Lackey, Cards face Brewers in Milwaukee

The St. Louis Cardinals' John Lackey has managed to pick up the win in each of his two career starts against the Milwaukee Brewers as he faces them again on Friday.

Lackey is 2-0 with a 3.60 ERA in his career against the Brewers, and he's sitting at 13-8 with a 3.74 ERA so far on the season. Mike Fiers will take the mound for the Brewers on Friday; Fiers is 4-2 with a 1.93 ERA this season, and he has an 0.64 ERA in four career appearances against the Cardinals.

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

Those going with the Milwaukee Brewers in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -113 at TopBet for Friday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 8 at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: St. Louis Cardinals vs Milwaukee Brewers Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.2-4 win for the Brewers on Friday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.2-4 result in favor of the Brewers today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

St. Louis Cardinals vs Milwaukee Brewers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Milwaukee Brewers sport a record of 73-67 heading into this matchup, while the St. Louis Cardinals sit at 76-63 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Milwaukee vs St. Louis injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Milwaukee Brewers at No. 28 and the St. Louis Cardinals at No. 11 heading into this contest.

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How St. Louis Cardinals vs Milwaukee Brewers Stats Matchup

The game also pits Milwaukee Brewers No. 11-rated offense, averaging 4.19 runs per game, against a St. Louis Cardinals defense that ranks No. 11 at 3.84 in runs allowed per game. The Milwaukee Brewers have averaged 8.59 hits per game so far, more than St. Louis Cardinals batters have averaged on the year (8.53 hits per game).

St. Louis brings the No. 11-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Brewers's No. 18-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cardinals were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Brewers. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -114 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. St. Louis got the job done in their last match in a 3-2 victory over Milwaukee on Thursday at Miller Park behind starter Michael Wacha.

St. Louis Cardinals vs Milwaukee Brewers Betting Odds Trends

St. Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis's last 5 games on the road
St. Louis is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Milwaukee
Milwaukee is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games
Milwaukee is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Milwaukee's last 19 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis at Milwaukee, Saturday, September 6th

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