Cardinals vs. Brewers - 6/3/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Milwaukee Brewers (18-34) at St. Louis Cardinals (33-18)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 1:45 pm (Busch Stadium)
J Nelson (2-5) (4.04) vs. J Lackey (3-3) (2.83)
The Line: St. Louis Cardinals -160 / Milwaukee Brewers +150 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSN-WI, FSN-MW
The Milwaukee Brewers and St. Louis Cardinals play a rubber game Wednesday afternoon.
The Milwaukee Brewers look for a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Brewers have scored eight runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five of their last seven games. The Brewers have lost six of their last seven games when scoring three or less runs. Ryan Braun leads Milwaukee with 47 hits and 38 RBI while Adam Lind and Khris Davis have combined for 39 RBI. The Milwaukee Brewers have lost five of their last seven road games. Jimmy Nelson gets the ball, and he’s 2-5 with a 3.90 ERA and 55 strikeouts this season. Nelson is 0-3 with a 10.24 ERA and eight strikeouts in his career against the Cardinals.
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The St. Louis Cardinals look to stay hot after winning six of their last eight games. The Cardinals have scored four runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five straight games. The Cardinals have won four of their last six games when scoring three or less runs. Jhonny Peralta and Kolten Wong have combined for 118 hits and 53 RBI while Matt Carpenter has 27 RBI. The St. Louis Cardinals have won six of their last eight home games. John Lackey takes the hill, and he’s 3-3 with a 2.83 ERA and 47 strikeouts this season. Lackey is 3-1 with a 3.86 ERA and 23 strikeouts in his career against the Brewers.
The Brewers are 1-5 in their last 6 during game 3 of a series and 3-12 in Nelsons last 15 starts. The Cardinals are 42-16 in their last 58 during game 3 of a series and 10-1 in Lackeys last 11 home starts. The Brewers are 24-49 in the last 73 meetings.
The Brewers simply don't win games when Nelson takes the hill. Meanwhile, Lackey has been money and, well, the Cards have been money much of the year overall, espescially at home. Take the runline to give your wager more value.