Today, the Washington Nationals kick off a three-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Nationals Park. The Washington Nationals are heading into this series after surprisingly winning 2 out of 3 against the Los Angeles Dodgers. While the Nats struggled quite a bit in game 3, they looked outstanding during the first two games of the series.
The Nationals are currently sitting in last place of the National League East division, while being 28 games behind the current leaders, the New York Mets. Washington is allowing 5.58 runs per game, which is the most runs surrendered each game in the league. This is mostly due to their pitching and fielding being their biggest weakness this season.
On the other hand, the St. Louis Cardinals come off a split against the Toronto Blue Jays in a doubleheader. Even though Paul Goldschmidt and Nolan Arenado were missing in their last series, The Cardinals looked pretty good. They have only recorded 41 errors this season, which is the second least in the whole league. St. Louis is also allowing the eighth least amount of runs per game
The Nats are opening up this series with Anibal Sanchez, who is making his 3rd start of the season. He is carrying a 0-2 record with a 6.30 ERA and a 1.40 WHIP over 10 innings pitched while striking out 9. Throughout those 10 innings he has allowed 7 earned runs, which isn’t exactly a good thing if you are a Nationals fan.
Miles Mikolas will be making his 21st start of the season for the St. Louis Cardinals. He is holding a 7-8 record with a 2.87 ERA and a 0.99 WHIP over 125.1 innings pitched while striking out 96. While Mikolas has had some great games, his last outing wasn’t that great. He pitched for 5 innings and surrendered 7 hits and 6 earned runs against the Cincinnati Reds.
St. Louis Cardinals vs Washington Nationals Game Information
- Date: 7/29/2022
- Time: 7:05 PM ET
- Location: Nationals Park, Washington, DC
- How to Watch Cardinals vs Nationals: AT&T Sportsnet Southwest
- Live Stream: MLB.TV
Cardinals vs Nationals Betting Lines
Nationals are +145 according to our Vegas MLB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $145. On the other side, Cardinals are –165 according to the Vegas MLB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $60.61.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines have Nationals at a 40.82% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Cardinals have 62.26% probability of finishing the game with the W.
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