Milwaukee Brewers at St. Louis Cardinals 4/11/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Junior Guerra vs. Adam Wainwright
The Milwaukee Brewers visit Busch Stadium on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 to play the St. Louis Cardinals. The probable starters are Junior Guerra for the Brewers and Adam Wainwright for the Cardinals.
The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee at -156 and St. Louis at +146. The Brewers have a 5-6-0 over/under record and a 4-7-0 run line mark. The Cardinals are 5-5-0 against the run line and have a 5-5-0 over/under record.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 5-6-0 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 4-7-0 against the run line
Important St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 5-5-0 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 5-5-0 against the run line
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
04/08/18 LF Christian Yelich Oblique 10-day DL (04/05)
04/06/18 P Corey Knebel Hamstring 10-day DL (04/06)
03/29/18 P Boone Logan Triceps 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 C Stephen Vogt Shoulder 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
04/03/18 2B Jedd Gyorko Hamstring 10-day DL (04/03)
03/31/18 P Alex Reyes Elbow 60-day DL (03/31)
03/31/18 P Brett Cecil Shoulder 10-day DL (03/31)
03/30/18 P Luke Gregerson Hamstring 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Brewers have a 6-5 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Junior Guerra is expected to make his debut for Milwaukee. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.25 and they have given up 38 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .215 against the bullpen and they've struck out 53 hitters and walked 17 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.7 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 3.84. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 99 base hits and 44 earned runs. They have allowed 12 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 38 batters and struck out 99. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 3.91.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .238, good for 15th in the league. The Brewers hold a .364 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .296, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .283 with an on-base percentage of .320. He has 13 hits this season in 46 at bats with 5 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .435 and an OPS+ of 108. Christian Yelich is hitting .385 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .407. He has totaled 10 hits and he has driven in 5 men in 26 at bats. His OPS+ is 171 while his slugging percentage is at .577. The Brewers have 92 hits, including 22 doubles and 9 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 29 times so far this season and they have struck out 101 times as a unit. They have left 81 men on base and have a team OPS of .661. They score 3.45 runs per contest and have scored a total of 38 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
St. Louis has a 4-6 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.36, Adam Wainwright has a 0-1 record and a 2.18 WHIP. He has 3 strikeouts over the 3.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 4 hits. He's allowing 9.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.67. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.67 and they have given up 37 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .274 against the Cardinals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 35 batters and walked 17 opposing hitters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 3.86. The Cardinals pitchers as a team have surrendered 87 base knocks and 38 earned runs this season. They have given up 9 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. St. Louis as a staff has walked 41 hitters and struck out 89 batters. They give up a walk 4.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 3.87.
As a team, they are batting .235, good for 19th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .381 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .296, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Yadier Molina comes into this matchup batting .289 with an OBP of .300. He has 11 hits this year along with 6 RBI in 38 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .553 with an OPS+ of 134. Jose Martinez is hitting .278 this season and he has an OBP of .341. He has collected 10 hits in 36 at bats while driving in 8 runs. He has an OPS+ of 119 and a slugging percentage of .444. The Cardinals as a unit have 79 base hits, including 10 doubles and 13 homers. St. Louis has walked 28 times this year and they have struck out on 97 occasions. They have had 62 men left on base and have an OPS of .677. They have scored 4 runs per game and totaled 40 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Cardinals MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Cardinals +146
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