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The Cincinnati Reds and the St. Louis Cardinals will both be trying to pick up a win on Monday when they battle at Busch Stadium.
Mat Latos will be the starting pitcher for the Reds on this day. Righthander Latos is 1-0 this season with a 2.16 ERA.
The Cardinals will counter Latos with Adam Wainwright. Righthander Wainwright has a 1.93 ERA to go along with a 4-1 record this season.
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.
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 has lost 2 straight games.
Cincinnati: 14-12 SU
St. Louis: 14-10 SU
Cincinnati most recently:
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 most recently:
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 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's 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
St. Louis home to Cincinnati, Tuesday, April 30