St. Louis Cardinals (39-31) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (39-31)
June 23, 2022 2:10 pm EDT
The Line: Milwaukee Brewers +100 / St. Louis Cardinals -120; Over/Under: +9
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The St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers meet Thursday in MLB action at American Family Field. The St. Louis Cardinals look for a win after splitting their last 8 games. The Milwaukee Brewers look for a win after splitting their last 16 games.
The St. Louis Cardinals have scored 11 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 7 of their last 8 games. The Cardinals have won 8 of their last 12 games when scoring 4 or more runs. Paul Goldschmidt leads the Cardinals with 87 hits and 60 RBI, while Tommy Edman and Nolan Arenado have combined for 146 hits and 77 RBI. Dakota Hudson gets the ball, and he is 5-3 with a 3.31 ERA and 39 strikeouts this season. Hudson is 1-2 with a 4.21 ERA and 23 strikeouts in his career against the Brewers.
The Milwaukee Brewers have scored 8 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 6 of their last 8 games. The Brewers have won 5 of their last 7 games when scoring 4 or more runs. Christian Yelich leads the Brewers with 62 hits and 24 RBI, while Rowdy Tellez and Andrew McCutchen have combined for 111 hits and 67 RBI. Jason Alexander gets the ball, and he is 1-0 with a 2.42 ERA and 8 strikeouts this season. This will be Alexander’s first career game against the Cardinals.
The Cardinals are 2-6 in their last 8 road games and 0-5 in their last 5 Thursday games. The Brewers are 1-7 in their last 8 home games and 4-1 in their last 5 overall. The over is 8-3 in Cardinals last 11 overall. The under is 4-1 in Brewers last 5 overall. The Cardinals are 7-3 in the last 10 meetings in Milwaukee.
You can make a case for either side here, as both clubs have been hit or miss and both pitchers are in good form. Dakota Hudson has allowed 19 hits and 10 runs in his last 26 innings. Jason Alexander has allowed 29 hits and 6 earned runs in his first 22.1 innings. Not thrilled with this game or the pitching matchup, but I’ll lean toward the Milwaukee Brewers at home.