Cardinals vs Diamondbacks Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Aug 19

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  • The Cardinals (66-51) are -185 favorites vs the Diamondbacks (55-63)
  • Cardinals starting pitcher: Miles Mikolas (9-9), 3.43 ERA
  • Diamondbacks starting pitcher: Thomas Henry (2-1), 4.15 ERA
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The St. Louis Cardinals (-185) visit Chase Field to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks (+150) on Friday, August 19, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 9:40pm EDT in Phoenix.

The Cardinals are betting favorites in this MLB matchup, with the run line sitting at -1.5 (-115).

The Cardinals vs Diamondbacks Over/Under is 8.5 total runs for the game.

So far this season, the Cardinals are 65-51 against the spread (ATS), while the Diamondbacks are 68-49 ATS.

Cardinals vs. Diamondbacks Odds, Run Line, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Cardinals-1.5 -115O 8.5 +100-185
Diamondbacks +1.5 -105U 8.5 -120+150

Cardinals vs Diamondbacks Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the Cardinals will win Friday‘s matchup with 59.5% confidence.

This prediction factors in starting pitchers, recent team and player hitting performances, the last 5 games for both the Cardinals and Diamondbacks and up-to-date player injuries.


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Best Cardinals Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite MLB player prop bets for Cardinals players for Friday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Paul DeJong has hit the Singles Under in 16 of his last 18 away games (+12.30 Units / 34% ROI)
  • Paul Goldschmidt has hit the Runs Over in 19 of his last 25 games (+12.15 Units / 37% ROI)
  • Dylan Carlson has hit the Hits Under in 14 of his last 21 away games (+11.25 Units / 41% ROI)
  • Dylan Carlson has hit the Singles Under in 17 of his last 22 away games (+11.00 Units / 39% ROI)
  • Nolan Gorman has hit the Hits Over in 11 of his last 12 games (+10.80 Units / 54% ROI)

Best Diamondbacks Player Prop Best Bets Today

And here are some favorite MLB player prop bets for Diamondbacks players for Friday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Christian Walker has hit the Hits Under in 41 of his last 79 games (+19.05 Units / 21% ROI)
  • Geraldo Perdomo has hit the Runs Over in 11 of his last 16 games at home (+13.30 Units / 83% ROI)
  • Alek Thomas has hit the Hits Under in 17 of his last 22 games (+12.90 Units / 33% ROI)
  • Christian Walker has hit the Singles Under in 54 of his last 82 games (+11.05 Units / 9% ROI)
  • Christian Walker has hit the Runs Under in 34 of his last 51 games at home (+10.90 Units / 15% ROI)

Diamondbacks vs Cardinals Home Run Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Alek Thomas 0.5 +725 0.5 -2500
Carson Kelly 0.5 +550 0.5 -1200
Christian Walker 0.5 +340 0.5 -650
Daulton Varsho 0.5 +400 0.5 -750
Emmanuel Rivera 0.5 +475 0.5 -1100

Diamondbacks vs Cardinals Total Hits Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Alek Thomas 0.5 -225 0.5 +155
Carson Kelly 0.5 -175 0.5 +125
Christian Walker 0.5 -250 0.5 +165
Daulton Varsho 0.5 -225 0.5 +150
Emmanuel Rivera 1.5 +190 1.5 -275

Diamondbacks vs Cardinals RBI Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Alek Thomas 0.5 +185 0.5 -275
Carson Kelly 0.5 +175 0.5 -250
Christian Walker 0.5 +130 0.5 -190
Daulton Varsho 0.5 +155 0.5 -225
Emmanuel Rivera 0.5 +160 0.5 -250

Diamondbacks vs Cardinals Strikeout Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Tommy Henry 3.5 -150 3.5 +105
Miles Mikolas 4.5 -115 4.5 -120
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 22 of their last 33 games (+12.00 Units / 32% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 27 of their last 45 away games (+9.75 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Moneyline in 18 of their last 29 games (+6.35 Units / 16% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have hit the Game Total Under in 13 of their last 22 away games (+4.30 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have covered the Run Line in 4 of their last 7 away games (+1.15 Units / 16% ROI)
  • The Arizona Diamondbacks have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 29 of their last 40 games (+18.40 Units / 40% ROI)
  • The Arizona Diamondbacks have covered the Run Line in 34 of their last 57 games at home (+14.50 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The Arizona Diamondbacks have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 17 of their last 25 games (+8.95 Units / 33% ROI)
  • The Arizona Diamondbacks have hit the Moneyline in 15 of their last 23 games at home (+6.55 Units / 21% ROI)
  • The Arizona Diamondbacks have hit the Game Total Over in 14 of their last 24 games at home (+4.90 Units / 19% ROI)

Cardinals Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Cardinals have gone 65-51 against the Run Line (+11.85 Units / 8.15% ROI).

  • 65-51 when betting on the Moneyline for +7.45 Units / 4.87% ROI
  • 54-58 when betting on the total runs Over for -10.4 Units / -8.11% ROI
  • 58-54 when betting on the total runs Under for -1.1 Units / -0.86% ROI

Diamondbacks Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Cardinals have gone 68-49 against the Run Line (+15.7 Units / 10.39% ROI).

