Cardinals at Mets 6/13/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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St. Louis Cardinals vs. New York Mets
MLB: 7:10 PM EST
Jun. 13, 2019
Latest Odds : NYM -140 O/U 7.5
The St. Louis Cardinals continue their road trip on Thursday when they open a four-game series with the New York Mets. The Cardinals defeated the Miami Marlins on Tuesday 7-1 for their second straight win. Dakota Hudson threw seven innings allowing just one run as the Cardinals have won two straight after dropping three in a row.
The Mets defeated the New York Yankees in their Subway Series on Tuesday 10-4. Pete Alonso belted a first inning three-run homer off James Paxton, while Carlos Gomez and J.D. Davis also went yard for the Mets. The win gave the Mets a split of a day-night doubleheader. The Mets are off Wednesday before hosting St. Louis Thursday.
Paul Goldschmidt is leading the Cardinals with a .271 batting average. Marcell Ozuna is the Cardinals leader in home runs with 18 and leads in RBIs with 55. The Cardinals are averaging .247 at the plate, while opposing hitters are averaging .239. On Thursday, the Cardinals will send Jack Flaherty to the mound. The right-hander is 4-3 with an ERA of 4.08, 73 Ks and 23 BBs.
Jeff McNeil is leading New York with a .338 batting average and in hits with 66. Pete Alonso leads the Mets in home runs with 22 and RBIs with 49. The Mets are averaging .250 at the plate, while opposing hitters are averaging .256. On Thursday, the Mets will send Jacob deGrom to the mound. The right-hander is 3-6 with an ERA of 3.45, 94 Ks and 20 BBs.
Recent Betting Trends:
St. Louis is 5-13 in its last 18 on the road
The UNDER has cashed in 12 of the Cardinals last 16
New York is 13-3 in its last 16 at home
The UNDER has cashed in 4 of deGrom’s last 6 starts on grass
Free Betting Pick: New York Mets -140
Although Jacob deGrom is not having the Cy Young type of season of last year, the Mets have won 4 of the right-hander’s last 5 starts versus St. Louis. New York has won 4 of the last 5 overall against the Cardinals. St. Louis has lost 8 of Flaherty’s last 10 starts on the road and 5 of the right-hander’s last 6 starts on the road versus an opponent with a losing record. Final Score Prediction, New York Mets win 5-2.