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Cincinnati Reds vs. St. Louis Cardinals

If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Sunday when the Cincinnati Reds and the St. Louis Cardinals meet at Busch Stadium.

The Reds will trot Tyler Mahle out to the mound in this one. Right hander Mahle has a 0-0 record and a 3.38 ERA this season.

It'll be Daniel Ponce de Leon toeing the rubber for the Cardinals in this contest. Right hander Ponce de Leon is 0-2 with a 6.14 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Reds as -110-moneyline favorites versus the Cardinals, while the game's total opened at 9.5.

In their last action, St. Louis was a 3-0 winner on the road against the Reds. Bettors on St. Louis at -132 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Cincinnati lost its last outing, a 3-0 result against the Cardinals on August 22. Bettors who backed the Cardinals at -132 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Cincinnati:
Team record: 11-14 SU
Cincinnati is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
Cincinnati is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road

St. Louis:
Team record: 8-8 SU
St. Louis is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games at home
St. Louis is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 6 games at home

Next up:
Cincinnati at Milwaukee Monday, August 24
St. Louis home to Kansas City Monday, August 24