MLB Matchups  >>  NY Yankees Yankees vs. St. Louis Cardinals Preview 05/26/2014

The New York Yankees and the St. Louis Cardinals will both be trying to pick up a win on Monday when they battle at Busch Stadium.

The Yankees will give the ball to starter Chase Whitley in this one. Right hander Whitley is 0-0 this season with a 1.00 ERA.

Starting this game for the Cardinals will be Michael Wacha. The right hander has a 2.54 ERA to go along with a 3-3 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Cardinals listed as 174-moneyline favorites versus the Yankees, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.

St. Louis won its last outing, a 4-0 result against the Reds on May 25. Bettors who backed the Cardinals at -127 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

The Yankees were a 7-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the White Sox. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -183 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for PUSH bettors.

New York:
Team record: 26-23
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of NY Yankees's last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Yankees's last 8 games on the road
NY Yankees is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 6 games when playing St. Louis
St. Louis:
Team record: 28-22
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 6 games
St. Louis is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games at home
Next up:
NY Yankees at St. Louis Tuesday, May 27