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

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting St. Louis Cardinals dueling the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday at Great American Ball Park.

Dan Straily will take the mound for the Cincinnati Reds, and he'll carry a 10-7 record into the contest. Jaime Garcia gets the ball for the St. Louis Cardinals; he's 10-10 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Cincinnati Reds as 114 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 9 at shops such as Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.9-3.7 victory 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

56-77 Cincinnati battles the Cardinals, currently with a 70-63 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs St. Louis injuries news.

The Cincinnati Reds sit at No. 13 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the St. Louis Cardinals sit at No. 16 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Cincinnati Reds No. 19-ranked scoring average of 4.44 runs per game, against a St. Louis Cardinals offense rated No. 5 and scoring 4.9 runs per game. The Reds have averaged 8.44 hits per game to date this season, less than the Cardinals hitters have managed (8.82 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, St. Louis owns the No. 10-rated road mark, allowing 4.2 runs per game on the highway. Cincinnati, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cardinals were saddled with a loss last time out in Alex Reyes's start, as they lost 3-2 against Cincinnati on Friday at Great American Ball Park.

Betting Trends
  • St. Louis is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • St. Louis is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis's last 7 games
  • St. Louis is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Cincinnati is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Cincinnati is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 16 of Cincinnati's last 24 games
  • Cincinnati is 14-4 ATS in its last 18 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis at Cincinnati, Sunday, September 4th