Yankees vs Cardinals Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 5, 2022

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At Busch Stadium on Friday, the New York Yankees (70-36) open a three-game series versus the St. Louis Cardinals (57-48), at 8:15 PM ET. The Yankees will hand the ball to Nestor Cortes (9-3), and the Cardinals will turn to Dakota Hudson (6-6).

Oddsmakers have set the Yankees as the moderate moneyline favorites (-145) on the road versus the Cardinals (+123). The over/under for the Yankees-Cardinals game is 8.5.

Yankees vs. Cardinals Odds

Run Line

New York Yankees (-1.5)

Moneyline

Yankees (-145)

Total

8.5 Runs (Over: -111, Under: -109)

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

  • Game Day: Friday, August 5, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:15 PM ET
  • Location: St. Louis, Missouri
  • Stadium: Busch Stadium

Yankees Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Giancarlo Stanton 10 Day Injury List Achilles
Harrison Bader 10 Day Injury List Foot
Michael King 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Luis Severino 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Chad Green 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Miguel Castro 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Zack Britton 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Stephen Ridings 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Frankie Montás Day-to-day Personal

Cardinals Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Juan Yepez 10 Day Injury List Forearm
Steven Matz 15 Day Injury List Knee
Drew VerHagen 15 Day Injury List Hip
Jack Flaherty 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Álex Reyes 60 Day Injury List Shoulder

Last Time Out: Yankees and Cardinals

The Yankees lost 7-3 to the Mariners Friday, with Gerrit Cole (six innings, giving up six earned runs on seven hits while striking out eight) on the line for the loss. Kyle Higashioka went 2-for-3 with a double, a home run and two RBI to lead the Yankees offensively in the defeat.

Yesterday, the Cardinals took down the Cubs 7-2. Jordan Hicks was the winning pitcher after he went one inning, giving up one earned run on one hit. Nolan Arenado paced the Cardinals’ offense, going 1-for-3 with a home run and two RBI.

Betting Trends

Yankees Betting Records and Team Stats

The Yankees have been favorites in 98 games this season and won 66 (67.3%) of those contests. New York has a record of 54-27, a 66.7% win rate, when favored by -145 or more by sportsbooks this season. Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Yankees have a 59.2% chance to win. Games involving New York have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 54 of 106 chances this season. The Yankees have an ATS record of 51-55-0 in 106 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Aaron Judge 102 .298 (19) .386 (10) .676 (1) 9.6% (1) 25.9% (128) 12.5% (12)
Anthony Rizzo 99 .224 (130) .345 (50) .509 (16) 6.5% (6) 16.9% (49) 11.6% (25)
DJ LeMahieu 97 .289 (31) .392 (7) .427 (70) 2.6% (93) 12.2% (11) 13.6% (8)
Andrew Benintendi 100 .305 (10) .382 (13) .379 (119) 0.7% (146) 13.8% (19) 11.2% (29)
Gleyber Torres 95 .254 (79) .309 (111) .460 (43) 4.3% (37) 20.3% (80) 6.8% (105)

Cardinals Betting Records and Team Stats

The Cardinals have won in 20, or 40.8%, of the 49 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year. St. Louis has a mark of 5-15 in contests where sportsbooks favor them by +123 or worse on the moneyline. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Cardinals have a 44.8% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest. St. Louis and their opponents have gone over in 48 of their 105 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season. The Cardinals are 56-49-0 against the spread in their 105 games with a line set by sportsbooks this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Paul Goldschmidt 99 .332 (1) .413 (1) .614 (3) 6.1% (9) 21.4% (88) 11.7% (22)
Nolan Arenado 97 .293 (27) .363 (26) .540 (10) 5.1% (18) 12.7% (14) 9.3% (63)
Tommy Edman 102 .259 (67) .324 (85) .372 (127) 1.6% (126) 17.8% (56) 8.2% (79)
Dylan Carlson 86 .247 (96) .315 (103) .409 (90) 2.0% (113) 18.4% (61) 7.6% (89)
Brendan Donovan 78 .285 (-) .397 (-) .377 (-) 0.7% (-) 18.1% (-) 12.9% (-)

Yankees vs. Cardinals Picks and Predictions

Our pick for this matchup is the Yankees to win (-145 on the moneyline), while we project the scoring will go over the total (8.5 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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