Brewers vs. Cardinals - 4/24/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
St. Louis Cardinals (9-4) at Milwaukee Brewers (3-13)
MLB Baseball: Friday, April 24, 2015 at 8:10 pm (Miller Park)
C Martinez (1-0) (2.08) vs. M Garza (1-2) (5.40)
The Line: Milwaukee Brewers +108 / St. Louis Cardinals -118 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSN-MW, FSN-WI
The St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers begin a three-game series Friday night.
The St. Louis Cardinals look to stay hot after winning seven of their last eight games. The Cardinals pitching staff has allowed two or less runs in seven of their last eight games. The Cards have won 10 of their last 13 regular season games when allowing three or less runs. Offensively, Matt Carpenter has 22 hits and 11 RBI while Matt Holliday and Yadier Molina have combined for 14 RBI. Three of the St. Louis Cardinals four losses have come on the road. Carlos Martinez gets the ball, and he’s 1-0 with a 2.08 ERA and 13 strikeouts this season. Martinez is 0-1 with a 1.96 ERA and 16 strikeouts in his career against the Brewers.
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The Milwaukee Brewers need a win after losing eight of their last nine games. The Brewers have allowed four or more runs in eight of their last 10 games. The Brewers have lost 15 of their last 16 games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Jean Segura and Adam Lind have combined for 34 hits and 14 RBI while Ryan Braun has 14 hits in 54 at-bats. Two of the Milwaukee Brewers three victories this season have come on their home field. Matt Garza takes the hill, and he’s 1-2 with a 5.40 ERA and nine strikeouts this season. Garza is 4-3 with a 4.03 ERA and 49 strikeouts in his career against the Cardinals.
The Cardinals are 5-0 in their last 5 vs. National League Central and 7-2 in Martinezs last 9 starts. The Brewers are 10-25 in their last 35 vs. National League Central and 5-2 in Garzas last 7 starts during game 1 of a series. The Cardinals are 23-9 in the last 32 meetings in Milwaukee and 47-22 in the last 69 meetings overall.
We're getting one of the top young pitchers in the game for a cheap price against a Brewers squad that's the worst team in the big leagues at the moment. I think I'm rolling with St. Louis here..