Jamie Garcia, Marco Estrada take mound in Brewers vs Cardinals tilt
St. Louis Cardinals vs Milwaukee Brewers Odds
The Milwaukee Brewers host St. Louis on Sunday, looking to build on their 14-15 mark against the 19-11 Cardinals in MLB betting action at Miller Park.
Milwaukee hands the ball to starter Marco Estrada in this one and he'll try to improve on his 2-1 mark on the year. St. Louis counters with Jamie Garcia, who will try to quiet the fans and the Brewers bats at the same time.
The Brewers - Cardinals odds would favor the Cardinals if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Milwaukee is rated No. 11 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while St. Louis is at No. 2 in the National League.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Cardinals rank No. 5 in the National League at 8.6 hits per game. That compares with Milwaukee’s No. 3 ranking in that category.
Milwaukee owns the National League's No. 13 defense, allowing 4.8 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with St. Louis' National League No. 2-rated defense.
St. Louis won its last outing, a 7-6 result against the Brewers on May 4. Bettors who backed the Cardinals at -121 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (13) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Cardinals enjoyed a 7-6 victory at the expense of the Brewers on Saturday, with Adam Wainwright throwing 5 1/3 innings of 11-hit ball at Miller Park.
St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Texas are 2-4
After playing St. Louis are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few Cardinals at Brewers trends to consider:
St. Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
St. Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
St. Louis is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Milwaukee
St. Louis is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games when playing at home against St. Louis
Milwaukee is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games at home
St. Louis at Chi Cubs, Tuesday, May 7
Milwaukee home to Texas, Tuesday, May 7