The St. Louis Cardinals are slated to clash with the Milwaukee Brewers at American Family Field on May 12, 2024, beginning at 2:10 PM. The forecast predicts few clouds, setting the stage for an engaging baseball afternoon.

Veteran pitcher Miles Mikolas will take the hill for the Cardinals, entering the game with a challenging 6.429 ERA. On the Brewers’ side, Bryse Wilson, who has maintained a solid 2.400 ERA, will counter as the starting pitcher.

In terms of standings within the 2024 NL Central Division, the Cardinals are currently 13th with a disappointing record of 15-24, reflecting a .380 winning percentage. They’ve struggled in divisional matchups with six losses and no wins, ranking them 5th in the division. Lately, the team has only managed one win out of their last 10 games and is on a seven-game losing streak. Their home and away records are 6-11 and 9-13, respectively, and they have posted 5 victories in day games versus 10 in evening games. St. Louis has scored 132 runs while conceding 184.

Conversely, the Brewers are faring much better, positioned 4th in the same division with a record of 24-15, which translates to a .620 winning percentage. They are at the top of the division in head-to-head encounters, with 11 wins and 5 losses. The Brewers have picked up six wins in their recent 10 games and are currently enjoying a three-game winning streak. Their home and away performances are solid at 10-7 and 14-8, respectively, and they have notched 13 day game wins against 11 in night matchups. Milwaukee has managed to score 200 runs and allowed 164.

Looking at the game’s odds, the Brewers are favored with a point spread of -1.5 and an over/under set at 8.0. In money line terms, the Brewers are positioned at -149, suggesting stronger confidence in their victory, while the Cardinals stand at +125, indicating a less favorable outlook but a potentially rewarding bet for the underdogs.