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St. Louis Cardinals vs. Milwaukee Brewers

The St. Louis Cardinals and the Milwaukee Brewers will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Miller Park.

The Cardinals will trot Shelby Miller out to the mound in this one. Righthander Miller has a 14-9 record and a 3.01 ERA this season.

Miller's opponent in this one will be Johnny Hellweg. The Brewers righthander has a 8.27 ERA to go along with a 1-4 record this season.

St. Louis was a 7-6 loser in its last match on the road against the Rockies. They lost as -161 favorites, while the total score of 13 made winners of OVER bettors.

Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 5-1 loser as they battled the Cubs at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Cubs at +128 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Team records:
St. Louis: 89-64 SU
Milwaukee: 68-84 SU

St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Milwaukee are 7-3
After playing Colorado are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3

Milwaukee most recently:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing St. Louis are 3-7
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis's last 5 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
St. Louis is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
St. Louis is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing Milwaukee
St. Louis is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Milwaukee home to St. Louis, Saturday, September 21