Milwaukee Brewers at St. Louis Cardinals MLB Betting Tips 4/22/2019
Monday, April 22, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Adrian Houser vs. Jack Flaherty
The Milwaukee Brewers visit Busch Stadium on Monday, April 22, 2019 to play the St. Louis Cardinals. The probable starters are Adrian Houser for the Brewers and Jack Flaherty for the Cardinals.
The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee at -108 and St. Louis at -102. The Brewers have a 8-13-1 over/under record and a 10-12-0 run line mark. The Cardinals are 13-7-0 against the run line and have a 12-6-2 over/under record.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 8-13-1 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 10-12-0 against the run line
Important St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 12-6-2 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 13-7-0 against the run line
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
04/20/19 2B Mike Moustakas Hand left last game, is questionable Sunday vs Los Angeles Dodgers
04/16/19 P Freddy Peralta Shoulder 10-day IL (04/16)
04/11/19 P Corey Knebel Elbow 60-day IL (04/11); is out for season
03/27/19 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 10-day IL (03/27)
03/25/19 P Bobby Wahl ACL 60-day IL (04/05); is out for season
03/25/19 P Brent Suter Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
04/18/19 CF Harrison Bader Hamstring 10-day IL (04/14)
04/17/19 P Mike Mayers Shoulder 10-day IL (04/16)
04/17/19 RF Tyler O'Neill Elbow 10-day IL (04/16)
03/27/19 P Brett Cecil Arm 60-day IL (03/28)
03/27/19 P Carlos Martinez Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/27/19 RF Justin Williams Hand 10-day IL (03/25)
03/27/19 P Luke Gregerson Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Brewers have a 13-9 overall record this season. Adrian Houser is expected to get the start for Milwaukee. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.29 and they have given up 66 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .206 against the bullpen and they've struck out 86 hitters and walked 40 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.96. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 180 base hits and 107 earned runs. They have allowed 38 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 86 batters and struck out 200. They have walked 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 5.00.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .257, good for 13th in the league. The Brewers hold a .468 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Christian Yelich is hitting .361 with an on-base percentage of .455. He has 30 hits this season in 83 at bats with 31 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .880 and an OPS+ of 236. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .301 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .379. He has totaled 25 hits and he has driven in 4 men in 83 at bats. His OPS+ is 115 while his slugging percentage is at .446. The Brewers have 187 hits, including 31 doubles and 41 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 80 times so far this season and they have struck out 204 times as a unit. They have left 149 men on base and have a team OPS of .803. They score 4.91 runs per contest and have scored a total of 108 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
St. Louis has a 11-9 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.00, Jack Flaherty has a 1-1 record and a 1.61 WHIP. He has 22 strikeouts over the 18 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 25 hits. He's allowing 12.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.37. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.39 and they have given up 46 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .172 against the Cardinals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 81 batters and walked 43 opposing hitters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.32. The Cardinals pitchers as a team have surrendered 160 base knocks and 85 earned runs this season. They have given up 34 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. St. Louis as a staff has walked 86 hitters and struck out 174 batters. They give up a walk 4.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 5.26.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 12th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .467 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Kolten Wong comes into this matchup batting .290 with an OBP of .430. He has 18 hits this year along with 12 RBI in 62 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .565 with an OPS+ of 165. Paul DeJong is hitting .329 this season and he has an OBP of .396. He has collected 27 hits in 82 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 164 and a slugging percentage of .610. The Cardinals as a unit have 176 base hits, including 39 doubles and 33 homers. St. Louis has walked 77 times this year and they have struck out on 183 occasions. They have had 144 men left on base and have an OPS of .806. They have scored 5.45 runs per game and totaled 109 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Cardinals MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers -108
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