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New York Mets Face the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

New York Mets

vs

St. Louis Cardinals
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 1:45 PM ET
Busch Stadium

The St. Louis Cardinals get a visit from the New York Mets in MLB baseball betting action on Wednesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The St. Louis Cardinals will rely on Lance Lynn to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Bartolo Colon will be his counterpart for the New York Mets. Lance Lynn is 7-4 this season, and Bartolo Colon is 6-5.

New York Mets vs St. Louis Cardinals Opening Odds and Betting Line

St. Louis was a -143 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 7.5.

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Computer Prediction: New York Mets vs St. Louis Cardinals Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.2-3.6 victory for the Cardinals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

New York Mets vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The St. Louis Cardinals sport a record of 39-32 heading into this matchup, while the New York Mets sit at 31-40 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs New York injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the St. Louis Cardinals at No. 15 and the New York Mets at No. 13 heading into this contest.

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How New York Mets vs St. Louis Cardinals Stats Matchup

At the plate, St. Louis owns the No. 17 ranking for hits at 8.58 per game. By contrast, the New York Mets are rated No. 29 in the same category at 7.9 per game.

New York brings the No. 11-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cardinals's No. 2-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New York lost its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Cardinals on June 17. Bettors who backed the Cardinals at -173 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Mets were saddled with a loss last time out in Jonathon Niese's start, as they lost 5-2 against St. Louis on Tuesday at Busch Stadium.

New York Mets vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Odds Trends

NY Mets is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Mets's last 7 games
NY Mets is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets's last 5 games when playing St. Louis
St. Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis's last 5 games
St. Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Miami, Thursday, June 19th
St. Louis home to Philadelphia, Thursday, June 19th