Cincinnati Reds home to Cardinals in baseball betting action

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Aug 3, 7:10 PM | GrassGreat American Ball Park

St. Louis Cardinals vs Cincinnati Reds Odds

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The Cincinnati Reds look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Cardinals arrive at Great American Ball Park on Saturday.

The Reds will rely on Tony Cingrani to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jake Westbrook will be his counterpart for the Cardinals. Tony Cingrani is 4-1 this season, and Jake Westbrook is 7-5.

View St Louis vs Cincinnati Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Reds as -132 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 2-rated Reds and the league No. 1-ranked Cardinals, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Cincinnati owns the No. 9 ranking for hits in the National League at 8.5 per game. By contrast, the Cardinals are rated No. 1 in the same category at 9.4 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, St. Louis owns the National League's No. 4-rated road mark, allowing 3.8 runs per game on the highway. Cincinnati, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in scoring at home.

The Cardinals were a 13-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Reds. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (16) was good news for OVER bettors. St. Louis ran up the score in their last game on Friday, jumping to a lead and resulting in a 13-3 victory against Cincinnati.

St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Cincinnati are 6-4
After playing Cincinnati are 9-1
After a win are 6-4

Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing St. Louis are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

A few Cardinals at Reds trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of St. Louis' last 7 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Cincinnati
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis' last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 7 games when playing at home against St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Cincinnati's last 18 games at home
Cincinnati is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
St. Louis at Cincinnati, Sunday, August 4

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