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St. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets 5/16/22 - MLB Picks & Predictions

New York Mets vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds & Info

Game New York Mets vs St. Louis Cardinals
Date & Time Monday May 16, 2022, 7:10 PM (EDT)
Location
Citi Field Queens, NY
Latest odds
NYM -120 ; O/U 8.5
TV Channel
SNY

On Monday, the St. Louis Cardinals open a four-game series in the Big Apple at Citi Field against the New York Mets. St Louis improved to 18-15 following its 4-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Saturday. Dakota Hudson and four relievers combined to lead the Cardinals to their shutout victory on Saturday and snap a two-game losing streak. St.Louis is second in the National League Central, 2 ½ games behind the first-place Milwaukee Brewers.

Third baseman Nolan Arenado is leading St Louis with the following: .311 batting average, 7 home runs, 27 RBIs and 38 hits. First baseman Paul Goldschmidt is the leader in on-base percentage at .384. On Monday, the St Louis Cardinals will send Miles Mikolas to the mound. The right-hander is 3-1 with a 1.49 ERA, 31 Ks and 8 BBs.

New York improved to 23-12 following its 5-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday. Patrick Mazeika hit a tie breaking home run in the seventh inning in his first game in the major leagues this season. Starling Marte hit a single, double and triple while scoring three runs for New York. The Mets are first in the National League East, 5 ½ games ahead of the second-place Philadelphia Phillies.

Second baseman Jeff McNeil is batting .310 to lead New York while designated hitter Pete Alonso is the leader in home runs with eight and RBIs with 29. Right fielder Starling Marte is the leader in hits with 36 and center fielder Brandon Nimmo is the leader in on-base percentage at .414. On Monday, New York will send Tylor Megill to the mound. The right-hander is 4-2 with a 4.41 ERA, 37 Ks and 9 BBs. 

Recent Betting Trends

  • St Louis is 2-5 in its last 7
  • The OVER has cashed in four of the Cardinals last 7
  • New York is 6-4 in its last 10
  • The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Mets last 7

Free MLB Pick:

St. Louis Cardinals +100

Miles Mikolas has pitched very well the last two outings for St Louis allowing a combined two runs on 11 hits across 12 ⅔ innings resulting in victories for St Louis over San Francisco and Baltimore. New York starting pitcher Tylor Megill has struggled in each of the last two starts, allowing a combined 11 runs on 12 hits across 6 ⅔ innings, resulting in two losses for the Mets. Final Score Prediction, St Louis Cardinals win 5-3.

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