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Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals 08/17/2021 Forecast, Analysis and Baseball Tips
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals 08/17/2021 – An NL Central Division battle is all set to take place as the Milwaukee Brewers take on Cardinals from Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri. The Brewers have one of the best records with their impressive performance this season. Milwaukee is all set to punch their ticket to the postseason and clinch the division title. The battle for the Cardinals continues as they are sitting at the third spot in the NL Central Division play. The best baseball betting odds have supported the Cardinals to take out the Brewers in this series opener.
Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals 08/17/2021
The Milwaukee Brewers enter this game with a two-game winning streak. The Brewers smashed the Pirates in their last two games with a combined score of 8-1. Last night, they smashed two runs from the plate and gave up just one to Pittsburgh. Corbin Burnes will take the first pitch in this game. The righty is holding an ERA of 2.23 with a 7-4 record on the season. Burnes has a total of 172 Ks and 21 BBs. Willy Adames is the leading batsman with a batting clip of .297. The home run and RBI leader with 21 and 70 is Avisail Garcia.
Players to watch: Avisail Garcia CF (GP 104, AB 363, R 54, H 97, 2B 15, 3B 0, HR 21, RBI 70, TB 175, BB 30, SO 93, SB 6, AVG 0.267, OBP 0.333, SLG 0.482, OPS 0.815, WAR 1.9), Luis Urias 3B (GP 111, AB 361, R 58, H 89, 2B 22, 3B 1, HR 16, RBI 55, TB 161, BB 44, SO 86, SB 5, AVG 0.247, OBP 0.338, SLG 0.446, OPS 0.784, WAR 2).
St. Louis Cardinals
With a 61-56 record on the season, the Cardinals have found themselves at the third spot ahead of the Cubs. St. Louis is four-plus games behind the Reds and their chase for the Wild Card Round has just begun. The Cardinals enter this game riding a hot six-game winning streak. St. Louis smashed seven runs in their last game against the Royals and gave up just two in return. Adam Wainwright will take the nod here as their starter. The righty holds a solid 11-6 record on the season with an ERA of 3.27.
Players to watch: Tommy Edman 3B (GP 115, AB 457, R 61, H 116, 2B 29, 3B 3, HR 7, RBI 34, TB 172, BB 28, SO 65, SB 19, AVG 0.254, OBP 0.302, SLG 0.376, OPS 0.678, WAR 1.9), Paul Goldschmidt 1B (GP 115, AB 444, R 64, H 122, 2B 20, 3B 1, HR 18, RBI 68, TB 198, BB 46, SO 106, SB 9, AVG 0.275, OBP 0.343, SLG 0.446, OPS 0.789, WAR 2.9).
Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Numbers
Brewers are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
St. Louis Cardinals
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Louis’ last 9 games.
Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Picks
The baseball in-game betting has sided with the Cardinals to win due to their pitcher, Wainwright, on the mound. Wainwright has been the top pitcher for St. Louis and with a little help from the plate, they will take out the Brewers.
Score Prediction: Cardinals 5, Brewers 3.