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The Milwaukee Brewers and the St. Louis Cardinals will meet on the field at Busch Stadium on Sunday in a battle of division rivals.
The Brewers will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Marco Estrada in this game. Estrada has a 1-0 record and a 4.50 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Cardinals will be Jamie Garcia. The lefthander has a 2.92 ERA to go along with a 1-0 record this season.
The Brewers were an 8-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Cardinals. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -165 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors.
Milwaukee has lost 3 straight games.
St. Louis has won 4 straight games.
Milwaukee: 2-8 SU
St. Louis: 7-4 SU
Milwaukee most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 1-9
Before playing San Francisco are 4-6
After playing St. Louis are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Milwaukee's last 22 games on the road
St. Louis is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
Milwaukee home to San Francisco, Tuesday, April 16
St. Louis at Pittsburgh, Monday, April 15