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New York Yankees vs. St. Louis Cardinals Picks, Predictions, Odds

New York Yankees vs. St. Louis Cardinals Betting Analysis

The Yankees and the Cardinals will square off at Busch Stadium for the second of a three-game set on Saturday, August 6, 2022.

The Yankees currently lead the American League East with a record of 70-37. However, New York has struggled away from Yankee Stadium, highlighted by their 29-22 mark on the road. The Cardinals are currently leading the Central division with 58-48 and a home record of 33-20.

New York Yankees vs. St. Louis Cardinals Betting Prediction

The Yankees send RHP Domingo German to the mound against St. Louis’ seventh-ranked scoring offense on Saturday night (4.64 RSPG), who’s having an underwhelming return from injury sitting 1-1 with a 6.39 ERA across his first three outings of the year (1.82 WHIP), despite posting a win against Seattle in his latest appearance (5 IP, 2 ER).

On the other hand, the Cardinals send LHP Jordan Montgomery to the hill against New York’s top-ranked scoring offense tonight (5.33 RSPG), who’s making his first appearance for St. Louis after going 3-3 with a 3.69 ERA across 21 starts for the Yankees before getting dealt at the trade deadline (1.10 WHIP).

I’ll back New York here, and Montgomery has been incredibly inconsistent as of late, considering he surrendered four runs or more in four of his last eight starts prior to getting traded (5.36 ERA, 1.36 WHIP); setting the stage for an unfavorable matchup against the Yankees and German, who’s 1-0 with a 3.72 ERA across his last two outings (9.2 IP, 4 ER).

Score Prediction: Yankees 6, Cardinals 4
Best Bet: Yankees ML (-105)

New York Yankees vs. St. Louis Cardinals Betting Odds

New York Yankees vs. St. Louis Cardinals Betting Resources

  • Date: Saturday, August 6, 2022
  • Matchup: AL East vs. NL Central
  • Venue: Busch Stadium
  • Location: St. Louis, Missouri
  • Time-TV: 7:15 p.m. ET – FOX

New York Yankees vs. St. Louis Cardinals – Current Form

The Yankees won 3-1 against the Royals last Sunday, but lost 1-3 to the Mariners in their next game on Wednesday. New York didn’t allow the Royals any runs on Thursday in the first of four contests. New York cruised past Kansas City on Friday by plating 11 runs in the second of a game of the series. The Cardinals have played excellent recently, highlighted by St. Louis posting back-to-back series victories over the Nationals and the Cubs squads, resulting in a solid 5-1 record across that window. The Cubs were unable to score a single run against the Cardinals on Tuesday, which was St. Louis’s best result in the last two series.

New York Yankees vs. St. Louis Cardinals – Pitching Matchup

New York: Domingo German (1-1, 6.39 ERA)

New York’s right-hander Domingo german takes the mound for his 3rd start of the season. Cortes looks to improve on a 1-1 record and 6.39 ERA in 12.2 innings, while striking out 10, walking 6 batters, and posting a 1.82 WHIP. Cortes grabbed the win in his last start, which came at home against Seattle on August 1st. He threw five innings, allowing two runs on six hits with three walks and one strikeout in an eventual Yankees win.

St. Louis: Jordan Montgomery (3-3, 3.69 ERA)

St. Louis sends Jordan Montgomery to the hill for his 22nd start of the season as he looks to improve on a 3-3 mark and 3.69 ERA. The left-hander has put together a 1.10 WHIP to go along with 72 strikeouts and 18 walks in 114.2 innings of work. St. Louis’s 29-year-old left-hander didn’t factor in the decision in his last start, which came at home against the Royals on July 31st. He threw 4.0 innings and allowed four runs on four hits with two walks and six strikeouts. In his 10 home starts this season, Montgomery is 2-0 with a 3.72 ERA, a 0.91 WHIP, 7 walks and 48 strikeouts over 58 innings of work.

New York Yankees vs. St. Louis Cardinals – Series History

New York went 3-0 overall in the 2017 head-to-head meetings before dropping the opening matchup of this series.

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