St. Louis Cardinals at Philadelphia Phillies: 4/16/21 MLB Picks and Predictions

St. Louis Cardinals at Philadelphia Phillies: 4/16/21 MLB Picks and Predictions Photo by Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Phillies (6-6) vs St. Louis Cardinals (6-6)

Game Info: Friday, April 16, 2021 at 7:05 pm (Citizens Bank Park)

Zach Eflin (0-0) (3.46) vs Carlos Martinez (0-2) (6.30)

Betting Odds: Philadelphia Phillies -115 / St. Louis Cardinals +105 --- Over/Under: 9 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The St. Louis Cardinals and Philadelphia Phillies face off on Friday in a National League Central showdown at Citizens Bank Park.

The St. Louis Cardinals currently sit at .500 on the season and in their last series against the Washington Nationals they lost two of their three games. In the last game against the Nationals the Cardinals didn’t score any runs and that led to a 5-0 defeat.The Cardinals on the season are averaging five runs per game which is 7th in baseball. Dylan Carlson has been the best player for the Cardinals hitting three home runs and driving in nine RBI’s. 

On the other side of this matchup is the Philadelphia Phillies who are really struggling coming into this game having lost three games in a row against the New York Mets. In the last game the Phillies offense could only manage one run and that led to a 5-1 defeat. The Phillies offense is averaging 3.5 runs which is 26th in the MLB. Didi Gregorious has been the best player this season for the Phillies hitting two home runs and driving in nine RBI’s. 

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On the mound for the Cardinals will be Carlos Martinez who has struggled so far this season. He currently sits with an 0-2 record and an ERA of 6.30. 

On the mound for the Phillies will be Zach Eflin who has gone 13 innings so far this year and he has given up 11 hits and five runs. 

Cardinals are 4-9 in their last 13 Friday games.Cardinals are 2-6 in their last 8 games vs. a left-handed starter. Cardinals are 1-4 in their last 5 overall.Phillies are 11-5 in their last 16 home games vs. a right-handed starter. Phillies are 3-7 in their last 10 games as a favorite. Phillies are 7-19 in their last 26 games vs. a right-handed starter. Cardinals are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings. Cardinals are 2-5 in the last 7 meetings in Philadelphia.

Martinez is going to be lit up in this game and that will be lead to the Cardinals getting blown out in this game. Look for the Phillies to come away with the victory in this game.

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