Cardinals vs. Giants Friday Prediction

St. Louis Cardinals vs. San Francisco Giants, 7/5/2019 Predictions & Odds

The struggling Cardinals have put together back-to-back wins and will look to sustain that momentum heading into Friday night’s matchup with the Giants. Will St. Louis make it three in a row or will San Francisco take Game 1?

Game Snapshot & Odds

961 St. Louis Cardinals (-100) at 962 San Francisco Giants (-108); 8.5 runs

Friday, July 5, 2019

10:15 p.m. ET, Oracle Park, San Francisco, CA

Compare odds and from multiple different online sportsbooks and shop for the best lines at our new Baseball Odds & Betting Page.

Public Betting Trends

According to our MLB Public Betting Chart page, 71% of the betting tickets are on the Cardinals to beat the Giants on the moneyline.

St. Louis Cardinals Fantasy Spin

Dexter Fowler banged a two-run homer and scored two runs in a win over the Mariners on Thursday. He ripped the bomb off Tommy Milone with Tyler O'Neill along for the ride in the fourth inning. Fowler also walked twice in the ballgame and finished 1-for-2. For the season he owns a .247 batting average with nine home runs and 30 RBI in 77 games.

San Francisco Giants Fantasy Spin

Brandon Belt went 3-for-4 with an RBI, a run scored and a walk in the Giants’ win over the Padres on Wednesday. Belt reached base safely in four of his five plate appearances in this one. He delivered a clutch run-scoring double, plating Pablo Sandoval with a key insurance run, off Padres reliever Luis Perdomo in the Giants four-run rally in the sixth inning. He also singled twice to extend his hitting streak to five games and record his second consecutive three-hit effort during that span. The 31-year-old veteran first baseman owns a .242/.368/.430 triple-slash line with 45 runs scored, 10 home runs, 33 RBI and a pair of stolen bases in 323 plate appearances.

MLB Betting Trends

St. Louis

The Cardinals are 7-1 in Dakota Hudson’s last eight starts.

San Francisco

The Giants are 6-0 in their last six games versus a starter with a WHIP greater than 1.30.


The Cardinals have won four of their last five meetings with the Giants and are 7-3 in their last 10 games played in San Francisco. They’re also 4-1 in Hudson’s last five road starts and have won 13 of their last 17 road games when facing an opponent with a losing home record. The Giants, meanwhile, are 2-5 in Drew Pomeranz’s last seven starts and are 20-45 in their last 65 games versus a team with a winning record.

The Pick: St. Louis Cardinals -100


MLB Headlines

MLB Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Dodgers vs. Braves MLB Prediction Game 4 of the NLCS will take place between the Braves and Dodgers at 8:08 p.m. ET on Wednesday night. Will the Dodgers even up the series at two games apiece or is...
Thumbnail Astros vs. Red Sox Game 5 Prediction The ALCS is now all tied at two games apiece following the Astros’ come-from-behind victory over the Red Sox on Tuesday night. Who has the edge in Game 5 this...
Thumbnail Astros vs. Red Sox Game 4 Prediction The Boston Red Sox have taken a 2-1 series lead in their best-of-seven matchup with the Houston Astros after routing the visitors on Monday night. Will tonight’s game...
Thumbnail Braves vs. Dodgers Game 3 Prediction The Braves are up 2-0 on the Dodgers in the NLCS but will they take a commanding 3-0 series lead when the two teams play Game 3 on...
Thumbnail Astros vs. Red Sox Game 3 Prediction With the series now tied at one game apiece and shifting to historic Fenway Park, what’s the best play for Game 3 of the ALCS when the Red Sox host the Astros on...