St. Louis Cardinals vs. Milwaukee Brewers - 9/26/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Milwaukee Brewers (65-89) at St. Louis Cardinals (97-57)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 7:15 pm (Busch Stadium)
Ty Wagner (0-0) (12.26) vs. J Garcia (9-5) (2.45)
The Line: St. Louis Cardinals -255 / Milwaukee Brewers +233 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-Wisconsin, FS-Midwest
The St. Louis Cardinals and the Milwaukee Brewers face off on Saturday at Busch Stadium in a matchup of National League Central rivals.
The St. Louis Cardinals used eight pitchers on Friday but that didn’t get it done as they fell to the Brewers. Matt Carpenter had two hits, Jhonny Peralta had three hits, and Tony Cruz had a hit as the Cardinals scored three runs on nine hits. Starting pitcher Carlos Martinez lasted just 1/3 of an inning and was long gone when Trevor Rosenthal took the loss. For Saturday’s game the Cardinals start Jaime Garcia who has allowed 93 hits and 32 earned runs while striking out 84 over 117.2 innings for a 9-5 record and a 2.45 ERA.
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The Milwaukee Brewers were a big underdog on Friday but they didn’t care as they beat the Cardinals in St. Louis. Khris Davis hit a home run, Logan Schafer had two hits, and Scooter Gennett had a hit as the Brewers scored four runs on nine hits. Starting pitcher Ariel Pena allowed six hits and three runs hwile striking out five over 5.0 innings to not get a decision as Will Smith got the win and Francisco Rodriguez earned his 36th save. For Saturday’s game the Brewers start Tyler Wagner who allowed nine hits and five runs while striking out two lasting 3.2 innings and taking the loss in his Major League debut.
St. Louis is 5-1 in their last six games, 69-28 in their last 97 home games, and 9-1 in Garcia’s last 10 starts. Milwaukee is 8-20 in their last 28 road games, 4-13 in their last 17 games, and 0-5 in their last five games against a left-handed starter. Milwaukee is 2-5 in their last seven games in St. Louis.
What we are looking at here is a mismatch and the Cardinals should just drop a bomb on the Brewers in this one.