Milwaukee Brewers vs. St. Louis Cardinals - 8/8/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
St. Louis Cardinals (69-39) at Milwaukee Brewers (47-63)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 7:10 pm (Miller Park)
J Garcia (3-4) (1.98) vs. W Peralta (2-6) (4.55)
The Line: Milwaukee Brewers +117 / St. Louis Cardinals -127 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
The Milwaukee Brewers look to even their series with the St Louis Cardinals in Saturday action.
The St Louis Cardinals are looking to go on a hot run and put the National League Central away early. The Cardinals took a step in that direction with a 6-0 win at Miller Park Friday for their third straight. Starter Lance Lynn came up big with six hits and four BB allowed over six scoreless innings to up his record to 9-6. Randal Grichuk paced a ten hit attack with a three run jack while Matt Carpenter and Jason Heyward each went 2-4 with an RBI and run. Left hander Jaime Garcia makes his second start of the season against the Brewers Saturday. Garcia comes off of a 3-2 win against Colorado where he allowed a run on two hits and four BB over five frames.
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The Milwaukee Brewers are hoping to finish the season strong while giving some new faces a look. The Brewers watched their three game winning streak come to an end Friday with the work on the mound and at the plate struggling. Starter Tyler Cravy was charged with all six runs on eight hits and a pair of bases on balls through five innings of work. The Brew Crew did have a few opportunities to score on six hits and four walks with Shane Peterson going 3-4 and Elian Herrera going 2-4 with a walk. The Brewers hand the ball to Wily Peralta for the game two start against the Cardinals. Peralta suffered a 13-5 defeat to San Diego last time out with six runs plated on eight hits over 3.1 innings.
St Louis are 6-2 in their last 8 Saturday games and are 56-21 in their last 77 games as a favorite while the under is 44-21-3 in their last 68 overall. The under is 6-1-2 in Milwaukee’s last 9 games as an underdog and is 9-3-2 in their last 14 overall while going 9-3-2 in the Brewers last 14 on grass. St Louis are 51-24 in the last 75 meetings. I’m just going with the Cardinals who are looking to put the division away…