Cardinals Vs Diamondbacks: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – May 1, 2022

Written By Staff on April 30, 2022

The St. Louis Cardinals (11-9) and the Arizona Diamondbacks (10-12) meet on Sunday at 2:15 PM ET. Jordan Hicks starts for St. Louis (-194 to win) while Arizona (+163) will counter with Zach Davies.

The betting facts in this article reference odds valid as of May 1, 2022 at 1:25 PM ET.

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Cardinals vs Diamondbacks Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Hicks (STL) Pitcher Davies (ARI)
1 – 2 W/L 1 – 1
9.0 IP 18.1
3.00 ERA 5.40
1.222 WHIP 1.473
9 K/9 6.9
6 BB/9 4.9

Cardinals Probable Starter Jordan Hicks

  • Hicks (1-2) makes the start for the Cardinals, his third of the season.
  • His last appearance came on Tuesday against the New York Mets, when the right-hander threw 2 2/3 innings, surrendering two earned runs while allowing two hits.
  • Opposing hitters have a collective batting average of .000 against him this season. He has a 3.00 ERA and 9 strikeouts per nine innings over his four games.
  • He will face a Diamondbacks offense that ranks 25th in the league with 68 runs while batting .182 as a unit. It has a collective .314 slugging percentage (26th in MLB play) and has hit a total of 20 home runs (14th in MLB).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 1, 2022 at 1:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Diamondbacks Stats vs Hicks

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Ketel Marte 1 .000 0 0 1 .000 .000

Diamondbacks Probable Starter Zach Davies

  • The Diamondbacks will hand the ball to Davies (1-1) for his fifth start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Wednesday, when he gave up three earned runs and allowed four hits in 4 2/3 innings against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
  • The 29-year-old has pitched in four games this season with an ERA of 5.40, 6.9 strikeouts per nine innings and an opponent batting average of .000.
  • The Cardinals have scored 82 runs this season, which ranks 19th in MLB. They are batting .236 for the campaign with 14 home runs, 23rd in the league.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 1, 2022 at 1:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Cardinals Stats vs Davies

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Yadier Molina 28 .321 9 0 4 .367 .760
Nolan Arenado 26 .231 6 1 2 .333 .795
Paul Goldschmidt 21 .381 8 1 3 .519 1.043
Paul DeJong 14 .214 3 0 0 .214 .428
Tommy Edman 13 .154 2 0 0 .154 .385
Corey Dickerson 13 .231 3 0 0 .286 .517
Harrison Bader 10 .700 7 1 3 .700 1.800
Dylan Carlson 6 .167 1 0 0 .286 .619
Tyler O’Neill 6 .667 4 1 3 .750 1.917
Albert Pujols 6 .000 0 0 0 .250 .250

Cardinals Betting Trends

  • The Cardinals have won six of the 10 games they were favored on the moneyline this season (60%).
  • St. Louis has played as a moneyline favorite of -194 or shorter in only two games this season, which they lost both.
  • The implied moneyline probablility in this matchup gives the Cardinals a 66% chance to win.
  • St. Louis has played in 20 games with set over/under, and has combined with opponents to go over the total nine times (9-10-1).
  • The Cardinals have covered 55% of their games this season, going 11-9-0 ATS.
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Diamondbacks Betting Trends

  • The Diamondbacks have been underdogs in 22 games this season and won 10 (45.5%) of those contests.
  • This season, Arizona has won one of its three games when they’re the underdog by at least +163 on the moneyline.
  • The oddsmakers’ moneyline implies a 38% chance of a victory for the Diamondbacks.
  • Arizona and its opponents have gone over the total this season in six of their 22 opportunities.
  • The Diamondbacks are 13-9-0 against the spread in their 22 chances this season.

Cardinals Players to Watch

  • Nolan Arenado has 27 hits with a .444 on-base percentage and a .681 slugging percentage, all club-highs for the Cardinals. He is hitting .375 with seven doubles, five home runs and nine walks.
  • Among qualifying batters in MLB, Arenado ranks third in batting average, sixth in on-base percentage, and third in slugging.
  • Tommy Edman has two doubles, a triple, three home runs and nine walks while hitting .300.
  • Edman’s batting average ranks 26th among qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks 19th, and he is 28th in the league in slugging.
  • Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .282 with four doubles, a home run and nine walks.
  • Tyler O’Neill is hitting .174 with two doubles, a home run and nine walks.

Cardinals Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Paul Goldschmidt 78 .282 11 1 10 .356 .728
Dylan Carlson 76 .184 7 0 4 .238 .488
Nolan Arenado 72 .375 11 5 17 .444 1.125
Tommy Edman 70 .300 12 3 11 .395 .881
Tyler O’Neill 69 .174 10 1 12 .259 .505
Harrison Bader 61 .246 10 0 2 .343 .654
Paul DeJong 51 .137 3 1 4 .241 .496
Yadier Molina 48 .208 2 0 0 .208 .437
Corey Dickerson 38 .184 2 0 7 .238 .422
Albert Pujols 30 .267 5 2 4 .333 .833

Diamondbacks Players to Watch

  • Daulton Varsho has been key for Arizona with four home runs, 10 RBI and a batting average of .211 this season.
  • Varsho ranks 121st in batting average, 113th in on-base percentage and 85th in slugging percentage among all batters in MLB.
  • Christian Walker is slugging .351 while driving in seven runs and batting .149 this season.
  • Walker is 168th in batting average, 165th in on-base percentage and 108th in slugging percentage in the big leagues.
  • Pavin Smith leads Arizona with 16 hits and an OBP of .377, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .397.
  • Cooper Hummel is batting .175 with a .353 OBP and seven RBI for Arizona this season.

Diamondbacks Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Ketel Marte 82 .146 5 1 6 .211 .467
Christian Walker 74 .149 10 4 7 .232 .583
Daulton Varsho 71 .211 9 4 10 .293 .687
David Peralta 68 .206 4 2 6 .273 .641
Seth Beer 59 .254 4 1 8 .362 .718
Pavin Smith 58 .276 4 1 7 .377 .774
Carson Kelly 49 .102 3 0 1 .154 .276
Sergio Alcántara 42 .143 5 1 5 .159 .421
Geraldo Perdomo 42 .190 6 0 0 .382 .668
Cooper Hummel 40 .175 5 2 7 .353 .703

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