Detroit Tigers vs St Louis Cardinals 5-6-23 MLB Prediction, Odds and Analysis

Detroit Tigers vs St Louis Cardinals 5/6/23 – On Saturday afternoon at Busch Stadium, the St. Louis Cardinals and Detroit Tigers will square off. Spencer Turnbull of Detroit will pitch against Adam Wainwright of St Louis. The Detroit Tigers are the baseball best bet today to claim the victory.

Detroit Tigers vs St Louis Cardinals 

Date & Time: Saturday, May 6, 2023 at 2:15 PM ET

Location: Busch Stadium St. Louis, MO


Detroit Tigers vs St Louis Cardinals 5/6/23 Betting Odds


Moneyline: +166

Spread: +1.5 (-155)

Total: 8.5 over (-120)


Moneyline: -181

Spread: -1.5 (-105)

Total: 8.5 under (+100)

Detroit Tigers vs St. Louis Cardinals Analysis

As a team, the Detroit Tigers are scoring an average of 3.5 runs per outing and currently ranked 28th in MLB. They have amassed 102 runs so far with an on-base percentage of 0.292. The Tigers have registered 46 two-baggers as a collective team and hit 24 balls out of the park. These players have amassed 100 RBI’s and 224 hits so far this season; their team batting average stands at 0.226. Detroit holds a slugging percentage of 0.350 and have been called out on strikes 282 times while walking on 87 occasions. At this point in the season, the Detroit Tigers have amassed 780 putouts. Additionally, 263 assists have been provided and 13 errors committed. Fielding percentage stands at 0.988 and they rank 12th overall among pro baseball teams; 23 double plays have also been completed by them. The Detroit Tigers currently hold second place in Major League Baseball for their rate of outs conversion at 72.7% across 2,340 innings played, which places them second. Turnbull has pitched 297 innings so far in his career and amassed 274 strike outs. Turnbull currently owns a FIP of 3.78 after facing 1,291 batters during his time in the majors. His career ERA stands at 4.47 and his WHIP stands at 1.354, having allowed 285 base hits while providing 118 free passes.

The St. Louis Cardinals boast a team slugging percentage of 0.409 and score 4.13 runs per outing on average. They have scored 55 two-baggers while reaching base 106 times without being caught and scoring 128 runs. St. Louis has amassed 34 home runs this season and 124 RBIs while being hit 260 times with 271 base knocks. St. Louis Cardinals have achieved an on-base percentage of.328 and batting average of 0.256 this season. Cardinals pitchers have recorded a defensive efficiency rating of 66% during 2,436 innings of baseball action. St. Louis Cardinals have turned 30 double plays for an outstanding fielding rate of 0.987. This year, the Cardinals have amassed 290 assists and 14 errors while recording 812 putouts. Wainwright holds a 3.38 earned run average while permitting 8.5 hits per nine innings. He boasts a strikeout-to-walk ratio of 3.09 in his professional baseball career so far and has taken on 10,632 batters to date. He has allowed 964 runs scored against him while maintaining a WHIP of 1.216 and FIP of 3.4. Wainwright has allowed 2,426 hits over his MLB career while collecting 2,147 strikeouts in 2,567 innings pitched.

Detroit Tigers vs St. Louis Cardinals Against the Spread

Under is 3-0-2 in Tigers last 5 interleague road games. Under is 3-0-1 in Tigers last 4 vs. National League Central. Under is 6-0-1 in Tigers last 7 road games vs. a right-handed starter. Over is 4-0 in Tigers last 4 games vs. a team with a winning % below .400. Under is 7-0-1 in Tigers last 8 road games.

Over is 4-0 in Cardinals last 4 interleague games vs. a right-handed starter. Over is 5-0-1 in Cardinals last 6 home games vs. a right-handed starter. Over is 4-0 in Wainwright’s last 4 home starts vs. a team with a losing record. Under is 4-0 in Wainwright’s last 4 home starts with the total set at 6.5 or lower. Under is 2-0-2 in Wainwright’s last 4 starts with the total set at 6.5 or lower.

Detroit Tigers vs St. Louis Cardinals Free Pick

Detroit is 17-13 as an underdog against the run line this season while St. Louis Cardinals are 3-9 as spread favorites. Unsurprisingly, the Cardinals have disappointed bettors this season who placed their trust in them. Take the Detroit Tigers to beat the Cardinals despite being the underdog here as they are much better than opponents when covering the spread according to the baseball betting trends.

Free Pick: Detroit Tigers +1.5 (-155)