Moneyline favors Cardinals in battle with Brewers
Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds
St. Louis will try to be nasty hosts on Friday when the Milwaukee Brewers pay a visit to Busch Stadium.
The Cardinals will turn to Shelby Miller and his 1-0 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Brewers send Kyle Lohse (0-0) to the hill.
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Cardinals as -130 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.
The Cardinals - Brewers odds would favor the Cardinals if the lines were set according to our power ranks. St. Louis is rated No. 1 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Milwaukee is at No. 2 in the National League.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Brewers rank No. 2 in the National League at 10 hits per game. That compares with St. Louis’s No. 4 ranking in that category.
Comparing defensive stats, Milwaukee owns the National League's No. 8-rated road mark, allowing 5 runs per game on the highway. St. Louis, on the other hand, rates No. 2 in scoring at home.
St. Louis won its last outing, a 10-0 result against the Reds on April 10. Bettors who backed the Cardinals at +114 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. St. Louis routed Cincinnati on Wednesday by a 10-0 score at Busch Stadium, plating runs all day in baseball betting action.
Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing St. Louis are 5-5
After playing Chi Cubs are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6
St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After playing Cincinnati are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
A few Brewers at Cardinals trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Milwaukee's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Milwaukee's last 20 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Milwaukee's last 10 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games when playing St. Louis
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games
St. Louis is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games at home
St. Louis is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
Milwaukee at St. Louis, Saturday, April 13