St. Louis Cardinals at Milwaukee Brewers 8/1/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Carlos Martinez vs. Jimmy Nelson
The St. Louis Cardinals visit Miller Park on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Carlos Martinez for the Cardinals and Jimmy Nelson for the Brewers.
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The opening line for this matchup has St. Louis at -114 and Milwaukee at +104. The Cardinals have a 52-47-6 over/under record and a 47-58-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 59-48-0 against the run line and have a 52-51-4 over/under record.
Valuable St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 52-47-6 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 47-58-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 52-51-4 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 59-48-0 against the run line
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
07/25/17 P Adam Wainwright Back 10-day DL (07/25)
07/25/17 CF Dexter Fowler Forearm 10-day DL (07/25)
07/15/17 RF Stephen Piscotty Groin 10-day DL (07/15)
04/10/17 P Alex Reyes Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
07/26/17 P Matt Garza Leg 10-day DL (07/24)
07/18/17 C Stephen Vogt Knee 10-day DL (07/18)
06/28/17 P Chase Anderson Ribs 10-day DL (06/28)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cardinals have a 52-53 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Carlos Martinez has a 7-8 record with an earned run average of 3.52 and a WHIP of 1.19. He has 144 strikeouts over his 135.1 innings pitched and he's given up 112 hits. He allows 7.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.83. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.95 and they have given up 319 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen and they've struck out 326 hitters and walked 117 batters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.82. The Cardinals pitchers collectively have given up 890 base hits and 402 earned runs. They have allowed 117 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. St. Louis as a pitching staff has walked 314 batters and struck out 874. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.27 and their FIP as a unit is 4.04.
As a team St. Louis is hitting .256, good for 15th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Jedd Gyorko is hitting .280 with an on-base percentage of .347. He has 91 hits this season in 325 at bats with 52 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .477 and an OPS+ of 114. Matt Carpenter is hitting .254 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .379. He has totaled 88 hits and he has driven in 48 men in 347 at bats. His OPS+ is 118 while his slugging percentage is at .452. The Cardinals have 907 hits, including 188 doubles and 123 home runs. St. Louis has walked 364 times so far this season and they have struck out 864 times as a unit. They have left 715 men on base and have a team OPS of .748. They score 4.47 runs per contest and have scored a total of 469 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 55-52 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.38, Jimmy Nelson has a 8-5 record and a 1.20 WHIP. He has 142 strikeouts over the 127.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 122 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.2. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.42 and they have given up 362 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 379 batters and walked 182 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.19. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 939 base knocks and 446 earned runs this season. They have given up 134 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 370 hitters and struck out 877 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.42.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 21st in the league. The Brewers hold a .439 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Domingo Santana comes into this matchup batting .285 with an OBP of .374. He has 101 hits this year along with 57 RBI in 354 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .494 with an OPS+ of 124. Orlando Arcia is hitting .276 this season and he has an OBP of .322. He has collected 97 hits in 351 at bats while driving in 36 runs. He has an OPS+ of 87 and a slugging percentage of .399. The Brewers as a unit have 916 base hits, including 187 doubles and 156 homers. Milwaukee has walked 349 times this year and they have struck out on 1040 occasions. They have had 711 men left on base and have an OPS of .760. They have scored 4.74 runs per game and totaled 507 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cardinals -114
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