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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Thursday 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 1-1 this season with a 0.98 ERA.
Starting this game for the Brewers will be Wily Peralta. The righthander has a 5.02 ERA to go along with a 2-1 record this season.
St. Louis won its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Reds on May 1. Bettors who backed the Cardinals at -115 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 6-4 loser as they battled the Pirates at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Pirates at +125 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
St. Louis has won 2 straight games.
St. Louis: 16-11 SU
Milwaukee: 14-12 SU
St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After playing Cincinnati are 9-1
After a win are 5-5
Milwaukee most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing Pittsburgh are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
St. Louis is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
Milwaukee is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis
Milwaukee is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games
Milwaukee home to St. Louis, Friday, May 3