Free MLB Pick: Mets vs Cardinals Odds
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(63-62) New York Mets vs. St. Louis Cardinals (66-58)
Date: Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Time: 8:15 PM ET
Venue: Busch Stadium St. Louis, Missouri
Projected Pitchers: Jacob deGrom vs. Carlos Martinez
MLB Moneyline Odds: Mets +106 / Cardinals -116
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Mets +1.5 -210 / Cardinals -1.5 +175
MLB Betting Total: 7.5 runs
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After a tough few weeks the Mets have regrouped to win 3 in a row including taking the first game of this series.
The Cardinals have lost 2 of their last 3 games.
With each team at least 10 games out of first place in their respective divisions the snagging one of the Wild Cards is their only chance to make the post season. The Cardinals own the 2nd Wild Card spot in the NL with the Mets 3.5 games back.
In Game 1 of this series yesterday the Mets beat the Cardinals 7-4.
New York Mets
The Mets pitching has been solid this season ranking 3rd in the Majors in team ERA, but they only rank 28th in runs scored.
Jacob deGrom (7-6 2.73 ERA) goes for the Mets tonight and in his last outing he had his worst start of the season getting tagged for 8 earned runs in only 5 innings in a 10-7 loss to the San Francisco Giants.
The Mets had won his previous 3 starts.
The Mets are 7-3 in deGrom’s last 10 starts.
The Mets are 15-6 in deGrom’s last 21 starts facing a team with a winning record.
The Mets are .500 on the road this season (32-32).
St. Louis Cardinals
The Cardinals rank 4th I nthe Majors in runs scored and 12th in team ERA.
Carlos Martinez (11-7 3.24 ERA) goes for the Cardinals tonight and in his last start he was solid going 7 innings and only giving up 1 earned run in a 8-2 win over the Houston Astros. St. Louis had lost his previous 3 starts.
In his career Martinez is 2-1 with a 1.31 ERA in 6 starts.
The Cardinals are only 2-8 in Martinez’s last 10 home starts and they have lost 5 of their last 6 games with him on the hill facing a team that has a winning record.
The Cardinals are 35-17 in their last 52 home games against the Mets.
While the Cardinals have the most road wins in the Majors they are only 28-34 at home.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Mets are 3-13 in their last 16 games following a win.
- Mets are 26-9 in their last 35 vs. National League Central.
- The Mets have an Over record of 7-1 in their last 8 games.
- Cardinals are 6-2 in their last 8 overall.
- Cardinals are 4-1 in their last 5 games following a loss.
- The Cardinals have an Over record of 7-2 in their last 9 games.
Free New York Mets vs. St. Louis Cardinals MLB Prediction:
While the Cardinals have not been winning at home with Martinez on the hill they will get the W tonight behind a strong outing from him.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: St. Louis and UNDER the Number
Should be a good pitching duel tonight, so the total for this NL match up will go Under.
MLB Free Score Prediction: St. Louis 4 – New York 2
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