Cardinals Vs Orioles: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – May 11, 2022

Written By Staff on May 11, 2022

The St. Louis Cardinals (16-13) host the Baltimore Orioles (13-17) on Wednesday at Busch Stadium, beginning at 7:45 PM ET. St. Louis (-230 to win) has Miles Mikolas starting things off, and Baltimore (+192) counters Spenser Watkins.

The betting trends in what follows reference odds valid as of May 12, 2022 at 3:24 PM ET.

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Cardinals vs Orioles Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Mikolas (STL) Pitcher Watkins (BAL)
2 – 1 W/L 0 – 0
35.1 IP 22.1
1.53 ERA 3.22
0.991 WHIP 1.388
7.1 K/9 4
1.8 BB/9 4

Cardinals Probable Starter Miles Mikolas

  • The Cardinals are sending Mikolas (2-1) to make his seventh start of the season. He is 2-1 with a 1.53 ERA and 28 strikeouts through 35 1/3 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent time out on Friday, the right-hander threw 5 2/3 innings against the San Francisco Giants, allowing one earned run while surrendering seven hits.
  • The 33-year-old has an ERA of 1.53, with 7.1 strikeouts per nine innings, in six games this season.
  • Mikolas is trying to secure his fourth quality start of the year in this outing.
  • He will face off against an Orioles offense that ranks 13th in MLB with 237 total hits (on a .236 batting average). The team also slugs a collective .354 (21st in MLB) with 20 total home runs (26th in MLB).
  • Among qualifying pitchers in MLB action this season, the 33-year-old’s 1.53 ERA ranks fourth, .991 WHIP ranks 20th, and 7.1 K/9 ranks 49th.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 12, 2022 at 3:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Orioles Probable Starter Spenser Watkins

  • Watkins (0-0) will take the mound for the Orioles, his sixth start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Thursday, when he gave up three earned runs and allowed seven hits in 4 2/3 innings against the Minnesota Twins.
  • The 29-year-old has an ERA of 3.22 and 4 strikeouts per nine innings in five games this season.
  • None of Watkins’ five starts this season have met the criteria for a quality start.
  • The Cardinals rank 17th in MLB with 124 runs scored this season. They have a .237 batting average this campaign with 25 home runs (19th in the league).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 12, 2022 at 3:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Cardinals Betting Trends

  • The Cardinals have compiled a 9-6 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 60% of those games).
  • St. Louis has yet to play as a moneyline favorite of -230 or shorter.
  • The implied moneyline probablility for this matchup gives the Cardinals a 69.7% chance to win.
  • St. Louis has played in 29 games with an over/under set, and has combined with their opponents to go over the total 14 times (14-14-1).
  • The Cardinals have a 16-13-0 record ATS this season (covering 55.2% of the time).
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Orioles Betting Trends

  • The Orioles have entered the game as underdogs 28 times this season and won 11, or 39.3%, of those games.
  • This season, Baltimore has won one of its three games when they’re the underdog by at least +192 on the moneyline.
  • The implied probability of a win by the Orioles, based on the moneyline, is 34.2%.
  • Baltimore’s games have gone over the total in 10 of their 30 chances.
  • The Orioles are 18-12-0 against the spread in their 30 chances this season.

Cardinals Players to Watch

  • Nolan Arenado has 34 hits with a .598 slugging percentage, both team-best statistics for the Cardinals. He’s hitting .318 with nine doubles, seven home runs and 12 walks.
  • Among the qualifying hitters in MLB action, Arenado’s batting average ranks 14th, his on-base percentage ranks 21st, and he is sixth in the league in slugging.
  • Tommy Edman’s .388 OBP leads his team, and he has three doubles, two triples, three home runs and 14 walks while hitting .290.
  • Among qualifying batters, Edman’s batting average ranks 30th, his on-base percentage ranks 20th, and he is 51st in the league in slugging.
  • Paul Goldschmidt has seven doubles, two home runs and 16 walks while hitting .283.
  • Harrison Bader is batting .242 with four doubles, three home runs and nine walks.

Cardinals Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Nolan Arenado 107 .318 14 7 24 .387 .985
Paul Goldschmidt 106 .283 15 2 11 .377 .783
Dylan Carlson 103 .223 11 1 8 .274 .604
Tyler O’Neill 101 .188 14 2 19 .261 .568
Tommy Edman 100 .290 18 3 14 .388 .838
Harrison Bader 95 .242 16 3 10 .318 .697
Yadier Molina 64 .234 5 1 2 .234 .546
Corey Dickerson 49 .184 3 0 7 .226 .430
Andrew Knizner 43 .209 3 1 6 .306 .632
Albert Pujols 41 .220 6 2 5 .319 .709

Orioles Players to Watch

  • Cedric Mullins is batting .262 with five home runs and 14 RBI for Baltimore this season.
  • Among all the qualified hitters in the majors, Mullins is 61st in batting average, 74th in on-base percentage, and 41st in slugging percentage.
  • Austin Hays leads Baltimore with 34 hits and a team-best slugging percentage of .477.
  • Hays’ batting average ranks 18th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage places him 21st, and he is 34th in slugging.
  • Anthony Santander leads Baltimore with an OBP of .397 this season while batting .250 with 19 walks and 12 runs scored.
  • Ryan Mountcastle is batting .268 with a .299 OBP and 16 RBI for Baltimore this season.

Orioles Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Cedric Mullins 122 .262 19 5 14 .328 .795
Ryan Mountcastle 112 .268 10 4 16 .299 .701
Austin Hays 109 .312 12 3 12 .387 .864
Trey Mancini 104 .279 9 1 11 .325 .671
Jorge Mateo 99 .242 10 1 7 .279 .643
Anthony Santander 96 .250 12 3 13 .397 .772
Ramón Urías 89 .213 7 1 7 .250 .542
Rougned Odor 79 .203 9 1 9 .256 .598
Robinson Chirinos 58 .138 2 0 3 .265 .437
Anthony Bemboom 38 .132 3 0 0 .233 .417

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