Brewers vs. Cardinals MLB Prediction

Brewers vs. Cardinals, 8/17/21 MLB Predictions & Betting Odds

A pivotal series in the NL Central will begin on Tuesday night in St. Louis where the Cardinals will host the Brewers for a three-game set. With the Brewers listed as heavy favorites in Tuesday night’s opener at 7:45 p.m. ET, what’s the best play when it comes to tonight’s matchup?

Game Snapshot

905 Milwaukee Brewers (-160) at 906 St. Louis Cardinals (+140); o/u 7

7:45 p.m. ET, Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Busch Stadium, St. Louis, MO

Milwaukee Brewers DFS Notes

Willy Adames singled, stole a base and scored a pair of runs on Sunday, propelling the Brewers to a 2-1 win over the Pirates in the low-scoring finale of a three-game set at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Adames singled, stole second base -- his fourth theft of the season -- and scored on an RBI single from ensuing batter Eduardo Escobar. He also walked and scored on an RBI double from Christian Yelich in the third inning. The 25-year-old shortstop has morphed into an offensive force in Milwaukee, hitting .298 (82-for-276) with 49 runs scored, 16 home runs, 48 RBI and four steals since his arrival on May 22.

St. Louis Cardinals DFS Notes

Nolan Arenado went 2-for-3 with a two-run homer and three RBI on Sunday, leading the Cardinals to a three-game sweep of the Royals with a 7-2 victory in the series finale at Kauffman Stadium. Arenado kicked off the scoring by dunking an RBI single into shallow right field off lefty Kris Bubic in the opening frame. He also crushed a two-run homer to left field off the southpaw in the ensuing frame. It was his 25th big fly of the season. The 30-year-old third baseman has gone deep eight times across 26 games since the All-Star break.

Brewers vs. Cardinals MLB Betting Prediction

The under is 5-2 in the last seven meetings between these two teams at Busch Stadium and is 8-3-2 in the last 13 meetings overall. The under is also 37-16-4 in the Brewers’ last 57 games versus an opponent with a winning record and is 37-16-2 in their last 55 road games when facing an opponent with a winning record. On the other side, the under is 4-0 in the Cardinals’ last four games following an off day, is 6-0 in their last six games when playing the opener of a new series and is 14-5 in their last 19 home games when they’re listed as the underdog.

MLB BETTING PREDICTION: BREWERS/CARDINALS UNDER 7

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