MLB betting line favors Cardinals over Reds
St. Louis Cardinals
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MLB wagering interest swings to the St. Louis vs Cincinnati battle on Monday at Busch Stadium as the Cardinals try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
Tony Cingrani, with a record of 0-0 on the season, gets the ball for the Reds, while the Cardinals trot Michael Wacha to the mound in this one. He is 0-0 so far in 2014. View Cincinnati Reds vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds and Stats.
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Cardinals as -158 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 6.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.
The Cardinals - Reds odds would favor the Cardinals if the lines were set according to our power ranks. St. Louis is rated No. 2 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Cincinnati is at No. 10.
Cincinnati won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Mets on April 6. Bettors who backed the Reds at -103 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Cincinnati rolled to a 2-1 win against New York on Sunday, as Alfredo Simon and the Reds' bats led the team to victory at Citi Field.
Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Pirates on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Pirates at +152 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. St. Louis suffered a 2-1 loss against Pittsburgh on Sunday, as Adam Wainwright wasn't able to lead his team to victory at PNC Park.
Cincinnati at St. Louis, Tuesday, April 8th