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New York Mets vs. St. Louis Cardinals

The fans at Busch Stadium will be treated to a game between the New York Mets and the St. Louis Cardinals when they take their seats on Wednesday.

Righthander Shaun Marcum will take the mound for the Mets to start this game. Marcum is 0-2 this season with a 8.31 ERA.

Marcum's opponent in this one will be Shelby Miller. The Cardinals righthander has a 1.58 ERA to go along with a 5-2 record this season.

Last time out for New York, they were a 10-4 loser as they battled the Cardinals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cardinals at -171 were rewarded, while the 14 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
New York has lost 5 straight games.
St. Louis has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
New York: 14-22 SU
St. Louis: 25-13 SU

New York most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing St. Louis are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing NY Mets are 4-6
After playing NY Mets are 3-7
After a win are 8-2

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of NY Mets's last 9 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets's last 6 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of St. Louis's last 9 games when playing at home against NY Mets
St. Louis is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
St. Louis is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing NY Mets

Next up:
St. Louis home to NY Mets, Thursday, May 16