Milwaukee Brewers vs Saint Louis Cardinals MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals Prediction 4/20/2024

The Milwaukee Brewers (12-6) travel to face off against the St. Louis Cardinals (9-11) on Saturday, April 20th. This game will be played at Busch Stadium in St. Louis and televised on BSWI. The Brewers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Cardinals are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Cardinals. First pitch is set for 2:15 ET.

Brewers vs Cardinals

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It was a low-scoring game in the most recent game of this Brewers vs. Cardinals series. Milwaukee went into the matchup as slight favorites at -123 on the money line.

St. Louis wasted a good outing from Kyle Gibson, as he gave up just one run in six innings of work for the Cardinals. Ryan Helsley took the loss. Joel Payamps got the win out of the bullpen for the Brewers as Freddy Peralta went six innings, giving up no earned runs.

Blake Perkins and William Contreras each had two hits and two RBIs for Milwaukee’s offense. Perkins scored the go-ahead run in the 10th inning, giving the Brewers a 2-1 win.

Milwaukee heads into today’s game in 1st place in the NL Central, leading the Cubs by a half-game. The Brewers are currently on a two-game winning streak, closing out their series with the Padres with a win and picking up a win over the Cardinals in the first game of the series.

So far, the Brewers have been good on the road, putting together an 8-2 record. At home, they are just one game above .500 at 4-4. Milwaukee has yet to lose a series on the road this season, with a series record of 3-0 so far.

When the Brewers play on the road, they have been a solid bet against the run line, going 7-3. They have an average run margin of 2.8 runs per game on the road, and their overall run line record is 8-10. They have a run line losing streak when they are favored, failing to cover in their last two games as the favorite. Their average run margin in winning games is 3.6 runs per game.

After starting the season with five straight unders, the Milwaukee Brewers have gone over the total in eight of their last 13 games. The Brewers have gone over the total in eight of 11 games when the line is set at 8.5 runs. Milwaukee’s games have averaged 9.7 runs per game. The Brewers have an over/under record of 12-6 this season.

DL Hall Gets The Start For The Brewers

DL Hall is making his third start of the season for the Brewers, and he has yet to record a win. He has one no-decision and a loss in his first two outings. In his most recent start, he went 5 1/3 innings and gave up 3 runs on 8 hits. He did strike out 5 batters, but he also gave up a pair of home runs.

Brewers Offense Breakdown

For the Brewers, we have Rhys Hoskins as our top projected home run hitter on the team, and his home run projection is 5th best in the league today. Willy Adames has the 3rd best hits projection on the team and his home run projection is 8th best in the league today. William Contreras has the highest total hits projection on the team, and his home run projection is 12th best in the league today. Sal Frelick is our 2nd best projected hitter in terms of total hits.

After losing their most recent matchup vs. the Brewers, the Cardinals are in 5th place in the NL Central, four games behind the Brewers. The Cardinals come into today’s game with a record of 9-11 and are on a two-game losing streak.

At home, St. Louis has gone just 3-4 this season compared to 6-7 on the road. The Cardinals have really struggled in day games, going 2-8, but have been much better in night games, posting a record of 7-3 so far.

When the St. Louis Cardinals win, they do so by an average of 2.4 runs per game. When they lose, they lose by an average of 2.9 runs per game. Overall, they are 12-8 against the run line this season. They are 5-2 at home against the run line and 7-6 on the road. They are 3-4 against the run line as the favorite and 9-4 as the underdog.

St. Louis has played 19 games this season, and the over/under line has been set at 8.5 runs in eight of them. Their over/under record for the season is 7-12, and their games have averaged 7.6 runs per game. In the games with an over/under line of 8.5 runs, their record is 4-4. Overall, 45.0% of their games have had over/under lines set at 8.5 runs or higher.

Miles Mikolas Gets The Start For The Cardinals

Miles Mikolas and the Cardinals are at home against the Brewers. Mikolas has started 3 games so far this season, and he has a 1-1 record. In his last start, he went 4 2/3 innings and took the loss, giving up 5 runs on 4 strikeouts. He has yet to go more than 6 innings in a start this season.

Cardinals Offense Breakdown

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When looking at the Cardinals’ offensive projections, Brendan Donovan is the player with the highest total hits projection on the team, and his total hits projection is 15th best in the league today. Nolan Gorman has the best odds to hit a home run for the Cardinals, as his home run projection is 9th best in the league. Willson Contreras is also a top candidate to go deep for St. Louis, as his home run projection is 10th best in the league.


Brewers vs Cardinals Prediction


Our pick for today’s Brewers vs. Cardinals matchup is to take the Brewers on the money line at +107. We have the Brewers winning this one by a score of 5-4. However, you could also look to take the over/under, as the line is sitting at 8.5 runs, and we have this one finishing with a combined nine runs.

Looking at today’s starting pitchers, we have Miles Mikolas finishing with just four strikeouts, which is the sixth fewest among today’s starters. As for the Brewers starter, DL Hall, we have him finishing with seven K’s, which is the seventh most.

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