$10 on Texas (Lewis) over St. Louis (Garcia) @ +$105
Both pitchers have thrown well in the postseason, with Colby Lewis sporting a 1-1 record, with a 2.95 ERA, and Jaime Garcia at 0-2, witha 3.97 ERA. Garcia has been particularly tough at home, posting a 1.93 playoff ERA.
Lewis allowed only 1 run in 6+ innings against the Birds in Game 2, but was bested by Garcia, who threw 7 innings of shutout ball before the Rangers rallied for two runs in the ninth to steal a win.
Texas is 11-4 in their last 15 games on the highway and St. Louis is 13-5 in their last 18 at Busch. The home plate umpire tonight is Cederstroms, who is pitcher friendly. The UNDER is 14-3-1 in the last 18 games he has called. The Rangers are 20-6 with Cederstrom behind the plate, and the Cards are 3-7.
Add it all up and what you have is a close, low scoring game. Thus far, the Rangers have found a way to win the close ones. The Cardinals, not so much. If the trend (and the weather) holds, Texas should be hoisting the championship trophy tonight.
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