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MLB BASEBALL

St. Louis Cardinals vs. Cincinnati Reds

The St. Louis Cardinals and the Cincinnati Reds will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Great American Ball Park.

The Cardinals will give the ball to starter Adam Wainwright in this one. Righthander Wainwright is 8-3 this season with a 2.33 ERA.

Starting this game for the Reds will be Mike Leake. The righthander has a 2.75 ERA to go along with a 5-2 record this season.

The Cardinals were a 12-8 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Diamondbacks. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -170 on the moneyline, while the total score (20) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for Cincinnati, they were a 12-4 loser as they battled the Rockies at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Rockies at +143 were rewarded, while the 16 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
Cincinnati has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
St. Louis: 39-21 SU
Cincinnati: 36-24 SU

St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After playing Arizona are 3-7
After a win are 6-4

Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing St. Louis are 7-3
After playing Colorado are 4-6
After a loss are 8-2

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of St. Louis's last 7 games
St. Louis is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing St. Louis
Cincinnati is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
Cincinnati is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against St. Louis
Cincinnati is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games

Next up:
Cincinnati home to St. Louis, Saturday, June 8