Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals 08/18/2021 Forecast, Analysis and Odds
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals 08/18/2021 – The Brewers remain dominant at the top of the NL Central Division play. Milwaukee will enter their second game against the Cardinals and they are all set to build on their winning streak. A straight bet is out for Milwaukee, especially after taking out the Cardinals in their series opener. Milwaukee has the upper hand once again with its well-balanced offensive and defensive units. The St. Louis Cardinals are still in the chase for the wild card round as they are struggling to make it past the Reds in second place.
Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals 08/18/2021
The Milwaukee Brewers have been depending on their batting unit and they have never failed to be productive in runs. The Brewers smashed a total of two runs in their last game and gave up nothing to the Cardinals. Milwaukee won a total of 73 games and dropped 47 in return. The Brewers will turn in Freddy Peralta to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. Peralta is holding a 9-3 record on the season with an ERA of 2.21, 162 Ks, and 55 BBs in total. Milwaukee has Willy Adames as their leader in batting alongside 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
The St. Louis Cardinals have dropped 57 games and won 61 in return. The Cardinals are still four games behind the Reds. St. Louis failed to score as the batting unit struggled to get past home plate. Jack Flaherty will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 9-1 record on the season with an ERA of 2.65, 72 Ks, and 21 BBs in total. Paul Goldschmidt is the leading batsman with an average of .275 and 122 hits. Nolan Arenado is the home run leader with 25 and RBI leader with 78.
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
Milwaukee is 7-1 SU in their last 8 games.
St. Louis Cardinals
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis’ last 7 games.
Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Picks
The best baseball betting strategy has predicted the Brewers to take out the Cardinals once again with their strong pitcher and equally good batting unit. St. Louis has failed to be consistent with its overall progress.
Score Prediction: Cardinals 4, Brewers 3.