Yankees vs Cardinals Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Aug 6

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  • The Yankees (70-37) are -110 favorites vs the Cardinals (58-48)
  • Yankees starting pitcher: Domingo Germán (1-1), 6.39 ERA
  • Cardinals starting pitcher: Jordan Montgomery (3-3), 3.68 ERA
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The New York Yankees (-110) visit Busch Stadium to take on the St. Louis Cardinals (-110) on Saturday, August 6, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 7:15pm EDT in St. Louis.

The Yankees are betting favorites in this MLB matchup, with the run line sitting at -1.5 (+145).

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

So far this season, the Yankees are 70-37 against the spread (ATS), while the Cardinals are 58-48 ATS.

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

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Yankees-1.5 +145O 8.5 +100-110
Cardinals +1.5 -175U 8.5 -120-110

Yankees vs Cardinals Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the Cardinals will win Saturday‘s matchup with 75.3% confidence.

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


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Best Yankees Player Prop Bets Today

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

  • Andrew Benintendi has hit the Singles Over in 28 of his last 39 away games (+13.10 Units / 24% ROI)
  • Josh Donaldson has hit the Hits Over in 28 of his last 35 away games (+12.95 Units / 17% ROI)
  • Andrew Benintendi has hit the Hits Over in 15 of his last 21 away games (+11.30 Units / 31% ROI)
  • Andrew Benintendi has hit the Runs Under in 43 of his last 64 games (+10.25 Units / 10% ROI)
  • Josh Donaldson has hit the Singles Over in 19 of his last 34 away games (+8.70 Units / 25% ROI)

Best Cardinals Player Prop Best Bets Today

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

  • Paul Goldschmidt has hit the Runs Over in 24 of his last 36 games at home (+12.80 Units / 31% ROI)
  • Dylan Carlson has hit the Singles Under in 27 of his last 38 games (+12.45 Units / 25% ROI)
  • Paul DeJong has hit the Singles Under in 14 of his last 15 games (+11.95 Units / 36% ROI)
  • Paul Goldschmidt has hit the Total Bases Over in 23 of his last 36 games at home (+11.15 Units / 28% ROI)
  • Paul Goldschmidt has hit the Hits Over in 27 of his last 38 games at home (+10.45 Units / 13% ROI)

Cardinals vs Yankees Home Run Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Corey Dickerson 0.5 +625 0.5 -1600
Dylan Carlson 0.5 +525 0.5 -1200
Lars Nootbaar 0.5 +500 0.5 -1100
Nolan Arenado 0.5 +320 0.5 -550
Nolan Gorman 0.5 +350 0.5 -650

Cardinals vs Yankees Total Hits Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Corey Dickerson 0.5 -200 0.5 +135
Dylan Carlson 0.5 -275 0.5 +185
Lars Nootbaar 0.5 -185 0.5 +125
Nolan Arenado 0.5 -225 0.5 +150
Nolan Gorman 0.5 -190 0.5 +135

Cardinals vs Yankees RBI Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Corey Dickerson 0.5 +200 0.5 -300
Dylan Carlson 0.5 +185 0.5 -275
Lars Nootbaar 0.5 +200 0.5 -300
Nolan Arenado 0.5 +140 0.5 -200
Nolan Gorman 0.5 +160 0.5 -250

Cardinals vs Yankees Strikeout Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Domingo German 4.5 -120 4.5 -115
  • The New York Yankees have hit the Game Total Over in 19 of their last 26 games (+12.45 Units / 44% ROI)
  • The New York Yankees have hit the Moneyline in 65 of their last 97 games (+11.40 Units / 6% ROI)
  • The New York Yankees have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 32 of their last 53 games (+9.10 Units / 16% ROI)
  • The New York Yankees have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 4 of their last 6 away games (+2.00 Units / 28% ROI)
  • The New York Yankees have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Moneyline in 4 of their last 6 away games (+1.90 Units / 21% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have covered the Run Line in 23 of their last 37 games at home (+12.30 Units / 29% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have hit the Game Total Under in 25 of their last 38 games (+11.75 Units / 28% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have hit the Moneyline in 25 of their last 37 games at home (+11.15 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 23 of their last 37 games at home (+7.95 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 45 of their last 83 games (+7.85 Units / 9% ROI)

Yankees Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Yankees have gone 51-56 against the Run Line (-7.3 Units / -5.81% ROI).

