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Cincinnati Reds vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds
St. Louis will try to be nasty hosts on Wednesday when the Cincinnati Reds pay a visit to Busch Stadium.
Cincinnati puts its faith in starter Homer Bailey to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 8-10. Getting the ball for the Cardinals is Adam Wainwright, who owns a 15-7 record on the season with a 2.58 ERA.
Bettors looking to back visiting Cincinnati before the first pitch in this match found them as +-149-moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the total of 7.5 earlier at TopBet.
The Cardinals - Reds odds would favor the Cardinals if the lines were set according to our power ranks. St. Louis is rated No. 1 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Cincinnati is at No. 4 in the National League.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Reds rank No. 9 in the National League at 8.4 hits per game. That compares with St. Louis’s No. 1 ranking in that category.
St. Louis owns the National League's No. 5 defense, allowing 3.7 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Cincinnati's National League No. 4-rated defense.
Cincinnati lost its last outing, a 6-1 result against the Cardinals on August 27. Bettors who backed the Cardinals at +114 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Cincinnati suffered a 6-1 loss against St. Louis on Tuesday, as Mat Latos wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Busch Stadium.
Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Colorado are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Pittsburgh are 3-7
After playing Cincinnati are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
A few Reds at Cardinals trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Cincinnati's last 15 games on the road
Cincinnati is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
St. Louis is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
St. Louis is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
St. Louis is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Cincinnati
Cincinnati at Colorado, Friday, August 30
St. Louis at Pittsburgh, Friday, August 30