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St. Louis Cardinals Face the Cincinnati Reds Tuesday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

The visiting St. Louis Cardinals hope for a solid performance on Tuesday as they look to pick up a win at Great American Ball Park against the Cincinnati Reds.

Cincinnati hands the ball to starter Anthony DeSclafani in this one and he'll try to improve on his 6-7 mark on the year. St. Louis counters with John Lackey, who will try to quiet the fans and the Reds bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Cincinnati Reds as 130 underdogs 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 4.4-3 win for the Cardinals. A 4.4-3 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.

St. Louis Cardinals vs Cincinnati Reds Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Cincinnati (47-56) will face the 67-38 Cardinals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs St. Louis injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 19 (Cincinnati Reds) and the No. 5 (St. Louis Cardinals) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting St. Louis Cardinals rank No. 10 at 8.72 hits per game. That compares with the Cincinnati Reds No. 11 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Cincinnati has the No. 24-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Cardinals own the No. 1 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cardinals enjoyed a 3-2 victory at the expense of the Rockies on Sunday, with J Garcia throwing 1 innings of 1-hit ball at Busch Stadium.

The Reds were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Pittsburgh staff and losing 3-0 to the Pirates on Sunday at Great American Ball Park.

Betting Trends
  • St. Louis is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of St. Louis's last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Cincinnati
  • Cincinnati is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 7 games
  • Cincinnati is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing St. Louis
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing St. Louis

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis at Cincinnati, Wednesday, August 5th