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    The St. Louis Cardinals (82-58) and the Pittsburgh Pirates (51-87) play on Sunday at 1:35 PM ET with the series tied 1-1. The Cardinals are favored (-211) to win the rubber match against the Pirates (+176). St. Louis’ Jose Quintana and Pittsburgh’s Mitch Keller will start this matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Cardinals vs. Pirates

    • Game Day: Sunday, September 11, 2022
    • Game Time: 1:35 PM ET
    • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • Stadium: PNC Park
    Cardinals vs Pirates Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Cardinals -211 8

    Cardinals Stats & Trends

    Cardinals Batting

    • The Cardinals average 1.3 home runs per game to rank sixth in MLB action with 177 total home runs.
    • The Cardinals’ .257 batting average is seventh-best in the majors.
    • The Cardinals rank second in the league with an on-base percentage of .329.
    • Cardinals hitters strike out 7.6 times per game, the sixth-lowest average in the league.
    • The Cardinals average 1.2 home runs per road game this season (86 total on the road).
    • The Cardinals are slugging .427 with 3.3 extra-base hits per game on the road.
    • On the road this season the club averages 9.2 hits per game and is batting .258.

    Cardinals Key Batters

    • Paul Goldschmidt leads St. Louis in OBP (.413), slugging percentage (.607) and total hits (162) this season.
    • Goldschmidt ranks second in batting average, first in on-base percentage, and second in slugging among qualifying hitters in baseball.
    • Nolan Arenado has 38 doubles, a triple, 28 home runs and 44 walks while hitting .298.
    • Among qualified hitters, Arenado is 14th in batting average, 21st in on-base percentage and sixth in slugging percentage.
    • Arenado brings a two-game streak with at least one hit into this contest. In his last five games he is batting .238 with two doubles and four RBI.
    • Tommy Edman is batting .267 with a .412 slugging percentage and 54 RBI this year.
    • Edman has logged a hit or more in 12 games in a row. During his last nine outings he is hitting .429 with five doubles, two home runs, a walk and seven RBI.
    • Brendan Donovan is batting .291 with a .392 OBP and 39 RBI for St. Louis this season.

    Pirates Stats & Trends

    Pirates Batting

    • The Pirates’ 135 home runs rank 19th in Major League Baseball.
    • The Pirates have a team batting average of just .222 this season, which ranks 29th among MLB teams.
    • The Pirates have an on-base percentage of .288 this season, which ranks 28th in the league.
    • The Pirates rank 28th in strikeouts per game (9.3) among MLB offenses.
    • They’ve hit 66 homers, an average of 0.9 per game, in 70 home contests this season.
    • They are slugging .366 in 70 home games this season.
    • In home games this season, they’re batting .226 with 7.3 base hits per contest.

    Pirates Key Batters

    • Bryan Reynolds has put up an on-base percentage of .335, a slugging percentage of .445, and has 116 hits, all club-bests for the Pirates.
    • Reynolds ranks 69th in batting average, 58th in on-base percentage and 52nd in slugging percentage among all qualifying batters in the majors.
    • Reynolds heads into this game on a three-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is hitting .350 with a double, two walks and three RBI.
    • Ke’Bryan Hayes is batting .242 with 20 doubles, three triples, six home runs and 43 walks.
    • Hayes is 97th in batting average, 95th in on-base percentage and 128th in slugging percentage in the big leagues.
    • Ben Gamel has 18 doubles, two triples, eight home runs and 39 walks while batting .234.
    • Michael Chavis is batting .236 with 14 doubles, three triples, 14 home runs and 15 walks.

    Cardinals vs. Pirates Probable Pitchers

    Quintana Keller
    27 GS 24
    5-6 W-L 5-10
    3.41 ERA 4.22
    137.1 IP 130.0
    43 BB 48
    114 SO 109
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