Cardinals vs Nationals Odds, Picks & Predictions – July 29

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At Nationals Park on Friday, the St. Louis Cardinals (52-47) begin a three-game series against the Washington Nationals (34-66), at 7:05 PM ET. On the hill for the Cardinals will be Miles Mikolas (7-8), matched up against the Nationals’ Anibal Sanchez (0-2).

Despite playing on the road, the Cardinals are still a decent moneyline favorite (-182) over the Nationals (+151). The total for the Cardinals-Nationals game is 9.

Cardinals vs. Nationals Odds

Run Line

St. Louis Cardinals (-1.5)


Cardinals (-182)


9 Runs (Over: -115, Under: -106)

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

  • Game Day: Friday, July 29, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
  • Location: Washington D.C.
  • Stadium: Nationals Park

Cardinals Injury Report

Yadier Molina10 Day Injury ListKnee
Harrison Bader10 Day Injury ListFoot
Juan Yepez10 Day Injury ListForearm
Steven Matz15 Day Injury ListKnee
Drew VerHagen15 Day Injury ListHip
Dakota Hudson15 Day Injury ListNeck
Jack Flaherty60 Day Injury ListShoulder
Álex Reyes60 Day Injury ListShoulder
Austin RomineRestricted ListPersonal
Paul GoldschmidtRestricted ListPersonal
Nolan ArenadoRestricted ListPersonal

Nationals Injury Report

Tyler Clippard15 Day Injury ListGroin
Reed Garrett15 Day Injury ListBicep
Evan Lee15 Day Injury ListShoulder
Tanner Rainey60 Day Injury ListElbow
Will Harris60 Day Injury ListPectoral
Stephen Strasburg60 Day Injury ListRibs
Sean Doolittle60 Day Injury ListElbow
Joe Ross60 Day Injury ListElbow
Carter Kieboom60 Day Injury ListElbow
Seth Romero60 Day Injury ListCalf
Jackson Tetreault60 Day Injury ListShoulder

Last Time Out: Cardinals and Nationals

The Cardinals won 6-1 over the Blue Jays Friday in their most recent game. Adam Wainwright was named the winning pitcher after throwing seven innings, giving up one earned run on five hits while striking out eight, while Albert Pujols finished 3-for-4 with a double, a home run and three RBI to lead them offensively.

Friday, the Nationals fell to the Dodgers 7-1. Patrick Corbin was the losing pitcher after he went zero innings, giving up six earned runs on seven hits. Lane Thomas led the Nationals’ offense, going 2-for-4 with a double.

Betting Trends

Cardinals Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Cardinals have been favored 49 times and won 31, or 63.3%, of those games. St. Louis has entered 10 games this season favored by -182 or more and is 6-4 in those contests. The Cardinals have a 64.5% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline. St. Louis’ games have gone over the total in 46 of their 99 chances. The Cardinals are 52-47-0 against the spread in their 99 chances this season.

NameGPAVG (Rank)OBP (Rank)SLG (Rank)HR% (Rank)K% (Rank)BB% (Rank)
Tommy Edman97.256 (75).322 (93).371 (130)1.7% (129)18.5% (60)8.3% (83)
Dylan Carlson80.259 (69).329 (76).422 (77)1.9% (120)19.0% (68)7.9% (89)
Brendan Donovan74.281 (-).396 (-).377 (-)0.7% (-)18.7% (-)12.9% (-)
Albert Pujols57.241 (-).323 (-).420 (-)3.8% (-)16.7% (-)9.1% (-)
Tyler O’Neill53.230 (-).295 (-).347 (-)2.3% (-)29.1% (-)8.6% (-)

Nationals Betting Records and Team Stats

The Nationals have been chosen as underdogs in 85 games this year and have walked away with the win 27 times (31.8%) in those games. This season, Washington has been victorious 13 times in 38 chances when named as an underdog of at least +151 or worse on the moneyline. The Nationals have an implied victory probability of 39.8% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup. Contests with Washington have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 48 of 100 chances this season. The Nationals have an against the spread mark of 43-57-0 in 100 games with a line this season.

NameGPAVG (Rank)OBP (Rank)SLG (Rank)HR% (Rank)K% (Rank)BB% (Rank)
Juan Soto97.243 (104).400 (6).480 (28)4.8% (25)14.5% (24)20.0% (1)
Josh Bell99.305 (13).389 (9).493 (22)3.1% (74)13.6% (19)11.5% (30)
Nelson Cruz94.231 (123).317 (103).347 (141)2.2% (108)22.8% (101)10.5% (47)
César Hernández99.243 (104).306 (119).307 (151)0.0% (154)18.0% (57)7.5% (98)
Keibert Ruiz77.248 (92).311 (110).344 (143)1.0% (145)11.0% (8)7.1% (105)

Cardinals vs. Nationals Picks and Predictions

Our top pick for Cardinals vs. Nationals sees the Cardinals (-182 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. For the over/under, we prefer the under on 9 runs.

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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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