MLB Matchups  >>  NY Mets Mets vs. St. Louis Cardinals Preview 06/17/2014


The St. Louis Cardinals will be trying to extend a winning streak on Tuesday when they take on the New York Mets at Busch Stadium.

left hander Jonathon Niese will take the mound for the Mets to start this game. Niese is 3-3 this season with a 2.54 ERA.

Starting this game for the Cardinals will be Michael Wacha. The right hander has a 2.88 ERA to go along with a 4-5 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Cardinals listed as 188-moneyline favorites versus the Mets, while the game's total is sitting at 7.

Last time out for New York, they were a 6-2 loser as they battled the Cardinals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cardinals at -160 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

New York:
Team record: 31-39
NY Mets is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets's last 6 games
NY Mets is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets's last 6 games on the road
St. Louis:
Team record: 38-32
Current Streak: won 4 straight games.
St. Louis is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of St. Louis's last 10 games
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis's last 6 games at home
Next up:
NY Mets at St. Louis Wednesday, June 18