Brewers vs. Cardinals Tuesday Prediction
The Cardinals continue to receive excellent pitching at home, including last night when they blanked the Brewers in the series opener. Will Brewers rebound with a win tonight against Michael Wacha and the Cardinals, however?
Game Snapshot & Odds
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
7:45 p.m. ET, Busch Stadium, St. Louis, MO
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Public Betting Trends
According to our MLB Public Betting Chart page, 65% of the betting tickets are on the Cardinals to beat the Brewers on the moneyline.
Milwaukee Brewers Fantasy Spin
Lorenzo Cain (oblique) struck out as a pinch hitter Monday against the Cardinals. Cain missed his third straight start Monday with an oblique injury. That he was able to pinch hit is a good sign, but it's unclear when he'll be ready to return to the starting lineup. Trent Grisham handled center field duties again on Monday.
St. Louis Cardinals Fantasy Spin
Paul DeJong hit his 22nd homer Monday against the Brewers. Pretty much all of DeJong's offensive value in recent months has come in the form of homers; he had a .403 OBP in April, a .360 OBP in May, a .259 OBP in June, a .276 OBP in July and a .276 OBP so far in August. 22 homers isn't bad and he's still playing really good defense, but it'd be nice if he could get the OBP back up some
MLB Betting Trends
The Brewers are just 2-5 in their last seven games overall.
The Cardinals have won five straight at Busch Stadium.
Wacha pitched well in Cincinnati but has been terrible otherwise. He’s been bounced out of the Cardinals’ starting rotation twice already and he probably would be better served as a reliever at this point than as the club’s fifth starter. Nevertheless, he gets another start tonight and while Milwaukee struggled to generate offense last night, I see the Brewers rebounding tonight. The Cardinals are 2-5 in Wacha’s last seven starts versus the Brewers, who are 5-1 in Gio Gonzalez’s last six starts overall and 4-1 in his last five outings on the road.
The Pick: Milwaukee Brewers -110