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St. Louis Cardinals vs Milwaukee Brewers 09/20/2021 Analysis, Baseball Tips and Forecast
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
St. Louis Cardinals vs Milwaukee Brewers 09/20/2021 – The top two teams in the NL Central scoreboard will face each other on Monday night, opening a four-game series. The Brewers are currently 91-58, and the Cardinals are hot at their heels with 79-69, ensuring a heat-packed game. St. Louis is enjoying a successful season so far, winning their last eight games. It has not been the same for the Brewers, who have faced a shaky season in comparison. They will also be facing more challenges, with hitter Ryan Braun announcing his retirement, creating a void few can fill. Though the Cardinals are in a tight spot right now, baseball betting sites favor the Brewers winning tonight’s game.
St. Louis Cardinals vs Milwaukee Brewers 09/20/2021
St. Louis Cardinals
The Cardinals have positioned a spot below the Brewers on the NL Central, winning 42-33 at home in Busch Stadium and 37-36 at away games. St. Louis is still experiencing a rush after Saturday’s win against the San Diego Padres. The 3-2 victory was almost handed to them, especially with San Diego’s Manny Machado and Fernando Tatis Jr. squabbling in the dugout. Tonight, Jake Woodford gets the ball for the Cardinals. The rookie is currently 2-3 with an ERA of 4.30. Heading the batting for St. Louis is Paul Goldschmidt, who has an impressive .288 with 159 hits and an on-base percentage of .361. The team is also lucky to have Nolan Arenado, who leads the Cardinals with home runs (32) and RBIs (99).
Players to watch: Tommy Edman 3B (GP 145, AB 585, R 82, H 156, 2B 40, 3B 3, HR 10, RBI 49, TB 232, BB 35, SO 88, SB 25, AVG 0.267, OBP 0.313, SLG 0.397, OPS 0.71, WAR 3.5), Paul Goldschmidt 1B (GP 144, AB 552, R 88, H 159, 2B 31, 3B 2, HR 26, RBI 87, TB 272, BB 63, SO 124, SB 12, AVG 0.288, OBP 0.361, SLG 0.493, OPS 0.853, WAR 5.5).
The Milwaukee Brewers are bragging at the top of the table with 91-58 and are most likely to have another win in the bag. With Craig Counsell as their manager, whom many call the Best Manager in Baseball, the team is expected to turn things around after losing to the Chicago Cubs on Sunday, 6-4. Milwaukee has scored 18 runs in the last three games and won eight of the previous nine games in which four or more runs have been achieved. Tonight, Freddy Peralta is the starting pitcher. Peralta is presently 9-4 with a 2.57 ERA. He also has 181 strikeouts in the current season. Against the Cardinals, the 25-year old is 2-2 and has 35 strikeouts. The offense is led by Avisail Garcia, who has 116 hits and 82 RBI. Luis Urias and Kolten Wong have a combined score of 227 hits and 117 RBI.
Players to watch: Luis Urias 3B (GP 138, AB 455, R 72, H 114, 2B 25, 3B 1, HR 20, RBI 69, TB 201, BB 56, SO 107, SB 5, AVG 0.251, OBP 0.341, SLG 0.442, OPS 0.783, WAR 2.6), Avisail Garcia CF (GP 125, AB 431, R 65, H 116, 2B 17, 3B 0, HR 27, RBI 82, TB 214, BB 36, SO 111, SB 8, AVG 0.269, OBP 0.338, SLG 0.497, OPS 0.835, WAR 3).
St. Louis Cardinals vs Milwaukee Brewers Betting Numbers
St. Louis Cardinals
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis’ last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Milwaukee’s last 12 games.
St. Louis Cardinals vs Milwaukee Brewers Betting Picks
The Cardinals are having a successful streak and will be seeking to continue it. But the Brewers have an advantage here, with Peralta savoring a successful season. Recent betting trends position the Milwaukee Brewers for a win tonight.
Score Prediction: Milwaukee Brewers 6, St. Louis Cardinals 2.