Cards turn to Masterson versus Brewers

Newly-acquired Justin Masterson will be on the mound for the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night as they take on the division-rival Milwaukee Brewers in MLB odds action.

Masterson, acquired in a trade with the Indians, has a 4-6 record with a 5.51 ERA on the season, and he gave up five runs in just two innings against the Yankees last time out. Kyle Lohse (11-5, 3.07 ERA) will pitch for the Brewers in Saturday night's game.

Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Milwaukee Brewers were listed as 110 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 8 before betting started earlier on Saturday over at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.2-3.9 result in favor of the Brewers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The St. Louis Cardinals bring a 57-51 record to the battle against the 61-49 Brewers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Milwaukee injuries news.

The St. Louis Cardinals sit at No. 19 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Milwaukee Brewers sit at No. 20 on the same chart.

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How Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals Stats Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Milwaukee Brewers rank No. 15 at 8.66 hits per game. That compares with the St. Louis Cardinals No. 21 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Milwaukee features the No. 17-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.2 runs per game. St. Louis, meanwhile, comes in at No. 20 at home, scoring 3.83 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 7-4 winner as they battled the Cardinals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Brewers at +138 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Milwaukee got the job done in their last match in a 7-4 victory over St. Louis on Friday at Busch Stadium behind starter Wily Peralta.

Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Odds Trends

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 7 games
Milwaukee is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Milwaukee's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing St. Louis
St. Louis is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
St. Louis is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of St. Louis's last 23 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis's last 5 games when playing Milwaukee

Next Betting Matchups

Milwaukee at St. Louis, Sunday, August 3rd

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