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    Brendan Donovan is only one hit away from his 100th of the season as his St. Louis Cardinals (87-61) ready for a matchup with the San Diego Padres (81-66) on Tuesday at 9:40 PM ET. The Cardinals are underdogs (+100) against the Padres (-120). Mike Clevinger starts for San Diego while St. Louis will counter with Adam Wainwright.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Padres vs. Cardinals

    • Game Day: Tuesday, September 20, 2022
    • Game Time: 9:40 PM ET
    • Location: San Diego, California
    • Stadium: PETCO Park
    Padres vs Cardinals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Padres -120 7.5

    Padres Stats & Trends

    Padres Batting

    • The Padres rank 20th in MLB play with 140 home runs. They average 1.0 per game.
    • The Padres have the 18th-ranked batting average in the majors (.240).
    • The Padres are eighth in baseball with an on-base percentage of .318.
    • The Padres’ 8.1 strikeouts per game rank 11th in baseball.
    • The Padres have hit 68 homers at home this season (1.0 per game).
    • The Padres are slugging .367 with 2.4 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • At home this season the club averages 7.4 hits per game and is batting .229.

    Padres Key Batters

    • Manny Machado leads San Diego in slugging percentage (.531) and total hits (155) this season.
    • Among the qualifying hitters in MLB, Machado’s batting average ranks 14th, his on-base percentage ranks 18th, and he is eighth in slugging.
    • Machado has recorded at least one hit in three games in a row. In his last five games he is hitting .150 with a home run, a walk and two RBI.
    • Juan Soto has 113 hits this season and a team-best OBP of .402.
    • Among qualified hitters, Soto’s batting average ranks him 102nd, his on-base percentage fourth, and his slugging percentage 46th.
    • Josh Bell is batting .274 with a .440 slugging percentage and 68 RBI this year.
    • Brandon Drury has been key for San Diego with 123 hits, an OBP of .321 plus a slugging percentage of .509.

    Cardinals Stats & Trends

    Cardinals Batting

    • The Cardinals’ 183 home runs rank seventh in Major League Baseball.
    • The Cardinals have a team batting average of .254 this season, which ranks seventh among MLB teams.
    • The Cardinals have an on-base percentage of .327 this season, which ranks third in the league.
    • The Cardinals have shown patience at the plate this season with the fifth-best rate of strikeouts per game (7.5) among MLB offenses.
    • They’ve hit 88 homers, an average of 1.3 per game, in 70 road contests this season.
    • In 70 road games this season, they’re slugging .427 with 232 hits going for extra bases.
    • In 70 road games this season, they have a batting average of .258 while averaging 9.1 base hits per contest.

    Cardinals Key Batters

    • Paul Goldschmidt has racked up an on-base percentage of .411, a slugging percentage of .599, and has 168 hits, all club-bests for the Cardinals.
    • Including all qualified hitters in the big leagues, Goldschmidt is second in batting average, second in on-base percentage and third in slugging percentage.
    • Nolan Arenado is hitting .296 with 40 doubles, a triple, 29 home runs and 47 walks.
    • Arenado is currently 14th in batting average, 24th in on-base percentage and sixth in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters.
    • Tommy Edman has 29 doubles, four triples, 13 home runs and 41 walks while batting .271.
    • Donovan has 18 doubles, a triple, four home runs and 52 walks while batting .282.

    Padres vs. Cardinals Probable Pitchers

    Clevinger Wainwright
    19 GS 29
    5-7 W-L 11-9
    4.47 ERA 3.29
    98.2 IP 178.0
    32 BB 47
    83 SO 137
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