Thursday's contest between the St. Louis Cardinals (54-67) and the New York Mets (55-66) at Busch Stadium should be a tight matchup, as our computer prediction projects a final score of 7-5, with the Cardinals coming out on top. Game time is at 7:15 PM ET on August 17.

The probable pitchers are Jose Quintana (0-4) for the Mets and Adam Wainwright (3-7) for the Cardinals.

Mets vs. Cardinals Game Info & Odds

  • When: Thursday, August 17, 2023 at 7:15 PM ET
  • Where: Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri
  • How to Watch on TV: FOX
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Mets vs. Cardinals Score Prediction

Our prediction for this matchup is Cardinals 7, Mets 6.

Total Prediction for Mets vs. Cardinals

  • Total Prediction: Over 10 runs

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Mets Performance Insights

  • The Mets have played as the favorite in four of their past 10 games and won three of those contests.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, New York and its opponents are 5-5-0 in its last 10 games with a total.
  • The Mets are winless against the spread in their last two chances.
  • The Mets have been favorites in 72 games this season and won 40 (55.6%) of those contests.
  • New York has entered 72 games this season favored by -115 or more and is 40-32 in those contests.
  • The bookmakers' moneyline implies a 53.5% chance of a victory for the Mets.
  • New York ranks 19th in the majors with 526 total runs scored this season.
  • The Mets' 4.56 team ERA ranks 21st among all MLB pitching staffs.

Cardinals Performance Insights

  • The Cardinals have played as the underdog in three of their past 10 games and have gone 2-1 in those contests.
  • When it comes to the over/under, St. Louis and its opponents are 3-7-0 in its last 10 games.
  • The Cardinals' previous 10 contests have not had a spread set by bookmakers.
  • The Cardinals have been victorious in 23, or 47.9%, of the 48 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • This season, St. Louis has been victorious 19 times in 39 chances when named as an underdog of at least -105 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The Cardinals have an implied victory probability of 51.2% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup.
  • The offense for St. Louis is the No. 12 offense in baseball, scoring 4.7 runs per game (564 total runs).
  • Cardinals pitchers have a combined ERA of 4.53 ERA this year, which ranks 20th in MLB.

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Mets Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
August 12 Braves L 6-0 José Quintana vs Spencer Strider
August 13 Braves W 7-6 Kodai Senga vs Yonny Chirinos
August 14 Pirates W 7-2 Carlos Carrasco vs Quinn Priester
August 15 Pirates L 7-4 David Peterson vs Bailey Falter
August 16 Pirates W 8-3 Tylor Megill vs Johan Oviedo
August 17 @ Cardinals - José Quintana vs Adam Wainwright
August 18 @ Cardinals - Kodai Senga vs Zack Thompson
August 19 @ Cardinals - Kodai Senga vs Miles Mikolas
August 20 @ Cardinals - Carlos Carrasco vs Dakota Hudson
August 21 @ Braves - David Peterson vs Bryce Elder
August 22 @ Braves - Tylor Megill vs Charlie Morton

Cardinals Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
August 11 @ Royals L 12-8 Adam Wainwright vs Dylan Coleman
August 12 @ Royals W 5-4 Steven Matz vs Cole Ragans
August 14 Athletics W 7-5 Miles Mikolas vs JP Sears
August 15 Athletics W 6-2 Dakota Hudson vs Spenser Watkins
August 16 Athletics L 8-0 Matthew Liberatore vs Paul Blackburn
August 17 Mets - Adam Wainwright vs José Quintana
August 18 Mets - Zack Thompson vs Kodai Senga
August 19 Mets - Miles Mikolas vs Kodai Senga
August 20 Mets - Dakota Hudson vs Carlos Carrasco
August 21 @ Pirates - Matthew Liberatore vs Bailey Falter
August 22 @ Pirates - Adam Wainwright vs Johan Oviedo