Giants vs. Cardinals odds, picks: Advanced computer MLB model releases selections for Saturday matchup

SportsLine's projection model generated selections for Saturday's matchup between the San Francisco Giants and the St. Louis Cardinals
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The St. Louis Cardinals take on the San Francisco Giants in a matinee National League clash at 2:15 p.m. ET on Saturday. The teams are both listed at -110 (risk $110 to win $100) in the betting market at Caesars Sportsbook, while the Over-Under is set at nine runs (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our MLB odds page). 

Before making any Giants vs. Cardinals picks, you NEED to check out the MLB predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every MLB game 10,000 times and it is off to a sizzling start to the 2022 season. It's on a 31-19 roll on top-rated MLB money-line picks through five weeks, returning almost $800 for $100 players. Anyone following it has seen HUGE returns!

The model knows the Giants are impressive on offense. San Francisco ranks near the top of the National League in runs scored, hits, home runs and stolen bases. The Giants are also in the top tier in batting average and on-base percentage in 2022, and 29-year-old right-hander Jakob Junis is off to a start start in 2022. Junis has a 1.20 ERA in 15 innings with 15 strikeouts and three walks. In addition, Junis boasts a career 3.05 ERA against St. Louis.

The model also knows the Cardinals have an effective starting pitcher in Dakota Hudson. Hudson has a 3.56 ERA in six starts this season and a 3.18 career ERA. He is a dominant ground ball pitcher, securing a 57.9 percent ground ball rate in 2022 and a 59.8 percent mark in his career. On offense, the Cardinals lead the NL in stolen bases with a strikeout rate of less than nine percent for the season.

Now, it has set its sights on Giants vs. Cardinals. We can tell you the model is leaning over the total, and it also says one team has ALL the value! You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before locking in any MLB picks.

Who wins Giants vs. Cardinals? And which team has ALL the value on the money line? ... Join SportsLine right now to find out which side of the Giants vs. Cardinals matchup you should be all over Saturday, all from the model on a roll on MLB picks!

SportsLine Staff