Arizona Diamondbacks at St Louis Cardinals Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 5/21/2014
Thursday, May 22, 7:15 PM on FSAZ, FSMW
Busch Stadium, St. Louis, Missouri
Arizona Diamondbacks - Miley, W (3-4) vs. St Louis Cardinals - Lynn, L (5-2)
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Arizona Diamondbacks lefty Wade Miley will be going up against Lance Lynn and the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.
Wade Miley lost for the fourth time this season when he was defeated by the Los Angeles Dodgers at home last week. He ended up making it through six innings in that start and gave up four earned runs on seven hits while striking out three and walking three. Miley gave up two home runs in that game and has now given up 10 long balls on the season through 62 innings.
Mark Ellis has faced Miley more than any of the other Cardinals and he is 10-for-23 against him with a double, four home runs and four RBI. Allen Craig has just one single in six plate appearances against Miley.
The Atlanta Braves had a tough time against Lance Lynn last week as he was able to pitch seven strong innings against them and pick up his fifth win of the season. He allowed just two runs on seven hits in that start while striking out three and walking two. He now has a 5-2 record on the year and he has struck out 8.8 batters per nine innings through 54 innings.
Gerardo Parra has had more success against Lynn than any of his Diamondback teammates by going 5-for-9 against him with a double, two triples and a home run.
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)
Tony's Pick: Take St. Louis
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