Milwaukee Brewers at Cincinnati Reds 7/6/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 7/5/2014
Sunday, June 15, 2014 2:10 PM
Miller Park, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Milwaukee Brewers - Gallardo, Y (5-5) vs. Cincinnati Reds - Latos, M (1-1)
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Sunday afternoon, the Milwaukee Brewers will send Yovani Gallardo to the hill to face the Cincinnati Reds and Mat Latos. It will be Gallardo's 18 th start and Latos' 5th.
Yovani Gallardo saw his record fall to 5 - 5 with a 3.51 ERA after taking the loss his last time out. In that start, Gallardo was torched for 8 runs and 10 hits in just 5 innings. He walked a batter while striking out 3. After 3 straight starts where he allowed just a run per start, Gallardo fell apart. Matching last season's record of 12 - 10 and ERA of 4.18 might not possible for Gallardo at this point.
In 2013, Gallardo was 2 - 1 with a 3.18 ERA in 5 starts against the Reds. This season, Gallardo has started twice against Cincinnati. He lost his 1 st outing and pitched to a no-decision in his 2nd.
Mat Latos lost his last start and that dropped his record to 1- 1 with a 2.45 ERA. The loss was a tough break for Latos because he surrendered just a run on one hit in 7 innings as he walked a batter and struck out 4. But 1 run was too much for his offense to get past and he took the loss. Last season, Latos was an impressive 14- 7 with an ERA of 3.16 in 32 starts.
In 2013, Latos was 1- 2 with a 5.95 ERA in 3 starts against the Brewers. He will have to watch out for Milwaukee's Carlos Gomez because Gomez is batting .471 against Latos with 2 homers and 7 RBIs.
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
Milwaukee Brewers are 46-37-3 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Milwaukee Brewers is 0.4
Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
Cincinnati Reds are 38-43-3 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Cincinnati Reds is 0.1
Injuries to Watch
07/03/14 LF Khris Davis Shoulder missed last game, probable Friday vs. Cincinnati Reds
06/09/14 P Tyler Thornburg Elbow 15-day DL (6/7)
05/02/14 P Jim Henderson Shoulder 15-day DL (5/2)
06/21/14 P Trevor Bell Elbow 60-day DL (4/08)
06/14/14 P Sean Marshall Shoulder 60-day DL (6/13)
03/28/14 3B Jack Hannahan Shoulder 60-day DL (3/30)
Guy's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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