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    The St. Louis Cardinals (75-55) will look to Brendan Donovan, who is on a 12-game hitting streak, when they take on the Cincinnati Reds (51-77) and Jonathan India, who has hit in 13 consecutive games. The Cardinals are moneyline favorites (-239) in this matchup against the Reds (+197), which begins at 6:40 PM ET on Wednesday at Great American Ball Park. St. Louis’ Jose Quintana and Cincinnati’s Mike Minor will start this matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Cardinals vs. Reds

    • Game Day: Wednesday, August 31, 2022
    • Game Time: 6:40 PM ET
    • Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
    • Stadium: Great American Ball Park
    Cardinals vs Reds Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Cardinals -239 9.5

    Cardinals Stats & Trends

    Cardinals Batting

    • The Cardinals rank seventh in MLB play with 162 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.
    • The Cardinals rank fourth in the majors with a .259 batting average.
    • The Cardinals are second in baseball with a .330 on-base percentage.
    • The Cardinals strike out 7.7 times per game, the seventh-fewest mark in the league.
    • The Cardinals average 1.2 homers per game when playing away from home this season (82 total in road contests).
    • The Cardinals are slugging .427 with 3.2 extra-base hits per game in road contests.
    • The club is batting .260 with 608 hits (9.2 per game) on the road this season.

    Cardinals Key Batters

    • Paul Goldschmidt has 154 hits and an OBP of .417 to go with a slugging percentage of .620. All three of those stats lead St. Louis hitters this season.
    • Among all qualifying batters in the majors, Goldschmidt is first in batting average, first in on-base percentage, and second in slugging.
    • Nolan Arenado has 35 doubles, a triple, 27 home runs and 42 walks while hitting .307.
    • Among all qualified, Arenado ranks seventh in batting average, 19th in on-base percentage and fourth in slugging percentage.
    • Arenado enters this game looking to extend his four-game hit streak. During his last five outings he is batting .444 with two doubles, a home run and five RBI.
    • Tommy Edman has collected 122 base hits, an OBP of .315 and a slugging percentage of .388 this season.
    • Edman takes a three-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is batting .222 with two doubles, two home runs and four RBI.
    • Dylan Carlson has been key for St. Louis with 91 hits, an OBP of .317 plus a slugging percentage of .391.

    Reds Stats & Trends

    Reds Batting

    • The Reds’ 124 home runs rank 19th in Major League Baseball.
    • The Reds have a team batting average of .241 this season, which ranks 17th among MLB teams.
    • The Reds have an OBP of .308 this season, which ranks 22nd in MLB.
    • The Reds are one of the least disciplined teams at the plate this season, ranking 26th with an average of 8.9 strikeouts per game.
    • They’ve hit 75 homers, an average of 1.2 per game, in 64 home contests this season.
    • In 64 home games this season, they’re slugging .417 with 186 hits going for extra bases.
    • In 64 home games this season, they have a batting average of .254 while averaging 8.4 base hits per contest.

    Reds Key Batters

    • Kyle Farmer has accumulated 106 hits with a .329 on-base percentage and a .378 slugging percentage, all club-highs for the Reds.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, Farmer ranks 61st in batting average, while his on-base percentage is 78th and he is 116th in slugging.
    • Farmer hopes to build on a two-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .333 with a double, a home run, a walk and three RBI.
    • India is hitting .257 with 14 doubles, a triple, eight home runs and 16 walks.
    • Nick Senzel is hitting .240 with 11 doubles, four home runs and 24 walks.
    • Donovan Solano has 12 doubles, three home runs and 13 walks while batting .319.

    Cardinals vs. Reds Probable Pitchers

    Quintana Minor
    25 GS 15
    4-6 W-L 3-10
    3.45 ERA 6.10
    127.2 IP 79.2
    42 BB 29
    108 SO 66
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