Free MLB Pick: Mets vs Cardinals Odds
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63-62 (32-32 V) New York Mets vs. St. Louis Cardinals 66-58 (28-34 H)
Date: Thursday August 25th
Time: 7:15 PM ET
Venue: Busch Stadium, St. Louis, Missouri
MLB Betting Lines: Cardinals -178
MLB Betting Total: 8.5
Probable Pitchers: New York Mets LH Steven Matz (9-8, 3.40 ERA) vs. St. Louis Cardinals RH Adam Wainwright (9-7, 4.71)
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The Mets and Cardinals meet on Thursday night for the finale of a three game set at Busch Stadium. On the mound will be Steven Matz for the Mets and Adam Wainwright for the Cardinals.
On Monday night, the Mets beat the Cardinals 7-4.
Matz is 9-8 with a 3.40 ERA this season while Wainwright is 9-7 with a 4.71 ERA.
Matz will make his return from the 15-day DL as he was dealing with a shoulder injury.
New York Mets
The story of the Mets season has been their poor hitting. New York has disappointed mainly because of their lack of offense.
The Mets are 28th in the league in runs (476) and 29th in batting average (.240).
Yoenis Cespedes leads the Mets with a .295 average to go along with 25 homers and 64 RBI.
Neil Walker has been a solid addition with 22 homers and 54 RBI.
The Mets are 11-11 in 22 Matz starts this year.
Matz is 5-4 with a 3.92 ERA on the road this season.
St. Louis Cardinals
St. Louis has succeeded this season mainly because of their offense. The Cardinals have the fourth most runs in baseball and sport the sixth best on-base percentage.
Aledmys Diaz leads the Cardinals with a .312 average to go along with 14 homers.
Brandon Moss leads the team with 23 homers to go along with 57 RBI.
The Cardinals are 16-9 in 25 Wainwright starts this year.
Wainwright is 5-3 with a 3.06 ERA on the road this season.
MLB Betting Trends
- Mets are 7-1 over in last 8 road games.
- Mets are 6-2 over in last 8 games vs. a right-handed starter.
- Mets are 4-1 over in last 5 vs. a team with a winning record.
- Mets are 5-0 over in last 5 games vs. a starter with a WHIP greater than 1.30.
- Cardinals are 10-1 over in last 11 vs. a team with a winning record.
- Cardinals are 7-2 over in last 9 on grass.
- Cardinals are 9-3 over in last 12 vs. National League East.
- Cardinals are 5-1 over in Wainwright’s last 6 starts overall.
Free New York Mets vs. St. Louis Cardinals MLB Prediction:
This matchup features two talented pitchers in Matz and Wainwright.
4* Free MLB Betting Prediction: Over
The Cardinals are the more reliable team as they have the better offense.
MLB Baseball Free Score Prediction: St. Louis 6 New York 5
Both teams are in must-win mode and I expect Wainwright to out-pitch Matz. Look for a lot of runs to be scored in this one.
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