MLB Playoffs 2011: 5 Reasons to Expect a St. Louis Cardinals Win in Game 3

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MLB Playoffs 2011: 5 Reasons to Expect a St. Louis Cardinals Win in Game 3
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The St. Louis Cardinals are favored by Las Vegas to take Game 3 of the NLCS from the Milwaukee Brewers despite their status as the league's wild card. 

After dropping Game 1 in Milwaukee, the Cardinal offense exploded for 12 runs in a Game 2 victory to send the series to St. Louis in a 1-1 tie.

Former Cy Young winner Chris Carpenter will challenge 25-year-old Yovani Gallardo in Game 3.

Here are the five reasons you can expect St. Louis to take a 2-1 series lead.

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