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Lance Lynn, R.A. Dickey take mound in Mets vs Cardinals tilt

St. Louis CardinalsNew York Mets
June 2, 4:10 PM | GrassCiti Field

St. Louis Cardinals vs New York Mets Odds

27-25TEAM RECORD29-23

Baseball bettors look for value at Citi Field on Saturday as host New York battles the St. Louis Cardinals in baseball odds action.

The Mets will rely on R.A. Dickey to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Lance Lynn will be his counterpart for the Cardinals. R.A. Dickey is 7-1 this season, and Lance Lynn is 8-1.

View St Louis vs NY Mets Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 115 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 7.5 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 13-rated Mets and the league No. 3-ranked Cardinals, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 4-rated National League offense, averaging 4.4 runs per game, against a Cardinals defense that ranks No. 8 in the National League at 4.1 in runs allowed per game. The Mets have averaged 8.6 hits per game so far, less than Cardinals batters have averaged on the year (9.7 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, St. Louis owns the National League's No. 5-rated road mark, allowing 3.8 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 10 in scoring at home.

St. Louis was an 8-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Mets. They lost as -108 favorites, while the total score of 8 made winners of OVER bettors. St. Louis didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Johan Santana in a losing cause, 8-0, against New York on Friday.

St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing NY Mets are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing St. Louis are 6-4
After a win are 3-7

A few Cardinals at Mets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis' last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis' last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis' last 6 games when playing NY Mets
St. Louis is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 6 games when playing St. Louis
NY Mets are 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis

Next up:
St. Louis at NY Mets, Sunday, June 3

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