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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Sunday when the Milwaukee Brewers and the St. Louis Cardinals meet at Busch Stadium.
The Brewers will trot Matt Garza out to the mound in this one. Right hander Garza has a 7-7 record and a 3.74 ERA this season.
It'll be John Lackey toeing the rubber for the Cardinals in this contest. Right hander Lackey is 11-7 with a 3.60 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers opened the Cardinals as -126-moneyline favorites versus the Brewers, while the game's total opened at 7.5
Milwaukee was a 9-7 loser in its last match on the road against the Cardinals. They lost as -111 favorites, while the total score of 16 made winners of OVER bettors.
Team record: 61-50
Milwaukee is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 8 games
Milwaukee is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Milwaukee is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing St. Louis
Team record: 58-51
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games
St. Louis is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games at home
St. Louis is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Milwaukee
Milwaukee home to San Francisco Tuesday, August 5
St. Louis home to Boston Tuesday, August 5