New York Mets vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Odds & Game Analysis | May 19


By Ed Winchester | May 19, 2022 10:01 AM

The St. Louis Cardinals visit the New York Mets at Citi Field, taking the field at 1:10pm ET on Thursday May 19th, 1:10pm ET. The St. Louis Cardinals are 1-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 7 runs.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the Major League Baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and New York Mets.

New York and St. Louis Betting Info

  • The Mets have lost each of their last six games against NL Central opponents following a home win.
  • Each of the Mets’ last four day games against National League opponents have gone UNDER the total runs line.

St. Louis Cardinals Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .247
Team OBP .319
AVG Runs Scored 4.5
Team ERA 3.67
Team WHIP 1.25
Starters ERA 3.63
Starters WHIP 1.23

Key Players for St. Louis

  • Giovanny Gallegos: 3.46 ERA, 8.31 K/9, 1.23 WHIP
  • Miles Mikolas: 1.68 ERA, 6.71 K/9, 0.99 WHIP
  • Ryan Helsley: 0.00 ERA, 16.34 K/9, 0.32 WHIP
  • Nolan Arenado: .306 Batting Avg, .365 OBP, .597 SLG, .962 OPS, 17 Runs
  • Harrison Bader: .224 Batting Avg, .289 OBP, .336 SLG, .625 OPS, 18 Runs
  • Yadier Molina: .244 Batting Avg, .244 OBP, .354 SLG, .598 OPS, 8 Runs
  • Paul Goldschmidt: .317 Batting Avg, .391 OBP, .518 SLG, .909 OPS, 23 Runs
  • Thomas Edman: .269 Batting Avg, .367 OBP, .431 SLG, .798 OPS, 25 Runs
  • Brendan Donovan: .294 Batting Avg, .478 OBP, .500 SLG, .978 OPS, 9 Runs
  • Jose Pujols: .260 Batting Avg, .383 OBP, .420 SLG, .803 OPS, 9 Runs
  • Tyler O’Neill: .195 Batting Avg, .256 OBP, .297 SLG, .553 OPS, 14 Runs
  • Dylan Carlson: .237 Batting Avg, .286 OBP, .363 SLG, .649 OPS, 13 Runs

New York Mets Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .251
Team OBP .330
AVG Runs Scored 4.5
Team ERA 3.32
Team WHIP 1.12
Starters ERA 3.23
Starters WHIP 1.09

Key Players for New York

  • Edwin Díaz: 1.69 ERA, 16.88 K/9, 0.88 WHIP
  • Jacob Lugo: 4.80 ERA, 9.00 K/9, 1.40 WHIP
  • Maxwell Scherzer: 2.54 ERA, 10.69 K/9, 0.95 WHIP
  • Peter Alonso: .264 Batting Avg, .339 OBP, .486 SLG, .825 OPS, 23 Runs
  • Dominic Smith: .203 Batting Avg, .291 OBP, .261 SLG, .552 OPS, 5 Runs
  • Starling Marte: .266 Batting Avg, .311 OBP, .403 SLG, .714 OPS, 20 Runs
  • Eduardo Escobar: .211 Batting Avg, .312 OBP, .353 SLG, .665 OPS, 16 Runs
  • Brandon Nimmo: .290 Batting Avg, .397 OBP, .468 SLG, .865 OPS, 22 Runs
  • Francisco Lindor: .231 Batting Avg, .329 OBP, .395 SLG, .724 OPS, 23 Runs
  • Mark Canha: .299 Batting Avg, .384 OBP, .402 SLG, .786 OPS, 15 Runs
  • Tomás Nido: .200 Batting Avg, .224 OBP, .236 SLG, .460 OPS, 2 Runs
  • Jeff McNeil: .315 Batting Avg, .371 OBP, .423 SLG, .794 OPS, 18 Runs

The Mets and Cardinals have met five times this season, with the Mets winning three times and the Cardinals winning twice. Their most recent matchup on May 18, 2022 ended 11-4 with the New York Mets taking the win.

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