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St Louis Cardinals vs San Diego Padres 10/1/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

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The St. Louis Cardinals will be peeling off balls against the San Diego Padres at the Petco Park in San Diego on Thursday, October 01, 2020, at 5:08 PM ET. St. Louis will be playing game 2 of this postseason showdown with a 1-0 record, after a 7-4 victory over the Padres. San Diego will try to get back from their defeat in Game 1 to avoid a sweep in the best-of-three postseason series. The Cardinals are in 5th place (clinched Playoff Berth) in the National League with a 30-28 standing and a .517 team percentage and are in 2nd place in the NL Central Division. The Padres are in 2nd place in the National League with a 37-23 standing and a .617 team percentage and are in 2nd place in the NL West Division.

St. Louis won 6 of their last 10 contests including game 1 of the Wild Card showdown. In the Cardinals’ victory, Yadier Molina led the hitter’s squad with a 3-for-4 mark, two runs, and an RBI. Paul Goldschmidt recorded a two-run home run, and pitcher Kwang Hyun-Kim played for 3.2 innings and scored a three-earned run. SP Adam Wainwright (5-3, 3.15 ERA, 54 Ks) will be starting game 2 for St. Louis. Wainwright marked a 4-5 record in his major league postseason career, with a 2.81 ERA and 115 strikeouts in 105.2 innings.

St Louis Cardinals vs San Diego Padres Predictions 10/1/2020

San Diego split their last 10 assignments and lost game 1 of the Wild Card match-up. The Padres’ game 1 starter, SP Jake Paddack went 2.1 innings and posted 6 earned-runs, with only 1 strikeout. Tommy Pham contributed 2 hits with a run, a double, and 1 RBI in the defeat. San Diego will be sending Zach Davies to the mound to start game 2 (13th start this season). In his postseason career start, Davies is 7-4 with a 2.73 ERA and 63 strikeouts in 69.1 frames of work.

The Cardinals have Pitchers Ricardo Sanchez (elbow), Carlos Martinez (oblique), Miles Mikolas (forearm), Relief Pitchers John Grant (groin), J. Hicks (personal reasons), Dakota Hudson (elbow), and John Brebbia (elbow) out of this game. Meanwhile, the Padres recorded 8 key players who cannot play in this game. Starting Pitchers Mike Clevinger (biceps), Dinelson Lamet (undisclosed status), Anderson Espinoza (elbow), Relief Pitchers Javy Guerra (personal), Jose Castillo (side), Kirby Yates (elbow), Trey Wingenter (elbow), and Catcher Luis Campusano (wrist) will not be seeing action with San Diego today. 

St. Louis Cardinals vs. San Diego Padres. The MLB Pick for this game is San Diego -155. The Cardinals are 2-9 SU in their last 11 playoff games on the road, and the UNDER is 4-1 SU in the St. Louis Cardinals’ last 5 contests. Meanwhile, the Padres are 11-3 in their last 14 outings against a team with a winning record. The UNDER is 22-8-2 in the San Diego Padres’ last 32 assignments against an opponent in the National League Central. The prediction, pick the Padres -155 to a predicted score of 5-3.

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St Louis Cardinals vs San Diego Padres 10/1/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

MLB Starting Time: 5:08 PM ET

Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA

Date: Thursday, October 01, 2020


MLB Odds: San Diego Padres -155

MLB Totals: 8.5   

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