Blue Jays vs Cardinals Odds, Picks & Predictions – July 26

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A series opener between the St. Louis Cardinals (51-46) and Toronto Blue Jays (53-43) is scheduled for Tuesday at 7:07 PM ET, at Rogers Centre. The Blue Jays will hand the ball to Jose Berrios (7-4), and the Cardinals will counter with Andre Pallante (3-4).

With the Cardinals (+188) visiting, the Blue Jays (-226) are a solid favorite on the moneyline. The contest has a total set at 9.

Blue Jays vs. Cardinals Odds

Run Line

Toronto Blue Jays (-1.5)

Moneyline

Blue Jays (-226)

Total

9 Runs (Over: -101, Under: -120)

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When, Where, at What Time is Blue Jays vs. Cardinals

  • Game Day: Tuesday, July 26, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:07 PM ET
  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Stadium: Rogers Centre

Blue Jays Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Andrew Vasquez 15 Day Injury List Ankle
Yusei Kikuchi 15 Day Injury List Neck
Matt Peacock 40 Man Active Illness
Hyun-Jin Ryu 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Nate Pearson 60 Day Injury List Back
Julian Merryweather 60 Day Injury List Oblique
Tayler Saucedo 60 Day Injury List Hip

Cardinals Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Yadier Molina 10 Day Injury List Knee
Harrison Bader 10 Day Injury List Foot
Juan Yepez 10 Day Injury List Forearm
Steven Matz 15 Day Injury List Knee
Drew VerHagen 15 Day Injury List Hip
Dakota Hudson 15 Day Injury List Neck
Jack Flaherty 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Álex Reyes 60 Day Injury List Shoulder

Last Time Out: Blue Jays and Cardinals

The Blue Jays won their last contest versus the Red Sox by an 8-4 score Tuesday, with Tim Mayza picking up the win pitching going zero innings without giving up a hit or an earned run. Raimel Tapia went 3-for-5 with a triple and four RBI to lead them offensively.

Tuesday, the Cardinals lost to the Reds 6-3. Miles Mikolas was the losing pitcher after throwing five innings, giving up six earned runs on seven hits while striking out four. Paul Goldschmidt paced the Cardinals’ offense, going 2-for-4 with two home runs and three RBI.

Betting Trends

Blue Jays Betting Records and Team Stats

The Blue Jays have entered the game as favorites 77 times this season and won 46, or 59.7%, of those games. Toronto has a record of 8-9 in games where bookmakers favor them by at least -226 on the moneyline. The moneyline for this contest implies a 69.3% chance of a victory for the Blue Jays. Toronto and its opponents have hit the over in 51 of their 96 games with a total this season. The Blue Jays are 44-52-0 ATS in their 96 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 95 .280 (39) .354 (35) .492 (22) 4.9% (21) 17.3% (51) 9.5% (62)
Alejandro Kirk 85 .319 (6) .397 (7) .486 (27) 3.5% (66) 9.1% (3) 10.7% (42)
George Springer 84 .252 (83) .332 (70) .470 (37) 4.7% (26) 18.8% (67) 9.4% (63)
Bo Bichette 95 .257 (72) .304 (122) .416 (80) 3.3% (71) 24.7% (116) 6.4% (119)
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. 87 .313 (7) .363 (26) .436 (66) 1.4% (133) 16.4% (45) 6.1% (125)

Cardinals Betting Records and Team Stats

The Cardinals have been chosen as underdogs in 47 games this year and have walked away with the win 19 times (40.4%) in those games. St. Louis has played as an underdog of +188 or more just one time this year and came away with a win in that game. The Cardinals have an implied victory probability of 34.7% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup. St. Louis’ games have gone over the total in 45 of their 97 opportunities. In 97 games with a line this season, the Cardinals have a mark of 51-46-0 against the spread.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Paul Goldschmidt 93 .335 (2) .417 (1) .619 (3) 6.0% (11) 21.1% (86) 11.9% (19)
Nolan Arenado 91 .296 (21) .359 (30) .528 (12) 4.7% (26) 12.8% (13) 8.6% (75)
Tommy Edman 95 .257 (72) .323 (89) .374 (126) 1.7% (125) 18.2% (60) 8.3% (80)
Dylan Carlson 78 .256 (76) .327 (80) .410 (88) 1.6% (128) 18.6% (62) 8.2% (82)
Brendan Donovan 72 .280 (-) .393 (-) .378 (-) 0.7% (-) 18.1% (-) 12.6% (-)

Blue Jays vs. Cardinals Picks and Predictions

We pick that the Blue Jays will pick up the victory in this matchup, and they’re our choice on the moneyline (-226). If you’re looking for a pick on the over/under, we predict the final scoring winding up under the total (9 runs).

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WRITTEN BY

Stacy Sailer

Stacy has been a baseball fan for as long as she can remember. She admits that she grew up as a spoiled Yankees fan in the late-90’s/early 2000’s, but has slowly evolved into a disgruntled Yankees fan due to their lone championship title in the last 21 seasons. She follows other sports, but her first love has always been baseball and loves getting to share her insight and knowledge with the Betsperts community.

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