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MLB Prop Bets: St. Louis Cardinals vs Philadelphia Phillies – July 3, 2022

MLB Prop Bets: St. Louis Cardinals vs Philadelphia Phillies - July 3, 2022
2022-07-03 19:08:00 EDT

The St. Louis Cardinals (44-36) face the Philadelphia Phillies (41-38) at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday at 7:08pm (ET). Let’s take a look at the MLB Prop Bets for the matchup. Adam Wainwright is the probable pitcher for the Cardinals, while Zack Wheeler is the probable pitcher for the Phillies. The Phillies are favored to win at -136, while the Cardinals are at +115. The total runs line is set at 7.5, with OVER at -121 and UNDER at +100.

  • The Cardinals (-190) have a 45-35 Run Line record this season, while the Phillies (+160) hold a record of 40-39.
  • The Cardinals have a 41-36-3 O/U record this season (meaning 41 games have gone over the total runs line, 36 have gone under and three have resulted in a push). The Phillies have a 43-32-4 O/U record.

Scoring Insights

  • The Cardinals are averaging 4.8 runs per game this season (5th in the league). Comparatively, the Phillies are averaging 4.8 (3rd).
  • In the field, the Cardinals are allowing 3.9 runs per game this season (7th in the league), while the Phillies are allowing an average of 4.3 runs (18th).

Let’s take a look at how these teams perform in some other key statistical areas.

Batting Insights:

Batting Average

  • Looking at their batting averages this season, the Cardinals are at .254 (ranking 5th in the Major Leagues), while the Phillies are batting .247 (11th).

Home Runs

  • In terms of total home runs this season, the Phillies have hit 101 (6th in the Major Leagues). Meanwhile, the Cardinals have managed 88 (13th).

Runs Batted In

  • Finally, looking at their runs batted in, the Cardinals have recorded 365 RBIs to rank 2nd in the MLB this season. Comparatively, the Phillies have recorded 362 RBIs to rank T4th.

Pitching Insights:

Earned Run Average

  • The Phillies have an earned run average of 3.92 this season (15th in the Majors), while the Cardinals have an ERA of 3.80 (10th).

Strikeouts

  • Turning our attention to total strikeouts, the Phillies have recorded an impressive 709 this season, ranking 6th in the MLB. Contrastingly, the Cardinals rank 26th for total strikeouts, recording only 582.

Opponent Batting Average

  • Opponents are batting an average of .240 against the Phillies this season (16th in the Major Leagues). Comparatively, the Cardinals’ opponents are at .243 (18th).

First Innings Moneyline

  • Here are their first innings moneyline records in 2022.
  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • Cardinals 26-17-37 16-4-20 10-13-17 17-10-27 9-7-10 0-0-0 7-0-3
  • Phillies 19-17-43 13-9-19 6-8-24 16-11-26 3-6-17 0-0-0 0-4-6

Lead After Three Innings

  • Here are their records after the first three innings in 2022.
  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • Cardinals 34-30-16 21-16-3 13-14-13 22-19-13 12-11-3 0-0-0 7-2-0
  • Phillies 34-25-20 21-9-11 13-16-9 23-14-16 11-11-4 0-0-0 2-5-3

NRFI/YRFI

  • The NRFI is 34-46 in Cardinals games this season. The Phillies have a 43-36 NRFI record.

Last Time They Met

The Cardinals recorded a 7-6 victory over the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park yesterday. Nolan Arenado was crushing the ball in that matchup, hitting 2 home runs and recording 3 RBIs.

Robert Steele's Free Pick:

Robert Steele

I'm not a fan of being called a "quants" (quantitative analyst) or "math wizard" but it's the truth. I'm a numbers guy. I love to crunch the data, make sense of it, and turn it into a winning bet.
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