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Moneyline Favors St. Louis Cardinals in MLB Battle with New York Mets

The St. Louis Cardinals will try to be nasty hosts on Thursday when the New York Mets pay a visit to New Busch Stadium.

St. Louis sends Carlos Martinez out against Noah Syndergaard for the New York Mets in this game. Martinez is 2-1 with a 1.42 ERA on the season, while Syndergaard is 2-0 on the year and has a 3.29 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The New York Mets were listed as 115 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 7 before betting started earlier on Thursday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.6-3.2 win for the Mets on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

New York Mets vs St. Louis Cardinals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

St. Louis (14-9) will face the 15-7 Mets in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs New York injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 2-ranked St. Louis Cardinals and the No. 12-rated New York Mets in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits St. Louis Cardinals No. 8-rated offense, averaging 5 runs per game, against a New York Mets defense that ranks No. 11 at 4.27 in runs allowed per game. The St. Louis Cardinals have averaged 8.26 hits per game so far, more than New York Mets batters have averaged on the year (7.73 hits per game).

New York brings the No. 11-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cardinals's No. 5-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Mets endured a 9-1 loss at the hands of the Cardinals on Wednesday, with Steven Matz throwing 3.1 innings of 5-hit ball at New Busch Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • NY Mets is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games
  • NY Mets is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets's last 6 games
  • NY Mets is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 6 games
  • St. Louis is 5-13 ATS in its last 18 games at home
  • St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York at San Diego, Friday, April 27th
St. Louis at Pittsburgh, Friday, April 27th