Cardinals vs Mets - DraftKings Promo and Predictions 05/18/2022

May 18, 2022

12:00 PM ET May 18
Cardinals at Mets

The St. Louis Cardinals and the New York Mets will continue their four-game series on Wednesday night at Citi Field. Jordan Hicks will take the mound for the Cardinals while Max Scherzer will try to bounce back from his loss to the Chicago White Sox with a victory for the Mets.

If you are looking for a team to win your bet, DraftKings predicts the Mets to win Wednesday's money line at -190. On top of that, DraftKings offers sports bettors to bet $5 for a chance to win $200.

Mets to win at -190
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Why bet on Mets?

✅ New York leads the NL East with a 24-14 record
✅ Pete Alonso leads the team with 8 home runs while batting a .257
✅ New York has an ATS record of 21-17

Teams:St. Louis Cardinals vs NY Mets
When: Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 7 PM ET
Venue: Citi Field, Queens, NY
Betting Pick:NY Mets to win | Moneyline at -190

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Cardinals vs Mets


Jordan Hicks will make his eighth start of the season on Wednesday. He's currently carrying a 4.15 ERA and a 1.15 WHIP through 21.2 innings of work. In his last start against the Mets, Hicks allowed two runs in just two innings. The 25-year-old pitcher is also 3-3 with a 3.15 ERA and a 1.29 WHIP in seven career appearances against the Mets.

Right now, Paul Goldschmidt is the hottest hitter in the Cardinals lineup, as he's currently carrying a .890 OPS and a record with nine runs scored in his last six games. Goldy is 5-for-12 with one RBI against the Buck Showalter's men this season.

The Cardinals are currently averaging 4.62 runs per game, which is good for the ninth spot in the league. Their pitching staff has also been solid, as they're currently holding opponents to a 3.52 ERA.


The New York Mets will have Max Scherzer on the mound on Wednesday night. Scherzer has been solid this season, as he's currently carrying a 2.66 ERA and a 0.91 WHIP through 44 innings of work. In his last start against St. Louis, he was able to throw seven strong innings and complete a seven-shutout against them.

Right now, Pete Alonso is having a great month at Citi Field, as he's currently carrying a .968 OPS and 29 RBIs. However, he's only been able to hit 3 for 10 with zero runs scored against the Cardinals.

The Mets are scoring 4.45 runs per game, which is 11th in the league. Their pitching staff has also been solid with a 3.40 ERA.

Jake Williams
Jake Williams is a sports gambling expert. He's been writing in the sports betting and DFS industry for over a decade. He specializes in MLB and NBA, along with College Basketball and College Football.