St. Louis Cardinals vs. Milwaukee Brewers Preview, Tips & Odds

St. Louis Cardinals vs. Milwaukee Brewers Preview, Tips & Odds

The St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers will wrap up their very important three game series on Wednesday night at Busch Stadium. Both the Cardinals and Brewers are still trying to clinch a National League playoff spot in the final week of the regular season. The Milwaukee Brewers have won the first two games of this series. John Gant will start for the St. Louis Cardinals and he will be opposed by Brewers starter Jhoulys Chacin.

The St. Louis Cardinals are a slight favorite in the series finale on Wednesday night. The moneyline for this game is Cardinals -110. The over/under is set at 8.5 total runs for this game.

Cardinals vs. Brewers Odds

Spread: St. Louis Cardinals -110
Total: 8.5

Cardinals vs. Brewers Head to Head

The St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers have faced off 18 times already this season. The Cardinals have gone just 8-10 against their division rival this season, and are just 3-5 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. This is the final regular season game between the Cardinals and Brewers on Wednesday night.

Cardinals vs. Brewers Stats

St. Louis Cardinals starter John Gant will be making his 19th start of the season in this game. Gant is 7-6 with a 3.53 earned run average this season. Gant has made three starts against the Brewers already this season, and he has yet to record a victory against them. He has given up three earned run in just 8 ⅓ innings in those starts.

Jhoulys Chacin has been the ace of the Brewers pitching staff this season. He is 14-8 with a 3.61 earned run average through 33 starts this season. Chacin has struggled against the Cardinals this season, going just 1-2 through four starts against St. Louis. Brewers reliever Josh Hader has struck out a whopping 128 batters in just 78 innings pitched.

Cardinals vs. Brewers News

With their loss on Tuesday night, the St. Louis Cardinals now trail the Colorado Rockies by one-half game in the National League Wild Card race. The Cardinals will wrap up their home portion of the schedule on Wednesday night before heading to Wrigley Field to take on the Cubs over the weekend.

The Milwaukee Brewers can clinch a playoff berth with a win in this game, but they have their sights set on a division title. The Brewers have moved to within one-half game of the Chicago Cubs in the National League Central division. The Brewers will take on the Detroit Tigers in the final weekend of the regular season.

Cardinals vs. Brewers Predictions

This game is almost a must-win situation for the St. Louis Cardinals, and they will respond. The Cardinals have a ton of veteran bats in their lineup and they will find a way to salvage the series finale to keep their playoff hopes alive. The Brewers have dominated this series so far, but St. Louis will find an answer on Wednesday night. Bet the St. Louis Cardinals -110 in this game.

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