Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals Prediction, 8/13/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals
Date: Saturday, August 13, 2022
Location: Busch Stadium in St. Louis, MO
TV: Bally Sports Midwest
Odds/Point Spread: Milwaukee (-110) St. Louis (-110)
The Milwaukee Brewers (60-50) are on their way to Busch Stadium on Saturday where they will attempt to beat the St. Louis Cardinals (61-50). The odds on this game have Milwaukee at -110 and St. Louis is coming in at -110. The betting total is set at 7. The pitchers expected to start will be Corbin Burnes and Adam Wainwright.
As a squad, the Milwaukee Brewers are scoring 4.6 runs per game, which ranks them 8th in MLB. They have accumulated 509 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .321. The Brewers have hit 172 doubles as a squad and have hit 152 baseballs out of the stadium. They have 496 runs batted in and 885 base knocks this year, and their batting average is sitting at .240. Milwaukee has a slugging percentage of .417 and have struck out 970 times, while drawing a walk on 397 occasions.
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The Brewers are sitting with a team ERA of 3.85 on the season (11th in the league), and they have struck out 1,037 hitters. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.86 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.25. Brewers pitchers have surrendered 124 home runs and also 470 runs in total (16th in baseball). They have walked 362 opposing batters and their FIP is 3.89 as a team for the year.
The Brewers have sent 362 relief pitchers to the mound so far this season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 127 runners on the year and 30.7% of them crossed the plate. They have tallied 39 saves over the course of the season and have not converted 16 of 55 save chances. The Brewers bullpen have recorded a save rate of 70.9% and stepped onto the hill in 126 save situations. The bullpen have racked up 71 holds so far this season (6th in the league). Brewers pitchers have gone to the mound with players on base 87 times and also have had 143 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Brewers have transformed 69.7% of balls hit into play into outs out of 8,802 innings on the field, which has them sitting 16th in MLB. The Milwaukee Brewers have notched a total of 2,934 putouts thus far, as well as 943 assists and 62 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .984 which has them sitting 18th in pro baseball, and have earned 80 double plays.
Burnes has taken the ball for 449 frames and has earned 602 K's in his pro baseball career. His ERA is 3.10 (155 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.052. He has given up 346 base knocks (6.9 hits per 9 innings) and has 127 walks. Burnes (31-16 win-loss mark in his career) sits with a FIP of 2.81 while he has gone up against 1,820 opposing batters in the major leagues.
St. Louis has accounted for 128 HRs for the year as well as 504 RBIs. They have tallied 195 two-baggers, while taking a walk 361 times and scoring 525 runs. The St. Louis Cardinals have an on-base percentage of .325 and a batting average of .254 this season. The Cardinals hold a team slugging percentage of .417 and they tally 4.73 runs per game (6th in MLB). They have struck out on 859 instances (25th in the league) and have 958 base knocks.
The St. Louis pitching staff have given up 450 runs over the course of the season while having a team ERA of 3.95 (430 earned runs surrendered). They have surrendered 111 HR's and they yield 4.14 runs per 9 innings (10th in the league). The Cardinals have a WHIP of 1.285 with a FIP of 4.12 as a staff this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.38 (816 strikeouts against 343 free passes). They are sitting at 17th in baseball as a staff in total hits relinquished with 915.
St. Louis has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the hill in 40 save chances and they have converted 26 saves. They are ranked 14th in MLB with a save rate of 65.0%, and they have dispatched 324 bullpen pitchers onto the field on the season. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 91 times in high leverage situations and on 110 occasions with runners on. St. Louis bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 34.5% out of their 171 inherited base runners. Sitting with 89 save situations, the Cardinals have 49 holds and also 14 blown saves.
The St. Louis Cardinals have turned 122 double plays and have a fielding rate of .989 (2nd in MLB). The Cardinals have accrued 1,162 assists, 45 errors and have a tally of 2,939 putouts for the season. In 8,817 innings on the field, the Cardinals have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 70.3% (9th in MLB).
Wainwright (192-113 mark in his career) is the owner of a 3.36 ERA while surrendering 8.5 hits per 9 innings. His K/BB ratio is 3.11 and he has gone up against 10,385 opposing hitters in his career. He has conceded 936 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.212 and having a FIP of 3.4. So far in his MLB career, Wainwright has allowed 2,363 base knocks and he has 2,112 punch outs in 2,510 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Milwaukee (-110)
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