Milwaukee Brewers at St. Louis Cardinals 9/24/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, September 24, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Chase Anderson vs. Jack Flaherty
The Milwaukee Brewers head to Busch Stadium on Monday, September 24, 2018 to take on the St. Louis Cardinals. The expected starting pitchers are Chase Anderson for the Brewers and Jack Flaherty for the Cardinals.
The odds for this matchup have Milwaukee at +120 and St. Louis at -140. The Brewers have a 73-79-3 over/under mark and a 83-72-0 run line record. The Cardinals are 76-79-0 against the run line and have a 72-76-7 over/under record.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 73-79-3 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 83-72-0 against the run line
Important St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 72-76-7 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 76-79-0 against the run line
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
09/22/18 CF Lorenzo Cain Ribs is questionable Sunday vs Pittsburgh Pirates
07/26/18 P Brent Suter Forearm 60-day DL (7/23)
06/01/18 C Stephen Vogt Shoulder is out for season
03/26/18 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
08/22/18 P Matt Pearce Shoulder 10-day DL (08/22)
08/04/18 CF Dexter Fowler Foot 60-day DL (08/04)
07/31/18 P Luke Gregerson Shoulder 60-day DL (07/26)
06/30/18 P Alex Reyes Side 60-day DL (06/30)
06/20/18 P Matt Bowman Blister 10-day DL (06/20)
06/20/18 P Michael Wacha Oblique 60-day DL (06/20)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Brewers have a 88-67 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chase Anderson has a 9-8 record with an earned run average of 3.93 and a WHIP of 1.19 this year. He has 128 strikeouts over his 158 innings pitched and he's given up 131 hits. He allows 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.22. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.55 and they have given up 495 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the bullpen and they've struck out 649 hitters and walked 234 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.76. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 1,210 base hits and 581 earned runs. They have allowed 166 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 535 batters and struck out 1,353. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.26 and their FIP as a unit is 4.03.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .250, good for 14th in the league. The Brewers hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Christian Yelich is hitting .320 with an on-base percentage of .388. He has 176 hits this season in 550 at bats with 93 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .571 and an OPS+ of 153. Jesus Aguilar is hitting .274 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .351. He has totaled 126 hits and he has driven in 104 men in 460 at bats. His OPS+ is 136 while his slugging percentage is at .543. The Brewers have 1,314 hits, including 240 doubles and 203 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 500 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,392 times as a unit. They have left 1,044 men on base and have a team OPS of .739. They score 4.48 runs per contest and have scored a total of 695 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
St. Louis has a 86-69 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.08, Jack Flaherty has a 8-8 record and a 1.08 WHIP this season. He has 174 strikeouts over the 143 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 100 hits. He allows 6.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.79. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.28 and they have given up 532 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Cardinals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 502 batters and walked 254 opposing hitters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.78. The Cardinals pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,295 base knocks and 586 earned runs this season. They have given up 136 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. St. Louis as a staff has walked 565 hitters and struck out 1,280 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 3.94.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 13th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Jose Ramirez comes into this matchup batting .275 with an OBP of .392. He has 152 hits this year along with 103 RBI in 552 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .563 with an OPS+ of 153. Matt Carpenter is hitting .262 this season and he has an OBP of .378. He has collected 141 hits in 538 at bats while driving in 77 runs. He has an OPS+ of 146 and a slugging percentage of .532. The Cardinals as a unit have 1,316 base hits, including 234 doubles and 201 homers. St. Louis has walked 503 times this year and they have struck out on 1,320 occasions. They have had 1,050 men left on base and have an OPS of .733. They have scored 4.71 runs per game and totaled 730 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Cardinals MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Brewers +120
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