Cardinals vs. Mariners Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Saturday, April 22, 2023

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Cardinals vs. Mariners Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Saturday, April 22, 2023

MLB Predictions

The St. Louis Cardinals will take the field against the Seattle Mariners (9-11) on Saturday. The game begins at 9:40 PM ET on ROOT Sports NW, with the Cardinals listed as -122 favorites on the moneyline.

Miles Mikolas starts for St. Louis while Luis Castillo is Seattle’s starter for the contest.

Cardinals vs. Mariners Odds

  • Cardinals odds to win: -122
  • Mariners odds to win: +102
  • Spread: Cardinals -1.5
  • Total: 8.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Saturday, April 22, 2023
  • Time: 9:40 PM ET
  • TV: ROOT Sports NW

Who Will Win Cardinals vs. Mariners?

Cardinals and Mariners Betting Trends

The Cardinals have put together a 7-7 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 50% of those games).

When it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -122 or shorter, St. Louis has a 6-7 record (winning 46.2% of its games).

The Mariners have been underdogs in five games this season and won two (40%) of those contests.

Seattle has entered four games this season as the underdog by +102 or more and is 2-2 in those contests.

In the 20 games in which bookmakers have set an over/under for the Cardinals, they have combined with opponents to go over the total eight times (8-10-2).

Games involving the Mariners have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 10 of 20 chances this season.

Cardinals Stats & Insights

The Cardinals rank 14th in runs scored with 93, 4.7 per game.

St. Louis ranks 13th in MLB action with 23 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.

The Cardinals’ .265 batting average is fourth-best in the majors.

St. Louis strikes out 8.1 times per game, the seventh-best mark in the majors.

The nine strikeouts per nine innings compiled by the Cardinals pitching staff ranks 12th in the majors.

St. Louis’ 4.70 team ERA ranks 20th among all MLB pitching staffs.

Mariners Stats & Insights

The Mariners have scored 90 runs (4.5 per game) this season, which ranks 18th in MLB.

Seattle’s 19 home runs rank 20th in Major League Baseball.

The Mariners rank 25th in MLB with a .226 team batting average.

Seattle ranks 19th with an average of 9.1 strikeouts per game.

The Mariners strike out 8.8 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, 15th in MLB.

Seattle pitchers have a combined ERA of 3.62 ERA this year, ninth-best in baseball.

Cardinals Key Players to Watch

Mikolas (0-1) takes the mound for the Cardinals in his fifth start of the season. He has an 8.10 ERA in 20 2/3 innings pitched, with 19 strikeouts.

Paul Goldschmidt has been key for St. Louis with 21 hits, an OBP of .419 plus a slugging percentage of .465.

Nolan Gorman leads St. Louis in home runs with five, runs batted in with 18 and a batting average of .300.

Nolan Arenado is slashing .291/.352/.405 this season for the Cardinals.

Willson Contreras is batting .250 with an OBP of .342 and a slugging percentage of .422 this season.

Mariners Key Players to Watch

The Mariners’ Castillo (2-0) will make his fifth start of the season.

Ty France has racked up a team-high 13 runs batted in.

Julio Rodriguez has put his power on display as he leads his team with four home runs.

Jarred Kelenic has a team-best batting average of .311, while pacing the Mariners in home runs (four).

Cal Raleigh is batting .237 with five doubles, two home runs and nine walks.

Cardinals and Mariners Injuries

Cardinals: Paul DeJong: 10 Day IL (Back), Packy Naughton: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Adam Wainwright: 15 Day IL (Groin), Wilking Rodriguez: 15 Day IL (Shoulder)

Mariners: Dylan Moore: 10 Day IL (Olique), Taylor Trammell: 10 Day IL (Hand), Robbie Ray: 15 Day IL (Flexor), Andres Munoz: 15 Day IL (Deltoid), Evan White: 60 Day IL (Adductor), Sam Haggerty: 7 Day IL (Concussion)

Cardinals vs. Mariners Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Mariners 4, Cardinals 3
  • Total Prediction: Under 8.5 runs
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