  • 70-37 when betting on the Moneyline for +8 Units / 3.98% ROI
  • 53-50 when betting on the total runs Over for -2.15 Units / -1.82% ROI
  • 50-53 when betting on the total runs Under for -8.2 Units / -6.96% ROI

Cardinals Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Yankees have gone 58-48 against the Run Line (+7.3 Units / 5.47% ROI).

  • 58-48 when betting on the Moneyline for +4.05 Units / 2.94% ROI
  • 48-54 when betting on the total runs Over for -12.1 Units / -10.32% ROI
  • 54-48 when betting on the total runs Under for +1.4 Units / 1.2% ROI

Domingo German has allowed at least one HR in each of his last three games dating back to July 21st — Josiah Gray has the longest active streak at 7.

Jordan Montgomery: Cardinals Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

Jordan Montgomery has attempted to pick off a runner at second base 8 timesthis season — most among qualified SPs in MLB — 100th Percentile.

Opponents have a miss rate of 38% (68/181) against Jordan Montgomery on the first pitch of at-bats this season — 5th best among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 26% — 93rd Percentile.

Jordan Montgomery has walked 4 of 87 batters (5%) with runners in scoring position this season — tied for 4th best among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 9% — 94th Percentile.

Opponents have a first pitch chase rate of 24% (53/219) against Jordan Montgomery this season — 2nd highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 17% — 98th Percentile.

Yankees Keys to the Game vs. the Cardinals

The Yankees are 8-22 (.267) when trailing entering the 7th inning this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .115.

The Yankees are 41-15 (.732) at home this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .524.

The Yankees are 6-29 (.171) when trailing entering the 8th inning this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .088.

The Yankees are 10-4 (.714) when tied entering the 8th inning this season — tied for 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .500.

Cardinals Keys to the Game vs. the Yankees

The Cardinals are 33-7 (.825) when totaling 10 or more hits this season — 5th best in MLB; League Avg: .719.

The Cardinals are 28-7 (.800) when hitting 2 or more home runs this season — tied for 5th best in MLB; League Avg: .710.

The Cardinals are 55-3 (.948) when totaling 5 or more extra base hits since the 2020 season — best in MLB; League Avg: .803.

The Cardinals are just 2-42 (.045) when trailing entering the 8th inning this season — 5th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .088.

Yankees hitters are averaging 4.05 pitches per plate appearance since the start of last season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 3.90.

Yankees hitters have an OPS of 1.251 (765 PA’s) with the pitcher behind in the count this season — best in MLB; League Avg: 1.064.

The Yankees have scored 186 runs in innings 7-9 this season — most in MLB.

Yankees hitters have an OPS of .763 (3,162 PA’s) in innings 7-9 since the start of last season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .694.

Cardinals hitters have 204 extra-base hits out of 478 total hits (43%) against LHP since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: 35%.

Cardinals hitters are slugging .457 against LHP since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: .408.

Cardinals hitters have a swing rate of just 40% in lefty-lefty matchups since the start of last season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 47%.

Cardinals hitters have an OPS of .777 (835 PA’s) against LHP this season — 3rd best in MLB; League Avg: .714.

The average home run distance against the Yankees pitchers since the start of last season is 392.0 feet — best in MLB; League Avg: 399.6

Yankees pitchers have a strikeout rate of 26% since the start of last season — tied for 3rd best in MLB; League Avg: 23%.

Yankees pitchers have a strikeout rate of 25% this season — 4th best in MLB; League Avg: 22%.

Opponents have a miss rate of 29% against Yankees pitchers since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: 26%.

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

Cardinals pitchers have a strikeout rate of just 17% with runners in scoring position this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 21%.

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

Cardinals pitchers have walked 934 of 9,964 batters (9%) since the start of last season — 4th highest in MLB; League Avg: 9%.

Cardinals vs. Yankees Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • 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
  • Giancarlo Stanton (Yankees): Achilles, D10
  • Michael King (Yankees): Elbow, D60
  • Anthony Rizzo (Yankees): Back, Day-to-Day
  • Miguel Castro (Yankees): Shoulder, D60
  • Zachary Britton (Yankees): Elbow, D60
  • Harrison Bader (Yankees): Foot, D10
  • Stephen Ridings (Yankees): Shoulder, D60
  • Chad Green (Yankees): Elbow, D60
  • Luis Severino (Yankees): Lat, D60

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