Saturday's contest between the Philadelphia Phillies (70-58) and St. Louis Cardinals (56-73) going head-to-head at Citizens Bank Park has a projected final score of 5-4 (according to our computer prediction) in favor of the Phillies, who is listed as a slight favorite by our model. The game will start at 7:15 PM ET on August 26.

This contest's pitching matchup is set, as the Phillies will send Zack Wheeler (9-6) to the mound, while Dakota Hudson (5-0) will take the ball for the Cardinals.

Phillies vs. Cardinals Game Info & Odds

  • When: Saturday, August 26, 2023 at 7:15 PM ET
  • Where: Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • How to Watch on TV: FOX
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Phillies vs. Cardinals Score Prediction

Our prediction for this game is Phillies 5, Cardinals 4.

Total Prediction for Phillies vs. Cardinals

  • Total Prediction: Over 8.5 runs

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Phillies Performance Insights

  • The Phillies have played as the favorite in nine of their past 10 games and won four of those contests.
  • In its last 10 games with a total, Philadelphia and its opponents have combined to hit the over five times.
  • Sportsbooks have not set a spread for any of the Phillies' last 10 games.
  • This season, the Phillies have won 49 out of the 84 games, or 58.3%, in which they've been favored.
  • This season Philadelphia has won 10 of its 15 games, or 66.7%, when favored by at least -225 on the moneyline.
  • The Phillies have a 69.2% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Philadelphia has scored the 12th-most runs in the majors this season with 609 (4.8 per game).
  • The Phillies' 3.99 team ERA ranks ninth across all MLB pitching staffs.

Cardinals Performance Insights

  • The Cardinals have been underdogs four times over their past 10 games and lost every one of those contests.
  • In its last 10 games with an over/under, St. Louis and its opponents have combined to eclipse the total three times.
  • The previous 10 Cardinals matchups have not had a spread posted by bookmakers.
  • The Cardinals have come away with 23 wins in the 52 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season.
  • St. Louis has yet to play a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +180.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Cardinals have a 35.7% chance of walking away with the win.
  • St. Louis scores the 14th-most runs in baseball (588 total, 4.6 per game).
  • The Cardinals have pitched to a 4.66 ERA this season, which ranks 23rd in baseball.

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Phillies Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
August 20 @ Nationals L 4-3 Zack Wheeler vs Trevor Williams
August 21 Giants W 10-4 Aaron Nola vs Scott Alexander
August 22 Giants W 4-3 Taijuan Walker vs Kyle Harrison
August 23 Giants L 8-6 Michael Lorenzen vs Alex Cobb
August 25 Cardinals W 7-2 Cristopher Sanchez vs Miles Mikolas
August 26 Cardinals - Zack Wheeler vs Dakota Hudson
August 27 Cardinals - Aaron Nola vs Drew Rom
August 28 Angels - Taijuan Walker vs Lucas Giolito
August 29 Angels - Michael Lorenzen vs Tyler Anderson
August 30 Angels - Cristopher Sanchez vs Reid Detmers
September 1 @ Brewers - Zack Wheeler vs Freddy Peralta

Cardinals Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
August 20 Mets W 7-3 Dakota Hudson vs Carlos Carrasco
August 21 @ Pirates L 11-1 Drew Rom vs Thomas Hatch
August 22 @ Pirates L 6-3 Adam Wainwright vs Johan Oviedo
August 23 @ Pirates W 6-4 Zack Thompson vs Luis Ortiz
August 25 @ Phillies L 7-2 Miles Mikolas vs Cristopher Sanchez
August 26 @ Phillies - Dakota Hudson vs Zack Wheeler
August 27 @ Phillies - Drew Rom vs Aaron Nola
August 28 Padres - Adam Wainwright vs Blake Snell
August 29 Padres - Zack Thompson vs Seth Lugo
August 30 Padres - Miles Mikolas vs Yu Darvish
September 1 Pirates - Dakota Hudson vs TBA