The Milwaukee Brewers (60-50) will pay a visit to the St. Louis Cardinals (61-49) in St. Louis on Friday, August 12 at Busch Stadium. Each team will be eager to come out on top as they work their way through the final third of the regular season. Catch all the action at 7:15 PM CT!
Take a look at how the Cardinals and Brewers have performed against each other historically for context related to Friday’s regular season tilt.
At this point in the season, these two teams have played in 10 matchups, in which the Cardinals have claimed victory five times against the Brewers. The last time these two teams saw each other on June 23, 2022, the Milwaukee Brewers walked away with a 6-4 victory. The Brewers racked up four runs on seven hits while the Cardinals tallied six runs on 12 hits. We’ll see who comes out victorious this time when these two teams square off at Busch Stadium.
Betting Preview for the Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals MLB Game on August 12 2022
Where: Busch Stadium in St. Louis, MO
When: Friday, August 12, 2022 at 7:15 PM CT
Betting on the Milwaukee Brewers
Record: (60W-50L) | National League Central Standing: 2
The last time they played, the Brewers defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Wednesday, and we’re eager to see if their result will be the same or if fortunes will change. The overall regular season batting average for the team right now is .241 and in particular Christian Yelich is doing the heavy lifting with a .260 average. Defensively speaking, the Brewers hold an ERA of 3.85 and a fielding percentage of .984. Check out our evaluation of the odds and place your bets based on the team’s recent performances!
Absences and Injuries
Regarding inactive players,the Brewers will play without Luis Perdomo (Elbow), Alex J Jackson (Finger), Adrian Houser (Flexor), Trevor Rosenthal (Hamstring), Jake O. Cousins (Elbow), Miguel Sánchez (Elbow), Omar Narváez (Quad), Jandel Gustave (Forearm), Jace Peterson (Left Elbow), and Justin Topa (Elbow).
Betting on the St. Louis Cardinals
Record: (61W-50L) | National League Central Standing: 1
In their last game on Thursday, the Cardinals lost to the Colorado Rockies by a score of 8-6. For the regular season, the overall batting average for the team is currently .252 as Paul Goldschmidt leads the squad hitting .335. Defensively speaking, the Cardinals hold an ERA of 3.95 and a fielding percentage of .989. Be sure to review our odds assessment below so you have all the info you need at your fingertips!
Absences and Injuries
Per the list of injuries and inactive players, the Cardinals are without Alexander Reyes (Shoulder), Steven Matz (Knee), Jack Flaherty (Shoulder), Juan Yepez (Forearm), Jordan Montgomery (Cramps), and Drew VerHagen (Hip).
Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals | Moneyline, Over/Under and Point Spread Odds
Moneyline Pick: St. Louis Cardinals (-166) at FanDuel
Safe money is on the St. Louis Cardinals as they are considered the favorite in this ball game. The squad is enjoying a great beginning to August as they boast a winning percentage of 70% in the last 10 games (seven victories and three losses). Meanwhile, the Milwaukee Brewers’ winning percentage is less at 40% in the last 10 games (four victories and six losses).
Over/Under Pick: Under 7.5 Total Runs (-104) at FanDuel
Before you place your bet, don’t forgot to take into account that the projected over/under for this matchup is under 7.5. This means that the total number of runs for both teams is predicted to be under 7.5.
Runline Pick: St. Louis Cardinals -1.5 Runs (+126) at FanDuel
The St. Louis Cardinals will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover a runline of -1.5.
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