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St. Louis Cardinals vs Washington Nationals 03/30/2022 Game Preview, Spread and Analysis
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
St. Louis Cardinals vs Washington Nationals 03/30/2022 – The Cardinals and Nationals will meet at the BallPark of the Palm Beaches in Florida to square off in an entertaining spring training game. The Cardinals are showing signs of struggle in their spring training games, but the real deal is when they start playing their regular season. The Nationals have lost their last seven spring training games and they seem to be worse than the Cardinals for now. However, the regular season is what counts and the MLB betting odds will soon be up for the regular-season games.
St. Louis Cardinals vs Washington Nationals 03/30/2022
St. Louis Cardinals
The Cardinals dropped their last three games and are looking for a victory here. St. Louis defeated the Nationals in one of their spring training games with a 5-4 final score. The Cardinals lost their last game against the Houston Astros with a 2-1 final score. St. Louis clinched their Wild Card spot in the 2021 season but was unable to make it to the end. The Cardinals finished second in the NL Central and they hope to make it better this season.
Players to watch: Alec Burleson RF (GP 8, AB 20, R 1, H 2, 2B 0, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 1, TB 2, BB 0, SO 4, SB 0, AVG 0.1, OBP 0.143, SLG 0.1, OPS 0.243, WAR 0), Brendan Donovan 3B (GP 9, AB 20, R 2, H 3, 2B 1, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 2, TB 7, BB 2, SO 5, SB 0, AVG 0.15, OBP 0.227, SLG 0.35, OPS 0.577, WAR 0).
The Washing Nationals are already struggling with their spring training games and they lost against the Houston Astros last night. Washington scored one and gave up three to the Astros. The Nationals will need to improve their overall batting and pitching unit if they want to win against the Cardinals. Washington was a disappointment last season after they finished at the bottom of the NL East Division play.
Players to watch: Nelson Cruz DH (GP 8, AB 22, R 0, H 2, 2B 0, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 0, TB 2, BB 3, SO 7, SB 0, AVG 0.091, OBP 0.2, SLG 0.091, OPS 0.291, WAR 0), Josh Bell 1B (GP 8, AB 21, R 0, H 2, 2B 1, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 2, TB 3, BB 2, SO 5, SB 0, AVG 0.095, OBP 0.174, SLG 0.143, OPS 0.317, WAR 0).
St. Louis Cardinals vs Washington Nationals Betting Numbers
St. Louis Cardinals
Over is 4-0 in Mikolas’ last 4 road starts.
Over is 5-0-1 in Nationals last 6 home games with the total set at 11.0 or higher.
St. Louis Cardinals vs Washington Nationals Betting Picks
Both teams are taking their spring training lightly but the Cardinals are slightly better than the Nationals. The MLB betting picks today are in favor of St. Louis to win this game and cover the spread.