Red Sox hand Wednesday’s starting assignment versus the St. Louis Cardinals to Eduardo Rodriguez. Rodriguez did not get a decision in a 5-4 defeat at the New York Yankees where he allowed two hits and two walks over six scoreless innings.
The over is 8-0 in St. Louis last 8 on grass and the over is 8-0 in St. Louis last 8 overall while St. Louis are 8-1 in their last 9 overall. Boston are 10-2 in their last 12 overall and Boston are 8-2 in their last 10 games on grass while the under is 18-7-2 in Boston last 27 home games. St. Louis are 2-6 in the last 8 meetings and the under is 5-2-1 in the last 8 meetings.
Right or wrong I’m simply going to ride the hot home team and not go any deeper then that…