Cardinals vs. Padres Player Props | Yadier Molina | Thursday


By Claudio Fortuna | September 22, 2022 12:38 PM

The St. Louis Cardinals visit the San Diego Padres at Petco Park, taking the field at 4:10pm ET on Thursday September 22nd. The St. Louis Cardinals are 1.5-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 8 runs.

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Today, we are looking at St. Louis Cardinals player Yadier Molina as the Cardinals face the San Diego Padres in Major League Baseball action.

In the last 5 matchups between the Padres and Cardinals, the Padres won twice and the Cardinals won three times. Their most recent matchup on September 21, 2022 ended 1-0 with the San Diego Padres taking the win.

Yadier Molina Season Stats

  • Games Played: 73 | Home Runs: 5 | RBI: 22 | Runs: 19 | Batting Average: .219 | OBP: .240 | SLG: .311 | OPS: .551.
  • Molina’s Hits line for tonight’s matchup vs. San Diego Padres is set at 0.5 which is 0.25 less than than his season average of 0.75.
  • Molina’s Runs Scored line for tonight’s matchup vs. San Diego Padres is set at 0.5 which is 0.24 more than than his season average of 0.26.
  • Molina’s RBIs line for tonight’s matchup vs. San Diego Padres is set at 0.5 which is 0.20 more than than his season average of 0.30.
  • Molina’s Home Runs line for tonight’s matchup vs. San Diego Padres is set at 0.5 which is 0.43 more than than his season average of 0.07.

Yadier Molina Stats vs. San Diego

AB HR RBI R AVG OBP SLG OPS
11 0 1 0 .091 .091 .182 .273

Yadier Molina Notable Teammates

Name GP HR RBI R AVG OBP SLG OPS
Yadier Molina 73 5 22 19 .219 .240 .311 .551
Nolan Arenado 139 29 98 70 .294 .358 .539 .897
Paul Goldschmidt 141 35 112 103 .320 .408 .595 1.003
Brendan Donovan 114 4 40 55 .280 .390 .370 .760

The The San Diego Padres are 3-2 in their last five games, while the St. Louis Cardinals are heading into this matchup with a record of 2-3 in their last five contests.

The Cardinals’ 87-63 record in 2022 puts them in 1st place in the NL Central with a 44-24 division record and 4th place in the National League with a 77-53 league record.

The San Diego Padres are 83-66, sitting in 2nd place in the NL West with a 36-31 division record and 5th place in the National League with a 76-56 league record.

San Diego Padres Stat Rankings

STAT Rank
Team ERA 3.85 21
Team Batting Avg .240 19
HR 141 20
RBI 628 12
R 649 16
OBP .318 9
SLG .381 23
OPS .699 16

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