Brewers aim to secure 2-game series win against the Cardinals

Milwaukee Brewers (76-66, second in the NL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (83-59, first in the NL Central)

St. Louis; Wednesday, 7:45 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Brewers: Corbin Burnes (10-6, 3.09 ERA, .98 WHIP, 214 strikeouts); Cardinals: Adam Wainwright (10-9, 3.33 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 134 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Brewers -124, Cardinals +104; over/under is 7 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Milwaukee Brewers and the St. Louis Cardinals meet on Wednesday in the second game of a two-game series. The Brewers won the first, 8-4.

St. Louis has a 47-25 record in home games and an 83-59 record overall. The Cardinals have the third-ranked team on-base percentage in the NL at .328.

Milwaukee is 37-39 on the road and 76-66 overall. Brewers hitters have a collective .315 on-base percentage, the eighth-ranked percentage in the NL.

Wednesday’s game is the 17th time these teams meet this season. The season series is tied 8-8.

TOP PERFORMERS: Nolan Arenado has 39 doubles, a triple, 28 home runs and 95 RBI while hitting .299 for the Cardinals. Tommy Edman is 15-for-34 with five doubles and a home run over the past 10 games.

Christian Yelich has 22 doubles, four triples, 12 home runs and 52 RBI while hitting .259 for the Brewers. Willy Adames is 10-for-38 with four doubles and two home runs over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Cardinals: 6-4, .232 batting average, 4.96 ERA, outscored by eight runs

Brewers: 6-4, .213 batting average, 4.60 ERA, outscored by three runs

INJURIES: Cardinals: Dylan Carlson: 10-Day IL (thumb), Drew VerHagen: 60-Day IL (hip), Steven Matz: 15-Day IL (knee), Alex Reyes: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

Brewers: Matt Bush: day-to-day (groin), Eric Lauer: 15-Day IL (elbow), Freddy Peralta: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Alex Jackson: 60-Day IL (wrist), Jonathan Davis: 10-Day IL (elbow), Aaron Ashby: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Trevor Rosenthal: 15-Day IL (hamstring), Trevor Gott: 15-Day IL (forearm), Jandel Gustave: 15-Day IL (forearm), Miguel Sanchez: 60-Day IL (elbow)


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