St. Louis Cardinals vs. Milwaukee Brewers Matchup

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Paul DeJong and the St. Louis Cardinals will be taking on their divisional rival Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park in a Tuesday night game. Fox Sports Midwest will televise the matchup. The game is slated to get underway at 7:40 p.m. ET.

St. Louis Cardinals vs. Milwaukee Brewers Odds

Las Vegas has Milwaukee (+100) as the underdog to St. Louis (-110). The total currently stands at 9 runs and bettors can play the over for -105 and the under for -115. This game currently has a runline of Cardinals -1.5 (+135) and Brewers +1.5 (-155).

The Brewers are 11-6 straight up (SU) and 6-10 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 3.8 units for bettors taking the moneyline while earning 4.2 units ATS. Milwaukee has a 3-4 ATS mark over its last seven games and the total has gone under in five of those seven. The Cardinals have gone 9-7 SU this year and are 10-5 ATS. Overall, the club has accumulated 2.3 units for moneyline bettors in this young season and 5.5 units ATS. St. Louis has covered the spread six times in its last seven games and the under has cashed in four of those seven.

Brewers games have a 6-9-1 over/under record so far in 2019. The Cardinals have an over/under record of 9-5-1.

Jack Flaherty will get the start for the visiting Cardinals. The right-handed Flaherty is 1-0 with a 2.93 ERA and 18 strikeouts. He’s 0-0 with four strikeouts and an 8.31 ERA against Milwaukee this year.

The Brewers are sending righty Brandon Woodruff (1-1, 6.00 ERA) to the mound. Woodruff has 20 strikeouts and four walks to his name as well as a 1.33 WHIP. Woodruff is 1-0 with five strikeouts and a 3.60 ERA in one start against St. Louis this year.

St. Louis’ pitching staff allowed 4.5 runs per game and its starters own a 4.93 ERA, 1.54 WHIP and 8.40 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 3.50, along with a WHIP of 1.54.

Cardinals hitters have slashed .239/.326/.455 on their way to 5.3 runs scored per game this year, including 5.3 runs per game against divisional foes and 7.2 per game over the team’s last five outings (3-2 SU).

St. Louis’ hitters have been led by shortstop Paul DeJong and left fielder Marcell Ozuna. DeJong is hitting .303/.370/.621 with 20 hits, nine RBIs and 15 runs scored, while Ozuna (.291/.328/.673) has produced 16 hits, six homers, 13 RBIs and 10 runs scored.

For the home team, Milwaukee’s pitchers have allowed 5.4 runs per game overall in 2019. Its starters have a 6.11 ERA, 1.46 WHIP and 10.0 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.43 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and 8.9 K/9. In 11 games against NL Central foes, Brewers starters have an ERA of 5.10 and the bullpen’s ERA is 5.08.

Milwaukee’s offense has produced 5.2 runs per contest, including 5.7 per game against divisional foes and 5.0 per game over its last five. The team’s hit .265/.352/.447 over its last five contests and is 3-2 SU during that stretch.

Outfielder Christian Yelich and catcher Yasmani Grandal have led the Brewers’ offense so far. Yelich is hitting .354/.449/.785 with eight home runs, 22 RBIs and 17 runs scored, while Grandal’s line is .417/.473/.708 with 20 hits, eight RBIs and 12 runs scored.

The Cardinals have gained 2.0 units and are 8-4 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher this year. The over has hit in eight of those games, compared to three that’ve gone under in such games. On the other hand, the Brewers have netted 1.3 units and are 3-9 ATS when facing a righty starter. The over has hit in three of those games, compared to eight that went under the total.

Cardinals at Brewers MLB Tip

Predictions: SU Winner – Brewers, ATS Winner – Brewers, O/U – OVER

Betting Notes

  • The over has cashed in three of St. Louis’ last seven outings.
  • The Brewers have won three of their last four games SU.
  • Milwaukee has recorded 25.2 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 23.0 over its last five.
  • The Cardinals have hit 15 home runs in their last 10 games, including 10 over their last five.
  • The Cardinals have a team OPS of .781 this season and an OPS of .805 against right-handed pitchers. The Brewers’ OPS sits at .816 overall and .774 versus righties.