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    The Philadelphia Phillies visit the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 2 of the NL Wild Card Series on Saturday 8:37 PM ET at Busch Stadium. The Phillies lead the series 1-0. Philadelphia’s Aaron Nola gets the start against St. Louis’ Miles Mikolas.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Phillies vs. Cardinals

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 8, 2022
    • Game Time: 8:37 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN2
    • Location: St. Louis, Missouri
    • Stadium: Busch Stadium
    Phillies vs Cardinals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Phillies -120 6.5

    Phillies Stats & Trends

    Phillies Batting

    • The Phillies average 1.3 home runs per game to rank sixth in MLB play with 205 total home runs.
    • The Phillies have the ninth-best batting average in the league (.252).
    • The Phillies are 11th in the league with a .316 on-base percentage.
    • The Phillies strike out 8.4 times per game to rank 13th in baseball.
    • The Phillies average 1.2 homers per road game this season (98 total away from home).
    • The Phillies are averaging 2.9 extra-base hits per game while slugging .403 on the road.
    • The club averages 8.5 hits per game and is batting .246 away from home this season.

    Phillies Key Batters

    • Kyle Schwarber has 126 hits, which is best among Philadelphia hitters this season, while batting .218 with 70 extra-base hits.
    • Among qualified hitters in baseball, Schwarber ranks 123rd in batting average, 71st in on-base percentage, and 15th in slugging.
    • J.T. Realmuto leads Philadelphia with an OBP of .340 this season while batting .274 with 41 walks and 75 runs scored.
    • Realmuto ranks 34th in batting average, 45th in on-base percentage and 25th in slugging in the major leagues.
    • Realmuto takes a six-game streak with at least one hit into this one. In his last 10 games he is batting .270 with two doubles, a home run and three RBI.
    • Rhys Hoskins is batting .246 with a .462 slugging percentage and 79 RBI this year.
    • Alec Bohm has an OPS of .712, fueled by an OBP of .314 and a team-best slugging percentage of .398 this season.

    Cardinals Stats & Trends

    Cardinals Batting

    • The Cardinals’ 197 home runs rank ninth in Major League Baseball.
    • The Cardinals rank ninth in MLB with a .252 team batting average.
    • The Cardinals are among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking fourth with an OBP of .325.
    • The Cardinals are one of the most disciplined teams at the plate this season, ranking fifth with an average of 7.6 strikeouts per game.
    • They have averaged 1.2 home runs per game in their 81 home contests this season.
    • They have a team slugging percentage of .421 in home games this season with 245 extra-base hits.
    • They are averaging 8.1 base hits per game and batting .251 as a team at home this season.

    Cardinals Key Batters

    • Paul Goldschmidt has racked up 178 hits with a .404 on-base percentage and a .578 slugging percentage, all club-highs for the Cardinals.
    • Including all the qualifying players in the big leagues, Goldschmidt’s batting average ranks third, his on-base percentage is third, and he is third in slugging.
    • Nolan Arenado is hitting .293 with 42 doubles, a triple, 30 home runs and 52 walks.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, Arenado’s batting average places him 18th, his on-base percentage is 23rd, and he is fourth in slugging.
    • Tommy Edman has 31 doubles, four triples, 13 home runs and 46 walks while batting .265.
    • Albert Pujols is batting .270 with 14 doubles, 24 home runs and 28 walks.

    Phillies vs. Cardinals Probable Pitchers

    Nola Mikolas
    32 GS 32
    11-13 W-L 12-13
    3.25 ERA 3.29
    205.0 IP 202.1
    29 BB 39
    235 SO 153

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