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New York Sends Seth Lugo vs Lance Lynn in St. Louis Cardinals vs Mets Game

The New York Mets will look to improve on a 42-50 record when they take on the St. Louis Cardinals, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Thursday.

The match puts starter Lance Lynn for the St. Louis Cardinals on the hill facing Seth Lugo for the New York Mets. Lynn brings a 8-6 mark to the game, while Lugo is 4-2 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the New York Mets as -107 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.4-4.5 result in favor of the Cardinals. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New York Mets sport a record of 42-50 heading into this matchup, while the St. Louis Cardinals sit at 46-48 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs St. Louis injuries news.

The New York Mets sit at No. 16 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the St. Louis Cardinals sit at No. 6 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting St. Louis Cardinals rank No. 16 at 8.68 hits per game. That compares with the New York Mets No. 20 ranking in that category.

Defensively, St. Louis features the No. 19-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.89 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 21 at home, scoring 4.37 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cardinals were saddled with a loss last time out in M Leake's start, as they lost 7-3 against New York on Wednesday at Citi Field.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Louis's last 8 games
  • St. Louis is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 6 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing NY Mets
  • NY Mets is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets's last 6 games
  • NY Mets is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis at Chicago, Friday, July 21st
New York home to Oakland, Friday, July 21st