Friday's game features the Philadelphia Phillies (79-67) and the St. Louis Cardinals (65-81) matching up at Busch Stadium in what is expected to be a competitive matchup, with a projected 5-4 victory for the Phillies according to our computer prediction. First pitch is at 8:15 PM ET on September 15.

The probable starters are Aaron Nola (12-9) for the Phillies and Zack Thompson (5-5) for the Cardinals.

Phillies vs. Cardinals Game Info & Odds

  • When: Friday, September 15, 2023 at 8:15 PM ET
  • Where: Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri
  • How to Watch on TV: Apple TV+
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Phillies vs. Cardinals Score Prediction

Our prediction for this contest is Phillies 5, Cardinals 4.

Total Prediction for Phillies vs. Cardinals

  • Total Prediction: Over 9 runs

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Discover More About This Game

Phillies Performance Insights

  • In four games as the favorite over the last 10 matchups, the Phillies have a record of 2-2.
  • In its last 10 games with a total, Philadelphia and its opponents are 5-5-0 when it comes to hitting the over.
  • Oddsmakers have not set a spread for any of the Phillies' last 10 games.
  • The Phillies have won 56, or 58.3%, of the 96 games they've played as favorites this season.
  • Philadelphia has a record of 56-40 in games when bookmakers favor them by at least -115 on the moneyline.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Phillies have a 53.5% chance to win.
  • Philadelphia is among the highest-scoring teams in the majors, ranking ninth with 714 total runs this season.
  • The Phillies have a 4.06 team ERA that ranks 13th across all league pitching staffs.

Cardinals Performance Insights

  • In eight games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, the Cardinals have posted a mark of 5-3.
  • In its previous 10 matchups with a total posted by sportsbooks, St. Louis and its foes are 6-4-0 when it comes to hitting the over.
  • The Cardinals' ATS record is 1-1-0 over their previous 10 games (two of those contests had spread set by sportsbooks).
  • The Cardinals have won in 29, or 44.6%, of the 65 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs this year.
  • St. Louis has a win-loss record of 25-29 when favored by -105 or worse by bookmakers this year.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Cardinals have a 51.2% chance of pulling out a win.
  • The offense for St. Louis is the No. 17 offense in the majors, scoring 4.6 runs per game (666 total runs).
  • The Cardinals have pitched to a 4.71 ERA this season, which ranks 23rd in baseball.

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Phillies Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
September 10 Marlins L 5-4 Ranger Suárez vs Steven Okert
September 11 Braves L 10-8 Taijuan Walker vs Charlie Morton
September 11 Braves W 7-5 Michael Lorenzen vs Kyle Wright
September 12 Braves L 7-6 Zack Wheeler vs Max Fried
September 13 Braves L 4-1 Cristopher Sanchez vs Spencer Strider
September 15 @ Cardinals - Aaron Nola vs Zack Thompson
September 16 @ Cardinals - Ranger Suárez vs Miles Mikolas
September 17 @ Cardinals - Taijuan Walker vs Dakota Hudson
September 18 @ Braves - Zack Wheeler vs Kyle Wright
September 19 @ Braves - Cristopher Sanchez vs Max Fried
September 20 @ Braves - Aaron Nola vs Spencer Strider

Cardinals Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
September 9 @ Reds W 4-3 Zack Thompson vs Carson Spiers
September 10 @ Reds L 7-1 Miles Mikolas vs Hunter Greene
September 11 @ Orioles L 11-5 Dakota Hudson vs Dean Kremer
September 12 @ Orioles W 5-2 Adam Wainwright vs John Means
September 13 @ Orioles W 1-0 Drew Rom vs Kyle Gibson
September 15 Phillies - Zack Thompson vs Aaron Nola
September 16 Phillies - Miles Mikolas vs Ranger Suárez
September 17 Phillies - Dakota Hudson vs Taijuan Walker
September 18 Brewers - Adam Wainwright vs Freddy Peralta
September 19 Brewers - Drew Rom vs Adrian Houser
September 20 Brewers - Zack Thompson vs Wade Miley