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Minnesota Twins vs St. Louis Cardinals MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

The St. Louis Cardinals battle the visiting Minnesota Twins on Monday in MLB betting odds action at Busch Stadium.

The St. Louis Cardinals will rely on John Lackey to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Trevor May will be his counterpart for the Minnesota Twins. John Lackey is 8-2 this season, and Trevor May is 4-4.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the St. Louis Cardinals as -190 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 7.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4-3 win for the Cardinals. A 4-3 result in favor of the Cardinals is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Minnesota Twins vs St. Louis Cardinals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The St. Louis Cardinals sport a record of 41-21 heading into this matchup, while the Minnesota Twins sit at 34-28 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Minnesota injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 4-rated St. Louis Cardinals and the league No. 19-ranked Minnesota Twins, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, St. Louis owns the No. 7 ranking for hits at 8.9 per game. By contrast, the Minnesota Twins are rated No. 21 in the same category at 8.34 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, Minnesota owns the No. 21-rated road mark, allowing 4.43 runs per game on the highway. St. Louis, on the other hand, rates No. 17 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota got the job done in their last match in a 4-3 victory over Texas on Sunday at Globe Life Park behind starter Phil Hughes.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota's last 8 games
  • Minnesota is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing St. Louis
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing St. Louis
  • St. Louis is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of St. Louis's last 8 games
  • St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of St. Louis's last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at St. Louis, Tuesday, June 16th