The Baltimore Orioles (13-18) and the St. Louis Cardinals (17-13) collide in the final matchup of its three-game series on Thursday afternoon with the first pitch set for 1:15 p.m. ET. St. Louis is listed as the -210 favorite (risk $210 to win $100) at Caesars Sportsbook, while Baltimore is set as the +180 underdog. The over-under for total runs expected is set at 8.5 (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our MLB odds page).
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The model knows St. Louis third baseman Nolan Arenado knows how to consistently make contact with the baseball due to his terrific hands. Arenado has good range at third base and displayed home-run power. The six-time All-Star is leading the team in batting average (.315), home runs (7), RBI (25), and hits (35). On May 7, he went 2-for-5 with one run batted in.
The model also knows Baltimore left fielder Austin Hays has the ability to hit for both average and power thus far. Hays creates good bat speed with solid bat control. The 26-year-old is leading the squad in batting average (.301) and hits (34) with 3 home runs and 12 RBIs. On May 9, he went 2-for-3 with a double and one run scored.
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