Cardinals vs Nationals Odds, Picks & Predictions – July 30

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At Nationals Park on Saturday, the Washington Nationals (34-67) play the St. Louis Cardinals (53-47), with first pitch at 7:15 PM ET. Dakota Hudson (6-6) is the starter for the Cardinals, and Erick Fedde (5-7) for the Nationals.

The Cardinals are currently a moderate moneyline favorite (-150) on the road at the Nationals (+127). The contest has a total set at 9.5.

Cardinals vs. Nationals Odds

Run Line

St. Louis Cardinals (-1.5)

Moneyline

Cardinals (-150)

Total

9.5 Runs (Over: +101, Under: -123)

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

  • Game Day: Saturday, July 30, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:15 PM ET
  • Location: Washington D.C.
  • Stadium: Nationals Park

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

Nationals Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Tyler Clippard 15 Day Injury List Groin
Reed Garrett 15 Day Injury List Bicep
Evan Lee 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Tanner Rainey 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Will Harris 60 Day Injury List Pectoral
Stephen Strasburg 60 Day Injury List Ribs
Sean Doolittle 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Joe Ross 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Carter Kieboom 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Seth Romero 60 Day Injury List Calf
Jackson Tetreault 60 Day Injury List Shoulder

Last Time Out: Cardinals and Nationals

The Cardinals beat the Nationals 6-2 yesterday, with Miles Mikolas getting the win (7.00 IP, 2 R, 6 H, 4 K) and Nolan Gorman leading the way offensively (going 1-for-4 with a home run and two RBI). Anibal Sanchez (5.00 IP, 6 R, 6 H, 4 K) took the loss for the Nationals.

Betting Trends

Cardinals Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Cardinals have won 32 out of the 50 games, or 64%, in which they’ve been favored. St. Louis is 17-11 this season when entering a game favored by -150 or more on the moneyline. The Cardinals have a 60% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline. St. Louis and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 46 of their 100 opportunities. The Cardinals are 53-47-0 against the spread in their 100 chances this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Paul Goldschmidt 94 .334 (2) .415 (2) .615 (3) 5.9% (11) 21.1% (88) 11.8% (19)
Nolan Arenado 92 .293 (28) .358 (29) .523 (12) 4.6% (29) 12.9% (13) 8.8% (77)
Tommy Edman 98 .256 (71) .322 (91) .370 (130) 1.6% (129) 18.4% (61) 8.2% (83)
Dylan Carlson 81 .255 (72) .325 (82) .416 (84) 1.9% (118) 19.1% (69) 7.8% (89)
Brendan Donovan 74 .281 (-) .396 (-) .377 (-) 0.7% (-) 18.7% (-) 12.9% (-)

Nationals Betting Records and Team Stats

The Nationals have been underdogs in 86 games this season and have come away with the win 27 times (31.4%) in those contests. This season, Washington has been victorious 19 times in 60 chances when named as an underdog of at least +127 or worse on the moneyline. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Nationals have a 44.1% chance of walking away with the win. Washington’s games have gone over the total in 48 of their 101 opportunities. The Nationals have an against the spread mark of 43-58-0 in 101 games with a line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Juan Soto 98 .243 (105) .399 (5) .478 (31) 4.7% (28) 14.4% (23) 19.8% (1)
Josh Bell 100 .309 (12) .392 (7) .496 (21) 3.1% (72) 13.5% (19) 11.6% (25)
Nelson Cruz 95 .231 (124) .316 (103) .345 (140) 2.1% (109) 22.6% (98) 10.4% (46)
César Hernández 100 .243 (105) .306 (117) .309 (149) 0.0% (153) 18.1% (57) 7.4% (97)
Keibert Ruiz 78 .248 (93) .310 (109) .343 (142) 1.0% (145) 10.9% (7) 7.0% (105)

Cardinals vs. Nationals Picks and Predictions

Our top pick for Cardinals vs. Nationals is the Cardinals (-150 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. As for the total, we recommend betting on the under on 9.5 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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