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SportsPicks.com MLB St. Louis Cardinals vs. New York Mets Baseball Betting Preview June 11, 2013

The New York Mets 41-22 will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Tuesday when they take on the St. Louis Cardinals 23-35 at Citi Field.

Michael Wacha will be the starting pitcher for the Cardinals on this day. Righthander Wacha is 0-0 this season with a 5.40 ERA.

It’ll be Jeremy Hefner toeing the rubber for the Mets in this contest. Righthander Hefner is 1-5 with a 4.14 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Cardinals listed as 150-moneyline favorites versus the Mets, while the game’s total is sitting at 7½.

Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 11-4 winner as they battled the Reds on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cardinals at -108 were rewarded, while the 15 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

The Mets were an 8-4 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Marlins. That made winners of bettors who got Miami at +181 on the moneyline, while the total score (12) was good news for OVER bettors.

Current streak:
New York has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
St. Louis: 41-22 SU
New York: 23-35 SU

St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing Cincinnati are 9-1
After a win are 5-5

New York most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 1-9
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing Miami are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of St. Louis’s last 7 games
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
St. Louis is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis’s last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets’s last 6 games at home
NY Mets are 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets’s last 6 games
NY Mets are 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing St. Louis

Next up:
NY Mets home to St. Louis, Wednesday, June 12

Who are you betting on?