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St. Louis Cardinals Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Boston Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox battle the visiting St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday in MLB betting odds action at Fenway Park.

Mike Leake, with a record of 7-10 on the season, gets the ball for the St. Louis Cardinals, while the Boston Red Sox trot Rick Porcello to the mound in this one. He is 6-14 so far in 2017.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting St. Louis Cardinals were 135 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 9.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.2-4.4 win for the Red Sox. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

St. Louis Cardinals vs Boston Red Sox Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Boston (67-51) will face the 61-57 Cardinals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs St. Louis injuries news.

This game puts the Boston Red Sox, most recently No. 4 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the St. Louis Cardinals, who rate a No. 3 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting St. Louis Cardinals rank No. 13 at 8.75 hits per game. That compares with the Boston Red Sox No. 6 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Boston has the No. 4-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Cardinals own the No. 6 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

St. Louis didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 6-3 to Atlanta on Sunday at New Busch Stadium.

Boston looks to awaken their bats in this one, after they were struck out 11 times by T Bauer in their last outing, a 7-3 setback against Cleveland at Fenway Park.

Betting Trends
  • St. Louis is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
  • St. Louis is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis's last 5 games
  • St. Louis is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Boston is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Boston is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
  • Boston is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis at Boston, Wednesday, August 16th