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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Wednesday when the St. Louis Cardinals and the Milwaukee Brewers meet at Miller Park.
Jake Westbrook will be the starting pitcher for the Cardinals on this day. Righthander Westbrook is 7-7 this season with a 3.77 ERA.
The Brewers will counter Westbrook with Tom Gorzelanny. Lefthander Gorzelanny has a 3.40 ERA to go along with a 2-3 record this season.
In their last action, St. Louis was a 6-3 loser on the road against the Brewers. Bettors on Milwaukee at +118 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
St. Louis: 72-53 SU
Milwaukee: 55-71 SU
St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Milwaukee most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Cincinnati are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of St. Louis's last 7 games when playing Milwaukee
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis's last 6 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
St. Louis is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 7 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games when playing at home against St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games at home
St. Louis home to Atlanta, Thursday, August 22
Milwaukee at Cincinnati, Friday, August 23