St. Louis Cardinals at Detroit Tigers Game 2 Prediction – 4/30/2024

St. Louis Cardinals

St. Louis Cardinals

Apr 30, 2024

Detroit Tigers

Detroit Tigers
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St. Louis Cardinals vs Detroit Tigers Betting Pick, Prediction & Preview

  • Date: April 30, 2024
  • Venue: Comerica Park
  • Starting Pitchers:
    • Steven Matz - Cardinals
    • Undecided - Tigers
  • Run Line: Cardinals -1.5 (+150), Tigers +1.5 (-180)
  • Money Line: Cardinals -105, Tigers -115
  • Total (Over/Under): 8.5

St. Louis Cardinals vs Detroit Tigers Win Probabilities

Implied Win %:

  • St. Louis Cardinals - 51.22%
  • Detroit Tigers - 53.49%

St. Louis Cardinals vs Detroit Tigers Game Preview & Prediction

The Detroit Tigers and St. Louis Cardinals will face off in the second game of their doubleheader on Tuesday at 6:40 PM ET from Comerica Park in Detroit. In this contest, Steven Matz is set to get the start for the Cardinals, while the Tigers have yet to decide on a starting pitcher. Given the unpredictable nature of doubleheaders, we may not find out who the Tigers plan to throw in this game until much closer to first pitch.

Matz enters this game for the Cardinals having had a rough start to his 2024 season. He has a record of 1-2 and an ERA of 5.55, which is concerning when heading into a road start against a Tigers team that does have some explosive bats at the top of their lineup. With the Cardinals entering today in last place in their division, they will need Matz to show up in a big way.

Meanwhile, the Detroit Tigers are playing some strong baseball of late, entering this contest on a two-game winning streak. They enter today's doubleheader action in Detroit with a record of 16-12, which is good for second place in the AL Central. They trail the Cleveland Guardians by three games for the top spot in this division, but the fact that the Tigers are off to such a strong start is encouraging for a group that is still very young, as they will aim to build on that momentum in the second game of today's doubleheader.

Quick Takes St. Louis Cardinals:

It is worth noting going into this game that Steven Matz might be better than his record and ERA would indicate. He enters this game with the aforementioned 5.55 ERA, but his xFIP and xERA are slightly lower than that, which means we could see better from him in this game and in the near future.

Quick Takes Detroit Tigers:

Coming into Tuesday's action on the diamond, the Detroit Tigers have a losing record of 6-8 at home. They could improve to 7-8 before the second game of this doubleheader, depending on how the first game goes in the afternoon.

Cardinals vs Tigers Prediction: Cardinals 5.03 - Tigers 4.02

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Consensus

Moneyline Pick Consensus

-103
36% STL
-119
64% DET

Total Pick Consensus

9.0/-110
24% UN
9.0/-110
76% OV

Spread Pick Consensus

-1.5/+150
38% STL
+1.5/-180
62% DET

Stats

  • Team Stats
  • Team Records
  • Pitchers
  • Recent Starts
STL
Team Stats
DET
4.59
ERA
4.46
.268
Batting Avg Against
.244
1.43
WHIP
1.27
.322
BABIP
.289
8.3%
BB%
7.6%
20.4%
K%
22.2%
69.8%
LOB%
68.5%
.259
Batting Avg
.234
.436
SLG
.374
.770
OPS
.673
.333
OBP
.299
STL
Team Records
DET
16-15
Home
15-19
16-19
Road
17-16
22-26
vRHP
25-28
10-8
vLHP
7-7
11-15
vs>.500
10-16
21-19
vs<.500
22-19
5-5
Last10
4-6
12-8
Last20
9-11
17-13
Last30
13-17
S. Matz
M. Manning
105.0
Innings
58.2
17
GS
11
4-7
W-L
4-4
3.86
ERA
4.60
8.40
K/9
6.14
2.74
BB/9
2.61
0.94
HR/9
1.53
74.5%
LOB%
66.1%
11.0%
HR/FB%
10.8%
3.76
FIP
5.25
3.96
xFIP
5.63
.261
AVG
.228
21.8%
K%
16.3%
7.1%
BB%
6.9%
4.17
SIERA
5.19

S. Matz

Date
Opp
W/L
IP
H
R
ER
SO
BB
ST-PC
5/2 KC
Greinke N/A
W1-0 N/A
6
4
0
0
4
0
65-94
4/27 NYM
Carrasco N/A
W10-5 N/A
4
6
4
4
6
2
68-97
4/22 CIN
Greene N/A
W4-2 N/A
5
7
1
1
6
2
54-80
4/16 MIL
Houser N/A
W2-1 N/A
5.2
3
0
0
6
0
51-77
4/10 PIT
Wilson N/A
L4-9 N/A
3
9
7
7
5
1
52-75

M. Manning

Date
Opp
W/L
IP
H
R
ER
SO
BB
ST-PC
4/16 KC
Bubic N/A
L1-3 N/A
2
5
1
1
2
0
27-38
4/11 BOS
Wacha N/A
W3-1 N/A
6
1
1
1
2
0
47-68
10/2 CHW
Giolito N/A
L4-5 N/A
5
2
0
0
7
1
49-69
9/27 CHW
Keuchel N/A
L7-8 N/A
3.1
4
6
6
3
5
46-82
9/20 CHW
Rodon N/A
W4-3 N/A
5
4
3
3
2
3
60-90

Odds

  • MoneyLine
  • RunLine
  • Over/Under
Open
Current
Book
STL DET
STL DET
Consensus
-104
-115
-103
-119
-105
-115
-105
-115
-104
-112
-102
-116
-107
-110
+102
-120
+100
-120
-105
-115
-105
-115
-110
-110
-105
-115
+100
-120
Open
Current
Book
STL DET
STL DET
Consensus
-1.5 (+150)
+1.5 (-180)
-1.5 (+154)
+1.5 (-200)
-1.5 (+150)
+1.5 (-180)
-1.5 (+150)
+1.5 (-180)
-1.5 (+150)
+1.5 (-182)
-1.5 (+146)
+1.5 (-178)
-1.5 (+155)
+1.5 (-200)
-1.5 (+160)
+1.5 (-210)
+1.5 (-210)
-1.5 (+170)
+1.5 (-210)
-1.5 (+175)
-1.5 (+160)
+1.5 (-190)
-1.5 (+140)
+1.5 (-170)
-1.5 (+155)
+1.5 (-190)
-1.5 (+155)
+1.5 (-190)
Open
Current
Book
Over Under
Over Under
Consensus
8.5 (-104)
8.5 (-118)
9.0 (-101)
9.0 (-120)
8.5 (-105)
8.5 (-115)
8.5 (-110)
8.5 (-110)
8.5 (-104)
8.5 (-118)
9.0 (-102)
9.0 (-120)
8.5 (-108)
8.5 (-112)
9.0 (+100)
9.0 (-120)
8.5 (-105)
8.5 (-115)
8.5 (-125)
8.5 (+105)
8.5 (-105)
8.5 (-115)
9.0 (-105)
9.0 (-115)
8.5 (-105)
8.5 (-115)
9.0 (+100)
9.0 (-120)