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St. Louis Cardinals @ Washington Nationals - July 5, 2024

July 05, 2024, 8:41am EDT

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Washington Nationals

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-105

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St. Louis Cardinals

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stl

-178

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Over

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-105

As a seasoned bettor, I’ve learned to trust my instincts when it comes to making predictions for MLB games. Tonight, the matchup between the Cardinals and the Nationals has caught my attention, and I have a strong feeling about how this game will play out.

Looking at the pitching stats, both teams have solid starters on the mound. The Nationals are sending Patrick Corbin with a 1-8 win-loss record and a 4.106 ERA, while the Cardinals have Sonny Gray with a 9-5 win-loss record and a 3.965 ERA. Based on these numbers, I believe that Gray will outperform Corbin tonight, giving the Cardinals an edge in the pitching department.

When it comes to batting, the Nationals have been putting up decent numbers per game with 4.118 runs, 7.753 hits, and 3.882 RBIs on average. On the other hand, the Cardinals have been slightly better offensively with 3.988 runs, 8.036 hits, and 3.75 RBIs per game. With both teams having similar batting averages and on-base slugging percentages, I expect this game to be closely contested in terms of offensive production.

Now onto the prediction: I foresee the St Louis Cardinals coming out on top in this game against the Washington Nationals. Given their stronger pitching performance from Sonny Gray and slightly better offensive numbers compared to the Nationals, I believe they will secure the win tonight.

In terms of the Over/Under prediction for this game, I am leaning towards an over outcome. Both teams have shown they can put up runs consistently, and with two solid but not dominant pitchers on the mound, I anticipate a higher-scoring game.

As always in betting on sports like baseball where anything can happen on any given day, it’s important to factor in all variables before placing your bets. But based on my experience and analysis of the stats provided for this matchup, my money is on the St Louis Cardinals to beat the Washington Nationals tonight in a high-scoring affair that goes over the set total.

So grab your lucky charm or perform your pre-game ritual because tonight’s MLB matchup is shaping up to be one for bettors to watch closely!

Washington Nationals vs St. Louis Cardinals
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Wager TypeWashington NationalsSt. Louis Cardinals
Team DataWashington NationalsSt. Louis Cardinals
Runs4.123.99
Hits7.758.04
Runs Batted In3.883.75
Batting Average0.2290.235
On-Base Slugging64.85%67.26%
Walks2.912.94
Strikeouts8.158.29
Earned Run Average4.113.97