New York Yankees vs St Louis Cardinals

New York Yankees vs St Louis Cardinals 3/23/23 – On Thursday, the St. Louis Cardinals will play host to the New York Yankees for a Spring Training game at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium in Jupiter, Fla. The starting pitchers for both teams are expected to be Steven Matz for the Cardinals and Nestor Cortes Jr. for the Yankees. Baseball preseason picks are available online for bettors to place their bets on their favorite teams.

New York Yankees vs St Louis Cardinals

Date & Time: Thursday, March 23, 2023 at 1:05 PM ET

Location: Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium


New York Yankees vs St Louis Cardinals Betting Odds


Moneyline: +105

Spread: TBD

Total: TBD


Moneyline: -125

Spread: TBD

Total: TBD

New York Yankees vs St Louis Cardinals Analysis

Cortes has pitched in just one game this spring, going 3.1 innings and surrendering five earned runs with three hits and walks. He gave up two home runs as well as striking out four batters. Cortes originally intended to pitch for Team USA at the World Baseball Classic but has been sidelined due to a hamstring injury. Last season he started 28 games for New York with an 12-4 record with a 2.44 ERA and 0.92 WHIP; striking out 163 batters while walking 38 in 158.1 innings pitched by him. Jasson Dominguez and Andres Chaparro lead the Yankees with four HR each; Dominguez leads with 22 ABs in 11 games while Aaron Judge has 10 hits including one HR plus six doubles in 29 at bats this spring.

Matz has pitched in three Grapefruit League games this season, making two starts. He is 2-0 with a 1.54 ERA and 0.86 WHIP over 11.2 innings; he’s allowed seven hits, walked three batters, and struck out 12. In his first season with the Cardinals, Matz only started 10 games but returned late in the year to pitch from the bullpen; his 5.25 ERA and 1.25 WHIP with 54 strikeouts and 10 walks over 48 innings were his records. Jordan Walker leads all Cardinals bats this spring having hit 0.316 with an on-base percentage of 0.328 while boasting an OPS of 0.969 for leading his team.

New York Yankees vs St. Louis Cardinals Against the Spread

Under is 4-0 in New York Yankees last 4 during game 1 of a series. Under is 7-0 in Yankees last 7 interleague road games vs. a left-handed starter. Under is 3-0-1 in Cortes Jr.s last 4 road starts. Under is 5-0 in Yankees last 5 road games with the total set at 7.0-8.5. Yankees are 0-4 in their last 4 overall.

Cardinals are 4-0 in their last 4 interleague games. Cardinals are 4-0 in their last 4 vs. American League East. Over is 6-1 in St Louis Cardinals last 7 Thursday games. Cardinals are 1-5 in their last 6 overall. Cardinals are 5-1 in their last 6 interleague home games vs. a left-handed starter.

New York Yankees vs St. Louis Cardinals Free Pick

St. Louis currently leads the Grapefruit League at 14-6, two games ahead of Atlanta and Toronto. Their record reads 181 runs scored against 87 allowed; tied with the Mets at 6.5 games behind St. Louis, they’re two ahead of last-place Miami. When Cortes is healthy, he’s one of baseball’s best pitchers; unfortunately for him, an injury has kept him from pitching this spring; Matz has also struggled this spring. With these numbers behind them, St. Louis should continue winning on Thursday afternoon according to MLB online experts.

Free Pick: St. Louis Cardinals -125