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St. Louis Cardinals vs New York Mets Betting Odds Preview and Pick

St. Louis Cardinals


New York Mets
Monday, April 21, 2014 7:10 PM ET
Citi Field

The New York Mets will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the St. Louis Cardinals invade Citi Field on Monday.

It's a pitching duel between Jenrry Mejia for the New York Mets (2-0 on the year) and Tyler Lyons for St. Louis Cardinals (0-0 so far).

St. Louis Cardinals vs New York Mets Opening Odds and Betting Line

Baseball betting odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the New York Mets as 107 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 7.5 at shops such as BetOnline.

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Computer Prediction: St. Louis Cardinals vs New York Mets Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.6-3.6 win for the Cardinals on Monday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.6-3.6 result in favor of the Cardinals today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

St. Louis Cardinals vs New York Mets Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New York Mets bring a 9-9 record to the battle against the 11-8 Cardinals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs St. Louis injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the New York Mets rated this week at No. 23 and the St. Louis Cardinals sitting at No. 5.

How St. Louis Cardinals vs New York Mets Stats Matchup

The game also pits New York Mets No. 9-rated offense, averaging 4.28 runs per game, against a St. Louis Cardinals defense that ranks No. 4 at 3.32 in runs allowed per game. The New York Mets have averaged 7.89 hits per game so far, less than St. Louis Cardinals batters have averaged on the year (8.21 hits per game).

St. Louis brings the No. 4-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Mets's No. 23-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cardinals were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Nationals. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -154 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. St. Louis didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 3-2 to Washington on Sunday at Nationals Park.

New York won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Braves on April 20. Bettors who backed the Mets at -113 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. New York won a close affair on Sunday in their last outing, defeating Atlanta 4-3 in extra innings at Citi Field.

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis at New York, Tuesday, April 22nd