MLB Matchups  >>  St. Louis Cardinals vs. Milwaukee Brewers Preview 09/04/2014

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The St. Louis Cardinals and the Milwaukee Brewers will meet on the field at Miller Park on Thursday in a battle of division rivals.

The Cardinals will pin their hopes on the pitching of right hander Michael Wacha in this game. Wacha has a 5-5 record and a 2.79 ERA this season.

The Brewers will counter Wacha with Wily Peralta. Right hander Peralta has a 3.87 ERA to go along with a 15-9 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Brewers listed as 119-moneyline favorites versus the Cardinals, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.

Milwaukee lost its last outing, a 6-2 result against the Cubs on September 3. Bettors who backed the Cubs at +108 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

St. Louis won its last outing, a 1-0 result against the Pirates on September 3. Bettors who backed the Cardinals at -110 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

St. Louis:
Team record: 75-63
St. Louis is 4-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games
St. Louis is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games on the road
Milwaukee:
Team record: 73-66
Current Streak: lost 8 straight games.
Milwaukee is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Milwaukee is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Milwaukee's last 18 games at home
Milwaukee is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing St. Louis
Next up:
St. Louis at Milwaukee Friday, September 5