Cardinals vs Padres Odds and Picks
San Diego Padres beginning pitcher Ryan Weathers throws to an Arizona Diamondbacks batter in the course of the first inning of a baseball recreation Wednesday, April 28, 2021, in Phoenix. (AP Picture/Ross D. Franklin)
- The San Diego Padres are -124 residence favorites over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night time at Petco Park
- Kwang Hyun Kim (1-0, 2.74 ERA) will pitch for the Cardinals in opposition to Ryan Weathers (2-1, 0.81) in a matchup of left-handers
- Evaluation of Cardinals-Padres together with a choose may be discovered under
Regardless of having a roster depleted by COVID-19, the San Diego Padres will look to brush a three-game collection from the Nationwide League Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals at 7:05pm ET Sunday at Petco Park.
In a matchup of left-handers, rookie Ryan Weathers (2-1, 0.81 ERA) will pitch for San Diego in opposition to Kwang Hyun Kim (1-0, 2.74).
The Padres (23-17) have gained 5 of their final six video games regardless of having first baseman Eric Hosmer, shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr., proper fielder Wil Myers and utility gamers Jurickson Profar and Jorge Mateo on the COVID-19 injured record.
The Cardinals (23-17) have dropped three of their final 4 video games.
Cardinals vs Padres Odds
|Workforce||Moneyline at FanDuel||Runline||Complete|
|St. Louis Cardinals||+106||+1.5 (-210)||Over 7 (-105)|
|San Diego Padres||-124||-1.5 (+172)||Below 7 (-115)|
Odds as of Could fifteenth.
Kim Constant for Cardinals
A local of South Korea, Kim will likely be pitching on the West Coast for the primary time in the course of the common season in his two-year MLB profession. That ought to spark a fair proportion of media and fan curiosity.
Although Kim began the season on the injured record after being slowed by again issues in spring coaching, he has been excellent. Kim has allowed one run in every of his final 4 begins after giving up three runs in three innings to the Philadelphia Phillies on April 17 in his season debut.
— cardinalsgifs (@cardinalsgifs) Could 12, 2021
Kim didn’t issue within the resolution final day out Tuesday in opposition to the Milwaukee Brewers, regardless of permitting simply the one run in 5.1 innings. He struck out six whereas surrendering 5 hits and one stroll.
Kim has been a terrific discount for the Cardinals since being signed to a two-year, $8-million contract as a free agent following 13 seasons within the Korea Baseball Group. He’s unbeaten in his MLB profession at 4-0 with a 2.03 ERA in 13 video games, all however one a begin.
In final 12 months’s Nationwide League Wild Card Collection, Kim confronted the Padres and allowed three runs in 3.2 innings of a no-decision.
Padres Profession Stats vs Kim
Kim will likely be going through a Padres offense that’s rolling regardless of lacking so many key gamers. San Diego has scored a minimum of 5 runs in 5 of its final six video games and is averaging 7.3 in that span.
Weathers Beginning Once more
Weathers will likely be making his first begin since April 28 when he left a recreation in opposition to the Arizona Diamondbacks in Phoenix due to arm fatigue.
Since then, Weathers has had a pair three-inning aid appearances, permitting one run mixed in six innings. His newest outing was final Sunday in opposition to the Giants when he bought the win, permitting no runs and one hit, placing out three and strolling one.
Total, Weathers has been charged with simply two earned runs in 22.2 innings this season.
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— MLB Pipeline (@MLBPipeline) April 23, 2021
Weathers made his MLB debut in opposition to the Cardinals in final 12 months’s wild card spherical. He appeared as soon as in aid and labored 1.1 shutout innings.
Cardinals Profession Stats vs Weathers
The Cardinals have struggled offensively on their street journey, scoring simply 16 runs in 5 video games. Nevertheless, third baseman Nolan Arenado has had a very good journey as he has gone 8-for-21 (.381) with two doubles and two residence runs.
The Nola Present
The Padres rolled to a 13-3 victory on Saturday night time as Austin Nola homered, doubled and drove in a career-high six runs. Tommy Pham and rookie Ha-Seong Kim additionally linked off Adam Wainwright.
— San Diego Padres (@Padres) Could 16, 2021
Nola hit a three-run homer off Wainwright within the third, an RBI double off Tyler Webb within the sixth and a two-run single off infielder Matt Carpenter, who was summoned to pitch with the bases loaded and two outs within the seventh. Carpenter additionally pitched the scoreless eighth, permitting a single and hitting a batter.
Yadier Molina, Arenado and Harrison Bader homered for the Cardinals.
A complete of 25 runs have been scored within the first two video games of the collection and betting the low over whole looks as if the way in which to go right here.
The Choose: Over 7 (-105)
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