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St. Louis Sends Carlos Martinez vs Jacob deGrom in New York Mets vs Cardinals Game

The St. Louis Cardinals get a visit from the New York Mets in MLB baseball betting action on Friday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

For the St. Louis Cardinals, Carlos Martinez gets the ball, charged with keeping the New York Mets hitters off the base paths. He'll face Jacob deGrom, 8-3 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the St. Louis Cardinals as -130 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 8 at shops such as Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.6-4.1 victory for the Mets. 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

The St. Louis Cardinals sport a record of 41-44 heading into this matchup, while the New York Mets sit at 38-45 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs New York injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the St. Louis Cardinals at No. 8 and the New York Mets at No. 23 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits St. Louis Cardinals No. 21-rated offense, averaging 4.55 runs per game, against a New York Mets defense that ranks No. 27 at 5.3 in runs allowed per game. The St. Louis Cardinals have averaged 8.54 hits per game so far, less than New York Mets batters have averaged on the year (8.59 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, New York owns the No. 27-rated road mark, allowing 5.53 runs per game on the highway. St. Louis, on the other hand, rates No. 21 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Mets endured a 11-4 loss at the hands of the Nationals on Tuesday, with Seth Lugo throwing 5 innings of 10-hit ball at Nationals Park.

The Cardinals grabbed a win last time out, defeating T Koehler and the Marlins 4-3 on Thursday at New Busch Stadium.

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

Next Betting Matchups

New York at St. Louis, Saturday, July 8th