Cardinals take on the Mets in New York
Righthander Adam Wainwright is set to get the ball for the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night as they take on the New York Mets in MLB betting action at the sportsbooks.
Wainwright is 3-1 with a 1.80 ERA on the season, holding the Nationals scoreless on two hits over nine innings in his last trip to the mound. The righthander has made eight career appearances against the Mets, going 2-4 with a 6.02 ERA.
New York sends Dillon Gee out against Wainwright for this game; Gee is 1-0 with a 3.71 ERA on the season.
St. Louis Cardinals vs New York Mets Opening Odds and Betting Line
The St. Louis Cardinals were listed as -151 favorites on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 6.5 before betting started earlier on Tuesday over at Bovada.
Computer Prediction: St. Louis Cardinals vs New York Mets Pick
Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.3-3.6 victory for the Cardinals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The New York Mets bring a 10-9 record to the battle against the 11-9 Cardinals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs St. Louis injuries news.
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the New York Mets rated this week at No. 23 and the St. Louis Cardinals sitting at No. 5.
How St. Louis Cardinals vs New York Mets Stats Matchup
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the New York Mets No. 15-ranked scoring average of 4.16 runs per game, against a St. Louis Cardinals offense rated No. 24 and scoring 3.7 runs per game. The Mets have averaged 7.84 hits per game to date this season, less than the Cardinals hitters have managed (8.1 per nine innings).
Comparing defensive stats, St. Louis owns the No. 3-rated road mark, allowing 2.79 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 25 in scoring at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Cardinals were a 2-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Mets. That made winners of bettors who got New York at +109 on the moneyline, while the total score (2) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Cardinals were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the New York staff and losing 2-0 to the Mets on Monday at Citi Field.
Next Betting Matchups
St. Louis at New York, Wednesday, April 23rd