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MLB Betting Line Favors the St. Louis Cardinals over the Cincinnati Reds

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Great American Ball Park on Thursday as the host Cincinnati Reds battle the St. Louis Cardinals in baseball betting odds action.

The Cincinnati Reds will turn to Scott Feldman and his 4-4 record as they look for a win in this one, while the St. Louis Cardinals send Mike Leake (5-4) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Cincinnati Reds as 105 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 9.5 at shops such as Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.6-4.3 win for the Reds. 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

28-30 Cincinnati battles the Cardinals, currently with a 26-31 mark. 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. 28 (Cincinnati Reds) and the No. 23 (St. Louis Cardinals) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Cincinnati Reds and its No. 5-rated batting order, averaging 5.16 runs per nine innings, against the No. 26 line up of the St. Louis Cardinals at 4.04 runs per outing.

Cincinnati owns the No. 25 defense, allowing 5.16 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with St. Louis's No. 10-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cardinals endured a 6-4 loss at the hands of the Reds on Wednesday, with L Lynn throwing 5 innings of 3-hit ball at Great American Ball Park.

Betting Trends
  • St. Louis is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • St. Louis is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • St. Louis is 14-7 ATS in its last 21 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Cincinnati is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Cincinnati is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
  • Cincinnati is 12-6 ATS in its last 18 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis home to Philadelphia, Friday, June 9th
Cincinnati at Los Angeles, Friday, June 9th