Brewers vs. Cardinals Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, September 19, 2023

The Milwaukee Brewers will take the field against the St. Louis Cardinals (67-83) on Tuesday. The game begins at 7:45 PM ET on BSMW, with the Brewers listed as -129 favorites on the moneyline.

Milwaukee’s Trevor Megill gets the start, and he’ll go against St. Louis’ Drew Rom.

Brewers vs. Cardinals Odds

  • Brewers odds to win: -129
  • Cardinals odds to win: +109
  • Spread: Brewers -1.5
  • Total: 9 runs
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    Brewers and Cardinals Betting Trends

    The Brewers have compiled a 45-32 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 58.4% of those games).

    When it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -129 or shorter, Milwaukee has a 33-23 record (winning 58.9% of its games).

    The Cardinals have been underdogs in 73 games this season and won 32 (43.8%) of those contests.

    St. Louis has a record of 21-24, a 46.7% win rate, when it’s set as an underdog of +109 or more by sportsbooks this season.

    The Brewers have combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 67 times this season for a 67-77-6 record against the over/under.

    The Cardinals and their opponents have hit the over in 71 of their 148 games with a total this season.

    Brewers Stats & Insights

    The Brewers are the 19th-highest scoring team in MLB play averaging 4.4 runs per game (665 total).

    Milwaukee averages 1.0 home run per game to rank 25th in baseball with 152 total home runs .

    The Brewers’ .238 batting average ranks 26th in the majors.

    Milwaukee’s 8.8 strikeouts per game rank 18th in baseball.

    The 8.9 strikeouts per nine innings put together by the Brewers pitching staff ranks 14th in MLB.

    Milwaukee’s 3.80 team ERA ranks fourth among all MLB pitching staffs.

    Cardinals Stats & Insights

    The Cardinals have scored the 17th-most runs in the league this season with 678 (4.5 per game).

    St. Louis ranks ninth in Major League Baseball with 203 home runs.

    The Cardinals have a team batting average of .252 this season, which ranks 12th among MLB teams.

    St. Louis ranks 10th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.2 Ks per contest.

    The Cardinals have a 7.7 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, which ranks 28th in baseball.

    St. Louis has pitched to a 4.70 ERA this season, which ranks 23rd in baseball.

    Brewers Key Players to Watch

    Megill (1-0) gets the start for the Brewers, his second of the season.

    Christian Yelich has been key for Milwaukee with 17 home runs, 71 RBI and a batting average of .272 this season.

    Carlos Santana is batting .233 with an OBP of .314 and a slugging percentage of .414 this season.

    William Contreras leads Milwaukee with a .283 batting average while slugging 16 homers and driving in 73 runs.

    Willy Adames leads Milwaukee in home runs with 24 and runs batted in with 77.

    Cardinals Key Players to Watch

    Rom (1-2) will take the mound for the Cardinals, his sixth start of the season.

    Nolan Arenado has accumulated a team-high batting average of .271 and leads the Cardinals in runs batted in (92).

    Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .271 to pace his team.

    Willson Contreras is batting .265 with 27 doubles, 20 home runs and 50 walks.

    Lars Nootbaar has 22 doubles, a triple, 13 home runs and 66 walks while batting .263.

    Brewers and Cardinals Injuries

    Brewers: Jesse Winker: 10 Day IL (Back), Eric Lauer: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Julio Teheran: 15 Day IL (Hip), Thyago Vieira: 15 Day IL (Calf), Jean Carlos Mejía: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Garrett Mitchell: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Darin Ruf: 60 Day IL (Knee), Justin Wilson: 60 Day IL (Lat), Aaron Ashby: 60 Day IL (Labrum)

    Cardinals: Dylan Carlson: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Tyler O’Neill: 10 Day IL (Foot), Nolan Gorman: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), JoJo Romero: 15 Day IL (Knee), Steven Matz: 15 Day IL (Lat), Giovanny Gallegos: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Packy Naughton: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Guillermo Zuniga: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Brendan Donovan: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Wilking Rodriguez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

    Brewers vs. Cardinals Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Brewers 6, Cardinals 5
  • Total Prediction: Over 9 runs
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