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Giants Vs Cardinals: MLB Betting Odds & Trends – 5/15/2022

The San Francisco Giants (20-13) and St. Louis Cardinals (18-15) square off at Busch Stadium on Sunday at 7:00 PM ET to break a 1-1 series tie. Alex Wood gets the starting nod for San Francisco (-145 to win), and Adam Wainwright is St. Louis’ (+125) pick to start.

The insights in what follows are based off odds valid as of May 14, 2022 at 7:26 PM ET.

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Giants vs Cardinals Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Wood (SF) Pitcher Wainwright (STL)
3 – 2 W/L 3 – 3
30.0 IP 34.0
3.60 ERA 3.18
1.367 WHIP 1.294
9 K/9 7.4
2.7 BB/9 3.4

Giants Probable Starter Alex Wood

  • Wood (3-2 with a 3.60 ERA and 30 strikeouts in 30 innings pitched) gets the start for the Giants, his seventh of the season.
  • The left-hander last pitched on Wednesday against the Colorado Rockies, when he went 5 2/3 innings, allowing no earned runs while giving up seven hits.
  • The 31-year-old has put up an ERA of 3.60, with 9 strikeouts per nine innings, in six games this season.
  • Wood has not registered a quality start so far this season.
  • He will face off against a Cardinals offense that is batting .239 as a unit (10th in MLB). It is also slugging a collective .380 (12th in MLB) with 29 total home runs (18th in MLB).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 14, 2022 at 7:26 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Cardinals Probable Starter Adam Wainwright

  • The Cardinals’ Wainwright (3-3) will make his seventh start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Wednesday, May 4, when he allowed one hit in 7 2/3 scoreless innings against the Kansas City Royals.
  • The 40-year-old has pitched in six games this season with an ERA of 3.18 and 7.4 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • In six starts this season, he’s earned a quality start in three of them.
  • The Giants rank third in MLB with 163 runs scored this season. They have a .245 batting average this campaign with 33 home runs (10th in the league).
  • Among qualified pitchers this year, the 40-year-old’s 3.18 ERA ranks 30th, 1.294 WHIP ranks 47th, and 7.4 K/9 ranks 37th.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 14, 2022 at 7:26 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Giants Betting Trends

  • The Giants are 18-8 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 69.2% of those games).
  • San Francisco has a 9-5 record (winning 64.3% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -145 or shorter.
  • The Giants have an implied moneyline win probability of 59.2% in this game.
  • In the 33 games oddsmakers have set an over/under for San Francisco, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 17 times (17-15-1).
  • The Giants have gone 19-14-0 against the spread this season.

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Cardinals Betting Trends

  • This season, the Cardinals have won eight out of the 16 games, or 50%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • St. Louis has played as an underdog of +125 or more twice this season and split those games.
  • The Cardinals have a 44.4% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • St. Louis and its opponents have hit the over in 16 of their 33 games with a total this season.
  • The Cardinals have an ATS record of 18-15-0 in 33 games with a spread this season.

Giants Players to Watch

  • Thairo Estrada has a .350 slugging percentage, which paces the Giants. He’s hitting .242 with seven doubles, two home runs and five walks.
  • Among qualifying hitters in MLB, Estrada’s batting average ranks 91st, his on-base percentage ranks 141st, and he is 118th in the league in slugging.
  • Wilmer Flores is hitting .267 with six doubles, three home runs and 11 walks.
  • Flores’ batting average ranks 58th among qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks 71st, and he is 74th in the league in slugging.
  • Brandon Crawford is hitting .214 with five doubles, three home runs and 13 walks.
  • Brandon Belt’s 22 hits and .382 OBP both pace his team. He has two doubles, a triple, four home runs and 15 walks while batting .262.

Giants Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Thairo Estrada 120 .242 21 2 18 .271 .621
Darin Ruf 112 .223 13 1 9 .336 .613
Brandon Crawford 112 .214 18 3 14 .312 .651
Wilmer Flores 105 .267 15 3 19 .336 .746
Brandon Belt 84 .262 13 4 11 .382 .834
Joc Pederson 79 .241 12 6 12 .295 .789
Mike Yastrzemski 79 .266 11 2 8 .359 .739
Joey Bart 62 .177 10 3 6 .329 .668
Luis González 59 .339 10 1 12 .391 .832
Austin Slater 53 .264 11 2 10 .418 .852

Cardinals Players to Watch

  • Nolan Arenado has 38 hits to go with a slugging percentage of .582, both of which lead St. Louis hitters this season.
  • Among all qualifying hitters, Arenado ranks 15th in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 28th, and he is ninth in slugging percentage.
  • Tommy Edman has collected 32 hits this season to earn an on-base percentage of .368.
  • Edman is currently 43rd in batting average, 31st in on-base percentage and 56th in slugging percentage among all qualified hitters.
  • Paul Goldschmidt leads St. Louis in OBP (.384) this season, fueled by 36 hits.
  • Harrison Bader has been key for St. Louis with 24 hits, an OBP of .304 plus a slugging percentage of .359.

Cardinals Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Nolan Arenado 122 .311 14 7 27 .370 .952
Paul Goldschmidt 121 .298 18 3 17 .384 .830
Dylan Carlson 118 .212 12 2 9 .264 .603
Tommy Edman 116 .276 22 4 17 .368 .808
Tyler O’Neill 109 .183 14 2 19 .252 .546
Harrison Bader 103 .233 17 3 10 .304 .663
Yadier Molina 72 .236 7 1 2 .236 .555
Corey Dickerson 56 .196 4 0 7 .246 .478
Andrew Knizner 48 .229 3 1 6 .339 .693
Albert Pujols 43 .209 7 2 5 .333 .705

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