Brewers at Cardinals 9/25/18 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Milwaukee Brewers vs. St. Louis Cardinals
MLB: 8:15 PM EST
Sep. 25, 2018
Latest Odds : STL -119 O/U 9
The Milwaukee Brewers play the second game of a three-game series on the road Tuesday against the St. Louis Cardinals. The Brewers routed the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday 13-6. Christian Yelich hit home run No. 32 of the season and Travis Shaw connected for his 31st homer. The win kept the Brewers 2 ½ games behind first place Chicago in the National League Central.
St. Louis swept a three-game series with the San Francisco Giants after winning Sunday’s final game 9-2. Miles Mikolas raised his record to 17-4 on the season after allowing just two runs, with one earned, and a pair of hits over seven innings, while striking out eight and not issuing any walks. This season Mikolas has 11 starts where he pitched at least seven innings.
Christian Yelich leads Milwaukee with a .322 batting average and a team high 178 hits. Jesus Aguilar leads the team in home runs with 33 and RBIs with 104. Milwaukee has a team batting average of .250, while opposing hitters are averaging .234 at the plate against Brewers pitching. On Tuesday, the Brewers will send Gio Gonzalez to the mound. The lefthander this season is 9-11 with an ERA of 4.28, 144 Ks and 77 BBs.
Jose Martinez leads St. Louis with a .304 batting average. Matt Carpenter is the Cardinals leader in home runs with 36, while Marcell Ozuna leads in RBIs with 85. St. Louis has a team batting average of .250 while opposing hitters are averaging .245 at the plate against Cardinals pitching. On Tuesday, the Cardinals will send Austin Gomber to the mound. The lefthander this season is 6-1 with an ERA of 3.63, 59 Ks and 31 BBs.
Recent Betting Trends:
Milwaukee is 8-3 in its last 11 on the road
The UNDER has cashed in 9 of the Brewers last 12
St. Louis is 6-1 in its last 7 overall
The OVER has cashed in each of the Cardinals last 6
Free Betting Pick: St. Louis Cardinals -119
Both teams enter this series off wins and both are battling for a postseason berth. St. Louis has won 8 of Gomber’s last 10 starts and 13 of the last 18 when facing a left-handed starter. In addition, the Cardinals have won each of the last 4 home games and 9 of the last 11 at home against left-handers. Final Score Prediction, St. Louis Cardinals win 8-4.