New York Yankees at St. Louis Cardinals: 8/5/22 MLB Picks and Prediction

New York Yankees at St. Louis Cardinals: 8/5/22 MLB Picks and Prediction Photo by Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

St. Louis Cardinals (56-48) vs New York Yankees (70-36)

Game Info: Friday, August 5, 2022 at 8:15 pm (Busch Stadium)

Dakota Hudson (6-6) (4.10) vs Nestor Cortes (9-3) (2.53)

Betting Odds: St. Louis Cardinals +130 / New York Yankees -141 --- Over/Under: 8.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The New York Yankees will visit the St Louis Cardinals in the first game of their series in the American League East versus National League East from Busch Stadium on Friday night. The weather is expected to be very humid with a 19% chance of rain and 3.6 miles per hour winds.  

The New York Yankees are coming off of a 4 run loss against the Seattle Mariners in their last game. The series ended at 2-1 in favor of the New York Yankees.

Gerrit Cole got the start for the New York Yankees. He has a 3.56 ERA, with 170 strikes and a 1.04 whip. He allowed seven hits, struck out eight and walked one in six innings in the loss.

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New York Yankees left-hander, Nestor Cortes will be the starter for this one. He has a 2.53 ERA with 111 strikes and a 1.02 whip.

The St Louis Cardinals are coming off of a 5 run win against the Chicago Cubs in their last game. Tyler O’Neill and Nolan Arenado homered to help the Cardinals get the win. The series ended at 3-0 in a sweep in favor of the Cardinals. 

Jose Quintana got the start for the St Louis Cardinals. He has a 3.39 ERA, with 96 strikes and a 1.23 whip. He surrendered one run, one hit and two walks and struck out seven batters in six innings in the win. This was the second game of a double header. 

St Louis Cardinals right-hander, Dakota Hudson will be the starter for this one. He has a 4.10 ERA with 54 strikes and a 1.36 whip.

The Cardinals are 17-36 in their last 53 vs. American League East. The Cardinals are also 2-5 in their last 7 Friday games and are 2-7 in their last 9 interleague games.

The Yankees are 19-7 in their last 26 Friday games and are 38-14 in their last 52 during game 1 of a series. The Yankees are also 19-7 in their last 26 games following an off day and are 20-8 in their last 28 when their opponent allows 2 runs or less in their previous game. The Yankees are the better club and should get the win here.

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