Brewers take on Cardinals looking to end road losing streak

Milwaukee Brewers (60-51, second in NL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (62-50, first in NL Central)

Saint Louis; Saturday, 7:15 p.m. EDT

LIKELY TO PITCH: Brewers: Corbin Burnes (8-5, 2.45 ERA, .93 WHIP, 175 strikeouts); Cardinals: Adam Wainwright (8-8, 3.42 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, 108 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Brewers -132, Cardinals +111; over/under is 7 points

BOTTOM LINE: The Milwaukee Brewers will be looking to end a five-game road slide when they face the St. Louis Cardinals.

St. Louis is 62-50 overall and 36-20 in home games. The Cardinals hitters have a .417 collective hitting percentage to rank eighth in the majors.

Milwaukee is 31-29 in road games and 60-51 overall. The Brewers are 44-14 in games when they have beaten opponents.

Saturday’s game is the 14th meeting between these teams this season. The Cardinals hold a 7-6 advantage in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Paul Goldschmidt leads the Cardinals with 59 extra hits (31 doubles and 28 home runs). Nolan Arenado is 16 for 38 with four doubles, six home runs and 13 RBIs over the last 10 games.

Rowdy Tellez has 20 doubles and 23 home runs for the Brewers. Willy Adames is 12 for 45 with three doubles, two home runs and eight RBIs over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Cardinals: 8-2, .281 batting average, 4.81 ERA, outscored opponents by 10 points

Brewers: 3-7, .243 batting average, 3.68 ERA, outscored by eight runs

INJURIES: Cardinals: Drew VerHagen: 60-day IL (hip), Steven Matz: 15-day IL (knee), Juan Yepez: 10-day IL (forearm), Jack Flaherty: 60-day IL (shoulder), Alex Reyes: IL 60 days (shoulder)

Brewers: Omar Narvaez: IL 10 days (quadriceps), Jandel Gustave: IL 15 days (forearm), Trevor Rosenthal: IL 15 days (hamstrings), Miguel Sanchez: IL 60 days (elbow), Jace Peterson: 10 -Day IL (left elbow), Adrian Houser: 15 days IL (flexor), Alex Jackson: 10 days IL (finger), Jake Cousins: 60 days IL (elbow), Justin Topa: 60 days IL (elbow), Luis Perdomo: 15-day IL (elbow)

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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