The St. Louis Cardinals take on the New York Mets at Citi Field tonight in the last of a three game set. Shelby Miller starts for the Cardinals while Dillion Gee gets the call for the Mets. Check out the MLB odds at Bovada sportsbook.
The Cardinals took game two of the series yesterday 9-2 behind 3 RBI’s from Allen Craig including a home run. St. Louis has now won two in a row and improve their league leading road record to 23-10. Shelby Miller enters the matchup today with a 7-3 record and a 1.91 record and a 0.98. Miller has won his last two decisions, pitching 13 innings giving up six hits and two earned runs. He has won a total of four out of his last five decisions, including two out of his last three road starts. In Miller’s last start against Arizona he surrendered six hits and two earned runs in six innings pitched while striking out nine. St. Louis has won six of their last ten.
With yesterday’s loss, the Mets are now on a three game skid. After starting the season great at home, The Mets are now just 12-20 at Citi Field. Dillion Gee looks to turn it around today; he comes in with a 4-6 record and a 5.20 ERA and 1.56 WHIP. In his last start in Washington, he gave up nine hits and an earned run in seven innings pitched while striking out seven. He has won three out of his last four road starts, giving up just six runs in 19 2/3 innings pitched. The Mets have won just three of their last ten.
Shelby Miller, like his team, has been dynamic on the road. I’ll side with the trends and take St. Louis at www.sportsbookroom.com.