Mets visit St. Louis Cardinals in MLB clash
New York Mets vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds
The St. Louis Cardinals look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Mets arrive at Busch Stadium on Wednesday.
It's a pitching duel between Adam Wainwright for the Cardinals (13-11 on the year) and R.A. Dickey for New York (17-4 so far).
The Mets were listed as +-140 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 7 before betting started earlier on Monday.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 4-ranked Cardinals and the National League No. 12-rated Mets in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and St. Louis has the National League's No. 1-rated offensive output, at 9.5 hits per game. The Mets average 8.5 hits per game, good for No. 9 on the National League list.
Defensively, New York features the National League's No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.6 runs per game. St. Louis, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 in the National League at home, scoring 5.1 runs per game.
In their last action, New York was a 5-1 loser on the road against the Cardinals. Bettors on St. Louis at -144 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Mets endured a 5-1 loss at the hands of the Cardinals on Tuesday, with Matt Harvey throwing 5 innings of 6-hit ball at Busch Stadium.
New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Atlanta are 3-7
After playing St. Louis are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After playing NY Mets are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
A few Mets at Cardinals trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 6 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of NY Mets' last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets' last 7 games on the road
NY Mets are 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
St. Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis' last 6 games when playing at home against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 9 of St. Louis' last 13 games
NY Mets home to Atlanta, Friday, September 7
St. Louis home to Milwaukee, Friday, September 7