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The Cardinals look like they have the momentum right now and are likely to win Game 4 to take a 3-1 series lead, but the Brewers have been long-overdue for a World Series championship.
This is by far the best team the franchise has ever had. Their players are there for these moments, and only these moments. As a result, this is their time and their year to shine.
The Brewers will win Game 5 by outslugging the Cardinals. Then, they will have their home field advantage again for the last two games of the series.
Look for Shaun Marcum, the Brewers' probable Game 6 starter, to finally get his first postseason win, despite struggling in his first two postseason starts. The saying is that "the third time is the charm," so there is no reason why this can't apply to Marcum. The Brewers will desperately need to pitch well.
The Cardinals will likely use Edwin Jackson in Game 6, and with the Brewers at home, look for Jackson to not pitch as well as Marcum this time around.
Then, in Game 7, the Brewers' ace Yovani Gallardo will be on the hill and he has always pitched very well at home. However, the Cardinals will have their own ace Chris Carpenter on the mound.
This one will likely be a low-scoring game, but the Brewers will have the momentum and find a way to win Game 7 and advance to the World Series, most likely against the Rangers.
Another fair prediction for Game 7 is that Ryan Braun, the favorite to win the National League MVP award, will hit a clutch home run to clinch the pennant, whether it be in the middle innings, late innings or in walk-off situation.
He would then definitely be a favorite to also win the NLCS MVP award, unless Gallardo's pitching is simply magnificent.