Cardinals vs Rays Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Jun 9

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  • The (36-20) are favorites vs the (36-20)
  • Cardinals starting pitcher: Miles Mikolas (4-3), 3.015 ERA
  • Rays starting pitcher: Shane McClanahan (6-2), 2.098 ERA
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The St. Louis Cardinals () visit Tropicana Field to take on the Tampa Bay Rays () on Thursday, June 9, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 1:10pm EDT in St. Petersburg.

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

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

So far this season, the Cardinals are 32-25 against the spread (ATS), while the Rays are 28-28 ATS.

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

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Cardinals O
Rays U

Cardinals vs Rays Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the Rays will win Thursday‘s matchup with 57.6% confidence.

This prediction factors in starting pitchers, recent team and player hitting performances, the last 5 games for both the Cardinals and Rays 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 Thursday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Harrison Bader has hit the Singles Over in 8 of his last 9 games (+8.25 Units / 92% ROI)
  • Harrison Bader has hit the Hits Over in his last 7 away games (+7.00 Units / 52% ROI)
  • Harrison Bader has hit the Runs Over in 5 of his last 7 away games (+4.60 Units / 66% ROI)

Best Rays Player Prop Best Bets Today

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

  • Ji-Man Choi has hit the Hits Over in his last 8 games (+8.00 Units / 56% ROI)
  • Ji-Man Choi has hit the Total Bases Over in his last 6 games at home (+6.30 Units / 67% ROI)
  • Ji-Man Choi has hit the RBIs Over in 5 of his last 8 games (+5.25 Units / 66% ROI)
  • Kevin Kiermaier has hit the Hits Under in 5 of his last 8 games at home (+5.15 Units / 64% ROI)
  • Manuel Margot has hit the Runs Over in 5 of his last 6 games (+4.55 Units / 71% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have hit the Team Total Over in 17 of their last 25 games (+8.55 Units / 30% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 12 of their last 19 away games (+5.45 Units / 26% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 12 of their last 19 games (+5.30 Units / 25% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have hit the Moneyline in 15 of their last 25 games (+5.30 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have covered the Run Line in 18 of their last 29 away games (+5.25 Units / 13% ROI)
  • The Tampa Bay Rays have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 22 of their last 32 games (+11.25 Units / 29% ROI)
  • The Tampa Bay Rays have hit the Team Total Over in 15 of their last 20 games (+9.35 Units / 39% ROI)
  • The Tampa Bay Rays have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 19 of their last 29 games (+9.30 Units / 29% ROI)
  • The Tampa Bay Rays have covered the Run Line in 20 of their last 34 games (+7.95 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The Tampa Bay Rays have hit the Moneyline in 28 of their last 45 games (+5.65 Units / 9% ROI)

Cardinals Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Cardinals have gone 31-26 against the Run Line (+3.25 Units / 4.4% ROI).

  • 32-25 when betting on the Moneyline for +2.85 Units / 3.96% ROI
  • 28-26 when betting on the total runs Over for -0.7 Units / -1.12% ROI
  • 26-28 when betting on the total runs Under for -4.85 Units / -7.69% ROI

Rays Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Cardinals have gone 28-28 against the Run Line (+3 Units / 4.48% ROI).

  • 33-23 when betting on the Moneyline for +0.75 Units / 0.92% ROI
  • 25-29 when betting on the total runs Over for -6.15 Units / -10.1% ROI
  • 29-25 when betting on the total runs Under for +1.5 Units / 2.39% ROI

Miles Mikolas has a strikeout rate of just 19% (13 SO in 68 PAs) on low non-fastballs this season — 2nd lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 35% — second Percentile.

Opponents have a miss rate of just 18% (99/542) against Miles Mikolas this season — tied for 7th lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 25% — 10th Percentile.

Left-handed hitters have a groundball rate of just 34% (35/102) against Miles Mikolas this season — 9th lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 44% — 16th Percentile.

Left-handed hitters have a miss rate of just 15% (40/271) against Miles Mikolas this season — 3rd lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 24% — fifth Percentile.

Shane McClanahan: Rays Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

Shane McClanahan has a strikeout rate of 36% (89 SO in 247 PAs) this season — best among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 22% — 100th Percentile.

