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MLB Odds Betting - Cincinnati Reds Underdogs vs Cardinals at St. Louis

Cincinnati Reds


St. Louis Cardinals
Friday, April 17, 2015 8:15 PM ET
Busch Stadium

The St. Louis Cardinals will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Cincinnati Reds invade Busch Stadium on Friday.

The St. Louis Cardinals will turn to Michael Wacha and his 1-0 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Cincinnati Reds send Johnny Cueto (0-1) to the hill.

Cincinnati Reds vs St. Louis Cardinals Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the St. Louis Cardinals as -120 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 6.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Computer Prediction: Cincinnati Reds vs St. Louis Cardinals Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.9-3 result in favor of the Cardinals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cincinnati Reds vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The St. Louis Cardinals sport a record of 5-3 heading into this matchup, while the Cincinnati Reds sit at 5-4 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Cincinnati injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 9 (St. Louis Cardinals) and the No. 23 (Cincinnati Reds) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

How Cincinnati Reds vs St. Louis Cardinals Stats Match Up

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the St. Louis Cardinals No. 19-ranked scoring average of 3.75 runs per game, against a Cincinnati Reds offense rated No. 21 and scoring 3.67 runs per game. The Cardinals have averaged 8.88 hits per game to date this season, more than the Reds hitters have managed (7.44 per nine innings).

St. Louis owns the No. 2 defense, allowing 3.75 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Cincinnati's No. 12-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Travis Wood shut down the Reds in their last game, striking out 7 in a 5-0 shutout over Cincinnati in baseball action at Wrigley Field.

St. Louis threw a shutout at Milwaukee in their last outing, using a shutdown performance by John Lackey to defeat Milwaukee 4-0 on Thursday.

Cincinnati Reds vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Odds Trends

Cincinnati is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Cincinnati is 4-19 SU in its last 23 games on the road
Cincinnati is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing St. Louis
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
St. Louis is 17-4 SU in its last 21 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis's last 7 games at home
St. Louis is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Cincinnati

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