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    The Cleveland Guardians (22-28) and the St. Louis Cardinals (23-30) square off on Saturday at Progressive Field, starting at 7:15 PM ET. The Guardians are favored on the moneyline (-116), while the Cardinals are -104 underdogs, despite being favored against the spread (1.5) with +158 odds. Tanner Bibee starts for Cleveland, and Jack Flaherty is St. Louis’ pick to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Guardians vs. Cardinals

    • Game Day: Saturday, May 27, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:15 PM ET
    • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    • Stadium: Progressive Field
    Guardians vs Cardinals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Guardians -116 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Guardians vs. the Cardinals?

    • TV Channel: FOX

    Guardians Stats & Trends

    Guardians Batting

    • The Guardians have hit the fewest home runs in baseball this season (30).
    • Cleveland has the third-worst batting average in the majors (.224).
    • The Guardians rank 29th in baseball with an on-base percentage of .296.
    • Cleveland’s batters strike out 7.1 times per game, the lowest average in baseball.
    • The Guardians have hit 12 home runs at home this season (0.5 per game).
    • Cleveland is averaging 2.4 extra-base hits per game while slugging .332 in home contests.
    • The club averages 6.8 hits per game and is batting .218 at home this season.

    Guardians Key Batters

    • Jose Ramirez leads Cleveland with 47 hits and an OBP of .346 this season. He has a .266 batting average and a slugging percentage of .458.
    • Among qualifying hitters, he ranks 69th in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 57th, and he is 66th in slugging.
    • Steven Kwan has an OPS of .678, fueled by an OBP of .341 and a team-best slugging percentage of .337 this season. He’s batting .254.
    • Among all qualifying players, he is 89th in batting average, 68th in on-base percentage and 152nd in slugging percentage.
    • Josh Naylor has collected 34 base hits, an OBP of .273 and a slugging percentage of .397 this season.
    • Naylor has recorded at least one base hit in three games in a row. During his last five outings he is hitting .167 with a double and an RBI.
    • Josh Bell is batting .220 with a .333 OBP and 21 RBI for Cleveland this season.

    Cardinals Stats & Trends

    Cardinals Batting

    • The Cardinals rank fifth in Major League Baseball with 72 home runs.
    • St. Louis ranks seventh in MLB with a .260 team batting average.
    • The Cardinals have an OBP of .334 this season, which ranks fourth in MLB.
    • St. Louis is one of the best teams in baseball at making contact this season, ranking 10th with an average of 8.2 strikeouts per game.
    • They have averaged 1.2 home runs per game in their 27 road contests this season.
    • St. Louis has a team slugging percentage of .409 in away games this season with 82 extra-base hits.
    • In 27 road games this season, they have a batting average of .246 while averaging 8.4 base hits per contest.

    Cardinals Key Batters

    • Paul Goldschmidt has a .405 on-base percentage and a .515 slugging percentage, both team-high marks for the Cardinals. He’s batting .296.
    • Including all qualified hitters in the big leagues, he is 16th in batting average, eighth in on-base percentage and 23rd in slugging percentage.
    • Goldschmidt hopes to build on a three-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is batting .250 with two home runs, four walks and two RBI.
    • Nolan Gorman has 46 hits to pace his team. He has a batting average of .289 while slugging .597 with an on-base percentage of .384.
    • He is 31st in batting average, 18th in on-base percentage and third in slugging percentage in MLB.
    • Tommy Edman is batting .278 with 10 doubles, two triples, six home runs and 13 walks.
    • Nolan Arenado is hitting .260 with five doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 14 walks.

    Guardians vs. Cardinals Probable Pitchers

    Tanner Bibee (CLE) Pitcher Jack Flaherty (STL)
    1 – 1 W/L 3 – 4
    28.1 IP 51
    3.18 ERA 5.29
    1.200 WHIP 1.588
    7.9 K/9 9.5
    2.5 BB/9 5.8

    Guardians vs. Cardinals Injury Updates

    • Guardians: Aaron Civale: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Peyton Battenfield: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Triston McKenzie: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Cody Morris: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)
    • Cardinals: Tyler O’Neill: 10 Day IL (Back), Dylan Carlson: 10 Day IL (Ankle), Jake Woodford: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Packy Naughton: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Wilking Rodriguez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

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

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