New York Mets Vs St. Louis Cardinals: Betting Odds and Matchup Stats – May 18, 2022

Written By Staff on May 17, 2022 - Last Updated on May 18, 2022

On Wednesday, the New York Mets (24-14) are hosting the St. Louis Cardinals (20-16), at 7:10 PM ET, in the third game of a four-game series. Max Scherzer (4-1) will start for the Mets, and Jordan Hicks (1-3) for the Cardinals. The Cardinals (+167) take their show on the road to face the favored Mets (-202).

Mets vs Cardinals Game Lines: Moneyline, Spread, Total Runs

Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Runs
Mets -202 +167 7

Mets vs Cardinals Probable Starting Pitchers

Season Stats
Max Scherzer (RHP) Jordan Hicks (RHP)
6 GS 5
4-1 W-L 1-3
2.66 ERA 4.15
6.0 IP/Start 3.2
0.909 WHIP 1.154
11.3 K/9 8.7

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Mets Five Hottest Batters (Last 10 Games)

Name BA Hits HRs RBI OPS
Brandon Nimmo .378 14 0 3 1.006
Pete Alonso .222 8 3 8 .849
Starling Marte .250 8 0 0 .710
Mark Canha .160 4 2 4 .676
Francisco Lindor .189 7 1 5 .570

Mets Record Splits

Home Away Day Night Starting RHP Starting LHP
11-8 13-6 11-6 11-8 19-7 4-7

Mets vs Cardinals Recent Results

Mets Cardinals
5 – 5 Record 4 – 6
3.8 Runs Per Game 5.1
3.4 Runs Allowed Per Game 4.6
4-6-0 Record ATS 5-5-0
8.8 K/9 6.93

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Mets Betting Tips

  • Scherzer’s team has won 66.7% of his starts when they are favored on the moneyline (4-2).
  • In nine games as the favorite over the last 10 matchups, New York has a record of 4-5.
  • In their last 10 games with an over/under, the Mets and their opponents have combined to clear the total three times.
  • The Mets have won in 20, or 62.5%, of the 32 contests they have been named as odds-on favorites in this year.
  • New York has been listed as a favorite of -202 or more on two occasions this season and split those games.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Mets have a 66.9% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.

Cardinals Betting Tips

  • The Cardinals are 1-3 in Hicks’ four starts this season that they were the moneyline underdog.
  • St. Louis has a 3-3 record from the six games it was moneyline underdogs over its last 10 matchups.
  • In their last 10 outings (all 10 of them had set totals), the Cardinals and their opponents combined to hit the over four times.
  • The Cardinals have been the moneyline underdog 18 total times this season. They’ve finished 10-8 in those games.
  • St. Louis has not yet played as a moneyline underdog of +167 or longer.
  • The Cardinals have a 37.5% chance to win this game based on the moneyline’s implied probability.
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