Predictions for Phillies vs. Cardinals: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – May 31

Friday’s game that pits the Philadelphia Phillies (39-18) versus the St. Louis Cardinals (27-27) at Citizens Bank Park has a projected final score of 5-3 (based on our computer prediction) in favor of the Phillies, who are slightly favored in this matchup according to our model. Game time is at 6:40 PM on May 31.

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Phillies vs. Cardinals Matchup Info

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Phillies vs. Cardinals Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Phillies 5, Cardinals 3
  • Total Prediction: Under 8 runs

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Phillies vs. Cardinals Betting Lines

Phillies vs Cardinals Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Phillies -205 +170 8 -105 -115

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Phillies Betting Insights

  • Philadelphia has come away with 34 wins in the 48 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season.
  • This year, the Phillies have won 13 of 15 games when listed as at least -205 or better on the moneyline.
  • Philadelphia’s games have gone over the total in 27 of 57 opportunities.
  • The Phillies were the moneyline favorite in 14 of their past 15 games, and they went 10-4 in those matchups.
  • Over its past 15 outings, Philadelphia and its opponents combined to hit the over six times (all 15 of the games had set totals).

Cardinals Betting Insights

  • St. Louis has won 46.2% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (12-14).
  • In games they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +170 or longer, the Cardinals have a 1-2 record (winning only 33.3% of their games).
  • In the 53 games oddsmakers have set an over/under for St. Louis, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 23 times (23-27-3).
  • The Cardinals have played as underdogs in eight of their past 15 games and won five of those contests.
  • In its past 15 games with a total, St. Louis and its opponents have failed to hit the over six times.

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Phillies vs. Cardinals Probable Pitchers

Phillies’ Starting Pitcher: Aaron Nola

  • The 30-year-old has an ERA of 3.04, a 3.25 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.056 in 11 games this season.
  • Aaron Nola’s team has won 90% of his starts when they are favored on the moneyline (9-1).
  • Nola’s team has won nine of his 11 starts.
  • Out of Nola’s 11 starts with a total this season, five have hit the over.

Cardinals’ Starting Pitcher: Miles Mikolas

  • The 35-year-old has put up an ERA of 5.64, with 6.9 strikeouts per nine innings in 11 games this season. Opponents are batting .286 against him.
  • The Cardinals have been the underdog on the moneyline in six of Mikolas’ starts this season, and they went 4-2 in those matchups.
  • Mikolas’ team has a 5-6 record over his 11 starts.
  • Mikolas’ starts with a set total this season have gone over the run total in four of 11 contests.

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Phillies’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 39-18
Home 22-8
Road 17-10
One-Run Games 10-6
Scoring 5+ Runs 30-3

Cardinals’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 27-27
Home 13-12
Road 14-15
One-Run Games 8-6
Scoring 5+ Runs 17-4

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