Yankees vs. Cardinals Betting Lines, Odds, & Player Matchups August 5, 2022

Media by Associated Press: New York Yankees' Aaron Judge (99) follows through on his RBI double in front of Boston Red Sox's Christian Vazquez during the 10th inning of a baseball game Saturday

Aaron Judge and Paul Goldschmidt face off in a showdown of top-10 power hitters when the New York Yankees (70-36) and the St. Louis Cardinals (57-48) meet at 8:15 PM ET on Friday. Judge has 43 homers (first in MLB) for the favored Yankees (-144), and Goldschmidt is seventh in MLB play with 26 home runs this season for the underdog Cardinals (+123). Nestor Cortes takes the mound first for New York, and Dakota Hudson is St. Louis’ pick to start.

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Yankees vs. Cardinals betting lines

  • Favorite: Yankees (-144)
  • Underdog: Cardinals (+123)
  • Over/under: 8.5

Yankees betting info, hitting leaders, & pitching

Yankees betting info

  • The Yankees have been favored on the moneyline 98 total times this season. They’ve finished 65-33 in those games.
  • When playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -144 or shorter, New York has gone 54-27 (66.7%).
  • The Yankees have an implied moneyline win probability of 59% in this matchup.
  • New York has played in 106 games with over/under set, and has combined with opponents to go over the total 53 times (53-49-4).
  • The Yankees are 50-56-0 ATS this season.

Yankees hitting info

  • Judge paces the Yankees with 43 home runs and 93 runs batted in.
  • Among hitters in MLB action, Judge ranks first in home runs and first in RBI.
  • Anthony Rizzo is hitting .227 with 16 doubles, a triple, 27 home runs and 48 walks.
  • Rizzo currently ranks sixth in home runs and 14th in RBI in the bigs.
  • DJ LeMahieu is hitting .289 with 16 doubles, 11 home runs and 57 walks.
  • Andrew Benintendi is hitting .305 to lead his team.

Yankees pitching rankings

  • The pitching staff for the Yankees has a collective 9.2 K/9, the fourth-best in MLB.
  • The Yankees have the third-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (3.25).
  • Pitchers for the Yankees combine for the No. 3-ranked WHIP in baseball (1.105).
  • Yankees pitchers combine to surrender 107 home runs (one per game), the ninth-fewest in the league.
  • They struck out nine Mariners batters while giving up 10 hits in a 7-3 loss in their last game.

Cardinals betting info, hitting leaders, & pitching

Cardinals betting info

  • This season, the Cardinals have been the underdog 50 times and won 22, or 44%, of those games.
  • St. Louis is 6-15 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +123 or more on the moneyline.
  • The Cardinals have a 44.8% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • St. Louis and its opponents have hit the over in 49 of their 108 games with a total this season.
  • The Cardinals have an ATS record of 58-49-0 in 107 games with a spread this season.

Cardinals hitting info

  • Goldschmidt is batting .332 with 26 home runs and 82 RBI. All three of those stats are best among St. Louis hitters this season.
  • Goldschmidt’s home run total ranks seventh in MLB, and he is fourth in RBI.
  • Goldschmidt has safely hit in three straight games. During his last five outings he is hitting .300 with two home runs, two walks and four RBI.
  • Nolan Arenado is batting .293 with an OBP of .363 and a slugging percentage of .540 this season.
  • Arenado currently is 18th in home runs and 19th in RBI in the big leagues.
  • Arenado heads into this matchup on a three-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is hitting .294 with a double, three home runs, four walks and four RBI.
  • Tommy Edman has collected 103 base hits, an OBP of .324 and a slugging percentage of .372 this season.
  • Dylan Carlson is batting .247 with an OBP of .315 and a slugging percentage of .409 this season.

Cardinals pitching rankings

  • The Cardinals have a 7.5 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, which ranks 27th in baseball.
  • The Cardinals have the ninth-best ERA (3.78) in the majors this season.
  • The Cardinals have a combined WHIP of 1.255 as a pitching staff, which ranks 14th in MLB.
  • The Cardinals have given up the seventh-fewest long balls so far this season with only 105 home runs allowed.
  • They struck out eight Cubs batters while allowing two hits in a 7-2 win last time out.
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