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    The St. Louis Cardinals (61-50) will look to Nolan Arenado, who is currently on a two-game home run streak, when they square off against the Milwaukee Brewers (60-50). The Brewers are moneyline favorites (-118) for this matchup against the Cardinals (-102), which starts at 8:15 PM ET on Friday at Busch Stadium. Milwaukee has Eric Lauer set to start, while St. Louis counters with Jordan Montgomery.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Brewers vs. Cardinals

    • Game Day: Friday, August 12, 2022
    • Game Time: 8:15 PM ET
    • Location: St. Louis, Missouri
    • Stadium: Busch Stadium
    Brewers vs Cardinals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Brewers -118 7

    Brewers Stats & Trends

    Brewers Batting

    • The Brewers are fourth in baseball with 152 home runs. They average 1.4 per game.
    • The Brewers’ .240 batting average ranks 18th in MLB.
    • The Brewers rank seventh in the league with an on-base percentage of .321.
    • The Brewers strike out 8.8 times per game to rank 22nd in the league.
    • The Brewers average 1.3 homers per road game this season (78 total on the road).
    • The Brewers are averaging 3.1 extra-base hits per game while slugging .413 away from home.
    • The team averages 8.2 hits per game and is batting .241 away from home this season.

    Brewers Key Batters

    • Rowdy Tellez leads Milwaukee in total hits (87) this season while batting .239 with 43 extra-base hits.
    • Among qualifying hitters, Tellez is 113th in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 84th, and he is 24th in slugging.
    • Christian Yelich leads the Brewers with an OPS of .750. He has a slash line of .259/.364/.386 this season.
    • Among qualified batters, Yelich’s batting average places him 69th, his on-base percentage 22nd, and his slugging percentage 114th.
    • Andrew McCutchen has 94 hits this season and has a slash line of .255/.327/.402.
    • McCutchen enters this game with two games in a row with at least one hit. During his last five outings he is batting .286 with two doubles, a home run, three walks and four RBI.
    • Willy Adames has 22 home runs, 64 RBI and a batting average of .224 this season.
    • Adames has hit safely in four straight games. In his last five games he is batting .217 with a home run, a walk and three RBI.

    Cardinals Stats & Trends

    Cardinals Batting

    • The Cardinals’ 128 home runs rank 11th in Major League Baseball.
    • The Cardinals’ .254 batting average is among the best in baseball, ranking sixth in MLB.
    • The Cardinals are among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking sixth with an OBP of .325.
    • The Cardinals rank sixth in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 7.7 whiffs per contest.
    • They’ve hit 64 homers, an average of 1.2 per game, in 55 home contests this season.
    • They have a team slugging percentage of .424 in home games this season with 167 extra-base hits.
    • In home games this season, they’re batting .256 with 8.4 base hits per contest.

    Cardinals Key Batters

    • Paul Goldschmidt has accumulated 131 hits with a .415 on-base percentage and a .615 slugging percentage, all club-highs for the Cardinals.
    • Including all the qualified hitters in MLB, Goldschmidt ranks second in batting average, first in on-base percentage and third in slugging percentage.
    • Goldschmidt enters this game on a two-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is batting .375 with three doubles, a home run, five walks and five RBI.
    • Arenado is batting .303 with 28 doubles, a triple, 24 home runs and 39 walks.
    • Arenado’s batting average is 14th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage is 15th, and he is sixth in slugging.
    • Tommy Edman is hitting .257 with 18 doubles, three triples, seven home runs and 36 walks.
    • Dylan Carlson has 24 doubles, three triples, seven home runs and 29 walks while batting .237.

    Brewers vs. Cardinals Probable Pitchers

    Lauer Montgomery
    20 GS 22
    8-3 W-L 4-3
    3.59 ERA 3.53
    112.2 IP 119.2
    40 BB 24
    111 SO 98

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