Monday, July 27, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Lohse (5-11) vs. Christopher Heston (10-5)
The Milwaukee Brewers head to AT&T Park on Monday to take on the San Francisco Giants. The Brewers send Kyle Lohse to the mound to face Christopher Heston of the Giants. The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee at +144 and San Francisco at -154. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Brewers have a 49-44 over/under record and a 47-51 run line mark, meaning they cover 48% of the time. The Giants are 53-44 against the run line and have a 49-43 over/under record. They cover the spread 55% of the time.
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The Brewers show up with a 43-55 record, including 23-26 on the road. Kyle Lohse has a 5-11 record on the season, an earned run average of 6.29 and a 1.45 WHIP. In his starts, the Brewers are 7-13 over his 113 innings pitched this season while giving up 138 hits during those innings. Against the over/under, the Brewers are 11-7 in his starts. His teammates are averaging 4.4 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.30 and they've given up 259 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .232 against the Brewers bullpen while walking 106 times and striking out 302 times. Milwaukee is averaging 7.91 strikeouts per game while getting 9.03 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 25th in baseball in team earned run average at 4.12.
Milwaukee ranks 16th in the league in team batting average at .252 while hitting .257 on the road. Ranked at 22nd in the league in on-base percentage, the Brewers sit at .307 and they hold a .398 team slugging percentage. Gerardo Parra leads the team in hits with 96 while the team ranks 15th in baseball with 8.56 hits per game.
San Francisco is 27-22 at home while holding a 53-44 overall record on the season. Christopher Heston has a record of 10-5 while sporting an earned run average of 3.18 on the year with a 1.15 WHIP. In his starts, the Giants are 12-7 and he has allowed 105 hits over 119 innings pitched this season. Against the over/under, the Giants are 10-8 when he starts. His teammates score an average of 5.3 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.36 and they have given up 271 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .241 against the Giants bullpen while walking 90 times and striking out 238 times. San Francisco is averaging 7.12 strikeouts per game while getting 8.5 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.69.
They rank 2nd in the league in team batting average with a .273 average while hitting .269 at home. Ranked at 3rd in the league in on-base percentage, the Giants sit at .330 and they hold a .409 team slugging percentage. Joe Panik leads the team in hits with 113 while the team ranks 2nd in baseball with 9.44 hits a game.
The Brewers have committed 77 errors and have combined for 1006 assists and 2,615 put outs leading to a .979 team fielding percentage. The Giants have committed 48 errors on the season with 1024 assists and 2,597 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .987 on the year.
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 49-44 against the over/under so far this season
The Milwaukee Brewers are 47-51 against the run line so far this season
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 49-43 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 53-44 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
07/25/15 1B Adam Lind Back left last game, "?" Sunday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
06/04/15 P Brandon Kintzler Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/26)
05/24/15 P Wily Peralta Oblique Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/23)
San Francisco Giants
07/20/15 C Andrew Susac Thumb Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/19)
07/01/15 P Tim Lincecum Forearm Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/28)
06/24/15 LF Norichika Aoki Leg Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/21)
06/18/15 2B Marco Scutaro Back Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (6/17); out for season
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants
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