  • 54-63 when betting on the Moneyline for -3.35 Units / -2.53% ROI
  • 51-61 when betting on the total runs Over for -15.9 Units / -12.41% ROI
  • 61-51 when betting on the total runs Under for +3.95 Units / 3.05% ROI

Opponents have a line drive rate of just 13% (11/83) against Miles Mikolas with runners in scoring position this season — lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 23% — 100th Percentile.

Right-handed batters are hitting .458 (22-for-48) against Miles Mikolas this month (3 games) — 2nd highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: .245 — second Percentile.

Right-handed batters are hitting .500 (16-for-32) against Miles Mikolas — highest in MLB over the last two weeks; League Avg: .248 — first Percentile.

Opponents have a two strike miss rate of just 17% (76/438) against Miles Mikolas this season — tied for 3rd lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 25% — sixth Percentile.

Thomas Henry: Diamondbacks Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

Right-handed batters are hitting just .135 (5-for-37) against Tommy Henry — 5th best in MLB over the last two weeks; League Avg: .248 — 95th Percentile.

Right-handed batters are hitting just .160 (8-for-50) against Tommy Henry this month (3 games) — 9th best among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: .245 — 91st Percentile.

Opponents have a line drive rate of just 14% (8/55) against Tommy Henry this month (3 games) — 9th lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 23% — 92nd Percentile.

Tommy Henry has a strikeout rate of just 12% (9 SO in 73 PAs) this month (3 games) — tied for 7th lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 22% — seventh Percentile.

Cardinals Keys to the Game vs. the Diamondbacks

The Cardinals are 30-11 (.732) when scoring in the first inning this season — 9th best in MLB; League Avg: .666.

The Cardinals are 24-3 (.889) when totaling 5 or more extra base hits this season — tied for 6th best in MLB; League Avg: .796.

The Cardinals are 34-8 (.810) when hitting 2 or more home runs this season — 5th best in MLB; League Avg: .712.

The Cardinals are 11-4 (.733) when tied entering the 8th inning this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .500.

Diamondbacks Keys to the Game vs. the Cardinals

The Diamondbacks are just 97-28 (.776) when leading entering the 7th inning since the 2020 season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .875.

The Diamondbacks are just 107-19 (.849) when leading entering the 8th inning since the 2020 season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .913.

The Diamondbacks are just 10-31 (.244) when tied entering the 8th inning since the 2020 season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .500.

The Diamondbacks are 8-44 (.154) when trailing entering the 8th inning this season — 4th best in MLB; League Avg: .088.

Cardinals hitters have an OPS of 1.012 (126 PA’s) on the road this month (3 games) — best in MLB; League Avg: .682.

Cardinals hitters are slugging .623 on the road this month (3 games) — best in MLB; League Avg: .381.

Cardinals hitters are slugging .623 on the road over the last 14 days (3 games) — best in MLB; League Avg: .380.

The Cardinals are batting .333 on the road this month (3 games) — best in MLB; League Avg: .237.

The Diamondbacks are batting just .218 when facing the starting pitcher for the 3rd time in a game this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .265.

Diamondbacks hitters have chased 25% of pitches out of the zone against LHP this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 29%.

The Diamondbacks have a winning percentage of just 31% on the road since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 47%.

The Diamondbacks are batting just .200 in righty-righty matchups since the start of last season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .243.

The longest HR allowed by the Cardinals pitchers this season traveled 494.0 feet — — 2nd longest in MLB; League Avg: 459.5

Opponents have a groundball rate of 47% against Cardinals pitchers this season — 2nd highest in MLB; League Avg: 43%.

Cardinals pitchers have induced opposing hitters to ground into 110 double plays in 865 opportunities (13%) this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 10%.

Opponents have a groundball rate of 49% against Cardinals pitchers over the last 14 days (12 games) — highest in MLB; League Avg: 42%.

Opponents have a miss rate of just 22% against Diamondbacks pitchers since the start of last season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 26%.

Diamondbacks pitchers have a strikeout rate of just 19% in close and late situations since the start of 2020 — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 25%.

Diamondbacks pitchers have a strikeout rate of just 19% in close and late situations since the start of last season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 25%.

Diamondbacks pitchers have a strikeout rate of just 19% in late innings since the start of last season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 24%.

Diamondbacks vs. Cardinals Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • Keynan Middleton (Diamondbacks): Ankle, D15
  • Caleb Smith (Diamondbacks): Hand, D15
  • Tyler Gilbert (Diamondbacks): Elbow, D60
  • Kyle Nelson (Diamondbacks): Back, D15
  • Humberto Castellanos (Diamondbacks): Elbow, D60
  • Ketel Marte (Diamondbacks): Hamstring, Day-to-Day
  • Nicholas Ahmed (Diamondbacks): Shoulder, D60
  • Alexander Reyes (Cardinals): Shoulder, D60
  • Steven Matz (Cardinals): Knee, D15
  • Jack Flaherty (Cardinals): Shoulder, D60
  • Juan Yepez (Cardinals): Forearm, D10
  • Drew VerHagen (Cardinals): Hip, D60

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