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    The St. Louis Cardinals (92-67) and the Pittsburgh Pirates (60-99) square off on Monday at PNC Park, beginning at 6:35 PM ET. The Cardinals are favored on the moneyline (-175), while the Pirates are +145 underdogs, despite being favored against the spread () with odds. Miles Mikolas starts for St. Louis while Pittsburgh will counter with Mitch Keller.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Cardinals vs. Pirates

    • Game Day: Monday, October 3, 2022
    • Game Time: 6:35 PM ET
    • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • Stadium: PNC Park
    Cardinals vs Pirates Betting Information
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    Cardinals -175

    Cardinals Stats & Trends

    Cardinals Batting

    • The Cardinals average 1.2 home runs per game to rank eighth in baseball with 196 total home runs.
    • The Cardinals have the ninth-best batting average in the majors (.252).
    • The Cardinals’ .326 on-base percentage ranks fourth-best in the league.
    • The Cardinals strike out 7.6 times per game to rank fifth in baseball.
    • The Cardinals have hit 98 homers on the road this season (1.3 per game).
    • The Cardinals have a .423 slugging percentage and are averaging 3.3 extra-base hits per game on the road.
    • Away from home this season the team averages 8.9 hits per game and is batting .253.

    Cardinals Key Batters

    • Paul Goldschmidt leads St. Louis with 177 hits and an OBP of .404, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .581.
    • Among qualifying hitters in the majors, Goldschmidt’s batting average ranks third, his on-base percentage ranks third, and he is third in slugging.
    • Nolan Arenado has 42 doubles, a triple, 30 home runs and 52 walks while hitting .292.
    • Arenado’s batting average is 18th among qualified players, his on-base percentage 23rd, and his slugging percentage sixth.
    • Tommy Edman is batting .262 with a .396 slugging percentage and 56 RBI this year.
    • Brendan Donovan has five home runs, 44 RBI and a batting average of .280 this season.
    • Donovan enters this game on a six-game hitting streak. In his last 10 outings he is batting .258 with three doubles, a home run, eight walks and four RBI.

    Pirates Stats & Trends

    Pirates Batting

    • The Pirates rank 17th in Major League Baseball with 157 home runs.
    • The Pirates have a team batting average of just .221 this season, which ranks 29th among MLB teams.
    • The Pirates have an on-base percentage of .289 this season, which ranks 28th in the league.
    • The Pirates rank 29th in strikeouts per game (9.3) among MLB offenses.
    • In 78 games at home this season, they’ve hit 73 homers, an average of 0.9 per contest.
    • They are slugging .367 in 78 home games this season.
    • In 78 home games this season, they have a batting average of .226 while averaging 7.3 base hits per contest.

    Pirates Key Batters

    • Bryan Reynolds has accumulated a team-high OBP (.343) and slugging percentage (.459), and leads the Pirates in hits (139).
    • Including all qualifying hitters in the big leagues, Reynolds is 65th in batting average, 41st in on-base percentage and 39th in slugging percentage.
    • Ke’Bryan Hayes has 24 doubles, three triples, seven home runs and 46 walks while batting .244.
    • Including all qualified players, Hayes is 92nd in batting average, 91st in on-base percentage and 124th in slugging percentage.
    • Ben Gamel is hitting .232 with 20 doubles, two triples, nine home runs and 48 walks.
    • Oneil Cruz is hitting .232 with 13 doubles, four triples, 17 home runs and 26 walks.

    Cardinals vs. Pirates Probable Pitchers

    Mikolas Keller
    32 GS 28
    12-13 W-L 5-12
    3.30 ERA 3.92
    199.1 IP 154.0
    39 BB 58
    153 SO 133

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