Cardinals vs Brewers Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 12, 2022

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At Busch Stadium on Friday, the Milwaukee Brewers (60-50) take on the St. Louis Cardinals (61-50), fellow members of the NL Central, at 8:15 PM ET. The Cardinals will hand the ball to Jordan Montgomery (4-3), and the Brewers will turn to Eric Lauer (8-3).

At home, the Cardinals are favored to win on the moneyline (-166) over the Brewers (+140). The game has an over/under set at 7.5 runs.

Cardinals vs. Brewers Odds

Run Line

St. Louis Cardinals (-1.5)

Moneyline

Cardinals (-166)

Total

7.5 Runs (Over: -115, Under: -106)

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When, Where, at What Time is Cardinals vs. Brewers

  • Game Day: Friday, August 12, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:15 PM ET
  • Location: St. Louis, Missouri
  • Stadium: Busch Stadium

Cardinals Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Juan Yepez 10 Day Injury List Forearm
Steven Matz 15 Day Injury List Knee
Jack Flaherty 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Drew VerHagen 60 Day Injury List Hip
Álex Reyes 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Jordan Montgomery Day-to-day Leg

Brewers Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Jace Peterson 10 Day Injury List Elbow
Omar Narváez 10 Day Injury List Quadricep
Adrian Houser 15 Day Injury List Elbow
Jandel Gustave 15 Day Injury List Forearm
Justin Topa 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Miguel Sanchez 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Jake Cousins 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Taylor Rogers Day-to-day Knee
Jean Carlos Mejía Suspended List Suspension

Last Time Out: Cardinals and Brewers

The Cardinals lost 8-6 against the Rockies yesterday, with Jordan Hicks getting credited with the loss. He threw one inning, giving up two earned runs without allowing a hit while striking out one. Paul Goldschmidt went 3-for-5 with a double, a home run and three RBI to lead the Cardinals offensively.

The Brewers knocked off the Rays 4-3 Friday. Rowdy Tellez went 1-for-2 with a home run and an RBI, and Devin Williams got the win, pitching one inning without giving up a hit or an earned run while striking out one.

Betting Trends

Cardinals Betting Records and Team Stats

The Cardinals have been favorites in 59 games this season and won 38 (64.4%) of those contests. This season, St. Louis has won 15 of its 22 games, or 68.2%, when favored by at least -166 on the moneyline. The oddsmakers’ moneyline implies a 62.4% chance of a victory for the Cardinals. Games involving St. Louis have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 52 of 111 chances this season. In 111 games with a spread this season, the Cardinals are 60-51-0 ATS.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Paul Goldschmidt 105 .332 (2) .415 (1) .615 (3) 5.9% (8) 21.1% (87) 12.3% (13)
Nolan Arenado 103 .303 (14) .369 (15) .564 (6) 5.5% (14) 13.1% (17) 8.9% (70)
Tommy Edman 107 .257 (70) .320 (90) .365 (125) 1.5% (126) 18.0% (58) 7.9% (81)
Dylan Carlson 91 .237 (115) .308 (112) .392 (103) 1.9% (109) 18.3% (60) 7.9% (81)
Brendan Donovan 82 .280 (-) .397 (-) .370 (-) 0.7% (-) 17.8% (-) 13.1% (-)

Brewers Betting Records and Team Stats

The Brewers have come away with 10 wins in the 21 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season. Milwaukee has yet to play a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +140. The Brewers have an implied victory probability of 41.7% according to the moneyline set for this matchup. Contests with Milwaukee have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 55 of 110 chances this season. The Brewers are 48-62-0 against the spread in their 110 games with a line set by sportsbooks this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Rowdy Tellez 105 .239 (113) .324 (85) .484 (25) 5.6% (13) 19.7% (76) 10.0% (44)
Christian Yelich 106 .259 (68) .364 (22) .386 (114) 1.7% (118) 24.0% (111) 13.4% (10)
Andrew McCutchen 94 .255 (76) .327 (82) .402 (94) 2.7% (89) 18.4% (62) 9.2% (64)
Willy Adames 88 .224 (127) .288 (133) .459 (40) 5.7% (11) 27.2% (134) 8.2% (77)
Kolten Wong 87 .255 (-) .336 (-) .425 (-) 2.4% (-) 17.3% (-) 8.9% (-)

Cardinals vs. Brewers Picks and Predictions

Our pick for Cardinals vs. Brewers sees the Cardinals (-166 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. As for the total, we pick the over on 7.5 runs.

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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