The St. Louis Cardinals 40-22 and the Cincinnati Reds 37-25 will meet on the field at Great American Ball Park on Sunday in a battle of division rivals.
The Cardinals will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Lance Lynn in this game. Lynn has a 8-1 record and a 2.76 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it’ll be Bronson Arroyo who starts for the Reds. Righthander Arroyo is 6-5 with a 3.37 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Cardinals listed as 115-moneyline favorites versus the Reds, while the game’s total is sitting at 8½.
Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 4-2 loser as they battled the Reds on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Reds at -150 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
St. Louis: 40-22 SU
Cincinnati: 37-25 SU
St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing Cincinnati are 8-2
After a loss are 9-1
Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Chi Cubs are 8-2
After playing St. Louis are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis’s last 6 games
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis’s last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati’s last 5 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati’s last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis
Cincinnati is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati’s last 6 games
St. Louis at NY Mets, Tuesday, June 11
Cincinnati at Chi Cubs, Monday, June 10
Who are you betting on?