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St. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets Betting Lines and Pick

MLB wagering interest swings to the St. Louis Cardinals vs New York Mets battle on Thursday at Citi Field as the Mets try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

The New York Mets will rely on Jacob deGrom to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jamie Garcia will be his counterpart for the St. Louis Cardinals. Jacob deGrom is 4-4 this season, and Jamie Garcia is 0-0.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -128 for the New York Mets in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 7 at 5Dimes.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.2-3.7 win for the Cardinals on Thursday. 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

23-18 New York battles the Cardinals, currently with a 27-13 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs St. Louis injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 14 (New York Mets) and the No. 7 (St. Louis Cardinals) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the New York Mets No. 27-ranked scoring average of 3.73 runs per game, against a St. Louis Cardinals offense rated No. 7 and scoring 4.53 runs per game. The Mets have averaged 7.68 hits per game to date this season, less than the Cardinals hitters have managed (9.52 per nine innings).

New York owns the No. 4 defense, allowing 3.73 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with St. Louis's No. 1-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Carlos Martinez silenced the Mets bats in a 9-0 victory last time out versus New York at Citi Field.

Betting Trends
  • St. Louis is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games
  • St. Louis is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing NY Mets
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of St. Louis's last 12 games when playing NY Mets
  • NY Mets is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • NY Mets is 18-6 SU in its last 24 games at home
  • NY Mets is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing St. Louis
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of NY Mets's last 12 games when playing St. Louis

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis at Kansas City, Friday, May 22nd
New York at Pittsburgh, Friday, May 22nd