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    The St. Louis Cardinals (65-81) will look to Richie Palacios, who is currently on a two-game home run streak, when they square off against the Philadelphia Phillies (79-67). The Phillies are favored (-125) for this outing against the Cardinals (+105), which begins at 8:15 PM ET on Friday at Busch Stadium. Philadelphia has Aaron Nola starting things off, and St. Louis will send out Zack Thompson.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Phillies vs. Cardinals

    • Game Day: Friday, September 15, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:15 PM ET
    • Location: St. Louis, Missouri
    • Stadium: Busch Stadium
    Phillies vs Cardinals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Phillies -125 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Phillies vs. the Cardinals?

    • TV Channel: Apple TV+

    Phillies Stats & Trends

    Phillies Batting

    • The Phillies are 10th-best in MLB play with 195 total home runs.
    • Philadelphia’s .258 batting average is sixth-best in the majors.
    • The Phillies’ .329 on-base percentage ranks seventh-best in MLB.
    • Philadelphia strikes out 9.1 times per game to rank 23rd in baseball.
    • The Phillies have hit 89 home runs away from home this season (1.2 per game).
    • Philadelphia has a .423 slugging percentage and is averaging 3.4 extra-base hits per game away from home.
    • The team is batting .251 with 633 hits (8.8 per game) on the road this season.

    Phillies Key Batters

    • Kyle Schwarber is hitting .198 with 16 doubles, a triple, 43 home runs and 118 walks. He has an on-base percentage of .348 while slugging .475.
    • Among qualifying hitters in MLB, his batting average ranks 138th, his on-base percentage ranks 36th, and he is 36th in slugging.
    • Trea Turner has hit 26 homers this season while driving in 75 runs. He’s batting .268 this season and slugging .470 with an on-base percentage of .320.
    • Among all qualified batters, he is 57th in batting average, 96th in on-base percentage and 44th in slugging percentage.
    • Bryson Stott is batting .287 with a .435 slugging percentage and 59 RBI this year.
    • Stott brings a two-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .158 with a double, a home run, a walk and four RBI.
    • Alec Bohm has been key for Philadelphia with 139 hits, an OBP of .335 plus a slugging percentage of .434.
    • Bohm has safely hit in four games in a row. In his last five games he is hitting .286 with two doubles, two walks and three RBI.

    Cardinals Stats & Trends

    Cardinals Batting

    • The Cardinals rank ninth in Major League Baseball with 200 home runs.
    • St. Louis has a team batting average of .252 this season, which ranks 13th among MLB teams.
    • The Cardinals are among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking 10th with an OBP of .327.
    • St. Louis ranks 12th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.3 Ks per contest.
    • They have averaged 1.4 home runs per game in their 71 home contests this season.
    • In 71 home games this season, it is slugging .435 with 216 hits going for extra bases.
    • They are averaging 9.0 base hits per game and batting .263 as a team at home this season.

    Cardinals Key Batters

    • Nolan Arenado is batting .271 with 25 doubles, two triples, 26 home runs and 39 walks. He’s slugging .470 with an on-base percentage of .320.
    • Including all qualifying players in the big leagues, his batting average puts him 44th, his on-base percentage ranks 96th, and he is 44th in slugging.
    • Paul Goldschmidt has a .364 on-base percentage while slugging .450. Both pace his team. He has a batting average of .271.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, his batting average puts him 44th, his on-base percentage is 21st, and he is 65th in slugging.
    • Lars Nootbaar is batting .271 with 22 doubles, a triple, 13 home runs and 63 walks.
    • Tommy Edman has 23 doubles, four triples, 12 home runs and 32 walks while hitting .243.

    Phillies vs. Cardinals Probable Pitchers

    Aaron Nola (PHI) Pitcher Zack Thompson (STL)
    12 – 9 W/L 5 – 5
    176.1 IP 51
    4.64 ERA 4.06
    1.168 WHIP 1.471
    9.4 K/9 10.4
    2.2 BB/9 3.7

    Phillies vs. Cardinals Injury Updates

    • Phillies: Rhys Hoskins: 60 Day IL (Acl)
    • Cardinals: Nolan Gorman: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Dylan Carlson: 10 Day IL (Oblique), JoJo Romero: 15 Day IL (Knee), Steven Matz: 15 Day IL (Lat), Brendan Donovan: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Packy Naughton: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Guillermo Zuniga: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Wilking Rodriguez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Willson Contreras: day-to-day (Hand)

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

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