MLB betting line favors Cardinals over Brewers
Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds
Busch Stadium hosts an MLB battle between the St. Louis Cardinals and the visiting Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday.
Wily Peralta gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Brewers on this day; he's 9-14 on the season. The Cardinals, meanwhile, will counter with Shelby Miller, who will be looking to improve on his 12-9 mark.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 1-ranked Cardinals and the National League No. 12-rated Brewers in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Brewers rank No. 6 in the National League at 8.6 hits per game. That compares with St. Louis’s No. 1 ranking in that category.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and St. Louis has the National League's No. 5-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Brewers own the National League's No. 12 mark in runs allowed.
Milwaukee won its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Cubs on September 8. Bettors who backed the Brewers at -119 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Brewers enjoyed a 3-1 victory at the expense of the Cubs on Sunday, with Yovani Gallardo throwing 7 innings of 3-hit ball at Wrigley Field.
St. Louis won its last outing, a 9-2 result against the Pirates on September 8. Bettors who backed the Cardinals at -133 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Cardinals enjoyed a 9-2 victory at the expense of the Pirates on Sunday, with Michael Wacha throwing 7 innings of 2-hit ball at Busch Stadium.
Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing St. Louis are 2-8
After playing Chi Cubs are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Milwaukee are 7-3
After playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
A few Brewers at Cardinals trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Milwaukee's last 8 games when playing St. Louis
Milwaukee is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 9 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 7 of St. Louis' last 8 games when playing Milwaukee
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
St. Louis is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing Milwaukee
Milwaukee at St. Louis, Wednesday, September 11