St. Louis Cardinals vs. Cincinnati Reds
Cincinnati; Thursday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cardinals: Jack Flaherty (0-0, 0.00 ERA) Reds: Luis Castillo (0-0, 0.00 ERA)
LINE: Reds favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: St. Louis visits Cincinnati on opening day.
The Reds went 21-19 in division play in 2020. Cincinnati averaged 6.5 hits per game last year and totaled 90 home runs as a team.
The Cardinals finished 22-18 against NL Central Division opponents in 2020. St. Louis averaged 6.8 hits with 2.2 extra base hits per game and 7 total triples last season.
INJURIES: Reds: Brandon Bailey: (undisclosed).
Cardinals: Miles Mikolas: (right shoulder), Kwang Hyun Kim: (back), Dakota Hudson: (right elbow), Harrison Bader: (right forearm).
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