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    The St. Louis Cardinals (10-19) carry a three-game losing streak into a home contest against the Los Angeles Angels (15-14) on Tuesday at 7:45 PM ET. The Cardinals are favored (-165) to end their streak against the underdog Angels (+140). St. Louis’ Steven Matz gets the start against Los Angeles’ Patrick Sandoval.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Cardinals vs. Angels

    • Game Day: Tuesday, May 2, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:45 PM ET
    • Location: St. Louis, Missouri
    • Stadium: Busch Stadium
    Cardinals vs Angels Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Cardinals -165 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Cardinals vs. the Angels?

    • TV Channel: BSMW

    Cardinals Stats & Trends

    Cardinals Batting

    • The Cardinals rank 16th in baseball with 32 total home runs.
    • St. Louis has the sixth-best batting average in MLB (.261).
    • The Cardinals’ .333 on-base percentage ranks eighth-best in MLB.
    • St. Louis’ 8.1 strikeouts per game rank 11th in the majors.
    • The Cardinals average 1.2 homers per game when playing at home this season (15 total in home outings).
    • St. Louis is slugging .454 with 3.5 extra-base hits per game in home contests.
    • At home this season the club averages 10.0 hits per game and is batting .286.

    Cardinals Key Batters

    • Paul Goldschmidt has an OPS of .914, fueled by an OBP of .405 to go with a slugging percentage of .509. He has a .306 batting average, as well.
    • Among qualified hitters in baseball, he is 22nd in batting average, 13th in on-base percentage, and 38th in slugging.
    • Goldschmidt hopes to build on a three-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .381 with three doubles, two home runs, two walks and three RBI.
    • Tommy Edman is batting .267 with four doubles, a triple, four home runs and 11 walks. He’s slugging .477 with an on-base percentage of .357.
    • Among all qualified hitters, he ranks 68th in batting average, 59th in on-base percentage and 49th in slugging percentage.
    • Nolan Gorman has 24 hits and is batting .267 this season.
    • Willson Contreras has two home runs, 11 RBI and a batting average of .264 this season.
    • Contreras has safely hit in two straight games. During his last five outings he is hitting .333 with a walk and an RBI.

    Angels Stats & Trends

    Angels Batting

    • The Angels have hit 39 homers this season, which ranks fifth in the league.
    • Los Angeles’ .251 batting average ranks 13th in the majors this season.
    • The Angels have an on-base percentage of .330 this season, which ranks 11th in the league.
    • Los Angeles ranks 12th with an average of 8.4 strikeouts per game.
    • In 16 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 14 homers, an average of 0.9 per contest.
    • Los Angeles has a team slugging percentage of .354 in away games this season with 34 extra-base hits.
    • They are averaging 8.1 base hits per game and batting .240 on the road this season.

    Angels Key Batters

    • Shohei Ohtani is batting .294 with four doubles, a triple, seven home runs and 12 walks. He’s slugging .541 with an on-base percentage of .361.
    • Including all the qualified players in the big leagues, his batting average ranks 33rd, his on-base percentage is 54th, and he is 25th in slugging.
    • Ohtani heads into this game on a five-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .455 with a double, a triple, two home runs, a walk and five RBI.
    • Hunter Renfroe has seven doubles, seven home runs and 11 walks while hitting .259. He’s slugging .519 with an on-base percentage of .325.
    • Including all qualified hitters, his batting average places him 78th, his on-base percentage ranks 100th, and he is 35th in slugging.
    • Mike Trout has racked up an on-base percentage of .395, a slugging percentage of .589, and has 33 hits, all club-bests for the Angels.
    • Taylor Ward is batting .208 with two doubles, three home runs and 15 walks.

    Cardinals vs. Angels Probable Pitchers

    Steven Matz (STL) Pitcher Patrick Sandoval (LAA)
    0 – 3 W/L 2 – 1
    26 IP 25.2
    6.23 ERA 3.16
    1.731 WHIP 1.286
    9.3 K/9 7.0
    4.5 BB/9 4.2

    Cardinals vs. Angels Injury Updates

    • Cardinals: Packy Naughton: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Adam Wainwright: 15 Day IL (Groin), Wilking Rodriguez: 15 Day IL (Shoulder)
    • Angels: Max Stassi: 10 Day IL (Hip ), Jared Walsh: 10 Day IL (Headaches), Austin Warren: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Ryan Tepera: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), José Quijada: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Logan O’Hoppe: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Chris Rodriguez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jose Marte: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Davis Daniel: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Cardinals and Angels (Last 10 Games)


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