Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Fiers (5-8) vs. Jake Peavy (2-4)
The Milwaukee Brewers visit AT&T Park on Wednesday to play the San Francisco Giants. The Brewers send Mike Fiers to the mound to face Jake Peavy of the Giants. The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee at +131 and San Francisco at -141. The over/under was set at 7. The Brewers, with a 47-53 run line record, cover the spread 47% of the time. They also have a 49-46 over/under record. The Giants have a 49-45 over/under record and a 54-45 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 55% of the time.
The Brewers come into this game with a 43-57 record, and they are 23-28 away from home. Starting pitcher Mike Fiers holds a 5-8 record with an earned run average of 3.94 and a WHIP of 1.38. In his starts, the Brewers are 10-10 over his 112 innings pitched this season while giving up 113 hits during those innings. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 9-10. He is getting 4 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has given up 262 hits on the season and have a earned run average of 3.26. Opposing teams are hitting .232 against the Brewers bullpen while walking 107 times and striking out 308 times. Milwaukee is averaging 7.88 strikeouts per game while getting 9.01 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 24th in baseball in team earned run average at 4.11.
As a team, Milwaukee is batting .251, good for 20th in the league while putting together a .255 average away from home. The Brewers on-base percentage sits at .306, which puts them at 22nd in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .395. Gerardo Parra leads the team in hits with 98 while the team ranks 16th in baseball with 8.5 hits per game.
With a 55-44 overall record, San Francisco will come into this game 29-22 at home. With an earned run average of 4.86, Jake Peavy will come into this game holding a 2-4 record and a 1.32 WHIP. In his starts, the Giants are 2-4 and he has allowed 34 hits over 33.1 innings pitched this season. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 4-2. He is getting 3.8 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has given up 274 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 3.30. Opposing teams are hitting .240 against the Giants bullpen while walking 91 times and striking out 246 times. San Francisco is averaging 7.11 strikeouts per game while getting 8.48 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.67.
As a team, they are batting .273, good for 4th in the league while putting together a .270 average at home. The Giants on-base percentage sits at .330, which puts them at 3rd in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .410. Joe Panik leads the team in hits with 113 while the team ranks 2nd in baseball with 9.43 hits a game.
In terms of team defense, the Brewers have a fielding percentage of .979 with 78 total errors, 1023 assists and 2,663 put outs. The Giants have committed 49 errors on the season with 1048 assists and 2,651 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .987 on the year.
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 49-46 against the over/under so far this season
The Milwaukee Brewers are 47-53 against the run line so far this season
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 49-45 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 54-45 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
07/27/15 1B Adam Lind Back "?" Tuesday vs. San Francisco Giants
07/27/15 RF Ryan Braun Back "?" Tuesday vs. San Francisco Giants
07/26/15 P Wily Peralta Oblique expected to start Tuesday vs. San Francisco
06/04/15 P Brandon Kintzler Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/26)
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)
06/18/15 2B Marco Scutaro Back Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (6/17); out for season
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers
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