Milwaukee Brewers take on Cardinals in baseball test

Milwaukee BrewersSt. Louis Cardinals
May 18, 7:15 PM | GrassBusch Stadium

Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds

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The St. Louis Cardinals will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Milwaukee Brewers invade Busch Stadium on Saturday.

Milwaukee puts its faith in starter Marco Estrada to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 3-2. Getting the ball for the Cardinals is Lance Lynn, who owns a 6-1 record on the season with a 2.88 ERA.

View Milwaukee vs St Louis Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the MLB moneyline for this matchup, St. Louis sat as -177 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The total was set at 7.5, according to 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 1-rated Cardinals and the league No. 10-ranked Brewers, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, St. Louis owns the No. 3 ranking for hits in the National League at 9 per game. By contrast, the Brewers are rated No. 4 in the same category at 8.8 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and St. Louis has the National League's No. 1-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Brewers own the National League's No. 15 mark in runs allowed.

Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 7-6 loser as they battled the Cardinals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cardinals at -171 were rewarded, while the 13 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Milwaukee suffered a 7-6 loss against St. Louis on Friday, as Wily Peralta wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Busch Stadium.

Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing St. Louis are 2-8
After playing St. Louis are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Milwaukee are 7-3
After playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

A few Brewers at Cardinals trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 7 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
St. Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
St. Louis is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games when playing Milwaukee

Next up:
Milwaukee at St. Louis, Sunday, May 19

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