St. Louis Cardinals vs New York Mets: Predictions, Odds and Roster Notes

How to Watch

Where: Citi Field, New York, NY

When: Friday, June 14th at 7:10 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): Cardinals TV/Radio: Fox Sports Midwest, KMOX 1120 AM. Mets TV/Radio: SNY, WCBS 880 AM.

Team Notes

St. Louis Cardinals

The Cardinals are staying afloat in the tough NL Central with a 33-32 record. They are 13-19 away from St. Louis this season.

St. Louis has a 22.9% chance to make the postseason and a 1.0% possibility to take the World Series crown.

The Cardinals are at 13-1 odds to win the National League title and 28-1 to take the World Series crown.

New York Mets

The Mets continue to straddle the .500 line with an overall record of 33-34 but are 19-11 at Citi Field this year.

New York have held steady with a 12.8% shot of reaching the postseason and a 0.5% probability to hold the World Series trophy.

The Mets have slipped to 20-1 to win the NL title and 45-1 to win the 2019 World Series.

Pitcher Notes

St. Louis Cardinals: Jack Flaherty (4-3, 4.08 ERA)

The Cardinals pitcher makes his 14th start of the year in the Friday matchup against the Mets. It will be Flaherty’s first career start against New York.

Flaherty’s last start was his shortest of the season since opening day as the right-hander gave up four runs against the Cubs in 3.2 innings on June 8th.

  • In his last two starts, Flaherty has allowed six earned runs over 8.2 innings.
  • This year, batters are hitting .232 versus the Cardinals’ righty.
  • In his 68.1 innings pitched in 2019, Flaherty has allowed 12 homers.

New York Mets: Jacob deGrom (3-5, 3.71 ERA)

deGrom has three quality starts in his last four outings, allowing just three earned runs in 12.2 innings in two June starts.

In June, deGrom has 17 strikeouts in 12.2 innings and for the season, he’s posted 94 in 75.2 total innings.

  • deGrom has eight straight starts of five or more innings pitched.
  • deGrom has thrown over 100 pitches in seven of his last eight outings.
  • Opposing hitters are hitting .227 versus deGrom at Citi Field this season.

Hitter Notes

St. Louis Cardinals

The Cardinals have trouble scoring runs away from St. Louis, scoring just 4.47 runs on the road, good for 18th best in baseball.

Overall, St. Louis is scoring just 4.68 runs per contest, roughly on par with their opponent, the Mets.

  • OF Marcell Ozuna is 8 for 33 of the Mets’ starter with one homer and three RBI.
  • OF Dexter Fowler is 2 for 9 against deGrom in his career with one homer and two walks.
  • SS Paul DeJong is 3 for 8 against the Mets’ right-hander with a solo homer to his credit.

New York Mets

The Mets are 11th in baseball in home scoring, posting 5.07 runs per contest at Citi Field.

Overall, New York is scoring 4.69 runs per game for 18th best in MLB.

  • Flaherty has allowed a 6.67 ERA on the road this season.
  • Opposing batters are hitting .291 against Flaherty on the road in 2019.
  • Left-handed hitters are batting .260 with 8 HRs against the righty.

Roster Notes

St. Louis Cardinals

  • SP Miles Mikolas should make his next start despite the injured forearm he experienced in last week’s game
  • C Yadier Molina is out with an injured right thumb but could be back for the Mets series.
  • 3B Jedd Gyorko is on the 10-day IL with a strained lower back.

New York Mets

  • OF Brandon Nimmo is making a series of rehab starts for the bulging disc in his neck.
  • INF Jed Lowrie is now rehabbing a strained hamstring as the team moves him to the 60-day IL.
  • 2B Robinson Cano is back on the 10-day IL after reinjuring his left quad.

Game Odds St. Louis Cardinals vs New York Mets

If you are in New Jersey you can bet on the Cardinals vs Mets on 888Sport and BetStars NJ. Find the latest odds below. 

Moneyline

SportsbookSTL CardinalsNY MetsLink
888Sport NJ+114-137
BetStars NJ+115-133 

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Total Runs

Sportsbook Over 8.5  Under 8.5Link
888Sport NJ-120-103
BetStars NJ-120+100

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Run Line

SportsbookSTL Cardinals +1.5NY Mets -1.5Link
888Sport NJ-186+150
BetStars NJ-200+165 

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