Cardinals vs Diamondbacks Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 20, 2022

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At Chase Field on Saturday, the St. Louis Cardinals (five straight victories) meet the Arizona Diamondbacks at 8:10 PM ET. Dakota Hudson (6-6) will start for the Cardinals, and Madison Bumgarner (6-12) for the Diamondbacks.

Despite playing on the road, the Cardinals are still a decent moneyline favorite (-145) over the Diamondbacks (+124). The over/under for this contest is 9.

Cardinals vs. Diamondbacks Odds

Run Line

St. Louis Cardinals (-1.5)

Moneyline

Cardinals (-145)

Total

9 Runs (Over: -113, Under: -108)

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When, Where, at What Time is Cardinals vs. Diamondbacks

  • Game Day: Saturday, August 20, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Stadium: Chase Field

Cardinals Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Steven Matz 15 Day Injury List Knee
Jack Flaherty 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Drew VerHagen 60 Day Injury List Hip
Álex Reyes 60 Day Injury List Shoulder

Diamondbacks Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Keynan Middleton 15 Day Injury List Ankle
Caleb Smith 15 Day Injury List Hand
Kyle Nelson 15 Day Injury List Back
Nick Ahmed 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Humberto Castellanos 60 Day Injury List Forearm
Tyler Gilbert 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Ketel Marte Day-to-day Hamstring
Caleb Baragar Minors Elbow
Kristian Robinson Restricted List Personal

Last Time Out: Cardinals and Diamondbacks

These teams meet again after the Cardinals defeated the Diamondbacks 5-1 yesterday. Miles Mikolas picked up the win for the Cardinals (8.00 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 4 K), and Paul Goldschmidt led the way offensively (3-for-4 with a home run and two RBI). Tommy Henry (5.00 IP, 1 R, 6 H, 7 K) was credited with the loss for the Diamondbacks.

Betting Trends

Cardinals Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Cardinals have won 44 out of the 65 games, or 67.7%, in which they’ve been favored. St. Louis has a record of 28-12 in games where bookmakers favor them by at least -145 on the moneyline. The moneyline for this contest implies a 59.2% chance of a victory for the Cardinals. So far this season, St. Louis and its opponents have hit the over in 55 of their 118 games with a total. The Cardinals are 66-52-0 against the spread in their 118 chances this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Paul Goldschmidt 112 .339 (1) .421 (1) .635 (2) 6.2% (5) 20.7% (82) 12.4% (11)
Nolan Arenado 110 .299 (14) .363 (23) .560 (6) 5.4% (14) 12.7% (14) 8.6% (74)
Tommy Edman 114 .254 (79) .316 (97) .368 (125) 1.7% (117) 17.6% (52) 7.7% (87)
Dylan Carlson 98 .245 (97) .317 (94) .397 (96) 2.0% (106) 18.6% (62) 8.3% (79)
Brendan Donovan 87 .292 (-) .403 (-) .381 (-) 0.6% (-) 17.2% (-) 12.7% (-)

Diamondbacks Betting Records and Team Stats

The Diamondbacks have been victorious in 36, or 41.9%, of the 86 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season. This season, Arizona has come away with a win 20 times in 55 chances when named as an underdog of at least +124 or worse on the moneyline. The Diamondbacks have an implied victory probability of 44.6% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup. Arizona and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 52 of their 119 opportunities. The Diamondbacks have an against the spread mark of 68-51-0 in 119 games with a line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Christian Walker 117 .219 (131) .318 (92) .474 (30) 6.0% (7) 19.2% (68) 12.0% (15)
Ketel Marte 105 .257 (74) .343 (52) .434 (63) 2.3% (98) 17.8% (54) 10.6% (38)
Daulton Varsho 111 .238 (109) .310 (109) .423 (73) 3.7% (48) 23.2% (97) 8.5% (76)
Josh Rojas 88 .289 (-) .360 (-) .422 (-) 2.0% (-) 18.8% (-) 10.1% (-)
Alek Thomas 87 .237 (-) .291 (-) .368 (-) 2.5% (-) 18.9% (-) 6.2% (-)

Cardinals vs. Diamondbacks Picks and Predictions

We predict that the Cardinals will pick up the win in this matchup, and they’re our choice on the moneyline (-145). 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

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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