Milwaukee Brewers vs Saint Louis Cardinals MLB Betting Prediction

MLB: Milwaukee Brewers vs STL Cardinals Prediction 4/19/2024

The Milwaukee Brewers (11-6) travel to face off against the St. Louis Cardinals (9-10) on Friday, April 19th. This game will be played at Busch Stadium in St. Louis and televised on BSMW. 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 Padres. First pitch is set for 8:15 ET.

Brewers vs Cardinals

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The Brewers’s offense was carried by Abner Uribe in their most recent game vs. the Padres. Uribe went 3 for 3 with a run scored and also picked up the game’s only RBI. The Brewers needed a big performance from Uribe, as they only scored one run and didnjson’t have any other players with more than one hit.

Bryse Wilson got the start for the Brewers, going 3 2/3 innings, and didn’t give up a run. He only had two strikeouts in the outing and took the no decision. The Brewers’s bullpen was excellent, as they didn’t give up a run and Joel Payamps picked up the save.

Milwaukee comes into today’s game in 1st place in the NL Central, leading the Cubs by a half-game. The Brewers are off to an 11-6 start and have a series record of 4-1-1 this season. They just picked up a series win over the Padres and, are 7-2 on the road this season.

So far, the Brewers have been the favorite eight times, going 5-3 in those games. As the underdog, which they have been nine times, they are 6-3. They have a day game record of 7-2.

When the Brewers are on the road, they have been a good bet on the run line, going 7-2. They have an average run margin of 3.0 on the road, and their average run margin in winning games is 3.8. They are 6-3 against the run line as an underdog.

With an average combined run total of 10.1 runs per game, the Milwaukee Brewers have been involved in high-scoring contests this season. Their over/under record sits at 12-5, and today’s over/under line is set at 7.5 runs. So far this season, the over has hit in two out of three games when the line has been set at 7.5 runs. Overall, 82.4% of their games have had higher over/under lines than today’s 7.5-run total.

Freddy Peralta Gets The Start For The Brewers

Freddy Peralta is on the mound for the Brewers today, as they take on the Cardinals. This is his third start of the season, and he has been solid in his first two outings. Peralta has picked up a win in each of his first two starts, and he has 18 strikeouts over 11 2/3 innings of work.

Brewers Offense Breakdown

For the Brewers, we have William Contreras as our top projected hitter in terms of total hits. His hits projection is 14th best in the league today. Willy Adames has the 3rd best total hits projection on the team and his home run projection is 8th best in the league today. Rhys Hoskins has the highest home run projection on the team and 6th best in the league today.

Cardinals Look to Get Back

The Cardinals will be looking to get back on track after closing out their series vs. the Athletics with a 6-3 loss. This was especially tough, as they held a lead going into the 4th inning before the Athletics scored three runs in the bottom of the 4th. St. Louis was the -127 favorite on the money line going into the game.

Steven Matz took the loss, going five innings and giving up five earned runs on seven hits. The Cardinals also issued three walks, and one of those runners scored. Willson Contreras was hot at the plate, going 2/4 with two doubles, a run scored, and an RBI.

After taking their series finale vs the Athletics, the Cardinals are 9-10 this season as they get ready to take on the Brewers. In the NL Central, they are 3rd, trailing the Brewers by three games. So far, they have yet to play a game against other teams in the division.

At home, the Cardinals are 3-3, and they are just above .500 at 6-7 on the road. St. Louis has really struggled in day games this year, going 3-7. As the underdog, they are 5-7 this season compared to 4-3 straight up as the favorite.

When the Cardinals win, they win big, covering the run line by an average of 2.4 runs per game. When they lose, they lose big, failing to cover the run line by an average of 3.1 runs per game. They have been a better bet on the run line as the underdog, going 8-4, compared to 3-4 as the favorite. They have been a better bet on the run line on the road, going 7-6, compared to 4-2 at home. They have covered the run line in two straight games at home.

The St. Louis Cardinals have played 18 games this season with an average combined run total of 7.8 runs per game. They have an over/under record of 7-11 on the season, and their games have had an average over/under line of 8 runs. When the over/under line has been set at 7.5 runs, the Cardinals have gone 0-4 to the under. So far this season, 78.9% of their games have had higher over/under lines than 7.5 runs.

Kyle Gibson Gets The Start For The Cardinals

Getting the start for the Cardinals today is Kyle Gibson, who will be making his second start of the season at home. Gibson is coming off a loss to the Diamondbacks, where he went 6 innings, allowing 4 runs and striking out 6. In his first start of the year, he picked up a win against the Padres, going 7 innings and giving up 2 runs.

Cardinals Offense Breakdown

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When it comes to the Cardinals’ hitting projections, Brendan Donovan is our top projected player in terms of total hits. His hits projection is 16th best in the league today. As for home runs, Nolan Gorman has the best odds to go deep for the Cardinals. His home run projection is 8th best in today’s slate of games. Willson Contreras has the 2nd best odds to hit a home run for the Cardinals, and his odds are 9th best in the league today. Nolan Arenado is 27th in terms of total hits today and has the 16th best odds to hit a home run.


Brewers vs Cardinals Prediction


Our prediction for today’s Brewers vs. Cardinals game is to take the Cardinals on the money line, with the payout sitting at +108. We actually have the Cardinals winning this one by a score of 6-5.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Freddy Peralta is predicted to finish with seven strikeouts, which is good for third among all starters today. As for Cardinals starter Kyle Gibson, he is projected to finish with five strikeouts, which is fourth worst among starters.

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