Cardinals put 5-game win streak on the line against Reds

St. Louis Cardinals (8-5, second in the NL Central) vs. Cincinnati Reds (4-8, fifth in the NL Central)

Monterrey; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Cardinals: Adam Wainwright (1-0, 4.50 ERA) Reds: Tanner Roark (0-0, 5.79 ERA)

LINE: Cardinals favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 10 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The St. Louis Cardinals enter the game as winners of their last five games.

The Reds went 26-50 in division play in 2018. Cincinnati averaged 8.7 hits per game last year and totaled 172 home runs as a team.

The Cardinals finished 41-35 against NL Central Division opponents in 2018. St. Louis hit 205 total home runs with 462 total extra base hits last season. The Cardinals won the season series 12-7 in 2018.