St Louis Cardinals at Milwaukee Brewers 9/6/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 9/5/2014
Saturday, September 6, 2014
Miller Park in Milwaukee
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Big right-hander Lance Lynn (14-8) will try to extend his current undefeated streak to seven games when he and the St. Louis Cardinals face veteran Kyle Lohse (12-8) and the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night.
Lance Lynn went six innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday and ended up with a no decision. He gave up three earned runs on eight hits in that start while walking two batters and striking out three. Lynn has a solid 2.85 ERA this year and he has only given up a total of eight home runs in 170.2 innings on the mound.
Brewers outfielder Gerardo Parra has six hits in his 12 at-bats against Lynn with a double, two triples and a solo home run. Third baseman Aramis Ramirez is just 2-for-18 against him with two walks and three strikeouts.
On Sunday, Kyle Lohse gave up seven earned runs in 5.2 innings of work against the San Francisco Giants and ended up taking the loss. He allowed nine base hits in that game and walked two batters while striking out three. Lohse has only walked 40 batters in 171.1 innings this season and currently has a 3.68 ERA.
Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday is 10-for-26 against Lohse in his career with a double, a home run and four RBI. Second baseman Mark Ellis is just 3-for-18 against him with five strikeouts.
St Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
St Louis Cardinals are 64-69-6 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for St Louis Cardinals is 0
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
Milwaukee Brewers are 68-68-3 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Milwaukee Brewers is 0
Injuries to Watch
St Louis Cardinals
08/26/14 RF Shane Robinson Shoulder 15-day DL (8/25); out for season
07/06/14 P Jaime Garcia Shoulder 60-day DL (6/24), out for season
05/13/14 P Tyler Lyons Shoulder 15-day DL (5/12)
09/03/14 CF Carlos Gomez Wrist out indefinitely
09/03/14 RF Ryan Braun Personal questionable
07/18/14 3B Jeff Bianchi Elbow 60-day DL (7/13)
06/09/14 P Tyler Thornburg Elbow 60-day DL (6/7)
05/02/14 P Jim Henderson Shoulder 60-day DL (5/2) out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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