St Louis Cardinals at New York Mets Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 4/21/2014
Tuesday, April 22, 7:10 PM on FSMW, SNY
Citi Field, Flushing, New York
St Louis - Wainwright, A (3-1) vs. New York - Gee, D (1-0)
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Tuesday night, the St. Louis Cardinals will give the ball to Adam Wainwright as they take on Dillon Gee and the New York Mets. Both pitchers will be making their 5th starts of the season.
Adam Wainwright’s last start was a complete game shutout where he surrendered just 2 hits and 3 walks while striking out 8. The win gave Wainwright a 3 – 1 record and a 1.80 ERA. Wainwright was equally dominant in 2013 as he pitched to a 19 – 9 record with an ERA of 2.94 in 34 starts.
Last season, Wainwright went 1 – 1 with a 2.08 ERA in 2 starts against the Mets. New York’s Daniel Murphy has hit Wainwright well in the past. Murphy is 6 of 11 with 2 doubles, a triple and 2 RBIs against the St. Louis right-hander.
Dillon Gee picked up his first win (and decision) of the season in his last start after pitching shutout ball over 7 innings and giving up just 3 hits and no walks while striking out 3. So far this season, Gee has a 1 - 0 record and an ERA of 3.71. In 2013, Gee went 12 – 11 with an ERA of 3.62 in 32 starts.
Last season, Gee was 1 – 1 with a 5.06 ERA in 2 starts against the Cardinals. St. Louis’ Allen Craig will demand extra attention from Gee. Craig is 4 of 8 with a homer and 4 RBIs against Gee.
St Louis Betting Trends
St Louis is 8-9-2 against the Over/Under
Run differential for St Louis is +0.6
New York Betting Trends
New York is 9-6-3 against the Over/Under
Run differential for New York is -0.4
Injuries to Watch
04/17/14 P Joe Kelly Hamstring 15-day DL (4/17)
03/30/14 P Jaime Garcia Shoulder 15-day DL (3/21)
03/28/14 P Jason Motte Elbow 15-day DL (3/21)
04/18/14 P Jenrry Mejia Finger questionable for next scheduled start
04/15/14 CF Juan Lagares Hamstring 15-day DL (4/14)
04/01/14 P Bobby Parnell Elbow 15-day DL (4/1), out for season
03/28/14 P Matt Harvey Elbow 60-day DL (3/30), out for season
Tony's Pick: Take St. Louis
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