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St. Louis Cardinals Favored by -172 Against Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday

The visiting Cincinnati Reds hope for a solid performance on Tuesday as they look to pick up a win at Busch Stadium against the St. Louis Cardinals.

The St. Louis Cardinals will rely on Mike Leake to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Brandon Finnegan will be his counterpart for the Cincinnati Reds. Mike Leake is 8-9 this season, and Brandon Finnegan is 7-8.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The St. Louis Cardinals were listed as -172 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 8.5 earlier at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.8-3.1 result in favor of the Reds. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

St. Louis (59-53) will face the 45-66 Reds in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Cincinnati injuries news.

The St. Louis Cardinals sit at No. 25 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Cincinnati Reds sit at No. 5 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the St. Louis Cardinals No. 5-ranked scoring average of 4.97 runs per game, against a Cincinnati Reds offense rated No. 19 and scoring 4.33 runs per game. The Cardinals have averaged 8.78 hits per game to date this season, more than the Reds hitters have managed (8.19 per nine innings).

Cincinnati brings the No. 30-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cardinals's No. 11-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Cincinnati suffered a 5-4 loss against St. Louis on Monday, as Cody Reed wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Busch Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Cincinnati is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Cincinnati is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Cincinnati is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 8 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • St. Louis is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of St. Louis's last 12 games
  • St. Louis is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cincinnati at St. Louis, Wednesday, August 10th