MLB Preview: St. Louis Cardinals (25-12) vs. New York Mets (22-16)

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MLB Preview

The New York Mets will be trying to extend a winning streak on Monday when they take on the St. Louis Cardinals at Citi Field.

John Lackey will be the starting pitcher for the Cardinals on this day. Right hander Lackey is 2-2 this season with a 3.22 ERA.

Starting this game for the Mets will be Matt Harvey. The right hander has a 2.31 ERA to go along with a 5-1 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Mets listed as 130-moneyline favorites versus the Cardinals, while the game’s total is sitting at 6½.

The Mets were a 5-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Brewers. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -135 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors.

St. Louis was a 2-1 winner in its last match at home against the Tigers. They won as -148 favorites, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

St. Louis:
Team record: 25-12
St. Louis is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis’s last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis’s last 5 games when playing NY Mets
St. Louis is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Mets

New York:
Team record: 22-16
NY Mets is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of NY Mets’s last 15 games
NY Mets is 17-4 SU in its last 21 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Mets’s last 8 games at home

Next up:
St. Louis at NY Mets Tuesday, May 19

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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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