Cardinals vs Brewers: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 11, 2021

Written By Staff on April 11, 2021 - Last Updated on April 13, 2021

The St. Louis Cardinals (5-3) and the Milwaukee Brewers (4-4) square off on Sunday at 2:15 PM ET to break a 1-1 series tie. The Cardinals are favored (-129) to win the matchup against the Brewers (+110). Daniel Ponce de Leon gets the starting nod for St. Louis, and Brett Anderson is Milwaukee’s pick to start.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 11, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Cardinals vs Brewers Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Ponce de Leon (STL) Pitcher Anderson (MIL)
1 – 0 W/L 0 – 1
5.0 IP 5.0
1.80 ERA 7.20
0.800 WHIP 1.000
5.4 K/9 7.2
1.8 BB/9 1.8

Cardinals Probable Starter Daniel Ponce de Leon

  • Poncedeleon (1-0) gets the start for the Cardinals, his second of the season.
  • In his most recent time out on Monday, the right-hander tossed five innings against the Marlins, giving up one earned run while surrendering three hits.
  • The Cardinals have not been a moneyline favorite when Poncedeleon starts this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 11, 2021 at 2:06 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Brewers Stats vs Ponce de Leon

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Christian Yelich 6 .000 0 0 0 .333 .333
Avisaíl García 6 .167 1 0 0 .167 .334
Keston Hiura 5 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Daniel Vogelbach 5 .400 2 0 0 .500 .900
Travis Shaw 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Lorenzo Cain 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jace Peterson 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Luis Urías 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Manny Piña 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Omar Narváez 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Brewers Probable Starter Brett Anderson

  • The Brewers will send Anderson to the mound for his second start of the season.
  • The left-hander last pitched on Monday against the Cubs, throwing five innings and giving up four earned runs.
  • His team lost his only start as an underdog this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 11, 2021 at 2:06 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Cardinals Stats vs Anderson

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Paul Goldschmidt 18 .556 10 2 9 .636 1.580
Nolan Arenado 17 .353 6 2 6 .389 1.095
Matt Carpenter 9 .111 1 0 1 .100 .211
Yadier Molina 9 .111 1 0 0 .200 .311
Tommy Edman 4 .500 2 0 0 .500 1.000
Paul DeJong 3 .000 0 0 0 .250 .250
Tyler O’Neill 2 .000 0 0 0 .333 .333
Dylan Carlson 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Cardinals Betting Trends

  • Last season the Cardinals scored the third-fewest runs in baseball (240 total, 4.1 per game).
  • The Cardinals put together a 12-12 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite last season (winning 50% of those games).
  • St. Louis went 9-9 last year (winning 50% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -129 or shorter.
  • St. Louis combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 21 times last season for a 21-27-4 record against the over/under.
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Brewers Betting Trends

  • Last season, the Brewers won 10 out of the 21 games, or 47.6%, in which they were the underdog.
  • Milwaukee had a record of 8-6, a 57.1% win rate, when they were set as an underdog of +110 or more by oddsmakers last season.
  • Milwaukee and its opponents hit the over in 24 of their 58 games with a total last season.

Cardinals Players to Watch

  • Paul Goldschmidt hit six home runs while racking up a batting average of .304 last season.
  • Goldschmidt ranked 19th in BA (.304), and sixth in OBP (.417) among the qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Nolan Arenado had eight home runs and 26 RBI a season ago.
  • Arenado was not in the top 25 in SLG and OBP among the qualified hitters in MLB action.

Cardinals Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Tommy Edman 204 .250 29 5 26 .317 .685
Paul Goldschmidt 191 .304 31 6 21 .417 .883
Nolan Arenado 182 .253 23 8 26 .293 .727
Paul DeJong 152 .250 17 3 25 .322 .671
Yadier Molina 145 .262 12 4 16 .303 .662
Matt Carpenter 140 .186 22 4 24 .321 .635
Tyler O’Neill 139 .173 20 7 19 .261 .621
Dylan Carlson 110 .200 11 3 16 .252 .616
Andrew Knizner 16 .250 1 0 4 .235 .548
Justin Williams 5 .200 0 0 0 .333 .533

Brewers Players to Watch

  • Jackie Bradley Jr. finished last season with seven home runs, 22 RBI and a batting average of .283.
  • Bradley’s hits and RBI were not among league leaders among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Christian Yelich hit .205 with an OBP of .351 and a slugging percentage of .430.
  • Yelich did not rank among the top hitters in baseball among qualified hitters in the majors.

Brewers Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Keston Hiura 217 .212 30 13 32 .291 .701
Christian Yelich 200 .205 39 12 22 .351 .781
Jackie Bradley Jr. 191 .283 32 7 22 .361 .811
Avisaíl García 181 .238 20 2 15 .327 .653
Travis Shaw 163 .239 17 6 17 .306 .717
Daniel Vogelbach 115 .209 16 6 16 .326 .717
Luis Urías 109 .239 11 0 11 .308 .602
Omar Narváez 108 .176 8 2 10 .294 .563
Jace Peterson 45 .200 6 2 5 .393 .749
Manny Piña 39 .231 4 2 5 .333 .743

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