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Cincinnati Reds vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds
The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between St. Louis and Cincinnati on Tuesday, with the host Cardinals trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
St. Louis sends Lance Lynn out against Bronson Arroyo for the Reds in this game. Lynn is 0-0 with a 9.00 ERA on the season, while Arroyo is 1-0 on the year and has a 4.50 ERA.
St. Louis was a -123 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at Sportsbook.ag settle on an opening over under number of 8.5.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Cardinals at No. 1 in the National League and the Reds at No. 4 in the National League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features St. Louis' National League No. 3-ranked scoring average of 5.9 runs per game, against a Reds offense rated No. 1 and scoring 7.3 runs per game in the league. The Cardinals have averaged 9.1 hits per game to date this season, less than the Reds hitters have managed (10.4 per nine innings).
Comparing defensive stats, Cincinnati owns the National League's No. 8-rated road mark, allowing 4 runs per game on the highway. St. Louis, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Cincinnati, they were a 13-4 winner as they battled the Cardinals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Reds at +104 were rewarded, while the 17 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Reds enjoyed a 13-4 victory at the expense of the Cardinals on Monday, with Mat Latos throwing 6 innings of 4-hit ball at Busch Stadium.
Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing St. Louis are 7-3
After playing St. Louis are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Cincinnati are 6-4
After playing Cincinnati are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3
A few Reds at Cardinals trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Cincinnati's last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games
St. Louis is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Louis' last 9 games at home
St. Louis is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
Cincinnati at St. Louis, Wednesday, April 10