Tuesday, May 2, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Wily Peralta vs. Carlos Martinez
The Milwaukee Brewers head to Busch Stadium on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 to take on the St. Louis Cardinals. The expected starting pitchers are Wily Peralta for the Brewers and Carlos Martinez for the Cardinals.
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The odds for this matchup have Milwaukee at +165 and St. Louis at -175. The Brewers have a 17-9-0 over/under mark and a 14-12-0 run line record. The Cardinals are 11-13-0 against the run line and have a 13-9-2 over/under record.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 17-9-0 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 14-12-0 against the run line
Important St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 13-9-2 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 11-13-0 against the run line
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
05/01/17 LF Ryan Braun Arm injured last game, is not expected to be in the starting lineup Monday vs. St. Louis Cardinals
04/30/17 3B Travis Shaw Hand "?" Monday vs. St. Louis Cardinals
04/03/17 P Junior Guerra Calf 10-day DL
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
04/20/17 3B Jhonny Peralta Respiratory 10-day DL (4/20)
04/18/17 P John Gant Groin 10-day DL (3/30)
04/10/17 P Alex Reyes Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Brewers have a 13-13 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Wily Peralta has a 4-1 record with an earned run average of 5.19 and a WHIP of 1.50. He has 20 strikeouts over his 26 innings pitched and he's given up 28 hits. He allows 9.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.10 and they have given up 94 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen and they've struck out 89 hitters and walked 50 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.43. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 243 base hits and 115 earned runs. They have allowed 30 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 95 batters and struck out 203. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.45 and their FIP as a unit is 4.28.
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As a team Milwaukee is hitting .244, good for 17th in the league. The Brewers hold a .471 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Eric Thames is hitting .345 with an on-base percentage of .466. He has 29 hits this season in 84 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .810 and an OPS+ of 229. Travis Shaw is hitting .256 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .299. He has totaled 23 hits and he has driven in 18 men in 90 at bats. His OPS+ is 114 while his slugging percentage is at .533. The Brewers have 213 hits, including 52 doubles and 45 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 88 times so far this season and they have struck out 253 times as a unit. They have left 153 men on base and have a team OPS of .788. They score 5.19 runs per contest and have scored a total of 135 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
St. Louis has a 12-12 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.71, Carlos Martinez has a 0-3 record and a 1.47 WHIP. He has 39 strikeouts over the 28.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 28 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.79. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.55 and they have given up 81 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .273 against the Cardinals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 70 batters and walked 34 opposing hitters. As a team, St. Louis allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.08. The Cardinals pitchers as a team have surrendered 219 base knocks and 97 earned runs this season. They have given up 24 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. St. Louis as a staff has walked 76 hitters and struck out 208 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 3.76.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 14th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Dexter Fowler comes into this matchup batting .234 with an OBP of .305. He has 22 hits this year along with 7 RBI in 94 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .415 with an OPS+ of 90. Yadier Molina is hitting .268 this season and he has an OBP of .313. He has collected 19 hits in 71 at bats while driving in 8 runs. He has an OPS+ of 81 and a slugging percentage of .366. The Cardinals as a unit have 201 base hits, including 44 doubles and 24 homers. St. Louis has walked 84 times this year and they have struck out on 188 occasions. They have had 174 men left on base and have an OPS of .727. They have scored 4.12 runs per game and totaled 99 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Cardinals MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers +165
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