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St. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets 5/17/22 - MLB Picks & Predictions

New York Mets vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds & Info

Game New York Mets vs St. Louis Cardinals
Date & Time Tuesday May 17, 2022, 3:10 PM (EDT)
Location
Citi Field Citi Field, Flushing, Queens, USA
Latest odds
NYM -127 ; O/U 7.5
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The Cardinals and the Mets are coming into the game here for the second in the series. The Cardinals are coming in with a 19-15 record on the year. The Mets for their part are coming in with a 23-13 record on the year.

With Saint Louis the team is hitting at a clip of .246 with a .319 OBP. The Cardinals have scored 157 runs on the year. The Mets are coming in with a .251 average and a .329 OBP and a total of 160 runs scored on the year so far.

Steven Matz is coming to the game here with a 3-3 record and a 6.40 ERA on the year. Matz has thrown a total of 32.1 innings on the year and has struck out 37 batters while walking a total of 8 batters on the year.

The Mets are countering with Taijuan Walker on the mound. Walker is 1-0 with a 3.00 ERA and has thrown only 18 innings. Walker has struck out 8 batters while walking 5 batters and allowed 14 hits on the year.

Recent Betting Trends

  • The Cardinals are 11-5 in their last 16 games against the Mets.
  • The total has gone under in 12 out of the last 18 road games for Saint Louis.
  • The total has gone over in 4 out of the last 5 Mets games against Saint Louis.
  • The Mets are 1-7 in their last 8 games when playing at home against Saint Louis.

Free MLB Pick:

New York Mets -127

Walker has been a good pitcher on the year in limited action. However, the big issue for the Cardinals is the fact that the Cardinals are on the road and Matz has not been that good of a pitcher and is not really able to keep the opponents in check for run scoring and that will make the difference in this game as the Mets are able to win the game easily. Final Score Prediction, New York Mets win 7-3.

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