Cardinals vs Diamondbacks Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Sunday, August 21

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The St. Louis Cardinals (68-51) will visit the Arizona Diamondbacks (55-65), Sunday at 4:10 PM ET, with the Cardinals on a six-game winning streak. On the hill for the Cardinals will be Jose Quintana (4-5), opposed by the Diamondbacks’ Merrill Kelly (10-5).

The Cardinals are currently a moderate moneyline favorite (-128) on the road at the Diamondbacks (+109). The game has an over/under set at 7.5 runs.

Cardinals vs. Diamondbacks Odds

Run Line

St. Louis Cardinals (-1.5)

Moneyline

Cardinals (-128)

Total

7.5 Runs (Over: -115, Under: -105)

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

  • Game Day: Sunday, August 21, 2022
  • Game Time: 4:10 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
Ryan Helsley Paternity List Personal
Yadier Molina Restricted List Personal

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

Yesterday, the Cardinals picked up a 16-7 victory over the Diamondbacks, with Genesis Cabrera (0.00 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 K) registering the win for the Cardinals. Albert Pujols went 4-for-4 with two home runs and two RBI to lead the offense. Madison Bumgarner (5.00 IP, 5 R, 7 H, 3 K) took the loss for the Diamondbacks.

Betting Trends

Cardinals Betting Records and Team Stats

The Cardinals have won 45, or 68.2%, of the 66 games they’ve played as favorites this season. St. Louis has a record of 37-15, a 71.2% win rate, when favored by -128 or more by sportsbooks this season. The bookmakers’ moneyline implies a 56.1% chance of a victory for the Cardinals. St. Louis and its opponents have hit the over in 56 of their 119 games with a total this season. The Cardinals are 67-52-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Paul Goldschmidt 113 .341 (1) .422 (1) .640 (2) 6.3% (5) 20.4% (81) 12.2% (12)
Nolan Arenado 111 .298 (14) .361 (23) .558 (5) 5.3% (16) 12.7% (14) 8.5% (75)
Tommy Edman 115 .252 (78) .317 (91) .366 (123) 1.7% (116) 17.6% (52) 8.1% (83)
Dylan Carlson 99 .244 (96) .314 (99) .393 (100) 2.0% (105) 18.6% (64) 8.2% (80)
Brendan Donovan 87 .292 (-) .403 (-) .381 (-) 0.6% (-) 17.2% (-) 12.7% (-)

Diamondbacks Betting Records and Team Stats

The Diamondbacks have been chosen as underdogs in 87 games this year and have walked away with the win 36 times (41.4%) in those games. This season, Arizona has come away with a win 27 times in 69 chances when named as an underdog of at least +109 or worse on the moneyline. The Diamondbacks have an implied victory probability of 47.8% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup. Arizona and their opponents have gone over in 53 of their 120 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season. In 120 games with a line this season, the Diamondbacks have a mark of 68-52-0 against the spread.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Christian Walker 118 .217 (132) .317 (91) .470 (33) 5.9% (7) 19.2% (69) 11.9% (16)
Ketel Marte 105 .257 (69) .343 (52) .434 (63) 2.3% (96) 17.8% (54) 10.6% (40)
Daulton Varsho 112 .235 (111) .306 (110) .418 (76) 3.6% (48) 23.4% (96) 8.4% (76)
Josh Rojas 89 .292 (-) .363 (-) .426 (-) 1.9% (-) 18.8% (-) 10.2% (-)
Alek Thomas 88 .241 (-) .294 (-) .370 (-) 2.4% (-) 18.7% (-) 6.1% (-)

Cardinals vs. Diamondbacks Picks and Predictions

Our top pick for Cardinals vs. Diamondbacks is the Cardinals (-128 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. For the total, we prefer the over on 7.5 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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