St. Louis Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Phillies odds, tips and betting trends | July 1

The St. Louis Cardinals (43-35) will visit the Philadelphia Phillies (40-37), Friday at 6:05 PM ET, in the first of a three-game series.

The Cardinals are favored away from home (-149) versus the Phillies (+126). The St. Louis Cardinals will hand the ball to Miles Mikolas (5-5, 2.57 ERA), who is looking for win No. 6 on the season, and the Phillies will turn to Bailey Falter.

The Cardinals lost 4-3 against the Marlins Friday, with Ryan Helsley taking the loss. He threw one inning, giving up two earned runs on two hits while striking out three. Edmundo Sosa went 2-for-4 with a triple to lead the Cardinals offensively.

The Phillies knocked off the Braves 14-4 yesterday. Darick Hall led the way offensively after going 2-for-5 with two home runs and three RBI, and Aaron Nola got the win, throwing seven innings, giving up four earned runs on seven hits while striking out eight.

Prepare for the Cardinals vs. Phillies with everything you need to know about Friday’s baseball action.

St. Louis Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Phillies Odds and Betting Lines

Major League Baseball odds courtesy of Tipico Sportsbook. Odds updated Thursday at 11:03 PM ET. For a full list of sports betting odds, access USA TODAY Sports Betting Scores Odds Hub.

Favorite: Cardinals (-149, bet $149 to win $100)
Underdog: Phillies (+126, bet $100 to win $126)
Over/under: 9.5

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Cardinals Stats and Trends

Cardinals Betting Records

The Cardinals have entered the game as favorites 42 times this season and won 27, or 64.3%, of those games.
This season, St. Louis has won 14 of its 24 games, or 58.3%, when favored by at least -149 on the moneyline.
The moneyline for this contest implies a 59.8% chance of a victory for the Cardinals.
So far this season, St. Louis and its opponents have hit the over in 39 of their 79 games with a total.
In 78 games with a spread this season, the Cardinals are 44-34-0 ATS.

Miles Mikolas (Cardinals Probable Starter)

The Cardinals will hand the ball to Mikolas (5-5) for his 16th start of the season.
The right-hander’s last appearance was on Saturday, when he threw 6 2/3 innings against the Chicago Cubs, giving up one earned run while allowing four hits.
The 33-year-old has pitched in 15 games this season with a 2.57 ERA and 7.4 strikeouts per nine innings with a batting average against of .207.
If he completes six or more innings with three or fewer earned runs allowed, he’ll earn his fifth consecutive quality start.
Mikolas has 14 starts in a row of five innings or more.
The Phillies have scored 370 runs this season, which ranks fourth in MLB. They are batting .247 for the campaign with 99 home runs, sixth in the league.
Among qualified pitchers in the majors this campaign, the 33-year-old ranks 12th in ERA (2.57), eighth in WHIP (.961), and 48th in K/9 (7.4).

Cardinals Batting Stats

The Cardinals’ 82 home runs rank 13th in Major League Baseball.
Hitters for the Cardinals have a combined .408 slugging percentage this season, which ranks ninth in MLB.
St. Louis has a team batting average of .254 this season, which ranks fifth among MLB teams.
The Cardinals have scored the third-most runs in the league this season with 373.
St. Louis is among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking eighth with an OBP of .321.
The Cardinals are one of the most disciplined teams at the plate this season, ranking seventh with an average of 7.6 strikeouts per game.

Phillies Stats and Trends

Phillies Betting Records

The Phillies have been victorious in 13, or 44.8%, of the 29 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
Philadelphia has a mark of 7-5 in contests where oddsmakers favor them by +126 or worse on the moneyline.
Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Phillies have a 44.2% chance of pulling out a win.
Philadelphia’s games have gone over the total in 43 of their 77 opportunities.
In 77 games with a line this season, the Phillies have a mark of 39-38-0 against the spread.

Bailey Falter (Phillies Probable Starter)

Falter starts for the first time this season for the Phillies.
It’s the season debut and his first appearance in more than a year for the 25-year-old southpaw.
The Cardinals have put up 373 runs this season (third in MLB) and are batting .254 collectively with 82 home runs (13th in the league).

Phillies Batting Stats

The Phillies rank sixth in MLB action with 99 home runs. They average 1.3 per game.
This season, the Phillies rank sixth in baseball with a .416 slugging percentage.
Philadelphia’s .247 batting average is 10th-best in MLB.
The Phillies score the fourth-most runs in baseball (370 total, 4.8 per game).
Philadelphia’s .316 on-base percentage is 14th in the league.
The Phillies strike out 8.5 times per game to rank 20th in baseball.

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Cardinals vs. Phillies: Live Streaming Info & Game Time

Game Day: Friday, July 1, 2022
Game Time: 6:05 PM ET
Stadium: Citizens Bank Park
TV Channel: NBC Sports Networks
Live Stream: fuboTV (Watch for free)

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Author: Naomi Berry