Carpenter Tries to Clinch the Last NL Wildcard Spot For the Cards Against the Reds

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Cincinnati Reds vs. St. Louis Cardinals

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

The Reds will give the ball to starter Mat Latos in this one. Righthander Latos is 13-4 this season with a 3.52 ERA.

It’ll be Chris Carpenter toeing the rubber for the Cardinals in this contest. Righthander Carpenter is 0-1 with a 3.27 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Cardinals listed as 130-moneyline favorites versus the Reds, while the game’s total is sitting at 7.

The Reds were a 4-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Cardinals. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -140 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Current streak:
St. Louis has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
Cincinnati: 96-64 SU
St. Louis: 87-73 SU

Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing St. Louis are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 6-4
After a loss are 8-2

St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Cincinnati are 7-3
After playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati’s last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati’s last 5 games on the road
Cincinnati is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cincinnati’s last 9 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
St. Louis is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis’s last 5 games at home
St. Louis is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games
St. Louis is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Cincinnati

Next up:
St. Louis home to Cincinnati, Wednesday, October 3

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Dirty has been an employee or owner of some of the top online sports gambling forums since 1998. He worked at EOG.com from it's inception until 2008 when he left and opened GamblingIQ and then in 2012 opened Handicappers Hidaway. He has written hundreds af articles over the years and always has his "Dirty Dozen" College Football poll up starting the first week of October.
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