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    The St. Louis Cardinals (59-78) will look for continued production from a hitter when they square off against the Atlanta Braves (90-46) on Tuesday at 7:20 PM ET at Truist Park. Jordan Walker is currently on a two-game home run streak for the underdog Cardinals (+130) going into this matchup with the favored Braves (-155). St. Louis has Miles Mikolas expected to start, while Atlanta has not named a starter.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Braves vs. Cardinals

    • Game Day: Tuesday, September 5, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:20 PM ET
    • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
    • Stadium: Truist Park
    Braves vs Cardinals Betting Information
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    Braves -155

    How Do I Watch the Braves vs. the Cardinals?

    • TV Channel: BSSO

    Braves Stats & Trends

    Braves Batting

    • The Atlanta Braves have hit a league-leading 259 home runs, averaging 1.9 per game.
    • Atlanta has an MLB-leading .275 batting average.
    • The Atlanta Braves lead the league with a .344 on-base percentage.
    • Atlanta strikes out 8.0 times per game, the sixth-best mark in MLB.
    • The Braves have hit 126 home runs at home this season (1.9 per game).
    • Atlanta has a .515 slugging percentage and is averaging 3.9 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The team averages 9.3 hits per game and is batting .280 at home this season.

    Braves Key Batters

    • Ronald Acuna Jr. leads Atlanta OPS (.994) this season. He has a .335 batting average, an on-base percentage of .416, and a slugging percentage of .578.
    • Among all qualifying hitters in MLB, he is fourth in batting average, first in on-base percentage, and sixth in slugging.
    • Matt Olson has 137 hits, which is best among Atlanta batters this season. He’s batting .266 with 71 extra-base hits. He’s also slugging .581 with an on-base percentage of .373.
    • He ranks 56th in batting average, 13th in on-base percentage and fourth in slugging in the majors.
    • Ozzie Albies has 131 hits this season and has a slash line of .270/.328/.503.
    • Albies brings a five-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is batting .409 with a walk.
    • Austin Riley is batting .277 with a .335 OBP and 85 RBI for Atlanta this season.

    Cardinals Stats & Trends

    Cardinals Batting

    • The Cardinals have hit 186 homers this season, which ranks eighth in the league.
    • St. Louis has a team batting average of .253 this season, which ranks 12th among MLB teams.
    • The Cardinals are among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking ninth with an OBP of .328.
    • St. Louis ranks 12th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.3 Ks per contest.
    • They’ve hit 89 homers, an average of 1.3 per game, in 66 road contests this season.
    • St. Louis is slugging .416 in 66 road games this season.
    • In 66 road games this season, they have a batting average of .242 while averaging 8.3 base hits per contest.

    Cardinals Key Batters

    • Nolan Arenado paces the Cardinals with 137 hits. He’s batting .272 and slugging .482 with an on-base percentage of .321.
    • Including all the qualified players in the big leagues, he ranks 43rd in batting average, 95th in on-base percentage and 32nd in slugging percentage.
    • Paul Goldschmidt’s .363 OBP and .451 slugging percentage both pace his team. He has a batting average of .274.
    • He ranks 33rd in batting average, 26th in on-base percentage and 60th in slugging percentage in the big leagues.
    • Tommy Edman is hitting .246 with 21 doubles, four triples, 12 home runs and 31 walks.
    • Lars Nootbaar has 19 doubles, a triple, 13 home runs and 57 walks while batting .279.

    Braves vs. Cardinals Probable Pitchers

    The Braves have not named a probable pitcher as of September 4, 2023.

    (ATL) Pitcher Miles Mikolas (STL)
    W/L 6 – 10
    IP 164.1
    ERA 4.66
    WHIP 1.308
    K/9 6.1
    BB/9 1.8

    Braves vs. Cardinals Injury Updates

    • Braves: Yonny Chirinos: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Daysbel Hernández: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Nick Anderson: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Kyle Wright: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Kolby Allard: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jesse Chávez: 60 Day IL (Shin), Sam Hilliard: 60 Day IL (Heel), Ehire Adrianza: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Huascar Ynoa: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tyler Matzek: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Cardinals: Dylan Carlson: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Steven Matz: 15 Day IL (Lat), Matthew Liberatore: 15 Day IL (Back), Brendan Donovan: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Packy Naughton: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Guillermo Zuniga: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Wilking Rodriguez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

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

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