Cardinals Vs Brewers: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – May 26, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on May 26, 2022

Paul Goldschmidt brings a 16-game hitting streak into the St. Louis Cardinals’ (24-19) game against the Milwaukee Brewers (28-16) at 7:45 PM ET on Thursday, at Busch Stadium. St. Louis’ (-122 to win) Adam Wainwright and Milwaukee’s (+104) Eric Lauer will be the starters.

The insights in this article reflect odds as of May 26, 2022 at 7:12 PM ET. See below for a table with the latest odds for this game and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Cardinals vs Brewers Betting Lines

Cardinals Betting Insights

  • The Cardinals have been favorites in 22 games this season and won 14 (63.6%) of those contests.
  • St. Louis is 12-6 this season when entering a game favored by -122 or more on the moneyline.
  • The Cardinals have a 55% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • So far this season, St. Louis and its opponents have hit the over in 22 of their 43 games with a total.
  • In 43 games with a spread this season, the Cardinals are 24-19-0 ATS.

Cardinals Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 6-4
Runs Per Game 6.6
HR 12
ERA 4.85
K/9 6.88

Brewers Betting Insights

  • The Brewers have won in three of the six contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year.
  • Milwaukee has a win-loss record of 3-2 when favored by +104 or worse by bookmakers this year.
  • The Brewers have an implied victory probability of 49% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup.
  • Contests with Milwaukee have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 19 of 44 chances this season.
  • The Brewers are 20-24-0 against the spread in their 44 games with a line set by sportsbooks this season.

Brewers Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 7-3
Runs Per Game 3.7
HR 11
ERA 1.86
K/9 9.10

Brewers Probable Pitcher – Eric Lauer

  • Lauer (4-1 with a 2.16 ERA and 54 strikeouts in 41 2/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Brewers, his eighth of the season.
  • His most recent time out was on Saturday against the Washington Nationals, when the lefty threw seven scoreless innings while allowing five hits.
  • Lauer will aim to go five or more innings for his seventh straight start. He’s averaging 5.3 frames per outing.
  • The Brewers were named the moneyline underdog for one Lauer start this season — they won.
  • Lauer’s team has won six of his seven starts.
  • Lauer has had seven starts with a total this season, and the teams combined to go over the total in three of those games.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 26, 2022 at 7:12 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Brewers Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP K/9 H/9 HR/9 ERA
Devin Williams 20 18.0 16.5 7.3 0.0 3.50
Hoby Milner 18 16.2 7.0 9.0 0.6 3.24
Brad Boxberger 17 15.1 8.2 8.3 0.7 2.93
Trevor Gott 17 16.0 10.7 7.1 0.6 2.25
Brent Suter 13 13.2 7.2 15.3 0.9 5.27

Cardinals Probable Pitcher – Adam Wainwright

  • Wainwright’s team is 5-3-0 against the spread this season in his starts.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Friday, when he threw seven innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates, giving up one earned run while allowing four hits.
  • Wainwright has pitched five or more innings in six straight games and will look to extend that streak.
  • Wainwright’s team has won 66.7% of his starts when they are favored on the moneyline (4-2).
  • In games Wainwright has started, his team is 5-3.
  • Games started by Wainwright have a 4-4-0 record at hitting the over this season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 26, 2022 at 7:12 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Cardinals Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
Nick Wittgren 20 16.2 7 4.86 4 0
Génesis Cabrera 17 18.0 13 2.50 5 0
Giovanny Gallegos 16 15.2 17 3.45 0 8
Andre Pallante 15 19.0 12 0.95 4 0
T.J. McFarland 15 16.0 9 7.31 1 0

Cardinals Hitting Trends

  • The Cardinals have an record in games this season when they belt at least two homers.
  • The Cardinals have won each of the nine games this season when they have racked up five or more extra-base hits.
  • The team is 21-3 in the games this season it has strung together eight or more hits.
  • The Cardinals are 17-3 in games this season that they scored five or more runs.
  • The Cardinals have drawn five or more walks in nine games this season, and are 7-2 in those contests.

Brewers Hitting Trends

  • They’ve hit two or more homers in 15 games this season and are 13-2 in those matchups.
  • They have gone 3-1 this season when collecting five or more extra-base hits as a team.
  • They have won 16 of the 21 games in which they’ve collected eight or more hits this season.
  • They have a 19-2 record this season when scoring five or more runs in a game.
  • They have a 9-3 record this season when drawing five or more walks in a game.

Cardinals vs. Brewers Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Brewers (+104)

Over/Under Pick: Over (7.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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