Cardinals vs. Brewers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Saturday, April 8, 2023

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Cardinals vs. Brewers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Saturday, April 8, 2023

MLB Predictions

The St. Louis Cardinals (2-5) hope to avoid their fifth straight defeat when they visit the Milwaukee Brewers (6-1) Saturday at 7:10 PM ET on BSWI. The Cardinals are listed as -160 favorites to snap their losing skid, while the Brewers are +137 underdogs.

Jordan Montgomery starts for St. Louis while Eric Lauer is Milwaukee’s starter for the contest.

Cardinals vs. Brewers Odds

  • Cardinals odds to win: -160
  • Brewers odds to win: +137
  • Spread: Cardinals -1.5
  • Total: 9 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Saturday, April 8, 2023
  • Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • TV: BSWI

Who Will Win Cardinals vs. Brewers?

Cardinals and Brewers Betting Trends

The Cardinals are 1-2 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 33.3% of those games).

St. Louis has not played a game this season with moneyline odds of -160 or shorter.

The Brewers have won both games they’ve played as underdogs this season.

Milwaukee has not been a bigger underdog this season than the +137 moneyline set for this game.

The Cardinals have played in seven games with set over/under, and have combined with opponents to go over the total three times (3-4-0).

Games involving the Brewers have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in four of seven chances this season.

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Cardinals Stats & Insights

The Cardinals rank 21st in runs scored with 29, 4.1 per game.

St. Louis ranks 15th in baseball with eight home runs. They average 1.1 per game.

The Cardinals have a league-leading .305 batting average.

St. Louis strikes out the least in MLB, averaging 6.6 per game.

The Cardinals pitching staff is 16th in the majors with a collective 8.7 strikeouts per nine innings.

St. Louis has the 23rd-ranked team ERA among all MLB pitching staffs (5.23).

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Brewers Stats & Insights

The Brewers have scored the fourth-most runs in the league this season with 42.

Milwaukee has hit 10 homers this season, which ranks eighth in the majors.

The Brewers rank fourth in MLB with a .285 team batting average.

Milwaukee ranks 11th with an average of 8.6 strikeouts per game.

The Brewers average just 8.7 strikeouts per nine innings as a pitching staff, which ranks 29th in the league.

Milwaukee has pitched to a 2.32 ERA this season, which ranks second in baseball.

Cardinals Key Players to Watch

Montgomery (1-0) pitches for the Cardinals to make his second start this season.

Nolan Gorman is batting .350 this season with a team-high two home runs and six RBI.

Paul Goldschmidt is batting .391 to lead St. Louis this season.

Brendan Donovan’s two home runs lead all St. Louis hitters, and he’s slugging .500.

Jordan Walker has collected nine hits this season and has an OBP of .345. He’s slugging .500 on the year.

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Brewers Key Players to Watch

The Brewers will send Lauer to the mound for his second start of the season.

Brian Anderson paces the Brewers with three home runs and 10 runs batted in, while accumulating a team-high batting average of .500.

Garrett Mitchell has hit three home runs to lead his team.

Brice Turang has a double, a home run and four walks while hitting .316.

Willy Adames is hitting .280 with a home run and four walks.

Cardinals and Brewers Injuries

Cardinals: Lars Nootbaar: 10 Day IL (Thumb), Paul DeJong: 10 Day IL (Back), Packy Naughton: 15 Day IL (Left forearm), Adam Wainwright: 15 Day IL (Groin), Wilking Rodriguez: 15 Day IL (Shoulder)

Brewers: Luis Urías: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Tyrone Taylor: 10 Day IL (Elbow), Adrian Houser: 15 Day IL (Groin), Aaron Ashby: 15 Day IL (Labrum), Jason Alexander: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Justin Wilson: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

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Cardinals vs. Brewers Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Brewers 6, Cardinals 3
  • Total Prediction: Over 9 runs
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