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St. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets 9/15/21 - MLB Picks & Predictions

New York Mets vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds & Info

Game New York Mets vs St. Louis Cardinals
Date & Time Wednesday September 15, 2021, 7:10 PM (EDT)
Citi Field, Queens, NY
Latest odds
NYM -165 ; O/U 7.5
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On Wednesday, the St Louis Cardinals conclude a three-game series on the road in the Big Apple against the New York Mets. St Louis opened this series on Monday with a 7-0 victory and is 74-69. St Louis has won three straight, five of the last six and the Cardinals are just a half-game behind Cincinnati in the race for the second National League wild-card spot and tied with the San Diego Padres.

Paul Goldschmidt is batting .286 to lead St Louis and the first baseman has team highs in hits with 153 and on-base percentage at .355. Third baseman Nolan Arenado has 31 home runs and 97 RBIs to lead the Cardinals in both categories. On Wednesday, the St. Louis Cardinals will send Jon Lester to the mound. The left-hander is 5-6 with an ERA of 4.75, 72 Ks and 49 BBs.

The New York Mets dropped to 72-73 following their shutout loss to St Louis on Monday. The Mets have lost four of the last six and are on the verge of falling out of contention for the second and final National League wild-card spot. The Mets are 3 ½ games behind Cincinnati for the second and final spot and have three other teams in front of them. New York is third in the National League East 5 ½ games behind first place Atlanta.

First baseman Pete Alonso is batting ,261 with 32 home runs, 85 RBIs, 130 hits and an on-base percentage of .340 to lead New York in each category. Dominic Smith has performed well at the plate with 11 home runs and 55 RBIs. On Wednesday, the New York Mets will send Tylor Megill to the mound. The right-hander is 3-4 with an ERA of 4.06, 88 Ks and 20 BB.

Recent Betting Trends

  • St Louis is 12-5 in its last 17 on the road
  • The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Cardinals last 5
  • New York is 2-9 in the last 11 versus an opponent with a winning record
  • The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Mets last 5 at home

Free MLB Pick:

St. Louis Cardinals +145

St Louis has dominated this head-to-head series of late winning five of the last six played in New York and eight of the last 11 overall between the two. St Louis starting pitcher Jon Lester has pitched well in each of the last three outings allowing a combined four runs on 10 hits across 18 ⅔ innings. The Mets have lost four of the last six and are slowly falling out of contention for a National League wild-card spot. Final Score Prediction, St Louis Cardinals win 6-2.

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