St. Louis Cardinals at Arizona Diamondbacks: 8/19/22 MLB Picks and Prediction

Arizona Diamondbacks (55-63) vs St. Louis Cardinals (66-51)

Game Info: Friday, August 19, 2022 at 9:40 pm (Chase Field)

Tommy Henry (2-1) (4.15) vs Miles Mikolas (9-9) (3.44)

Betting Odds: Arizona Diamondbacks +152 / St. Louis Cardinals -165 --- Over/Under: 8.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Arizona Diamondbacks will host the St Louis Cardinals in the first game of their series in the National League Central versus National League West from Chase Field on Friday night. The weather is expected to be mildly humid with a 71.4% chance of rain and 15.9 miles per hour winds.  

The Arizona Diamondbacks are coming off of a 5 run win against the San Francisco Giants in their last game. Daulton Varsho, Josh Rojas, Sergio Alcántara, Jake McCarthy and Carson Kelly drove in runs for the Diamondbacks in the win. The series ended at 2-2.

Zac Gallen got the start for the Arizona Diamondbacks. He has a 2.78 ERA, with 132 strikes and a .96 whip. He struck out a career-high 12 in 7 1/3 innings in the win. 

Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander, Tommy Henry will be the starter for this one. He has a 4.15 ERA with 9 strikes and a 1.21 whip.

The St Louis Cardinals are coming off of a 13 run win against the Colorado Rockies in their last game. Albert Pujols launched a pinch-hit grand slam and drove in five runs to help the Cardinals get the win. The series ended in a 3-0 sweep in favor of the St Louis Cardinals. 

Adam Wainwright got the start for the St Louis Cardinals. He has a 3.11 ERA, with 123 strikes and a 1.16 whip. He ave up three hits, two of them infield singles. He struck out seven and walked none in the win. 

St Louis Cardinals right-hander, Miles Mikolas will be the starter for this one. He has a 3.44 ERA with 114 strikes and a 1.06 whip.

The Cardinals are 8-2 in their last 10 when their opponent allows 2 runs or less in their previous game. The Cardinals are also 4-1 in their last 5 Friday games and are 4-1 in their last 5 vs. National League West. The Diamondbacks are 22-58 in their last 80 when their opponent allows 2 runs or less in their previous game. The Diamondbacks are 45-101 in their last 146 vs. a team with a winning record and are 14-32 in their last 46 Friday games. The Cardinals should get the win to start what should be an entertaining series.

Clayton’s Pick Cardinals -1.5

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