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St. Louis Cardinals Host Houston Astros in MLB Baseball Betting Action

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

Doug Fister, with a record of 6-3 on the season, gets the ball for the Houston Astros, while the St. Louis Cardinals trot Jaime Garcia to the mound in this one. He is 4-5 so far in 2016.

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 -150 at BetOnline for Tuesday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 8 at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.6-2.8 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.

Houston Astros vs St. Louis Cardinals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The St. Louis Cardinals sport a record of 35-28 heading into this matchup, while the Houston Astros sit at 30-35 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Houston injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 11-rated St. Louis Cardinals and the league No. 8-ranked Houston Astros, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up St. Louis Cardinals No. 2 ranked offense (5.56 runs per game) against a Houston Astros defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 18 at 4.45 runs allowed per game. The St. Louis Cardinals have been averaging 9.33 hits per game, more than the Houston Astros have managed so far this season (8.06 hits on average).

Houston brings the No. 18-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cardinals's No. 16-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Astros were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Tampa Bay staff and losing 5-0 to the Rays on Sunday at Tropicana Field.

St. Louis looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Pirates, a 8-3 final on Sunday in support of M Leake at PNC Park.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at St. Louis, Wednesday, June 15th