New York Mets vs St. Louis Cardinals Prediction, 4/25/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Mets vs St. Louis Cardinals
Date: Monday, April 25, 2022
Location: Busch Stadium in St. Louis, MO
TV: Bally Sports Midwest
The New York Mets (11-5) are headed to Busch Stadium on Monday where they will meet the St. Louis Cardinals (9-4).
The Mets have hit 21 doubles as a team and have hit 15 balls out of the stadium. New York has a slugging % of .397 and have been rung up 113 times, while taking a walk on 59 occasions. As a team, the New York Mets are scoring 4.9 runs/g, which has them sitting at 5th in baseball. They have earned 70 runs batted in as well as 129 hits on the season, while their team batting average is sitting at .257. They have notched a total of 73 runs scored and have an OBP of .346.
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Mets pitchers have conceded 12 home runs and 42 runs in total (5th in MLB). They have walked 41 players from the other team and their FIP is 2.91 as a squad so far this season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.76 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 0.98. The Mets have an earned run average of 2.67 on the year (4th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 154 hitters.
The Mets relief pitchers have compiled a save rate of 50.0% and has entered the game in 16 save situations. The relievers have inherited 11 base runners this year with 45.5% of those runners ended up scoring. Mets relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 12 times in addition to having 13 appearances in high leverage situations. The Mets have dispatched 50 relief pitchers to the mound on the campaign. The relievers have 10 holds for the season (8th in baseball). They have compiled 3 saves on the year and have missed out on 3 of 6 save opportunities.
The Mets have transformed 74.5% of baseballs in play into outs out of 1,125 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 2nd in pro baseball. The New York Mets have earned 375 putouts this year, in addition to 116 assists and 4 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .992 which has them sitting 6th in MLB, and they have twisted 9 double plays.
Scherzer (193-97 career record) holds a FIP of 3.12 while he has gone up against 10,335 opposing batters in the major leagues. He has allowed 2,081 base knocks (7.3 hits per 9 innings) and has 684 walks. His earned run average is 3.15 (895 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.082. Scherzer has taken the mound for 2,554 frames and has totaled 3,043 K's thus far in his career.
St. Louis has accounted for 13 HRs this season to go along with 52 RBIs. They have tallied 18 two-baggers, while walking 42 times and scoring 54 runs. The St. Louis Cardinals have tallied an on-base percentage of .318 in addition to a team batting average of .239 this year. The Cardinals hold a team slugging percentage of .387 and they average 4.50 runs per contest (7th in the league). They have been rung up on 88 occasions (29th in baseball) and have earned 95 hits.
The Cardinals have a WHIP of 1.219 in addition to having a FIP of 3.26 as a staff on the campaign. They have a ranking of 5th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 94. The St. Louis pitching staff have conceded 37 runs for the season while holding an ERA of 3.00 (35 earned runs yielded). Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.06 (104 strikeouts vs 34 bases on balls). They have relinquished 9 dingers and they give up 3.17 runs per 9 innings (5th in MLB).
St. Louis relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 18.8% out of their 16 inherited runners. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 7 times in high leverage situations in addition to 13 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 14 save situations, the Cardinals have tallied 10 holds and also 0 blown saves. They sit at 5th in baseball holding a save percentage of 100.0%, and they have sent 40 bullpen pitchers to the mound on the year. St. Louis has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the contest in 4 save opportunities and they have tallied 4 saves.
In 864 innings on the diamond, the Cardinals hold a defensive efficiency of 69.4% (20th in baseball). The St. Louis Cardinals have turned 9 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .985 (17th in pro baseball). The Cardinals have recorded 105 assists, 6 errors and have earned a total of 288 putouts on the campaign.
So far in his career, Mikolas has given up 531 hits while he has accumulated 396 punch outs in 536 innings pitched. He has allowed 226 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.194 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.9. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.63 and he has gone up against 2,227 batters during his MLB career. Mikolas (34-27 career mark) holds a 3.79 ERA while conceding 8.9 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take St. Louis
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