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Cincinnati Reds vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds
The St. Louis Cardinals will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Cincinnati Reds invade Busch Stadium on Monday.
Adam Wainwright will take the mound for St. Louis, and he'll carry a 4-1 record into the contest. Mat Latos gets the ball for Cincinnati; he's 1-0 so far this season.
This game puts the Cardinals, most recently No. 2 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Reds, who rate a National League No. 9 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, St. Louis owns the No. 7 ranking for hits in the National League at 8.2 per game. By contrast, the Reds are rated No. 4 in the same category at 8.6 per game.
Cincinnati brings the National League's No. 5-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cardinals' league No. 4-ranked defense.
The Reds were a 5-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Nationals. That made winners of bettors who got Cincinnati at -108 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Tony Cingrani fanned 11 Washington batters in the team's last outing, leading the Reds to a 5-2 victory over the Nationals at Nationals Park.
St. Louis lost its last outing, a 9-0 result against the Pirates on April 28. Bettors who backed the Pirates at +180 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. St. Louis didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Jeff Locke in a losing cause, 9-0, against Pittsburgh on Sunday.
Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing St. Louis are 6-4
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Cincinnati are 6-4
After playing Pittsburgh are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3
A few Reds at Cardinals trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Cincinnati's last 12 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
Cincinnati is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games at home
St. Louis is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Cincinnati
St. Louis is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
St. Louis is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games at home
Cincinnati at St. Louis, Tuesday, April 30