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    Willson Contreras is just three hits away from his 100th of the season as his Chicago Cubs (56-77) ready for a matchup with the St. Louis Cardinals (78-55) on Sunday at 2:15 PM ET. The Cubs are underdogs (+159) against the Cardinals (-189). St. Louis’ Miles Mikolas starts against Chicago’s Marcus Stroman.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Cardinals vs. Cubs

    • Game Day: Sunday, September 4, 2022
    • Game Time: 2:15 PM ET
    • Location: St. Louis, Missouri
    • Stadium: Busch Stadium
    Cardinals vs Cubs Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Cardinals -189 7.5

    Cardinals Stats & Trends

    Cardinals Batting

    • The Cardinals average 1.3 home runs per game to rank sixth in MLB play with 169 total home runs.
    • The Cardinals’ .258 batting average is sixth-best in MLB.
    • The Cardinals rank second in the league with a .331 on-base percentage.
    • Cardinals hitters strike out 7.7 times per game, the seventh-fewest strikeouts in the league.
    • The Cardinals have hit 85 homers at home this season (1.3 per game).
    • The Cardinals have a .436 slugging percentage and are averaging 3.1 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • At home this season the team averages 8.4 hits per game and is batting .258.

    Cardinals Key Batters

    • Paul Goldschmidt leads St. Louis in OBP (.418), slugging percentage (.618) and total hits (157) this season.
    • Among qualified hitters in baseball, Goldschmidt’s batting average ranks first, his on-base percentage ranks first, and he is second in slugging.
    • Nolan Arenado is batting .305 with 36 doubles, a triple, 28 home runs and 43 walks.
    • Among all qualified hitters, Arenado is eighth in batting average, 17th in on-base percentage and sixth in slugging percentage.
    • Tommy Edman is batting .260 with a .406 slugging percentage and 51 RBI this year.
    • Edman has recorded a hit in six straight games. During his last 10 outings he is hitting .341 with four doubles, a triple, four home runs and eight RBI.
    • Dylan Carlson has eight home runs, 39 RBI and a batting average of .241 this season.

    Cubs Stats & Trends

    Cubs Batting

    • The Cubs rank 17th in Major League Baseball with 134 home runs.
    • The Cubs have a team batting average of .241 this season, which ranks 18th among MLB teams.
    • The Cubs have an OBP of .312 this season, which ranks 18th in MLB.
    • The Cubs rank just 26th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.8 whiffs per contest.
    • They’ve hit 72 homers, an average of 1.1 per game, in 67 road contests this season.
    • They are slugging .389 in 67 road games this season.
    • In 67 road games this season, they have a batting average of .234 while averaging 8.1 base hits per contest.

    Cubs Key Batters

    • Ian Happ has put up a .352 on-base percentage and a .458 slugging percentage, both team-best marks for the Cubs.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, Happ is 35th in batting average, while his on-base percentage ranks 30th and he is 40th in slugging.
    • Contreras has 97 hits to pace his team.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, Contreras’ batting average places him 90th, his on-base percentage is 31st, and he is 27th in slugging.
    • Nico Hoerner is hitting .283 with 19 doubles, three triples, eight home runs and 25 walks.
    • Seiya Suzuki is hitting .263 with 21 doubles, a triple, 10 home runs and 35 walks.

    Cardinals vs. Cubs Probable Pitchers

    Mikolas Stroman
    27 GS 19
    10-10 W-L 3-6
    3.48 ERA 3.98
    168.1 IP 101.2
    30 BB 29
    124 SO 85
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