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St. Louis Cardinals Home to the Boston Red Sox in MLB Betting Odds Action

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between St. Louis and Boston on Wednesday, with the host Cardinals trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

St. Louis sends Mike Leake out against Rick Porcello for the Boston Red Sox in this game. Leake is 4-2 with a 1.94 ERA on the season, while Porcello is 2-5 on the year and has a 4.01 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Boston Red Sox were listed as -103 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 7.5 before betting started earlier on Wednesday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.4-3.2 win for the Cardinals on Wednesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Boston Red Sox vs St. Louis Cardinals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

21-16 St. Louis battles the Red Sox, currently with a 20-18 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Boston injuries news.

The St. Louis Cardinals vs Boston Red Sox odds would favor the Cardinals if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. St. Louis is rated No. 2 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Boston is at No. 7.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and St. Louis has baseball's No. 18-rated offensive output, at 8.89 hits per game. The Boston Red Sox average 9.05 hits per game, good for No. 8 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and St. Louis has the No. 6-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Red Sox own the No. 11 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Red Sox enjoyed a 6-3 victory at the expense of the Cardinals on Tuesday, with Eduardo Rodriguez throwing 6 innings of 5-hit ball at New Busch Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Boston's last 9 games
  • Boston is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games
  • St. Louis is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 15 of St. Louis's last 19 games
  • St. Louis is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Oakland, Thursday, May 18th
St. Louis home to San Francisco, Friday, May 19th