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Red Sox look to continue winning streak against the Cardinals

by Mike Spector | Boston Red Sox Correspondent |
Sat, Jun 18th 10:09am EDT

The Boston Red Sox have won five consecutive games against the St. Louis Cardinals, including last night's 6-5 victory in the series opener.

Betting Impact:

The Red Sox are -120 moneyline favorites, per BettingPros consensus odds. Today’s pitching matchup is between Dakota Hudson (4-3, 3.29) and Kutter Crawford (1-1, 5.74). St. Louis ranks in the top six in the majors in OBP (.322), team batting average (.254), runs (316), and OBP (.322). Cardinals hitters also put the ball in play with regularity, as their 7.3 strikeouts per game are the sixth-lowest average in the league. The over is 4-1 in the previous five meetings between these teams and has cashed in six of the Cardinals' last seven overall.

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