St. Louis Cardinals (80-69) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (91-59)
September 21, 2021 7:40 pm EDT
The Line: Milwaukee Brewers -208 / St. Louis Cardinals +150; Over/Under: -7.5
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The St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers meet Tuesday in MLB action at Miller Park. The Cardinals look to build on their nine-game winning streak. The Brewers look for a win after splitting their last eight games.
The St. Louis Cardinals have scored 16 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last seven games. The Cardinals have won eight straight games when scoring four or more runs. Paul Goldschmidt leads the Cardinals with 161 hits and 88 RBI while Tommy Edman and Nolan Arenado have combined for 300 hits and 150 RBI. Jake Woodford gets the ball, and he is 2-3 with a 4.30 ERA and 40 strikeouts this season. Woodford is 0-0 with a 5.40 ERA and eight strikeouts in his career against the Brewers.
The Milwaukee Brewers have scored 12 runs in their last three games and three or less runs in four of their last eight games. The Brewers have lost four of their last five games when scoring three or less runs. Avisail Garcia leads the Brewers with 117 hits and 83 RBI while Luis Urias and Kolten Wong have combined for 228 hits and 118 RBI. Brandon Woodruff gets the ball, and he is 9-9 with a 2.55 ERA and 198 strikeouts this season. Woodruff is 3-2 with a 3.32 ERA and 44 strikeouts in his career against the Cardinals.
The Cardinals are 14-5 in their last 19 road games and 6-2 in their last 8 during game 2 of a series. The Brewers are 6-1 in their last 7 Tuesday games and 10-2 in their last 12 during game 2 of a series. The over is 4-1 in Cardinals last 5 overall. The over is 6-1 in Brewers last 7 home games. The over is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
The Cardinals are one of the hottest teams in baseball right now and are inching closer to a wild card spot. Woodford is also in great form, allowing just nine hits and three runs in his last 13.1 innings. We know how good the Brewers are and how solid Woodruff has been as well. However, it’s tough to turn down the red hot Cardinals and this price.