A National League battle has the St. Louis Cardinals (44-36) and Philadelphia Phillies (41-38) wrapping up their three-game series on Sunday Night Baseball. Each team has won a win so far, but the winner of this match will win the series. Adam Wainwright (6-5, 3.07 ERA) is on the hill for St. Louis, while Zack Wheeler (6-4, 2.89 ERA) gets the start for Philadelphia.
The first launch is scheduled for 7:08 p.m. ET. Philadelphia is the -160 money-line favorite (risk $160 to win $100) in Caesars Sportsbook’s latest Cardinals vs. Phillies odds, while St. Louis is a +135 underdog. The over-under for total runs scored is 7.5. Before you make Phillies vs. Cardinals picks, you need to view MLB predictions and betting tips from SportsLine’s advanced computer model.
The SportsLine projection model simulates every MLB game 10,000 times and it’s a great start to the 2022 season. It’s on a 59-51 run on top rated MLB Money Line Picks up to 12 weeks. It’s the same pattern that pegged the 2021 Atlanta Braves at 10-1 as one of the top three bets to win it all last season. Everyone who followed him saw profitable returns.
Now the model has set its sights on Cardinals vs. Phillies, and just locked in his MLB picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see model choices. Here are several MLB Odds and betting lines for the Phillies vs. Cardinals:
- Silver line Cardinals vs. Phillies: Philadelphia -160, St. Louis +135
- Cardinals vs. Phillies run-line: St. Louis +1.5 (-165)
- Cardinals vs. Phillies over-under: 7.5 points
- STL: Over bets are 6-1 in Cardinals’ last seven games on Sunday
- PHI: Phillies are 4-0 in their last four in Game 3 of a series
- Cardinals vs. Phillies picks: View SportsLine Picks
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Why You Should Support The Cardinals
First baseman Paul Goldschmidt is having a stellar campaign so far. Goldschmidt possesses a sensational swing with exceptional power and bat speed. The six-time All-Star also plays solid defense in the corner with great instincts. Goldschmidt leads the league in batting average (.346), while ranking second in RBIs (65) and tied for 11th in home runs (19). He recorded 2+ hits in consecutive games.
Third baseman Nolan Arenado is an impact player on both sides of the game. Arenado makes consistent contact with the baseball with terrific bat speed and control. The six-time All-Star is an outstanding run producer and is long at third base. Arenado is batting .291 with 17 home runs and 55 RBIs. In the first two games of the series, he went 6 for 8 with three homers and six runs were scored.
Why you should support the Phillies
Left fielder Kyle Schwarber is a power hitter in the middle of Philadelphia’s roster. Schwarber has incredible lower body strength and is able to drive the ball into most spaces. The 2021 All-Star is patient on the flat and can hit high numbers. Schwarber is tied for second in MLB in homers (23) and 15th in RBIs (51). On July 1, he went 2 for 4 with an RBI.
First baseman Rhys Hoskins is a pure hitter and run producer. Hoskins has the strength and bat control to easily spray the ball all over the court. The 29-year-old is batting .253 with 16 home runs and 41 RBIs. He heads into this contest on a six-game hitting streak. On June 29, he went 2 for 4 with a double and a solo bomb.
How to make choices between the Phillies and the Cardinals
SportsLine’s model leans on the total, projecting 8.3 combined strokes. It also says that one side of the money line has all the value. You can only get the model’s MLB picks on SportsLine.
So who wins the Cardinals against the Phillies? And which side has all the value? Visit SportsLine now to see which way you should jump, all from the model who crushed his MLB picksand find out.