Milwaukee Brewers vs. St. Louis Cardinals MLB Betting Tips and Best Bets

by | Apr 14, 2022

The Milwaukee Brewers (3-3) are set to take on the St. Louis Cardinals (3-1) Thursday at 5:14 PM ET. The Brewers are listed as -148 favorites by oddsmakers, while the underdog Cardinals have +126 odds for the contest. Milwaukee’s Brandon Woodruff gets the start, and he’ll go against St. Louis’ Adam Wainwright.

Milwaukee Brewers vs. St. Louis Cardinals: Predictions, Betting Odds, Spread, Line

Brewers vs Cardinals Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Brewers -148 +126 8 -110 -110 -1.5 +137 -160

Computer Predictions for Brewers vs. Cardinals

Our computer pick: St. Louis Cardinals (+126) and Under (8)

Brewers vs. Cardinals Game Info

  • Milwaukee Brewers probable starting pitcher: Brandon Woodruff
  • St. Louis Cardinals probable starting pitcher: Adam Wainwright
  • Game Day: Thursday, April 14, 2022
  • Game Time: 5:14 PM ET
  • Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Stadium: American Family Field

Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals Pitching Matchup

Woodruff Wainwright
1 GS 1
0-1 W-L 1-0
17.18 ERA 0.00
3.2 IP 6.0
3 BB 0
2 SO 6

Brewers Starter Brandon Woodruff

  • Woodruff (0-1) makes the start for the Brewers, his second of the season.
  • His last appearance was on Saturday against the Chicago Cubs, when the righty went 3 2/3 innings, surrendering seven earned runs while allowing six hits.
  • In his one appearances this season, opposing hitters have a collective batting average of .375 against him. He has a 17.18 ERA and averages 4.9 strikeouts per nine innings.

Cardinals Starter Adam Wainwright

  • Wainwright will take to the mound for the Cardinals, his second start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Thursday against the Pittsburgh Pirates, throwing six innings without allowing a run.
  • He has pitched in one games this season with an ERA of .00, a strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of .833.
  • The Brewers have scored 18 runs this season, which ranks 24th in MLB. They have 41 hits, 17th in baseball, with three home runs (28th in the league).
  • Among qualified Major League pitchers this season, the 40-year-old’s .00 ERA ranks first, .833 WHIP ranks 19th, and 9.0 K/9 ranks 22nd.

Brewers Betting Picks & Insights

  • This season, the Brewers have been favored six times and won three of those games.
  • Milwaukee has entered five games this season favored by -148 or more and is 2-3 in those contests.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Brewers have a 59.7% chance to win.
  • Milwaukee and its opponents have gone over the total this season in two of their six opportunities.
  • The Brewers are 1-5-0 ATS in their six games with a spread this season.

Cardinals Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Cardinals were chosen as underdogs in 76 games last year and walked away with the win 37 times (48.7%) in those games.
  • Last year, St. Louis won 12 of 35 games when listed as at least +126 on the moneyline.
  • The Cardinals have an implied victory probability of 44.2% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • Contests with St. Louis went over the total set by sportsbooks in 74 of 161 chances last season.
  • In 116 games with a line last season, the Cardinals had a mark of 56-60-0 against the spread.

Brewers Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Rowdy Tellez paces the Brewers with one home runs and four runs batted in.
  • Willy Adames’ one home runs pace his team.
  • Adames ranks 36th in home runs and 105th in RBI on the season.
  • Andrew McCutchen has three doubles and a walk while batting .250.
  • Christian Yelich has a club-high .263 batting average.
Hunter Renfroe 144 .259 .315 .501 31 96 135
Andrew McCutchen 144 .222 .334 .444 27 80 107
Willy Adames 140 .262 .337 .481 25 73 130
Kolten Wong 116 .272 .335 .447 14 50 121
Christian Yelich 117 .248 .362 .373 9 51 99

Cardinals Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Paul Goldschmidt put up 177 hits with a batting average of .294 last season.
  • Nolan Arenado had 34 home runs and 105 runs batted in a season ago.
  • Tommy Edman hit .262 last season with 41 doubles, three triples, 11 home runs and 38 walks.
  • Tyler O’Neill racked up 34 home runs a season ago while slugging .560.
Nolan Arenado 157 .255 .312 .494 34 105 151
Tyler O’Neill 138 .286 .352 .560 34 80 138
Paul Goldschmidt 158 .294 .365 .514 31 99 177
Paul DeJong 113 .197 .284 .390 19 45 70
Dylan Carlson 149 .266 .343 .437 18 65 144

Betting Tips for Brewers vs. Cardinals

Our best bet is the Cardinals on the moneyline at +126 after digging through all of the key trends and statistics for this matchup. Our computer predicts the total score will under the total of 8 runs.

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