Brewers Vs Cardinals: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – May 12, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on May 12, 2021

The Milwaukee Brewers (19-17) are set to take on the St. Louis Cardinals (22-14) on Wednesday at 7:40 PM ET, airing on BSWI. The Brewers are listed as -159 favorites by bookmakers, while the underdog Cardinals have +135 odds. Brandon Woodruff takes the mound for Milwaukee while John Gant is St. Louis’ starter for the contest.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of May 12, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Brewers vs Cardinals Betting Lines

Brewers Betting Insights

  • The Brewers have entered the game as favorites 22 times this season and won 11, or 50%, of those games.
  • Milwaukee has entered four games this season favored by -159 or more and is 1-3 in those contests.
  • The implied probability of a win from the Brewers, based on the moneyline, is 59.1%.
  • In their last 10 games with a total, the Brewers and their opponents have failed to hit the over four times.

Brewers Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 3-7
Runs Per Game 3.2
HR 10
ERA 4.40
K/9 10.6

Click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Cardinals Betting Insights

  • The Cardinals have been victorous in seven, or 53.8%, of the 13 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • St. Louis has been listed as an underdog of +135 or more on two occasions this season and lost both games.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Cardinals have a 40.9% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • In their previous 10 games with a total, the Cardinals and their opponents have combined to clear the over/under on four occasions.

Cardinals Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 8-2
Runs Per Game 5
HR 13
ERA 3.07
K/9 7.5

Cardinals Probable Pitcher – John Gant

  • Gant gets the start for the Cardinals, his seventh of the season. He is 2-3 with a 2.15 ERA and 25 strikeouts in 29 1/3 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent time out on Thursday, the right-hander threw 4 1/3 innings against the Mets, giving up one earned run while surrendering five hits.
  • During six games this season, the 28-year-old has a 2.15 ERA and 7.7 strikeouts per nine innings, while giving up a batting average of .243 to opposing batters.
  • Gant has four starts this year where he pitched five or more innings.
  • The Cardinals have been the moneyline underdog in four of Gant’s starts this season, and they went 2-2 in those games.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 12, 2021 at 2:08 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Brewers Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 19-17
Home 8-9
Road 11-8
vs LHP (Starters) 2-4
vs RHP (Starters) 17-13
Day Games 4-6
Night Games 15-11

Click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Brewers Probable Pitcher – Brandon Woodruff

  • The Brewers will send Woodruff (2-1) to the mound for his eighth start this season.
  • The right-hander gave up one earned run and allowed two hits in 6 2/3 innings pitched against the Phillies on Thursday.
  • The 28-year-old ranks fifth in ERA (1.73), fifth in WHIP (.770), 13th in strikeouts (51), and 13th in K/9 (11.00) among qualified pitchers in the majors this year.
  • Woodruff will look to finish five or more innings for the seventh start in a row.
  • When he starts a game and his team is the favorite on the moneyline, they have a record of 2-2.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 12, 2021 at 2:08 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Cardinals Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 22-14
Home 12-8
Road 10-6
vs LHP (Starters) 5-2
vs RHP (Starters) 17-12
Day Games 9-7
Night Games 13-7

Brewers Hitting Stats

  • The Brewers average 1.1 home runs per game to rank 17th in MLB play with 41 total home runs .
  • The Brewers average 0.9 homers per home game this season (15 total at home).
  • Milwaukee has hit 10 home runs over the last 10 games.
  • Avisail Garcia has been key for Milwaukee with 30 hits, an OBP of .339 plus a slugging percentage of .405.
  • Travis Shaw leads Milwaukee in home runs (five) and runs batted in (23) this season while batting .230.

Cardinals Hitting Stats

  • The Cardinals rank eighth in Major League Baseball with 46 home runs.
  • They’ve hit 26 homers, an average of 1.6 per game, in 16 road contests this season.
  • Over the last 10 games, St. Louis has hit 13 home runs.
  • Nolan Arenado paces the Cardinals with 23 runs batted in.
  • Dylan Carlson is batting .295 with seven doubles, two triples, three home runs and 13 walks.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Cardinals (+135)

Over/Under Pick: Over (7.5)

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

Powered By Data Skrive using data from

PlayPicks Staff Avatar
Written by
PlayPicks Staff

PlayPicks staff has years of sports betting and DFS knowledge and we share all of that with you for free daily.

View all posts by PlayPicks Staff
Privacy Policy