Game six of the National League Championship Series goes tonight at 7:35 PM ET from San Francisco, California.
Currently the Cardinals own a 3-2 advantage, with one more win needed to reach the World Series. The Giants need to win the next two games to not only come back from an improbable 3-1 deficit, but to represent the National League in this years Fall Classic.
Below I have listed some key betting facts that should not be overlooked if you are planning to make a play on this game tonight.
The St. Louis Cardinals have won 8 consecutive games following a loss in their last contest, while the San Francisco Giants have won just 2 of their last 7 following a win.
Through the first five games of the NLCS, Marco Scutaro has nine hits in 21 AB’s – good enough for a stellar .429 batting average, which leads all players. Meanwhile, Yadier Molina has been the St. Louis Cardinals best hitter in the NLCS. He has seven hits in 20 AB’s – good enough for a .350 batting average.
The San Francisco Giants do not embrace the roll of favorites, as they have won just one time in their last six tries when laying the chalk. Today they are listed as a -125 favorite. On the other hand, the St. Louis Cardinals are 4-1 in their last 5 as a road underdog.
The San Francisco Giants have won four straight games against the National League Central when Ryan Vogelsong is the teams starter. But, when Chris Carpenter toes the rubber for the St. Louis Cardinals on a Sunday, he has won 5 of his last 7 starts.
The St. Louis Cardinals have gone over the posted total in five of their last six games played on the road. The San Francisco Giants have gone over the posted total in 5 of their last 7 games played overall. The total in this contest is set at 7 runs.
Overall, the St. Louis Cardinals have won 19 of their last 27 games, while the San Francisco Giants are 45-13 in their last 58 games when facing a pitcher with a WHIP above 1.30.
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