Cardinals vs. Brewers - 9/11/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Milwaukee Brewers (63-79) at St. Louis Cardinals (75-66)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 2:15 pm (Busch Stadium)
Zach Davies (10-7) (4.19) vs. Luke Weaver (1-2) (3.96)
The Line: St. Louis Cardinals -186 / Milwaukee Brewers +176 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
The Milwaukee Brewers and St. Louis Cardinals end their four-game series Sunday afternoon.
The Milwaukee Brewers look for some consistency after splitting their last 14 games. The Brewers have scored 16 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last eight games. The Milwaukee Brewers offense continues to be hit or miss lately, and they’ve won four straight games when scoring more than three runs. Jonathan Villar leads Milwaukee with 154 hits, Ryan Braun has 81 RBI and Scooter Gennett has 11 home runs. Zach Davies gets the nod, and he’s 10-7 with a 4.01 ERA and 120 strikeouts this season. Davies is 1-0 with a 1.88 ERA and 18 strikeouts in his career against the Cardinals.
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The St. Louis Cardinals look to stay hot after winning five of their last seven games. The Cardinals have scored 14 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last seven games. The St. Louis Cardinals offense has shown up during their stretch, and they’ve won six of their last seven games when scoring more than three runs. Stephen Piscotty leads St. Louis with 142 hits, Yadier Molina has 47 RBI and Matt Carpenter has 19 home runs. Luke Weaver takes the hill, and he’s 1-2 with a 3.96 ERA and 31 strikeouts this season. This will be Weaver’s second career game against the Brewers.
The Brewers are 17-35 in their last 52 during game 4 of a series and 1-5 in Davies' last 6 starts. The Cardinals are 116-57 in their last 173 home games vs. a team with a losing record. The Brewers are 1-5 in the last 6 meetings in St. Louis.
The pitching matchup doesn't do much for the Cardinals, but they're a team starting to find a groove and are making a push at the right time. The Brewers continue to find ways to lose and don't have the offense to hang with a St. Louis team playing well. Cards should get another victory at home.