Milwaukee Brewers at St. Louis Cardinals 9/30/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, September 30, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Aaron Wilkerson vs. Luke Weaver
Busch Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Milwaukee Brewers and the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday, September 30, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Aaron Wilkerson for the Brewers and Luke Weaver for the Cardinals.
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Milwaukee opens at +213 while St. Louis opens at -240. The Brewers have a 67-85-7 over/under record and a 83-76-0 run line mark. The Cardinals are 75-84-0 against the run line and have a 80-71-8 over/under record.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 67-85-7 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 83-76-0 against the run line
Important St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 80-71-8 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 75-84-0 against the run line
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
9/28/2017 Eric Thames 1B Foot Probable for Sep 29
9/27/2017 Lewis Brinson LF Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Oct 1
9/27/2017 Manny Pina C Thumb Probable for Sep 29
9/20/2017 Jimmy Nelson SP Shoulder Out for the season
9/3/2017 Sean Nolin SP Elbow Out for the season
8/31/2017 Isan Diaz SS Wrist Out for the season
8/23/2017 Michael Reed RF Ankle Out for the season
8/15/2017 Yhonathan Barrios RP Shoulder Out for the season
7/29/2017 Gilbert Lara SS Leg Out for the season
3/23/2017 Devin Williams SP Elbow Out for the season
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
9/28/2017 Yadier Molina C Head Probable for Sep 29
9/28/2017 Kolten Wong 2B Back Probable for Sep 29
9/26/2017 Daniel Poncedeleon SP Head Out for the season
9/26/2017 Adam Wainwright SP Elbow Probable for Sep 29
8/23/2017 Junior Fernandez RP Biceps Out for the season
8/23/2017 Trevor Rosenthal RP Elbow Out for the season
6/28/2017 Alex Reyes RP Elbow Out for the season
4/25/2017 Jordan Schafer RP Forearm Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Brewers have a 84-75 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Aaron Wilkerson has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 8.10 and a WHIP of 1.50. He has 2 strikeouts over his 3.1 innings pitched and he's given up 4 hits. He allows 10.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.85. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.80 and they have given up 502 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the bullpen and they've struck out 604 hitters and walked 266 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 4. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 1,364 base hits and 631 earned runs. They have allowed 182 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 545 batters and struck out 1,320. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.25.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .249, good for 21st in the league. The Brewers hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Orlando Arcia is hitting .273 with an on-base percentage of .322. He has 136 hits this season in 498 at bats with 51 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .406 and an OPS+ of 89. Domingo Santana is hitting .273 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .368. He has totaled 141 hits and he has driven in 83 men in 516 at bats. His OPS+ is 124 while his slugging percentage is at .496. The Brewers have 1,334 hits, including 263 doubles and 220 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 535 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,546 times as a unit. They have left 1,068 men on base and have a team OPS of .751. They score 4.5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 715 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
St. Louis has a 82-77 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.23, Luke Weaver has a 7-2 record and a 1.13 WHIP. He has 68 strikeouts over the 55.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 50 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.85 and they have given up 485 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the Cardinals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 517 batters and walked 178 opposing hitters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.98. The Cardinals pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,364 base knocks and 629 earned runs this season. They have given up 179 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. St. Louis as a staff has walked 481 hitters and struck out 1,326 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.08.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 15th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Matt Carpenter comes into this matchup batting .241 with an OBP of .384. He has 120 hits this year along with 69 RBI in 497 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .451 with an OPS+ of 120. Yadier Molina is hitting .273 this season and he has an OBP of .312. He has collected 137 hits in 501 at bats while driving in 82 runs. He has an OPS+ of 96 and a slugging percentage of .439. The Cardinals as a unit have 1,385 base hits, including 282 doubles and 193 homers. St. Louis has walked 585 times this year and they have struck out on 1,322 occasions. They have had 1,108 men left on base and have an OPS of .763. They have scored 4.72 runs per game and totaled 750 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Cardinals MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cardinals -240
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