Cardinals at Mets 7/17/17 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Saint Louis Cardinals vs. New York Mets
MLB: 7:10 PM EST
Jul. 17, 2017
Latest Odds : NYM -121 Total 9
The St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Pirates 4-3 on Sunday in Pittsburgh and head to New York to take on the Mets Monday evening. The Cardinals are 44-47 on the season, 3rd in the NL Central, and are seven games behind the Brewers who lead the division. St. Louis is 18-23 on the road this season and have won just six of their last nineteen road games.
The New York Mets lost 13-4 at home to the Rockies on Sunday and now welcome in the Cardinals with hopes to find the win column again. The Mets are 41-48 on the season, 3rd in the NL East, and are 13 games behind the Nationals who lead the division. New York is 21.25 at home this season and are 4-6 over their last ten games.
Adam Wainwright take his spot on the pitchers mound for the Cardinals. Wainwright is 10-15 on the season with 97 innings pitched. Wainwright carries a 5.20 ERA with 89 strikeouts and 33 walks. Wainwright pitched 6.2 innings in his last start allowing one earned run on five hits. The Cardinals have won four of their last five against the Mets when Wainwright starts.
Zack Wheeler climbs the hill for the Mets. Wheeler is 3-6 on the season with 76 innings pitched. Wheeler carries a 4.86 ERA with 70 strikeouts and 32 walks. Wheeler pitched 6 innings in his last start allowing two earned runs on eight hits. The Mets have not won over their last four Monday games when Wheelers starts.
Recent Betting Trends:
Cardinals are 10-2 in their last 12 road games vs. a team with a losing home record.
Mets are 5-1 in their last 6 home games vs. a right-handed starter.
Under is 4-0 in Cardinals last 4 overall.
Under is 5-2-2 in Mets last 9 vs. a team with a losing record.
Free Betting Pick: Saint Louis Cardinals +111
The Cardinals opened up as a small road underdog and show value. Wainwright gets the starts who has pitched well against the Mets and is seeking his 14th win on the season. The Cardinals team ERA is a 3.94 which ranks 6th in the MLB while the Mets are 28th in the league. Final Score Prediction, St Louis Cardinals win 5-2.