Cardinals Vs Diamondbacks: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – May 30, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on May 30, 2021

The St. Louis Cardinals (30-22), led by the red-hot Tyler O’Neill and his three-game homer streak, are -120 favorites to pick up a win over the Arizona Diamondbacks (18-35) on Sunday at 4:10 PM ET, live from Chase Field and broadcast on MLB Network. St. Louis’ Kwang-Hyun Kim and Arizona’s Matt Peacock have been named the starters for this contest.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of May 30, 2021, 6:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Cardinals vs Diamondbacks Betting Lines

Cardinals Betting Insights

  • The Cardinals have been favorites in 28 games this season and won 19 (67.9%) of those contests.
  • This season, St. Louis has won 11 of its 16 games, or 68.8%, when favored by at least -120 on the moneyline.
  • The sportsbooks’ moneyline implies a 52.4% chance of a victory for the Cardinals.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, the Cardinals and their opponents are 5-5 in their last 10 games with a total.

Cardinals Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 6-4
Runs Per Game 4.2
HR 7
ERA 3.60
K/9 9

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Diamondbacks Betting Insights

  • The Diamondbacks have won in 13, or 30.2%, of the 43 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year.
  • This season, Arizona has come away with a win 12 times in 37 chances when named as an underdog of at least +102 or longer on the moneyline.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Diamondbacks have a 47.6% chance of pulling out a win.
  • In their previous 10 games with a total, the Diamondbacks and their opponents have combined to clear the over/under on three occasions.

Diamondbacks Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 0-10
Runs Per Game 3.2
HR 5
ERA 5.34
K/9 8.3

Diamondbacks Probable Pitcher – Matt Peacock

  • Peacock (1-1) takes the mound first for the Diamondbacks to make his third start this season.
  • His most recent time out came on Thursday, May 20 against the Dodgers, when the righty threw 5 1/3 innings, surrendering one earned run while giving up four hits.
  • Peacock is looking for his third straight appearance lasting five or more innings. He averages 2.2 frames per start.
  • The Diamondbacks are 2-5 in Peacock’s seven starts this season that they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 30, 2021 at 6:12 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Cardinals Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 30-22
Home 15-10
Road 15-12
vs LHP (Starters) 7-3
vs RHP (Starters) 23-19
Day Games 10-8
Night Games 20-14

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Cardinals Probable Pitcher – Kwang-Hyun Kim

  • The Cardinals will hand the ball to Kim (1-2) for his eighth start of the season.
  • The left-hander gave up three earned runs and allowed five hits in 5 2/3 innings pitched against the White Sox on Tuesday.
  • The 32-year-old has an ERA of 3.09, 9 strikeouts per nine innings and a batting average against of .244 in seven games this season.
  • Kim has made four starts of five or more innings in seven chances this season, and averages 4.1 frames when he pitches.
  • He has started three games with his team as the moneyline favorite and won each of them.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 30, 2021 at 6:12 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Diamondbacks Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 18-34
Home 9-13
Road 9-21
vs LHP (Starters) 2-9
vs RHP (Starters) 16-25
Day Games 2-4
Night Games 16-30

Cardinals Hitting Stats

  • The Cardinals average 1.2 home runs per game to rank 13th in baseball with 61 total home runs .
  • The Cardinals are 14-4 this season in games when they hit two or more homers.
  • St. Louis has seven home runs over the past 10 games.
  • Nolan Arenado leads St. Louis in home runs (11) and runs batted in (35) this season while batting .284.
  • Tommy Edman has 60 hits and an OBP of .335 to go with a slugging percentage of .398 this season.

Diamondbacks Hitting Stats

  • The Diamondbacks have hit 52 homers this season, which ranks 21st in the league.
  • They have won 10 of the 13 games this season in which they hit two or more home runs.
  • Arizona has hit five home runs over the last 10 games.
  • During the Diamondbacks’ 13-game losing streak, they are slashing .210/.282/.319 and have scored 34 runs.
  • Pavin Smith is batting .287 with 12 doubles, three triples, four home runs and 12 walks.
  • Josh Rojas has 12 doubles, a triple, five home runs and 19 walks while batting .288.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick:
Cardinals (-120)

Over/Under Pick: Over (10)

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

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