Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals Picks and Predictions May 12th 2024

Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals MLB Sun, May 12, 14:10 pm.
Milwaukee Brewers
ML: -155
St. Louis Cardinals
ML: 130

Brewers Eye a Clean Sweep Against the Cardinals in High-Stakes Finale

Milwaukee, WI – It’s game day in Milwaukee, and the Brewers are on fire! They’re gunning for a complete sweep in their four-game showdown against the St. Louis Cardinals this Sunday. Riding the high of an eight-game win streak against their division rivals, the Brewers are looking unstoppable.

Cardinals’ Struggle is Real

Things have been rough for the Cardinals, who are currently trapped in a seven-game losing streak and languishing at the bottom of the National League Central. They’re hoping Miles Mikolas, their go-to right-hander with a tough season so far (2-5, 6.43 ERA), can turn things around. He’s had a rocky ride in his recent starts, but today, he’s their best bet to dodge a sweep.

Brewers’ Secret Weapon: Bryse Wilson

Meanwhile, Milwaukee is rolling with Bryse Wilson on the mound. Recently bumped from the bullpen to starter due to team injuries, Wilson’s been showing some real chops. With a solid 2.40 ERA and coming off a six-inning, one-hit, scoreless performance, he’s someone the Cardinals need to watch out for.

Cardinals’ Hitting Blues

Even with more hits than the Brewers in their last face-off, the Cardinals just can’t seem to turn those hits into runs. But there’s a silver lining—Paul Goldschmidt finally snapped his 0-for-32 hitless streak. Their manager, Oliver Marmol, is still upbeat, convinced the team’s luck is about to change with the bats warming up.

Brewers’ Lineup Bringing the Heat

On the other side, Milwaukee’s lineup has been solid. Rhys Hoskins blasted a three-run homer last game that really sealed the deal, and William Contreras has been getting on base for 19 straight games. These guys are not messing around.

Pitchers’ Personal Battles

This matchup isn’t just about the teams; it’s personal for the pitchers too. Wilson’s had a rough history against the Cardinals, sporting a hefty 9.45 ERA across his career appearances. But with his recent form, could this be his turnaround game? Mikolas also struggles against the Brewers, adding another layer of tension to today’s game.

Conclusion: More Than Just a Game

As the Brewers aim to complete their sweep and the Cardinals fight to find their footing, this isn’t just another Sunday game. It’s a critical point in the season for both teams. With the pitchers set to prove themselves and hitters on the brink of breakthroughs, fans are in for a tightly contested clash full of strategic moves and intense action.

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Sun, May 12, 09:25 am.
Milwaukee Brewers
O 9
St. Louis Cardinals
U 9
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