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MLB betting line favors Cardinals over Brewers

St. Louis CardinalsMilwaukee Brewers
Aug 19, 8:10 PM | GrassMiller Park

St. Louis Cardinals vs Milwaukee Brewers Odds

71-52TEAM RECORD54-70

Miller Park hosts an MLB battle between the Milwaukee Brewers and the visiting St. Louis Cardinals on Monday.

St. Louis puts its faith in starter Shelby Miller to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 11-8. Getting the ball for the Brewers is Marco Estrada, who owns a 5-4 record on the season with a 4.71 ERA.

View St Louis vs Milwaukee Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the MLB moneyline for this matchup, Milwaukee sat as +110 underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada. The total was set at 8.5, according to 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Brewers, most recently No. 10 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Cardinals, who rate a National League No. 1 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Cardinals rank No. 1 in the National League at 9.3 hits per game. That compares with Milwaukee’s No. 6 ranking in that category.

Milwaukee owns the National League's No. 11 defense, allowing 4.4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with St. Louis' National League No. 5-rated defense.

St. Louis won its last outing, a 6-1 result against the Cubs on August 18. Bettors who backed the Cardinals at -172 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Cardinals hope for a dominant pitching performance similar to their last game when Adam Wainwright struck out 11 batters in 6-1 victory on Sunday at Wrigley Field.

Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 9-1 loser as they battled the Reds at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Reds at -160 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Brewers were saddled with a loss last time out in Wily Peralta's start, as they lost 9-1 against Cincinnati on Sunday at Miller Park.

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

Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing St. Louis are 1-9
After playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

A few Cardinals at Brewers trends to consider:
St. Louis is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Milwaukee's last 18 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Milwaukee's last 19 games when playing at home against St. Louis
Milwaukee is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis

Next up:
St. Louis at Milwaukee, Tuesday, August 20

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