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St. Louis Cardinals at Milwaukee Brewers Betting Pick

The St. Louis Cardinals will start a four game series in Milwaukee on Thursday. The Cardinals are 15-21, which is last place in the National League Central. The Cardinals got rained out on Wednesday, and have dropped four straight games.

For the Milwaukee Brewers, they are coming off a loss to the Kansas City Royals. The Brewers are 21-15 on the season, and tied with the Chicago Cubs for first place in the National League Central. The Brewers  are 7-7 at home this season.

The Milwaukee Brewers are -120 in this game over St. Louis. The total for the game is set at 8.5 runs.

Road Foe – St. Louis Cardinals

Sonny Gray will get the start for the St. Louis Cardinals. Gray has been fantastic in his first season with the Cardinals. He is 4-1 on the season, with an 0.89 earned run average. Gray is coming off an outing against the White Sox where he did not allow a run over 7 innings.

The Cardinals are one of the worst offensive teams in all of Major League Baseball. St. Louis is hitting .218 as a team, which ranks 27th in the league. The Cardinals are scoring just 3.5 runs per game, which is 27th. St. Louis has 26 homeruns, which is 29th in all of the league.

Paul Goldschmidt has struggled the most for St. Louis. The former Most Valuable Player is hitting just .195 on the season, and has just two homeruns. Willson Contreras was serving as the best Cardinals hitter, with 6 homeruns and 11 doubles, but fractured his forearm, and is out until mid July.

Home Team – Milwaukee Brewers

For the Brewers, Tobias Myers will get the nod. Myers has thrown 13 innings on the season. He comes into the game with an 0-2 record, and a 6.23 earned run average. Myers has struck out 11 batters, and walked 5 on the season.

The Brewers are scoring 4.9 runs per game, and allowing 4.3. The Brewers have hit the sixth most homeruns in all of Major League Baseball, with 43. Milwaukee also has 46 stolen bases, which is the third most in all of the league. The Brewers are hitting .253 as a team. The top hitter so far for the Brewers has been William Contreras. He is hitting .331.

Christian Yelich is back for Milwaukee after missing nearly a month of action. He came back and went 0-5 against the Royals. Willy Adames and Rhys Hoskins are providing the power for the Brewers. They both have seven homeruns on the season.

Cardinals Win First of Series

This should be a pretty good baseball game. The Cardinals get to use their ace in the first of a huge series against the Brewers. We like Gray to continue pitching well, and the Cardinals to get the bats going a little bit.

When we go to make our bets for this game, we are going to take the St. Louis Cardinals. Our final bet for this game is the St. Louis Cardinals +100 over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday. Enjoy the game and good luck!

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