Milwaukee Brewers at St. Louis Cardinals Baseball Betting Tips and Predictions 9/15/2019
Sunday, September 15, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Chase Anderson vs. Michael Wacha
Paul DeJong and the St. Louis Cardinals (83-64, 1st in NL Central) play the Milwaukee Brewers (78-69, 3rd in NL Central) at Busch Stadium on Sunday, September 15, 2019. The Cardinals open this contest at -150 while the Brewers are coming in at +140. The O/U is set at 8.5.
The Brewers have been a pretty good choice for baseball bettors, having gone 78-69-0 SU. St. Louis covers 56.5% of the time, going 83-64-0 straight up.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Brewers have been an inconsistent Under play for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 64-78-5.
Milwaukee covers 47.9% of the time away from home, having gone 35-38-0 straight up.
Important St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The Cardinals are covering 64.4% of the time at Busch Stadium, going 47-26-0 SU.
The Cardinals have been a decent Under play for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 61-78-8.
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
9/13/2019 Manny Pina C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Sep 16
9/12/2019 Bobby Wahl RP Knee Out for the season
9/11/2019 Brandon Woodruff SP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 16
9/11/2019 Keston Hiura 2B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 16
9/10/2019 Christian Yelich RF Kneecap Out for the season
4/14/2019 Corey Knebel RP Elbow Out for the season
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
9/13/2019 Matt Wieters C Calf Expected to be out until at least Sep 18
9/1/2019 Lane Thomas CF Wrist Out for the season
8/21/2019 Brett Cecil RP Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
7/11/2019 Jordan Hicks RP Elbow Out for the season
6/26/2019 Tony Cingrani RP Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Brewers have a 78-69 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chase Anderson has a 6-4 record with an earned run average of 4.57 and a WHIP of 1.31 this season. He has 112 strikeouts over his 124 innings pitched and he's given up 117 hits. He's allowed 8.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.56 and they have given up 531 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the bullpen and they've struck out 671 hitters and walked 264 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.61. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 1,266 base hits and 677 earned runs. They have allowed 207 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 530 batters and struck out 1,343. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.55.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .247, good for 21st in the league. The Brewers hold a .438 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Yasmani Grandal is hitting .253 with an on-base percentage of .384. He has 118 hits this season in 466 at bats with 71 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .481 and an OPS+ of 122. Mike Moustakas is hitting .263 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .334. He has totaled 126 hits and he has driven in 82 men in 479 at bats. His OPS+ is 119 while his slugging percentage is at .532. The Brewers have 1,246 hits, including 249 doubles and 228 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 568 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,398 times as a unit. They have left 1,081 men on base and have a team OPS of .767. They score 4.69 runs per contest and have scored a total of 689 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
St. Louis has a 83-64 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.97, Michael Wacha has a 6-7 record and a 1.55 WHIP. He has 99 strikeouts over the 116 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 129 hits. He's allowing 10 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.79. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.65 and they have given up 389 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .212 against the Cardinals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 547 batters and walked 205 opposing hitters. As a team, St. Louis allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.79. The Cardinals pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,144 base knocks and 547 earned runs this season. They have given up 170 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. St. Louis as a staff has walked 490 hitters and struck out 1,269 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 4.23.
As a team, they are batting .247, good for 20th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .414 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Paul DeJong comes into this matchup batting .242 with an OBP of .323. He has 129 hits this year along with 72 RBI in 532 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .449 with an OPS+ of 100. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .262 this season and he has an OBP of .345. He has collected 142 hits in 541 at bats while driving in 89 runs. He has an OPS+ of 113 and a slugging percentage of .477. The Cardinals as a unit have 1,216 base hits, including 229 doubles and 184 homers. St. Louis has walked 496 times this year and they have struck out on 1,240 occasions. They have had 993 men left on base and have an OPS of .736. They have scored 4.7 runs per game and totaled 691 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Cardinals MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Cardinals (-150)
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