Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Cravy (0-0) vs. Lance Lynn (3-4)
The Milwaukee Brewers visit Busch Stadium on Tuesday to play The St. Louis Cardinals. Tyler Cravy is the probable starter for the Brewers and he'll face Lance Lynn of the Cardinals. The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee at +170 and St. Louis at -200. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Brewers, with a 20-31 run line record, cover the spread 39% of the time. They also have a 27-21 over/under record. The Cardinals are 30-20 against the run line and have a 19-29 over/under record. They cover the spread 6% of the time.
The Brewers show up with a 17-34 record, including 8-14 on the road. Tyler Cravy is making his debut start of the season for the Brew Crew. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.76 and they've given up 149 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .232 against the Brewers bullpen while walking 65 times and striking out 180 times. Milwaukee is averaging 8.46 strikeouts per game while getting 9.18 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 29th in baseball in team earned run average at 4.61.
Milwaukee ranks 30th in the league in team batting average at .228 while hitting .226 on the road. Ranked at 30th in the league in on-base percentage, the Brewers sit at .284 and they hold a .380 team slugging percentage. Ryan Braun leads the team in hits with 46 while the team ranks 30th in baseball with 7.67 hits per game.
St. Louis is 20-6 at home while holding a 33-17 overall record on the season. Lance Lynn has a record of 3-4 while sporting an earned run average of 3.41 on the year with a 1.35 WHIP. He's pitched 60.2 innings thus far while surrendering 61 hits over that time in which the Cardinals are 5-5. Against the over/under, the Cardinals are 3-7 when he starts. His teammates score an average of 2.9 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 2.21 and they have given up 135 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .231 against the Cardinals bullpen while walking 55 times and striking out 145 times. St. Louis is averaging 8.11 strikeouts per game while getting 8.15 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 1st in the league in team earned run average at 2.73.
They rank 4th in the league in team batting average with a .268 average while hitting .281 at home. Ranked at 4th in the league in on-base percentage, the Cardinals sit at .333 and they hold a .404 team slugging percentage. Jhonny Peralta leads the team in hits with 58 while the team ranks 4th in baseball with 9.26 hits a game.
The Brewers have committed 44 errors and have combined for 514 assists and 1,376 put outs leading to a .977 team fielding percentage. The Cardinals have committed 29 errors on the season with 502 assists and 1,365 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .985 on the year.
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 27-21 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 20-31 against the run line
St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 19-29 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 30-20 against the run line
Injuries to Watch
05/31/15 1B Adam Lind Back "?" Monday vs. St. Louis Cardinals
05/31/15 LF Khris Davis Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/30)
05/24/15 P Wily Peralta Oblique Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/23)
04/21/15 C Jonathan Lucroy Toe Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/20)
St. Louis Cardinals
06/01/15 LF Matt Holliday Flu is upgraded to probable Monday vs. Milwaukee Brewers
05/27/15 1B Matt Adams Quad Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (05/26)
05/03/15 P Jordan Walden Bicep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/30)
04/28/15 P Adam Wainwright Achilles Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/25); out for season
04/04/15 LF Tommy Pham Quad Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
Guy's Pick: Take the Cardinals
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