Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals Prediction, 4/11/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals
Date: Sunday, April 11, 2021
Location: Busch Stadium in St. Louis, MO
TV: Bally Sports Midwest
Odds/Point Spread: Milwaukee (+100) St. Louis (-110)
Busch Stadium is the venue where Daniel Ponce de Leon and the St. Louis Cardinals (5-2, 2nd in NL Central) will play the Milwaukee Brewers (3-4, 4th in NL Central) on Sunday. The Cardinals open this game at -110 while the Brewers are priced at +100. The O/U has been set at 8. The expected starting pitchers will be Brett Anderson and Daniel Ponce de Leon.
Milwaukee has a slugging % of .267 and have been called out on strikes 81 times, while taking a walk on 17 occasions. They have 19 runs batted in in addition to 40 base knocks over the course of the season, while their team batting average is sitting at .172. The Brewers have tallied 4 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 6 balls out of the park. They have accounted for 20 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .243. As a unit, the Milwaukee Brewers are scoring 2.9 runs/g, which puts them at 28th in the league.
The Brewers have an earned run average of 3.29 over the course of the season (10th in the league), and their staff has rung up 77 hitters. They have walked 26 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 4.05 as a unit for the year. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.96 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.03. Brewers pitchers have allowed 9 home runs and also 25 total runs (20th in MLB).
The Brewers have sent 21 relief pitchers to the hill for the season. The relievers have inherited 5 runners on the campaign with none of those runners ended up scoring. They have accumulated 1 save for the season and have not converted 2 of their 3 chances to save the game. The Brewers relief pitchers have a save percentage of 33.3% and has stepped onto the mound in 4 save situations. The relief pitchers have accumulated 1 hold for the year (25th in baseball). Brewers pitchers have entered the contest with opponents on base 4 times in addition to having 7 appearances in high leverage situations.
Anderson has pitched in 1,049 innings and has accumulated 718 K's in his pro baseball career. Anderson (63-66 win-loss record in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 3.96 and he has faced 4,439 opposing batters during his time in the majors. His ERA is 4.07 (475 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.330. He has surrendered 1,119 hits (9.6 hits per 9 innings) with 277 walks.
St. Louis has accumulated 10 home runs on the campaign and 31 RBIs. They have recorded 6 doubles, while taking a walk 24 times and recording 36 runs. The St. Louis Cardinals hold an on-base percentage of .287 and a team batting average of .202 on the year. The Cardinals have a SLG% of .368 and they average 5.14 runs per outing (10th in MLB). They have struck out on 76 occasions (8th in baseball) and have earned a total of 46 base hits.
The Cardinals have a team WHIP of 1.295 and have a FIP of 4.35 as a unit so far this year. They sit at 17th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 51. The St. Louis pitching staff have conceded 31 runs on the campaign while having an ERA of 4.43 (30 earned runs given up). Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.04 (57 strikeouts against 28 free passes). They have yielded 6 homers and they surrender 4.57 runs per 9 innings (17th in the league).
St. Louis has had bullpen pitchers enter the game in 3 save opportunities and they have walked away with 3 saves. They sit at 6th in MLB holding a save percentage of 100%, and they have sent 27 relief pitchers to the hill this season. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 9 times in high leverage situations in addition to 5 occasions with runners on. St. Louis bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 25.0% out of their 8 inherited base runners. Sitting with 9 save situations, the Cardinals have 6 holds and also 0 blown saves.
During his career, Ponce de Leon has given up 86 base hits while totaling 131 punch outs in 119 innings pitched. Ponce de Leon (3-7 career mark) has a 3.70 earned run average and has given up 6.5 hits per nine innings. He has allowed 49 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.223 and a FIP of 4.4. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.18 and he has gone up against 499 opposing batters in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Milwaukee (+100)
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