Arizona Diamondbacks at St Louis Cardinals Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 5/19/2014
Tuesday, May 20, 8:15 PM on FSAZ, FSMW
Busch Stadium, St. Louis, Missouri
Arizona Diamondbacks - Arroyo, B (4-2) vs. St Louis Cardinals - Wainwright, A (6-2)
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On Tuesday night, Bronson Arroyo will be hoping to pick up his fifth win of the season when he and the Arizona Diamondbacks face Adam Wainwright and the St. Louis Cardinals.
Bronson Arroyo notched his first complete game of the year in his outing against the Washington Nationals last Tuesday and got his fourth win of the season. In those nine innings, he scattered seven hits and gave up just one earned run while striking out seven batters. Arroyo's ERA is down to 4.15 and he has a 1.322 WHIP on the season.
Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday has 16 hits against Arroyo in in 54 at-bats with four doubles, four home runs and 11 RBI. All-Star catcher Yadier Molina has struggled against the right-hander by getting just 10 hits against him in 52 at-bats.
Adam Wainwright ended up with a no decision in his start against the Chicago Cubs last week, but he gave up just two runs on six innings in that game. He scattered seven hits in the outing and struck out four while walking one. He gave up a home run in the game, but he has only given up three long balls in 64 innings this season.
Catcher Miguel Montero has done the best of all of the Diamondbacks' hitters against Wainwright by going 5-for-14 with a home run. Cody Ross has just three hits against Wainwright in 13 at-bats.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
Arizona Diamondbacks are 25-18-3 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Arizona Diamondbacks is -1.3
St Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
St Louis Cardinals are 20-21-3 against the Over/Under
Run differential for St Louis Cardinals is 0.2
Injuries to Watch
05/19/14 2B Aaron Hill Shoulder questionable
05/06/14 P J.J. Putz Elbow 15-day DL (5/4)
04/23/14 LF Mark Trumbo Foot 15-day DL (4/22)
04/18/14 P David Hernandez Elbow 60-day DL (3/27), out for season
03/31/14 P Daniel Hudson Elbow 15-day DL (3/29)
03/27/14 P Matt Reynolds Elbow 15-day DL (3/19)
03/27/14 P Patrick Corbin Elbow 60-day DL (3/19), out for season
St Louis Cardinals
05/13/14 P Tyler Lyons Shoulder 15-day DL (5/12)
04/17/14 P Joe Kelly Hamstring 15-day DL (4/17)
03/28/14 P Jason Motte Elbow 15-day DL (3/21)
Guy's Pick: Take St. Louis
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