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MLB BASEBALL

St. Louis Cardinals vs. New York Mets

The New York Mets will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Tuesday when they take on the St. Louis Cardinals at Citi Field.

Michael Wacha will be the starting pitcher for the Cardinals on this day. Righthander Wacha is 0-0 this season with a 5.40 ERA.

It'll be Jeremy Hefner toeing the rubber for the Mets in this contest. Righthander Hefner is 1-5 with a 4.14 ERA so far this season.

Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 11-4 winner as they battled the Reds on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cardinals at -108 were rewarded, while the 15 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

The Mets were an 8-4 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Marlins. That made winners of bettors who got Miami at +181 on the moneyline, while the total score (12) was good news for OVER bettors.

Current streak:
New York has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
St. Louis: 41-22 SU
New York: 23-35 SU

St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing Cincinnati are 9-1
After a win are 5-5

New York most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 1-9
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing Miami are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

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

Next up:
NY Mets home to St. Louis, Wednesday, June 12