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    Brendan Donovan sits at 99 hits this season, and will look for his 100th when the St. Louis Cardinals (87-60) play the Cincinnati Reds (57-89) on Sunday at 2:15 PM ET. The Cardinals are favored (-285) over the Reds (+228). St. Louis’ Jordan Montgomery starts against Cincinnati’s Luis Cessa.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Cardinals vs. Reds

    • Game Day: Sunday, September 18, 2022
    • Game Time: 2:15 PM ET
    • Location: St. Louis, Missouri
    • Stadium: Busch Stadium
    Cardinals vs Reds Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Cardinals -285 8

    Cardinals Stats & Trends

    Cardinals Batting

    • The Cardinals rank seventh in MLB play with 183 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.
    • The Cardinals are seventh in the majors with a .255 batting average.
    • The Cardinals’ .328 on-base percentage ranks third-best in baseball.
    • The Cardinals strike out 7.6 times per game, the fifth-best mark in baseball.
    • The Cardinals average 1.2 homers per home game this season (95 total at home).
    • The Cardinals are slugging .425 with 3.0 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The club averages 8.2 hits per game and is batting .253 at home this season.

    Cardinals Key Batters

    • Paul Goldschmidt leads St. Louis with 168 hits and an OBP of .411, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .599.
    • Among qualifying hitters in baseball, Goldschmidt is second in batting average, second in on-base percentage, and third in slugging.
    • Nolan Arenado is hitting .298 with 40 doubles, a triple, 29 home runs and 47 walks.
    • Among qualifying hitters, Arenado ranks 14th in batting average, 21st in on-base percentage and fifth in slugging percentage.
    • Tommy Edman is batting .271 with a .411 slugging percentage and 56 RBI this year.
    • Edman has recorded at least one base hit in two games in a row. During his last five outings he is hitting .286 with a walk and an RBI.
    • Donovan has been key for St. Louis with 99 hits, an OBP of .392 plus a slugging percentage of .376.

    Reds Stats & Trends

    Reds Batting

    • The Reds rank 18th in Major League Baseball with 145 home runs.
    • The Reds have a team batting average of .238 this season, which ranks 20th among MLB teams.
    • The Reds have an on-base percentage of .306 this season, which ranks 22nd in the league.
    • The Reds rank 22nd in strikeouts per game (8.8) among MLB offenses.
    • They’ve hit 61 homers, an average of 0.8 per game, in 74 road contests this season.
    • They have a team slugging percentage of .352 in away games this season with 179 extra-base hits.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .227 with 7.6 base hits per contest.

    Reds Key Batters

    • Kyle Farmer has totaled 122 hits with a .321 on-base percentage and a .390 slugging percentage, all club-bests for the Reds.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in the big leagues, Farmer is 66th in batting average, 80th in on-base percentage and 105th in slugging percentage.
    • Jonathan India has 14 doubles, two triples, 10 home runs and 24 walks while hitting .251.
    • Nick Senzel is batting .228 with 13 doubles, five home runs and 30 walks.
    • TJ Friedl is batting .259 with nine doubles, five triples, six home runs and 14 walks.

    Cardinals vs. Reds Probable Pitchers

    Montgomery Cessa
    29 GS 6
    8-4 W-L 3-3
    3.20 ERA 5.25
    163.0 IP 60.0
    32 BB 19
    141 SO 49

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