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