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Brewers Vs Cardinals: MLB Betting Odds & Trends – 8/17/2021

Avisail Garcia is only three hits away from his 100th of the season as his Milwaukee Brewers (72-47) get ready for a matchup against the St. Louis Cardinals (61-56) on Tuesday at 7:45 PM ET. Corbin Burnes starts for Milwaukee (-155 to win) while St. Louis (+135) will counter with Adam Wainwright.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of August 17, 2021, 1:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Brewers vs Cardinals Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Burnes (MIL) Pitcher Wainwright (STL)
7 – 4 W/L 11 – 6
121.0 IP 148.2
2.23 ERA 3.27
0.930 WHIP 1.040
12.8 K/9 8.3
1.6 BB/9 2.1

Brewers Probable Starter Corbin Burnes

  • Burnes gets the start for the Brewers, his 21st of the season. He is 7-4 with a 2.23 ERA and 172 strikeouts in 121 innings pitched.
  • The righty last pitched on Thursday against the Cubs, when he threw eight scoreless innings while giving up four hits.
  • The opposing Cardinals offense has the 23rd-ranked slugging percentage (.394) and ranks 22nd in MLB play with 131 home runs. They have a collective .238 batting average, and are 24th in the league with 918 total hits and 24th in MLB play scoring 482 runs.
  • The Brewers are 12-7 in Burnes’ 19 starts this season with Milwaukee as the moneyline favorite.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 17, 2021 at 1:10 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Cardinals Stats vs Burnes

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Paul DeJong 13 .308 4 1 4 .357 .972
Matt Carpenter 13 .308 4 2 2 .400 1.246
Paul Goldschmidt 13 .462 6 1 2 .462 1.231
Tommy Edman 8 .375 3 0 0 .545 1.170
Dylan Carlson 7 .143 1 1 2 .143 .714
Yadier Molina 7 .143 1 0 0 .143 .286
Nolan Arenado 7 .286 2 0 1 .286 .572
Tyler O’Neill 6 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Harrison Bader 5 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Andrew Knizner 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000

Cardinals Probable Starter Adam Wainwright

  • Wainwright (11-6) will take to the mound for the Cardinals and make his 24th start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Wednesday, when he threw nine scoreless innings against the Pirates while allowing two hits.
  • The Brewers rank 27th in MLB with a .233 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks 19th in the league (.400) and 148 home runs.
  • When he is the starting pitcher, St. Louis has a record of 3-3 this season when they are the underdog on the moneyline.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 17, 2021 at 1:10 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Brewers Stats vs Wainwright (since 2007)

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Lorenzo Cain 23 .261 6 0 3 .261 .696
Christian Yelich 19 .316 6 0 0 .480 .848
Jace Peterson 11 .091 1 0 1 .091 .182
Omar Narváez 8 .250 2 0 1 .333 .583
Eduardo Escobar 8 .250 2 0 1 .333 .708
Avisaíl García 7 .429 3 0 0 .429 .858
Jackie Bradley Jr. 5 .000 0 0 0 .167 .167
Luis Urías 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Manny Piña 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Kolten Wong 2 .000 0 0 0 .333 .333

Brewers Betting Trends

  • The Brewers average 5.1 runs per game on the road while scoring 4.2 per contest at home.
  • The Brewers have the No. 11 offense in MLB action scoring 4.7 runs per game (555 total runs).
  • The Brewers are 55-36 in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 60.4% of those games).
  • Milwaukee is 27-18 (winning 60% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -155 or shorter.
  • Milwaukee has played in 119 games with a set over/under, and has combined with their opponents to go over the total 53 times (53-57-9).
  • Milwaukee was the moneyline favorite for each of its last 10 games, and finished 7-3 in those matchups.

Cardinals Betting Trends

  • The Cardinals have scored the 24th-most runs in the league this season with 482 (4.1 per game).
  • In 57 home games this season, they’ve scored 3.9 runs per contest compared to the 4.3 per game they score away from Busch Stadium.
  • The Cardinals have entered the game as underdogs 53 times this season and won 21, or 39.6%, of those games.
  • St. Louis has a record of 4-15, a 21.1% win rate, when they’re set as an underdog of +135 or more by bookmakers this season.
  • St. Louis and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 53 of their 117 opportunities.
  • St. Louis has been the underdog twice in the last 10 games and split those matchups 1-1.

Brewers Players to Watch

  • Willy Adames is batting .197 with six doubles, a triple, five home runs and 10 walks.
  • Garcia’s 70 runs batted in are a team-high mark.
  • Among qualifying batters in MLB action, Garcia’s 70 RBI rank 24th.

Brewers Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Eduardo Escobar 370 .246 50 22 65 .298 .776
Avisaíl García 363 .267 54 21 70 .327 .809
Luis Urías 361 .247 58 16 55 .333 .779
Jackie Bradley Jr. 319 .179 33 6 29 .254 .546
Kolten Wong 298 .279 46 9 28 .337 .783
Omar Narváez 277 .292 47 11 39 .374 .836
Willy Adames 276 .297 49 16 48 .376 .927
Christian Yelich 250 .236 49 6 31 .366 .726
Tyrone Taylor 209 .249 30 10 37 .325 .784
Lorenzo Cain 156 .256 26 4 21 .328 .700

Cardinals Players to Watch

  • Paul Goldschmidt leads St. Louis with a batting average of .277. He’s also hit 18 home runs with 69 RBI.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Goldschmidt ranks 19th in hits.
  • Goldschmidt will look to extend his five-game hitting streak. He’s batting
  • Nolan Arenado leads St. Louis in home runs (25) and runs batted in (78) this season while batting .265.

Cardinals Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Tommy Edman 457 .254 61 7 34 .301 .677
Paul Goldschmidt 444 .277 64 18 69 .345 .793
Nolan Arenado 437 .265 58 25 78 .317 .832
Dylan Carlson 418 .261 60 12 46 .340 .759
Tyler O’Neill 324 .272 52 20 43 .341 .856
Yadier Molina 321 .255 30 8 48 .297 .677
Paul DeJong 283 .198 39 16 40 .285 .677
Harrison Bader 206 .272 24 9 28 .321 .768
Edmundo Sosa 185 .265 23 3 10 .330 .687
Matt Carpenter 168 .190 16 3 21 .322 .632

Brewers vs Cardinals Player Props

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