Mets vs. Cardinals Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Cardinals are -146 money line favorites over the Mets, who are +135 money line underdogs. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 8 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Cardinals opened as -144 money line favorites but their odds have jumped to -146, while the Mets’ odds have gone from +133 up to +135. As for the total, it opened at 7.5 and has jumped to 8 at most online and Vegas sports books.
PITCHING MATCHUP: Jacob deGrom will start for the Mets tonight, sporting a 0-3 record with a 3.44 ERA. The Cardinals will counter with Carlos Martinez (0-3, 4.67), who is making a spot start for the injured Adam Wainwright. New York enters play with a 31-38 record and is 15-18 on the road this year, while St. Louis is 37-32 overall and 19-14 at home.
MLB FREE PICK: Take the over. According to MLB trends, the over is 8-3 in the last 11 meetings between these two teams in St. Louis and 5-2 in the Cardinals’ last seven games as a home favorite of -110 to -150. The over is also 5-1-2 in the Mets’ last eight road games versus a team with a winning record, 17-5-7 in their last 29 games as a road underdog and 6-2 in their last eight road games versus a right-handed starter.
MLB FREE PICK: METS/CARDINALS OVER 8