Cardinals at Brewers 4/15/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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St. Louis Cardinals vs. Milwaukee Brewers
MLB: 7:40 PM EST
Apr. 15, 2019
Latest Odds : MIL -130 O/U 9.5
The St. Louis Cardinals open a three-game series on the road Monday against the Milwaukee Brewers. The Cardinals had their five-game winning streak snapped on Saturday after falling to the Cincinnati Reds 5-2 in Mexico. The Cardinals and Reds complete the short two-game series in Mexico on Sunday. Giovanny Gallegos, a reliever for St. Louis, is the only Mexican-born player on either team.
Milwaukee defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1 on Saturday and has won each of the first two games of the three-game series. Orlando Arcia and Mike Moustakas each homered for the Brewers. The Brewers are now 10-5 on the season and in first place in the National League Central.
Paul DeJong leads the Cardinals with a .316 batting average and 18 hits. Paul Goldschmidt is the Cardinals leader in home runs with six and RBIs with 10. The Cardinals are averaging .236 at the plate, while opposing hitters are averaging .224. On Monday, the Cardinals will send Dakota Hudson to the mound. The right-hander this season is 0-1 with an ERA of 2.79, 10 Ks and 7 BBs.
Yasmani Grandal leads the Brewers with a .395 batting average. Christian Yelich leads in home runs with five, RBIs with 15 and hits with 20. Milwaukee is averaging .261 at the plate, while opposing hitters are averaging .238. On Monday, the Brewers will send Freddy Peralta to the mound. The right-hander this season is 1-0 with an ERA of 6.91, 19 Ks and 4 BBs.
Recent Betting Trends:
St. Louis is 5-1 in its last 6
The OVER has cashed in 18 of the Cardinals last 26
Milwaukee is 39-16 in its last 55
The OVER has cashed in 9 of Peralta’s last 13 starts
Free Betting Pick: OVER 9.5
Take the OVER in this matchup of NL Central rivals. The OVER is 3-1-1 in the last 5 meetings between the two in Milwaukee. The OVER has cashed in 4 of Peralta’s last 5 starts for Milwaukee and 9 of the right-hander’s last 13 starts overall. The Cardinals have seen the OVER cash in 18 of the last 26 overall and 9 of the last 13 on the road. Final Score Prediction, Milwaukee Brewers win but our best play is OVER 7-5.