New York Mets at Milwaukee Brewers 7/24/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 7/23/2014
Thursday, July 24, 2014, 8:10 PM on SNY, FSWI
Miller Park, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
New York Mets - Gee, D (4-2) vs. Milwaukee Brewers - Garza, M (6-7)
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On Thursday, July, 24, the New York Mets will matchup with the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park in the first of a four game series. The Mets will send Dillon Gee (4-2, 2.92 ERA) to the hill opposite of Matt Garza (6-7, 4.04 ERA) for the Brewers.
Gee will be ready to take the mound to get his last game out of his mind. Gee had his shortest outing of the season as he gave up four runs over 5 innings and still managed to strikeout eight batters. It was only his second start since missing two months with a strained right lat. Gee had been on a roll before that and would like to get back to doing that when he faces the Brewers.
Gee will have to be careful when facing Jonathan Lucroy who is batting .333 against Gee over his career with two doubles and two RBI.
Garza had a rough outing against the Washington Nationals on Saturday as he was taken for five runs on five hits while striking out only one batter over .1 inning. Over that period, Garza threw 42 pitches and was then pulled. Garza can only improve on that performance and he'll hope to do so against a Mets team that he's pitched well against in the past. However, Curtis Granderson is batting .292 with four doubles and a homerun so Garza will have to contend with him.
New York Mets Betting Trends
New York Mets are 44-44-11 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for New York Mets is 0.1
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
Milwaukee Brewers are 53-44-3 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Milwaukee Brewers is 0.2
Injuries to Watch
New York Mets
07/22/14 LF Chris Young Cramps questionable
07/19/14 P Bartolo Colon Stomach questionable
06/25/14 C Taylor Teagarden Hamstring 15-day DL (6/22)
04/01/14 P Bobby Parnell Elbow 15-day DL (4/1), out for season
03/28/14 P Matt Harvey Elbow 60-day DL (3/30), out for season
07/18/14 3B Jeff Bianchi Elbow 15-day DL
07/10/14 P Wei-Chung Wang Shoulder 15-day DL (7/9)
06/09/14 P Tyler Thornburg Elbow 15-day DL (6/7)
05/02/14 P Jim Henderson Shoulder 15-day DL (5/2)
Guy's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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