Cardinals vs Diamondbacks Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Friday, August 19

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The St. Louis Cardinals (66-51) will visit the Arizona Diamondbacks (55-63), Friday at 9:40 PM ET, in the opener of a three-game series. The Cardinals will give the start to Miles Mikolas (9-9), and the Diamondbacks will counter with Tommy Henry (2-1).

The Cardinals are currently a moderate moneyline favorite (-182) on the road at the Diamondbacks (+154). The total for the Cardinals-Diamondbacks game is set at 8.5.

Cardinals vs. Diamondbacks Odds

Run Line

St. Louis Cardinals (-1.5)

Moneyline

Cardinals (-182)

Total

8.5 Runs (Over: -117, Under: -104)

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

  • Game Day: Friday, August 19, 2022
  • Game Time: 9:40 PM ET
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Stadium: Chase Field

Cardinals Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Juan Yepez 10 Day Injury List Forearm
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

The Cardinals beat the Rockies by a 13-0 score in their last game yesterday. Lars Nootbaar went 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBI to lead them offensively while Adam Wainwright earned the win after throwing seven innings without giving up an earned run on three hits, while striking out seven.

The Diamondbacks took down the Giants 5-0 yesterday. Josh Rojas led the way offensively after going 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI, and Zac Gallen got the win, throwing seven innings without giving up an earned run on four hits, while striking out 12.

Betting Trends

Cardinals Betting Records and Team Stats

The Cardinals have entered the game as favorites 64 times this season and won 43, or 67.2%, of those games. St. Louis has a record of 10-4 in games where oddsmakers favor them by at least -182 on the moneyline. The oddsmakers’ moneyline implies a 64.5% chance of a victory for the Cardinals. St. Louis and its opponents have hit the over in 55 of their 117 games with a total this season. The Cardinals are 65-52-0 against the spread in their 117 chances this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Paul Goldschmidt 111 .335 (1) .418 (1) .627 (2) 6.1% (6) 20.7% (83) 12.3% (12)
Nolan Arenado 109 .293 (20) .359 (23) .550 (6) 5.4% (15) 12.8% (15) 8.7% (72)
Tommy Edman 113 .256 (74) .319 (90) .372 (123) 1.7% (116) 17.5% (52) 7.8% (86)
Dylan Carlson 97 .243 (102) .316 (96) .397 (97) 2.0% (106) 18.6% (63) 8.4% (78)
Brendan Donovan 87 .292 (-) .403 (-) .381 (-) 0.6% (-) 17.2% (-) 12.7% (-)

Diamondbacks Betting Records and Team Stats

The Diamondbacks have come away with 36 wins in the 85 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season. This year, Arizona has won seven of 25 games when listed as at least +154 or worse on the moneyline. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Diamondbacks have a 39.4% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest. Arizona and their opponents have hit the over in 52 of their 118 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season. The Diamondbacks have posted a record of 68-50-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Christian Walker 116 .220 (129) .319 (90) .477 (28) 6.0% (7) 19.0% (67) 11.9% (16)
Ketel Marte 105 .257 (72) .343 (50) .434 (64) 2.3% (97) 17.8% (55) 10.6% (39)
Daulton Varsho 110 .241 (105) .312 (106) .427 (69) 3.7% (47) 23.1% (96) 8.6% (74)
Josh Rojas 87 .286 (-) .358 (-) .418 (-) 2.0% (-) 19.0% (-) 10.2% (-)
Alek Thomas 87 .237 (-) .291 (-) .368 (-) 2.5% (-) 18.9% (-) 6.2% (-)

Cardinals vs. Diamondbacks Picks and Predictions

Our recommended pick for this matchup is the Cardinals to earn the win (-182 on the moneyline), while we predict the total score will go over the total (8.5 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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