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St. Louis Cardinals Host Cincinnati Reds in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The Cincinnati Reds will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Cardinals in St. Louis at Busch Stadium on Wednesday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

St. Louis sends John Lackey out against Anthony DeSclafani for the Cincinnati Reds in this game. Lackey is 9-5 with a 2.88 ERA on the season, while DeSclafani is 5-7 on the year and has a 3.98 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The St. Louis Cardinals were listed as -168 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 7 earlier at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.8-2.6 win for the Cardinals on Wednesday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.8-2.6 result in favor of the Cardinals today. 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

The St. Louis Cardinals sport a record of 64-36 heading into this matchup, while the Cincinnati Reds sit at 44-54 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Cincinnati injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the St. Louis Cardinals at No. 7 and the Cincinnati Reds at No. 29 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the St. Louis Cardinals No. 19-ranked scoring average of 3.97 runs per game, against a Cincinnati Reds offense rated No. 20 and scoring 3.97 runs per game. The Cardinals have averaged 8.67 hits per game to date this season, less than the Reds hitters have managed (8.68 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Cincinnati owns the No. 21-rated road mark, allowing 4.35 runs per game on the highway. St. Louis, on the other hand, rates No. 22 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

M Leake silenced the Cardinals bats in a 4-0 victory last time out versus St. Louis at Busch Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Cincinnati is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Cincinnati is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Cincinnati is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing St. Louis
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing St. Louis
  • St. Louis is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis's last 5 games
  • St. Louis is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cincinnati home to Pittsburgh, Thursday, July 30th
St. Louis home to Colorado, Thursday, July 30th