St. Louis Cardinals at Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Betting Tips and Predictions 4/16/2019
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jack Flaherty vs. Brandon Woodruff
The St. Louis Cardinals visit Miller Park on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Jack Flaherty for the Cardinals and Brandon Woodruff for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has St. Louis at -110 and Milwaukee at +100. The Cardinals have a 9-5-1 over/under record and a 11-4-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 7-9-0 against the run line and have a 6-9-1 over/under record.
Valuable St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 9-5-1 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 11-4-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 6-9-1 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 7-9-0 against the run line
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
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)
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
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)
03/25/19 P Jeremy Jeffress Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cardinals have a 9-6 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jack Flaherty has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 2.93 and a WHIP of 1.24 this season. He has 18 strikeouts over his 15.1 innings pitched and he's given up 16 hits. He's allowed 9.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.28. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.14 and they have given up 33 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .167 against the bullpen and they've struck out 56 hitters and walked 34 batters. As a team, St. Louis allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.9. The Cardinals pitchers collectively have given up 113 base hits and 58 earned runs. They have allowed 25 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. St. Louis as a pitching staff has walked 67 batters and struck out 128. They have walked 4.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 5.39.
As a team St. Louis is hitting .240, good for 20th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .451 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Kolten Wong is hitting .298 with an on-base percentage of .424. He has 14 hits this season in 47 at bats with 10 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .638 and an OPS+ of 178. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .203 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .319. He has totaled 12 hits and he has driven in 10 men in 59 at bats. His OPS+ is 120 while his slugging percentage is at .525. The Cardinals have 122 hits, including 29 doubles and 24 home runs. St. Louis has walked 54 times so far this season and they have struck out 144 times as a unit. They have left 102 men on base and have a team OPS of .773. They score 5.2 runs per contest and have scored a total of 78 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 10-6 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.00, Brandon Woodruff has a 1-1 record and a 1.33 WHIP. He has 20 strikeouts over the 15 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 16 hits. He's allowing 9.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.25 and they have given up 46 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .204 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 57 batters and walked 26 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 5.27. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 131 base knocks and 82 earned runs this season. They have given up 29 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 57 hitters and struck out 147 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 5.07.
As a team, they are batting .255, good for 12th in the league. The Brewers hold a .449 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Christian Yelich comes into this matchup batting .328 with an OBP of .425. He has 20 hits this year along with 15 RBI in 61 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .639 with an OPS+ of 171. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .297 this season and he has an OBP of .361. He has collected 19 hits in 64 at bats while driving in 3 runs. He has an OPS+ of 103 and a slugging percentage of .422. The Brewers as a unit have 135 base hits, including 22 doubles and 27 homers. Milwaukee has walked 60 times this year and they have struck out on 134 occasions. They have had 112 men left on base and have an OPS of .786. They have scored 4.88 runs per game and totaled 78 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers +100
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