Cardinals Vs Phillies: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – April 17, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on April 17, 2021

Tommy Edman (11 games) will look to add one more to his hitting streak when the St. Louis Cardinals (6-7) and Philadelphia Phillies (7-6) meet on Saturday at 4:05 PM ET, live from Citizens Bank Park. Edman and the Cardinals are favored by sportsbooks with -112 odds on the moneyline. Kwang Hyun Kim starts for St. Louis while Matt Moore is Philadelphia’s starter for the contest.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 17, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Cardinals vs Phillies Betting Lines

Cardinals Betting Insights

  • The Cardinals have won two of the six games they’ve played as favorites this season.
  • St. Louis has a record of 2-4 when favored by -112 or more by bookmakers this season.
  • The implied probability of a win from the Cardinals, based on the moneyline, is 50.9%.
  • In their last 10 games with a total, the Cardinals and their opponents have combined to hit the over four times.

Cardinals Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 5-5
Runs Per Game 4.4
HR 11
ERA 4.25
K/9 8.6

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Phillies Betting Insights

  • The Phillies have come away with four wins in the eight contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season.
  • Philadelphia has a win-loss record of 4-4 when favored by -104 or worse by bookmakers this year.
  • The Phillies have an implied victory probability of 49.1% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup.
  • In their last 10 games with an over/under, the Phillies and their opponents have combined to clear the total eight times.

Phillies Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 4-6
Runs Per Game 4.2
HR 11
ERA 4.92
K/9 8.2

Phillies Probable Pitcher – Matt Moore

  • Moore (0-0) makes the start for the Phillies, his third of the season.
  • In his most recent time out on Sunday, the lefty tossed five innings against the Braves, allowing five earned runs while surrendering nine hits.
  • Moore has put up one start this season where he pitched five or more innings.
  • The Phillies were named the moneyline underdog for two Moore starts this season — they won both.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 17, 2021 at 2:12 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Cardinals Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 6-7
Home 2-4
Road 4-3
vs LHP (Starters) 1-1
vs RHP (Starters) 5-6
Day Games 2-5
Night Games 4-2

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Cardinals Probable Pitcher – Kwang Hyun Kim

  • The Cardinals will send out Kwang-Hyun Kim for his first start of the season.
  • The 32-year-old southpaw hasn’t pitched since last season. He last appeared on Wednesday, Sept. 30 against the Padres, when he pitched 3 2/3 innings as the starter.
  • The Phillies have scored 51 runs this season, which ranks 24th in MLB. They have 96 hits, 21st in baseball, with 12 home runs (25th in the league).
  • Kim and his team won 75% of the games he started as the moneyline favorite last season, with a record of 3-1.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 17, 2021 at 2:12 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Phillies Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 7-6
Home 6-1
Road 1-5
vs LHP (Starters) 3-1
vs RHP (Starters) 4-5
Day Games 4-0
Night Games 3-6

Cardinals Hitting Stats

  • The Cardinals rank 11th-best in baseball with 16 total home runs.
  • The Cardinals have hit 10 home runs away from home this season (1.4 per game).
  • St. Louis has 11 home runs over the last 10 games.
  • Yadier Molina leads St. Louis in batting average (.310) this season.
  • Nolan Arenado’s three home runs are most among St. Louis batters. He’s driven in eight runs this season while slugging .529.

Phillies Hitting Stats

  • The Phillies rank 25th in Major League Baseball with 12 home runs.
  • They’ve hit six homers, an average of 0.9 per game, in seven home contests this season.
  • Philadelphia has hit 11 home runs over the last 10 games.
  • J.T. Realmuto has a team-high two home runs.
  • Jean Segura has a club-leading .333 batting average.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick:
Cardinals (-112)

Over/Under Pick: Over (8.5)

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

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