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

The Cincinnati Reds will look to improve on a 22-37 record when they take on the St. Louis Cardinals, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Thursday.

The Cincinnati Reds will rely on Brandon Finnegan to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Adam Wainwright will be his counterpart for the St. Louis Cardinals. Brandon Finnegan is 2-4 this season, and Adam Wainwright is 5-4.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Cincinnati Reds as 140 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Reds to win this game 5.3-4.6. 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 (22-37) will face the 31-28 Cardinals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs St. Louis injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 30-rated Cincinnati Reds and the league No. 12-ranked St. Louis Cardinals, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Cincinnati Reds No. 12-rated offense, averaging 4.47 runs per game, against a St. Louis Cardinals defense that ranks No. 19 at 4.53 in runs allowed per game. The Cincinnati Reds have averaged 8.08 hits per game so far, less than St. Louis Cardinals batters have averaged on the year (9.31 hits per game).

Cincinnati owns the No. 30 defense, allowing 4.47 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with St. Louis's No. 19-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

St. Louis rolled to a 12-7 win against Cincinnati on Wednesday, as J Garcia and the Cardinals' bats led the team to victory at Great American Ball Park.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of St. Louis's last 8 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Cincinnati
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis's last 6 games when playing Cincinnati
  • Cincinnati is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • Cincinnati is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games
  • Cincinnati is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis at Pittsburgh, Friday, June 10th
Cincinnati home to Oakland, Friday, June 10th