The St. Louis Cardinals and the Milwaukee Brewers will both be trying to pick up a win on Wednesday when they battle at Miller Park.
Righthander Todd Wellemeyer will take the mound for the Cardinals to start this game. Wellemeyer is 4-4 this season with a 5.19 ERA.
The Brewers will counter Wellemeyer with Manny Parra. Lefthander Parra has a 5.79 ERA to go along with a 3-5 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Brewers listed as 142-moneyline favorites versus the Cardinals, while the game’s total is sitting at 9.
The Cardinals got out to a four-run lead and cruised to a 8-1 win over the Brewers on Tuesday, as -115 favorites. That game’s nine runs made it OVER the posted over/under (8.5).
Chris Duncan went 2-for-4 at the plate, including a two-run dinger for the Cardinals. Adam Wainwright allowed five hits and one run over seven innings for the win.
Prince Fielder drove in the lone run for the Brewers, who were 105 underdogs. Jeff Suppan gave up seven hits and five runs over 3 2-3 innings in the loss.
St. Louis: 27-19 SU
Milwaukee: 27-19 SU
St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing San Francisco are 5-5
After playing Milwaukee are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
Milwaukee most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Cincinnati are 2-8
After playing St. Louis are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
St. Louis is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
St. Louis is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
St. Louis is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
St. Louis is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games when playing Milwaukee
Milwaukee is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games when playing St. Louis
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Milwaukee is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against St. Louis
Milwaukee is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games
St. Louis at San Francisco, Friday, May 29
Milwaukee home to Cincinnati, Friday, May 29