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MLB Betting Line Favors the St. Louis Cardinals over the Cincinnati Reds

The St. Louis Cardinals get a visit from the Cincinnati Reds in MLB baseball betting action on Wednesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Cincinnati puts its faith in starter Brandon Finnegan to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 4-0. Getting the ball for the St. Louis Cardinals is Lance Lynn, who owns a 11-10 record on the season with a 3.28 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the St. Louis Cardinals in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -190 at BetOnline for Wednesday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 7.5 at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.5-4.3 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.

Cincinnati Reds vs St. Louis Cardinals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The St. Louis Cardinals sport a record of 95-56 heading into this matchup, while the Cincinnati Reds sit at 63-87 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Cincinnati injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the St. Louis Cardinals rated this week at No. 26 and the Cincinnati Reds sitting at No. 15.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Cincinnati Reds rank No. 16 at 8.6 hits per game. That compares with the St. Louis Cardinals No. 17 ranking in that category.

St. Louis owns the No. 1 defense, allowing 3.99 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Cincinnati's No. 22-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Reds endured a 3-1 loss at the hands of the Cardinals on Tuesday, with Keyvius Sampson throwing 5.1 innings of 4-hit ball at Busch Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Cincinnati is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Cincinnati's last 19 games
  • Cincinnati is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 9 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of St. Louis's last 14 games when playing Cincinnati
  • St. Louis is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis's last 5 games when playing at home against Cincinnati

Next Betting Matchups

Cincinnati home to New York, Thursday, September 24th
St. Louis home to Milwaukee, Thursday, September 24th