Milwaukee Brewers vs St Louis Cardinals 5-15-23 MLB Prediction, Odds and Tips

Milwaukee Brewers vs St Louis Cardinals 5/15/23 – The Milwaukee Brewers will attempt to win yet another series against the St. Louis Cardinals this time on the road. Milwaukee entered this set first, with St. Louis coming in last. Recent performances of both clubs show that this division race remains tight among all five clubs. However, the Milwaukee Brewers are favorites to win this game based on the latest baseball betting splits. Freddy Peralta and Jack Flaherty are expected to start for their respective teams.

Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals

Date & Time: Monday, May 15, 2023 at 7:45 PM ET

Location: Busch Stadium St. Louis, MO

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

Milwaukee Brewers vs St Louis Cardinals 5/15/23 Betting Odds


Moneyline: -125

Spread: -1.5 (+129)

Total: 8 over (-116)


Moneyline: +100

Spread: +1.5 (-182)

Total: 8 under (-120)

Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals Analysis

The Milwaukee Brewers have managed 48 two-baggers collectively and hit 46 balls out of the park this season. Milwaukee is currently hitting 0.390 and striking out 353 times, drawing walks on 138 occasions. As a team, the Milwaukee Brewers are amassing an average of 4.4 runs per contest to rank 18th among MLB clubs. They currently boast 164 RBI’s and 309 base hits this season, and their team batting average stands at 0.242. They have scored 170 runs with an OBP of 0.318.

The Milwaukee Brewers rank third in MLB for turning 71.6% of balls in play into outs during their 2,943 innings played this year. This season, the Milwaukee Brewers have recorded 981 putouts with 333 assists and 16 errors. Their fielding percentage stands at an impressive 0.988 and they currently hold the 11th spot in MLB with 30 double plays completed this season.

Freddy Peralta will take the mound for the Brewers. Peralta didn’t exactly pitch well, but with another strong start under his belt quickly erased any shortcomings in his pitching performance. Peralta has earned himself the lowest ERA at 3.45 among Brewers starters going into this game. He pitched six innings of one-run ball against the Cardinals in April, and Milwaukee’s bullpen ranked seventh in ERA and first in left-on-base percentage of 82.2 before Sunday’s game – meaning if Peralta runs into difficulty Milwaukee’s relievers can help bail him out.

The Cardinals boast a team SLG% of 0.422, and average 4.53 runs scored per game. Their record stands at 181 runs with 71 doubles hit and 134 stolen bases. St. Louis has hit 49 homers this year and amassed 175 RBIs. They have been called up on 388 occasions and amassed 356 hits. St. Louis Cardinals currently boast an on-base percentage of 0.327 and a batting average of 0.258 throughout this season.

St. Louis Cardinals have successfully executed 41 double plays this season and boast a fielding percentage of 0.988. The Cardinals have registered 366 assists and 17 errors this season while recording over 1,001 putouts. Cardinals pitchers have achieved an efficiency on defense rate of 65.7% over 3,003 innings of play.

Jack Flaherty will take the hill for the Cardinals. Since Flaherty entered MLB, he has surrendered 433 base hits while recording 639 K’s over 562 innings. He has given up 225 earned runs while maintaining a WHIP of 1.152 and FIP of 4.0. His strikeout to walk ratio currently stands at 2.97 and he has already faced 2,317 opposing batters during his pro baseball career. Flaherty currently boasts a 3.60 earned run average and has allowed 6.9 hits per 9 innings pitched.

Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals Against the Spread

Under is 4-0 in Peralta’s last 4 starts vs. National League Central. Over is 3-0-2 in Peralta’s last 5 starts with the total set at 7.0-8.5. Brewers are 4-0 in their last 4 games vs. a starter with a WHIP greater than 1.30. Brewers are 0-5 in Peralta’s last 5 road starts vs. a team with a losing record. Brewers are 0-5 in Peralta’s last 5 road starts.

Over is 5-0 in Flaherty’s last 5 starts on grass. Over is 7-0-1 in Cardinals last 8 home games vs. a right-handed starter. Over is 5-0 in Flaherty’s last 5 starts overall. Over is 4-0 in Flaherty’s last 4 starts with the total set at 7.0-8.5. Over is 3-0-1 in Cardinals last 4 home games with the total set at 9.0-10.5.

Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals Free Pick

St. Louis’ Jack Flaherty has struggled this year while Milwaukee’s Freddy Peralta has delivered quality starts consistently over recent weeks. Bullpens appear fairly evenly balanced particularly on the back end. The biggest distinction between these clubs lies in starting pitching; Flaherty and Peralta have demonstrated vastly differing starting pitching levels this year. Take the Brewers here as they are predicted to win according to the best baseball betting sites.

Free Pick: Milwaukee Brewers -125