Cardinals vs. Brewers - 9/24/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Milwaukee Brewers (63-88) at St. Louis Cardinals (95-56)
MLB Baseball: Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 7:15 pm (Busch Stadium)
Taylor Jungmann (9-6) (3.31) vs. M Wacha (16-6) (3.08)
The Line: St. Louis Cardinals -218 / Milwaukee Brewers +201 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
The Milwaukee Brewers and St. Louis Cardinals begin a four-game series Thursday night.
The Milwaukee Brewers need a win after losing eight of their last 10 games. The Brewers have scored nine runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last eight games. The Brewers have lost four of their last six when scoring more than three runs. Ryan Braun leads Milwaukee with 144 hits and 84 RBI while Jean Segura and Adam Lind have combined for 132 RBI. The Milwaukee Brewers have lost five of their last six road games. Taylor Jungmann gets the ball, and he’s 9-6 with a 3.31 ERA and 100 strikeouts this season. This is Jungmann’s first career game against the Cardinals.
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The St. Louis Cardinals look to build on their four-game winning streak. The Cardinals have scored 15 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last eight games. The Cardinals have won five of their last six when scoring more than three runs. Jason Heyward leads St. Louis with 150 hits and 56 RBI while Jhonny Peralta and Matt Carpenter have combined for 145 RBI. The St. Louis Cardinals have won five of their last eight home games. Michael Wacha takes the hill, and he’s 16-6 with a 3.08 ERA and 148 strikeouts this season. Wacha is 1-0 with a 6.10 ERA and 13 strikeouts in his career against the Brewers.
The Brewers are 7-21 in their last 28 road games and 0-5 in Jungmanns last 5 road starts. The Cardinals are 39-19 in their last 58 during game 1 of a series and 22-8 in Wachas last 30 starts. The Brewers are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings in St. Louis and 16-38 in the last 54 meetings overall.
The Brewers on the road? Against the Cardinals? No thank you. The Cards are picking up steam once again heading into the playoffs, while the Brewers have just nine wins this month.