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    The Minnesota Twins (54-53) will try to stop a five-game losing streak when they visit the St. Louis Cardinals (47-60) on Tuesday at 7:45 PM ET. The Twins are favored (-112) to halt the streak against the Cardinals (-108). Pablo Lopez starts for Minnesota while St. Louis will counter with Miles Mikolas.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Twins vs. Cardinals

    • Game Day: Tuesday, August 1, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:45 PM ET
    • Location: St. Louis, Missouri
    • Stadium: Busch Stadium
    Twins vs Cardinals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Twins -112 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Twins vs. the Cardinals?

    • TV Channel: BSMW

    Twins Stats & Trends

    Twins Batting

    • The Twins are eighth-best in MLB play with 141 total home runs.
    • Minnesota has the 22nd-ranked batting average in MLB (.237).
    • The Twins’ .314 on-base percentage is 21st in baseball.
    • Minnesota strikes out 10.3 times per game, the worst mark in the majors.
    • The Twins average 1.3 home runs per game when playing on the road this season (67 total in road contests).
    • Minnesota has a .388 slugging percentage and is averaging 2.9 extra-base hits per game away from home.
    • Away from home this season the team averages 7.9 hits per game and is batting .228.

    Twins Key Batters

    • Carlos Correa leads Minnesota with an OBP of .304, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .398. He’s batting .228 on the season.
    • He is 127th in batting average, 117th in on-base percentage, and 103rd in slugging among all qualifying batters in MLB.
    • Correa has hit safely in three games in a row. In his last five games he is batting .182 with two doubles and two walks.
    • Byron Buxton leads Minnesota with 62 hits. He is batting .207 this season and has 34 extra-base hits. He’s also slugging .437 with an on-base percentage of .294.
    • He is 138th in batting average, 130th in on-base percentage and 65th in slugging among qualifying hitters.
    • Buxton takes a four-game streak with at least one hit into this matchup. During his last five outings he is batting .375 with four doubles, two walks and two RBI.
    • Max Kepler has collected 61 base hits, an OBP of .296 and a slugging percentage of .445 this season.
    • Willi Castro has been key for Minnesota with 60 hits, an OBP of .331 plus a slugging percentage of .370.
    • Castro brings a two-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is batting .313 with a double, a triple, four walks and two RBI.

    Cardinals Stats & Trends

    Cardinals Batting

    • The Cardinals have hit 146 homers this season, which ranks fifth in the league.
    • St. Louis has a team batting average of .256 this season, which ranks eighth among MLB teams.
    • The Cardinals have an OBP of .331 this season, which ranks sixth in MLB.
    • St. Louis ranks 13th with an average of 8.3 strikeouts per game.
    • In 52 games at home this season, they’ve hit 70 homers, an average of 1.3 per contest.
    • St. Louis has a team slugging percentage of .437 in home games this season with 160 extra-base hits.
    • In 52 home games this season, they have a batting average of .266 while averaging 9.1 base hits per contest.

    Cardinals Key Batters

    • Nolan Arenado has collected 110 hits, a team-high for the Cardinals. He’s batting .279 and slugging .508 with an on-base percentage of .328.
    • Including all qualified hitters in the big leagues, he is 28th in batting average, 75th in on-base percentage and 14th in slugging percentage.
    • Paul Goldschmidt’s .369 OBP and .467 slugging percentage are both team-highs. He has a batting average of .280.
    • Including all qualifying players, his batting average puts him 25th, his on-base percentage ranks 21st, and he is 44th in slugging.
    • Nolan Gorman has 16 doubles, 22 home runs and 40 walks while hitting .241.
    • Brendan Donovan is batting .281 with 10 doubles, a triple, 11 home runs and 33 walks.

    Twins vs. Cardinals Probable Pitchers

    Pablo Lopez (MIN) Pitcher Miles Mikolas (STL)
    5 – 6 W/L 6 – 6
    128.2 IP 127.1
    4.13 ERA 4.38
    1.142 WHIP 1.304
    11.2 K/9 6.1
    2.5 BB/9 1.8

    Twins vs. Cardinals Injury Updates

    • Twins: Royce Lewis: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Jose Miranda: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Alex Kirilloff: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Brock Stewart: 15 Day IL (Elbow), José De León: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Tyler Mahle: 60 Day IL (Arm), Nick Gordon: 60 Day IL (Shin), Jorge Alcala: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Chris Paddack: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Cardinals: Tommy Edman: 10 Day IL (Wrist), Jake Woodford: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Ryan Helsley: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Packy Naughton: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Wilking Rodriguez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Nolan Gorman: day-to-day (Back)

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

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