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Starting Pitchers

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Zach Thompson logoZ. ThompsonPittsburgh Pirates logo4.473-5
Adam Wainwright logoA. WainwrightSt. Louis Cardinals logo3.325-5

Cardinals vs. Pirates Odds

Spread, Total, Moneyline

MatchupOpenSpreadTotalMoneyline
Cardinals
40-32
-1.5
-1.5+106
o9-110
-144
Pirates
29-40
u8.5
+1.5-132
u9-112
+123
location pinFriday 10:35 p.m.
May 20, 2022
PNC ParkPittsburgh

Cardinals vs. Pirates Notes

Matchup Contrasts

Tommy Edman is batting .406 on changeups this season -- fifth best in MLB -- 96th Percentile. Opponents are hitting .300 (6-for-20) on Zach Thompson changeups this season -- tied for ninth worst among starting pitchers with at least 17 total IP -- 14th Percentile.
Bryan Reynolds is slugging just .192 on breaking pitches from RHP this season -- 14th worst in MLB -- 10th Percentile. Adam Wainwright has thrown his curveball 29% of the time this season -- fifth highest among qualified SPs -- 92nd Percentile.

Today's Starting Pitchers

Zach Thompson has allowed an average Exit Velocity of just 85.6 MPH with runners in scoring position since the start of last season (83 balls in play) -- 15th best in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 98 total IP; League Avg: 88.0
The average home run distance against Zach Thompson since the start of last season is 412.6 feet -- 4th highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 98 total IP; League Avg: 399.9
Opponents have a miss rate of just 15% (25/161) against Adam Wainwright in non-two strike counts this season -- 3rd lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 17 total IP; League Avg: 25% -- second Percentile.
Opponents have a miss rate of just 13% (5/38) against Adam Wainwright on the first pitch of at-bats this season -- 2nd lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 17 total IP; League Avg: 26% -- first Percentile.

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Cardinals vs. Pirates Expert Picks

STL
PIT
STL ML
0
PIT ML
1
Over
1
Under
4

Popular Props

Ks

2 props
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Hits

18 props
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RBI

18 props
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HR

18 props
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Singles

18 props
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Doubles

18 props
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Last 5 Matchups

dateopponentscorespreadover/undermoneyline
May 18th@CHCW 3-2+1.5 WU 8PIT +143
May 17th@CHCL 0-7+1.5 LU 8CHC +126
May 16th@CHCL 0-9+1.5 LU 9CHC +140
May 15thCINW 1-0-1.5 LU 8.5PIT -154
May 14thCINW 3-1+1.5 WU 8PIT +105

Cardinals vs. Pirates Public Betting

84%

Bets%

16%

Money%

Matchup History

Against the Spread (ATS) History

overallhomeawayfavoriteunderdog
Pirates
33-3619-1814-187-826-28
Cardinals
37-3517-1720-1819-1518-19

Over/Under History

overallhome o/uaway o/ufavorite o/uunderdog o/u
Pirates
28-35-615-19-313-16-37-7-121-28-5
Cardinals
37-31-420-12-217-19-217-14-319-17-1

Straight-Up (ML) History

overallhomeawayfavoriteunderdog
Pirates
29-4017-19-112-209-620-33-1
Cardinals
40-3221-1319-1924-1016-21

Pirates vs. Cardinals Injury Updates

Pirates Injuries

  • Ben Gamel

    OF

    Ben Gamel (hamstring) placed on 10-day IL

    Out

  • Roberto Pérez

    C

    Roberto Pérez (hamstring) placed on 10-day IL

    Out

  • Jake Marisnick

    OF

    Jake Marisnick (thumb) placed on 10-day IL

    Out

  • Duane Underwood Jr.

