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The division rival Cincinnati Reds and St. Louis Cardinals are set to renew hostilities on Wednesday when they meet at Busch Stadium.
Homer Bailey will be the starting pitcher for the Reds on this day. Righthander Bailey is 8-10 this season with a 3.71 ERA.
Bailey's opponent in this one will be Adam Wainwright. The Cardinals righthander has a 2.58 ERA to go along with a 15-7 record this season.
Cincinnati lost its last outing, a 6-1 result against the Cardinals on August 27. Bettors who backed the Cardinals at +114 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Cincinnati has lost 3 straight games.
St. Louis has won 2 straight games.
Cincinnati: 74-59 SU
St. Louis: 78-54 SU
Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Colorado are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Pittsburgh are 3-7
After playing Cincinnati are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Cincinnati's last 15 games on the road
Cincinnati is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
St. Louis is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
St. Louis is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
St. Louis is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Cincinnati
Cincinnati at Colorado, Friday, August 30
St. Louis at Pittsburgh, Friday, August 30