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St. Louis Cardinals vs. Cincinnati Reds

The division rival St. Louis Cardinals and Cincinnati Reds are set to renew hostilities on Sunday when they meet at Great American Ball Park.

The Cardinals will trot Lance Lynn out to the mound in this one. Righthander Lynn has a 12-5 record and a 3.87 ERA this season.

Starting this game for the Reds will be Mike Leake. The righthander has a 2.59 ERA to go along with a 10-4 record this season.

Last time out for St. Louis, they were an 8-3 loser as they battled the Reds on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Reds at -161 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Team records:
St. Louis: 64-45 SU
Cincinnati: 61-50 SU

St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing Cincinnati are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6

Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing St. Louis are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of St. Louis's last 8 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Cincinnati's last 8 games when playing at home against St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games at home

Next up:
St. Louis home to LA Dodgers, Monday, August 5
Cincinnati home to Oakland, Tuesday, August 6