Diamondbacks vs. Cardinals Friday Pick

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. St. Louis Cardinals, 7/12/2019 Predictions & Odds

The Cardinals have been stuck in mud since May but will start the second half only two games back in the NL Central. Will they pick up a victory on Friday night when they host the Diamondbacks at 8:15 p.m. ET?

Game Snapshot & Odds

909 Arizona Diamondbacks (+100) at 910 St. Louis Cardinals (-120); 8.5 runs

Friday, July 12, 2019

8:15 p.m. ET, Busch Stadium, St. Louis, MO

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Public Betting Trends

According to our MLB Public Betting Chart page, 64% of the betting tickets are on the Cardinals to beat the Diamondbacks on the moneyline.

Arizona Diamondbacks Fantasy Spin

Nick Ahmed blasted a two-run homer on Sunday, powering the Diamondbacks to a 5-3 victory over the Rockies. Ahmed crushed a two-run homer off of German Marquez in the sixth inning, increasing the D'Backs' edge to 5-0. He also singled in the ballgame, finishing the afternoon 2-for-4. He finishes the first half hitting .262/.311/.429 with nine homers and 39 RBI.

St. Louis Cardinals Fantasy Spin

Cardinals manager Mike Shildt said Yadier Molina could miss up to three weeks with his thumb injury. Shildt wouldn't fully commit to that timetable, but acknowledged that the veteran backstop will need at least 10 days to recover and additional time to "rebuild" following a recent setback to his strained thumb. With Molina looking doubtful to play this month, fill-in catcher Matt Wieters should be worth a speculative add in most fantasy leagues.

MLB Betting Trends


The Diamondbacks are just 1-4 in their last five road games.

St. Louis

The Cardinals are 3-7 in Adam Wainwright’s last 10 starts.


The Diamondbacks have lost 37 of their last 55 games in St. Louis and are 11-23 in their last 34 games versus the Cardinals overall. Arizona has also dropped four of Robbie Ray’s last five starts versus ST. Louis while the Cardinals have won five of Wainwright’s last seven starts against the Diamondbacks.

The Pick: St. Louis Cardinals -120


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