Shane McClanahan has 21 three-pitch strikeouts this season — most among pitchers in MLB — 100th Percentile.

Shane McClanahan has a strikeout rate of 58% (89 SO in 153 PAs) with two-strikes this season — best among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 42% — 100th Percentile.

Shane McClanahan has allowed an OBP of just .144 (153 PA’s) with two-strikes this season — best among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: .232 — 100th Percentile.

Cardinals Keys to the Game vs. the Rays

The Cardinals are 11-2 (.846) when hitting 2 or more home runs this season — 5th best in MLB; League Avg: .713.

The Cardinals are 16-11 (.593) at home this season — 8th best in MLB; League Avg: .514.

The Cardinals are 46-1 (.979) when totaling 5 or more extra base hits since the 2020 season — best in MLB; League Avg: .804.

The Cardinals are just 0-23 (.000) when trailing entering the 8th inning this season — tied for lowest in MLB; League Avg: .073.

Rays Keys to the Game vs. the Cardinals

The Rays are 14-4 (.778) when scoring in the first inning this season — 9th best in MLB; League Avg: .668.

The Rays are 15-82 (.155) when trailing entering the 8th inning since the 2020 season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .083.

The Rays are 13-10 (.565) on the road this season — 7th best in MLB; League Avg: .486.

The Rays are 93-51 (.646) at home since the 2020 season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .536.

Cardinals hitters have 167 extra-base hits out of 393 total hits (42%) against LHP since the start of last season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 35%.

Cardinals hitters have put 42% of balls in play to the left side of the field since the start of last season — 2nd highest in MLB; League Avg: 38%.

Cardinals hitters have just 239 strikeouts in 1,088 PA’s (22%) in close and late situations since the start of last season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 25%.

The Cardinals are batting just .155 in lefty-lefty matchups since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .228.

Rays hitters have just 93 strikeouts in 524 PA’s (18%) against LHP this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 22%.

Rays hitters have an OBP of just .298 (944 PA’s) when facing the starting pitcher for the 3rd time in a game since the start of last season — 3rd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .325.

The Rays have scored 1.87 runs per game (403/215) in late innings since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: 1.44.

Rays hitters have come to the plate with runners in scoring position in 1,207 of their 3,613 plate appearances (33%) versus relief pitchers since the start of last season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 29%.

Opponents have a miss rate of just 22% against Cardinals pitchers this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 25%.

Cardinals pitchers have walked 53 of 508 batters (10%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Cardinals pitchers have walked 181 of 1,927 batters (9%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning since the start of last season — 2nd highest in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Opponents have a miss rate of just 23% against Cardinals pitchers since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 26%.

Rays pitchers have walked 139 of 2,074 batters (7%) this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Rays pitchers have walked 27 of 507 batters (5%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning this season — best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Rays pitchers have walked 158 of 2,497 batters (6%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning since the start of 2020 — best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Rays pitchers have walked 120 of 1,969 batters (6%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning since the start of last season — tied for best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Rays vs. Cardinals Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • Shane Baz (Rays): Elbow, D60
  • Jon Chargois (Rays): Oblique, D60
  • Peter Fairbanks (Rays): Lat, D60
  • Andrew Kittredge (Rays): Elbow, D15
  • Brendan McKay (Rays): Shoulder, D60
  • Yonny Chirinos (Rays): Elbow, D60
  • Jonathon Feyereisen (Rays): Shoulder, D15
  • Wander Samuel Franco (Rays): Quad, D10
  • Nick Anderson (Rays): Elbow, D60
  • Chris Mazza (Rays): Back, D60
  • Luis Patiño (Rays): Oblique, D60
  • Brandon Lowe (Rays): Back, D10
  • Tyler Glasnow (Rays): Elbow, D60
  • Alexander Reyes (Cardinals): Shoulder, D60
  • Dylan Carlson (Cardinals): Hamstring, D10
  • McKenzie Dickerson (Cardinals): Calf, D10
  • Jordan Hicks (Cardinals): Forearm, D15
  • Steven Matz (Cardinals): Shoulder, D15
  • Jack Flaherty (Cardinals): Shoulder, D60

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