    P

    Underwood is out with covid protocols

    Out

  • Zach Thompson

    P

    Thompson is out with arm

    Out

  • Josh VanMeter

    IF

    Josh VanMeter (finger) placed on 10-day IL

    Out

  • Greg Allen

    OF

    Allen is out with hamstring

    Out

  • Dillon Peters

    P

    Peters is out with back

    Out

  • Kevin Newman

    IF

    Newman is out with groin

    Out

  • Canaan Smith-Njigba

    OF

    Smith-Njigba is out with wrist

    Out

  • Yoshi Tsutsugo

    IF

    Tsutsugo is out with back

    Out

  • Blake Cederlind

    P

    Cederlind is out with elbow

    Out

  • Nick Mears

    P

    Mears is out with elbow

    Out

  • Tucupita Marcano

    IF

    Marcano is out with covid protocols

    Out

Cardinals Injuries

  • Corey Dickerson

    OF

    Corey Dickerson (calf) placed on 10-day IL

    Out

  • Yadier Molina

    C

    Yadier Molina (knee) placed on 10-day IL

    Out

  • Steven Matz

    P

    Steven Matz (shoulder) placed on 15-day IL

    Out

  • Alex Reyes

    P

    Reyes is out with shoulder

    Out

  • Tyler O'Neill

    OF

    Tyler O'Neill (hamstring) placed on 10-day IL

    Out

  • Jordan Hicks

    P

    Jordan Hicks (forearm) placed on 15-day IL

    Out

  • Ljay Newsome

    P

    Newsome is out with elbow

    Out

  • Griffin Roberts

    P

    Roberts is out with undisclosed

    Out

Cardinals vs. Pirates Box Score

Cardinals Player Stats
Projected
PITCHERPCIPKER
RA. Wainwright, P
98731
LG. Cabrera, P
150.101
RG. Gallegos, P
211.250
HITTERSH-ABRHRRBI
1T. Edman, SS
2-5100
2B. Donovan, DH
0-3000
2A. Pujols, PH
0-2000
2A. Pujols, DH
0-2000
3P. Goldschmidt, 1B
1-4000
4N. Arenado, 3B
0-4100
5J. Yepez, LF
1-4100
5C. Dickerson, LF
0-0000
6N. Gorman, 2B
1-3100
7D. Carlson, RF
2-4101
8Y. Molina, C
2-4002
9H. Bader, CF
1-4001
Pirates Player Stats
Projected
PITCHERPCIPKER
RZ. Thompson, P
80521
RH. Hembree, P
120.102
LA. Banda, P
210.102
RC. De Jong, P
251.110
RT. Beede, P
14100
RC. Stratton, P
18100
HITTERSH-ABRHRRBI
1B. Gamel, LF
1-2100
2K. Hayes, 3B
1-4000
3B. Reynolds, CF
2-4001
4Y. Tsutsugo, DH
0-3001
5J. VanMeter, 2B
0-3000
5D. Castillo, PH
0-1000
5D. Castillo, 2B
0-1000
6M. Chavis, 1B
2-4111
7J. Suwinski, RF
0-4000
8M. Perez, C
0-4000
9R. Castro, SS
1-4100

Line Move Data

TimeSTL linePIT line
05/20/2022, 10:41 PM -1.5 +106+1.5 -132
05/20/2022, 10:39 PM -1.5 +106+1.5 -128
05/20/2022, 10:38 PM -1.5 +106+1.5 -132
05/20/2022, 10:35 PM -1.5 +106+1.5 -128
05/20/2022, 10:32 PM -1.5 +108+1.5 -131
05/20/2022, 10:32 PM -1.5 +110+1.5 -132
05/20/2022, 10:25 PM -1.5 +108+1.5 -131
05/20/2022, 7:20 PM -1.5 +111+1.5 -131
05/20/2022, 7:20 PM -1.5 +113+1.5 -134
05/20/2022, 7:17 PM -1.5 +115+1.5 -135

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  • Game
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SportsBook
STL
PIT
Open
-135+115
Consensus
-144
+123
Best Line

Cardinals vs. Pirates Team Totals

MatchupOverUnder
Cardinals
40-32
o4.5-115
u4.5-115
Pirates
29-40
o4-105
u4-125