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A winning streak will be on the line for the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday when they battle the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium.

Bronson Arroyo will be the starting pitcher for the Reds on this day. Righthander Arroyo is 2-2 this season with a 4.24 ERA.

Arroyo's opponent in this one will be Jamie Garcia. The Cardinals lefthander has a 2.89 ERA to go along with a 2-1 record this season.

Last time out for Cincinnati, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Cardinals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Reds at +118 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
Cincinnati has won 2 straight games.
St. Louis has lost 3 straight games.

Team records:
Cincinnati: 15-12 SU
St. Louis: 14-11 SU

Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing St. Louis are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Cincinnati are 6-4
After playing Cincinnati are 8-2
After a loss are 7-3

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 7 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 7 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
Cincinnati is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games
Cincinnati is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis's last 7 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis's last 7 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 6 games at home
St. Louis is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
St. Louis home to Cincinnati, Wednesday, May 1