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Astros visit St. Louis Cardinals in MLB clash

Houston AstrosSt. Louis Cardinals
Sep 19, 8:15 PM | GrassBusch Stadium

Houston Astros vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds

48-100TEAM RECORD78-70

A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Houston duelling St. Louis on Wednesday at Busch Stadium.

The match puts starter Lucas Harrell for the Astros on the hill facing Lance Lynn for the Cardinals. Harrell brings a 10-9 mark to the game, while Lynn is 14-5 to date on the season.

View Houston vs St Louis Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Cardinals as -240 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 8 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 4-rated Cardinals and the league No. 16-ranked Astros, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Astros rank No. 16 in the National League at 8 hits per game. That compares with St. Louis’s No. 1 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Houston owns the National League's No. 16-rated road mark, allowing 5.6 runs per game on the highway. St. Louis, on the other hand, rates No. 3 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Houston was a 4-1 loser on the road against the Cardinals. Bettors on St. Louis at -310 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Houston suffered a 4-1 loss against St. Louis on Tuesday, as Fernando Abad wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Busch Stadium.

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing St. Louis are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3

St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Houston are 5-5
After playing Houston are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

A few Astros at Cardinals trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston's last 10 games on the road
Houston is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Houston is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
St. Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis' last 6 games
St. Louis is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games at home

Next up:
Houston at St. Louis, Thursday, September 20