Blue Jays Vs Cardinals: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – May 24, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on May 24, 2022

The Toronto Blue Jays (22-20) and St. Louis Cardinals (24-18) will look for players to extend hit streaks when they square off Tuesday at 7:45 PM ET at Busch Stadium. Santiago Espinal is currently on a 16-game streak for the Blue Jays, and Paul Goldschmidt has hit safely in 15 straight games for the Cardinals. Kevin Gausman starts for Toronto (-135 to win), and Jordan Hicks is St. Louis’ (+115) choice to start.

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Blue Jays vs Cardinals Betting Lines

Blue Jays Betting Insights

  • This season, the Blue Jays have won 18 out of the 30 games, or 60%, in which they’ve been favored.
  • Toronto has entered 18 games this season favored by -135 or more and is 12-6 in those contests.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Blue Jays have a 57.4% chance to win.
  • Toronto’s games have gone over the total in 14 of their 42 chances.
  • The Blue Jays are 17-25-0 against the spread this season.

Blue Jays Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 5-5
Runs Per Game 2.7
HR 7
ERA 2.35
K/9 8.08

Cardinals Betting Insights

  • The Cardinals have been victorious in 10, or 50%, of the 20 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • This season, St. Louis has been victorious three times in eight chances when named as an underdog of at least +115 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Cardinals have a 46.5% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • Contests with St. Louis have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 21 of 42 chances this season.
  • The Cardinals have posted a record of 24-18-0 against the spread this season.

Cardinals Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 7-3
Runs Per Game 6.9
HR 13
ERA 4.04
K/9 7.18

Cardinals Probable Pitcher – Jordan Hicks

  • The Cardinals will send Hicks (1-3) out to make his seventh start of the season. He is 1-3 with a 4.21 ERA and 26 strikeouts over 25 2/3 innings pitched.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Wednesday against the New York Mets, when he went four innings, allowing two earned runs while giving up three hits.
  • Hicks heads into the matchup with one outing of five or more innings pitched this campaign.
  • The Cardinals have been the moneyline underdog in five of Hicks’ starts this season, and they went 1-4 in those matchups.
  • Hicks’ team has a 2-4 record in his starts this season.
  • Hicks has started six contests with a total set by oddsmakers this season. The teams have combined to hit the over in three of them.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 24, 2022 at 7:12 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Cardinals Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP K/9 H/9 HR/9 ERA
Nick Wittgren 19 14.2 4.3 13.9 0.0 4.30
Génesis Cabrera 17 18.0 6.5 9.0 2.6 2.50
Giovanny Gallegos 16 15.2 9.8 8.4 0.6 3.45
T.J. McFarland 15 16.0 5.1 14.1 1.9 7.31
Andre Pallante 15 19.0 5.7 9.6 0.6 0.95

Blue Jays Probable Pitcher – Kevin Gausman

  • Gausman’s team is 1-7-0 against the spread in his starts this season.
  • The right-hander gave up two earned runs and allowed seven hits in five innings pitched against the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday.
  • Gausman has pitched five or more innings in eight straight games and will look to extend that streak.
  • When Gausman starts a game and his team is the favorite on the moneyline, they have a record of 5-2.
  • Gausman’s team has won five of his eight starts this season.
  • Out of Gausman’s eight starts with a total this season, two have hit the over.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 24, 2022 at 7:12 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Blue Jays Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
Adam Cimber 20 18.2 14 2.41 6 3
Trevor Richards 19 18.2 20 4.34 5 0
Jordan Romano 18 16.2 20 2.70 0 14
David Phelps 18 15.2 15 2.87 3 0
Yimi Garcia 17 16.0 11 3.94 8 0

Blue Jays Hitting Trends

  • The Blue Jays have a record in games this season when they belt at least two homers.
  • The Blue Jays have put up five or more extra-base hits in six games this season, and went 2-4 in those outings.
  • The club is 13-9 in the games this season it has collected at least eight hits.
  • The Blue Jays are 8-6 in games this season that they scored at least five runs.
  • The Blue Jays are 7-2 in the nine games this season when they have drawn at least five walks.

Cardinals Hitting Trends

  • They are 8-2 this season when they hit two or more home runs in a game.
  • They have won each of their nine games this season in which they’ve connected for five or more extra-base hits.
  • In 24 games this season with eight or more hits, they have a record of 21-3.
  • They have won 17 of their 20 games this season in which they scored more than four runs.
  • They have a 7-2 record this season when drawing five or more walks in a game.

Blue Jays vs. Cardinals Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Cardinals (+115)

Over/Under Pick: Over (7)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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