Home and Away: Predicting Braves-Cardinals Game 4

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The Cardinals hope to even things up in St. Louis. After dropping last night’s game thanks to a late Atlanta Surge, they’ll need to rebound quickly. They’re sending the right man to the mound. Dakota Hudson has been all sorts of dominant at home. The Cards will like their chances.

This is how they stack up.

  • Home: 50-31; Away: 41-40
  • Starting pitcher: Dakota Hudson Home 9-2; Away 7-5
  • Starting Pitcher ERA/WHIP: Home 2.75/1.25; Away 4.13/1.61
  • Closer: Carlos Martinez Home 12 SV; 14 SVO; WHIP 0.92; 1.82 ERA/ Away 12 SV; 13 SVO; WHIP 1.44; 4.56 ERA
  • Team Hitting: wOBA .314; wRC+ 95; Avg .245
  • Best Hitter: Paul DeJong Home wOBA .301; wRC+ 90; Avg .219/ Away wOBA .343; wRC+ 110; Avg .247
  • Pitcher vs. Best Hitter (Career): Dakota Hudson vs Ronald Acuna Jr. Avg .000; 4 AB; 0 R; 0 H; 0 RBI; 0 BB; 0 SO; .000 OPS
  • Misc: Team WAR 41.9;

The Atlanta Braves want to sew this series up this afternoon. They stunned the Cards last night and will hope to knockout their punch-drunk. opponents.

This is how they stack up.

  • Home: 50-31; Away: 47-34
  • Starting pitcher: TBD Home X-X; Away X-X
  • Starting Pitcher ERA/WHIP: Home 4.58/1.31; Away 4.50/1.19
  • Closer: Luke Jackson Home 6 SV; 10 SVO; WHIP 1.28; 3.41 ERA/ Away 12 SV; 15 SVO; WHIP 1.51; 4.23 ERA
  • Team Hitting: wOBA .332; wRC+ 102; Avg .258
  • Best Hitter: Ronald Acuna Jr. Home wOBA .369; wRC+ 125; Avg .281/ Away wOBA .369; wRC+ 128; Avg .278
  • Pitcher vs. Best Hitter (Career): Mike Foltynewicz vs Paul DeJong Avg .364; 10 AB; 3 R; 3 H; 1 HR; 3 RBI; 1 BB; 2 SO; 1.064 OPS
  • Misc: Team WAR 42.1;

Staff pick: St. Louis Cardinals
Vitamin Cee’s pick: TBD

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