Sunday, April 30, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Foltynewicz vs. Matt Garza
The Atlanta Braves visit Miller Park on Sunday, April 30, 2017 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Mike Foltynewicz for the Braves and Matt Garza for the Brewers.
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The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta at +110 and Milwaukee at -120. The Braves have a 12-9-0 over/under record and a 13-8-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 13-11-0 against the run line and have a 16-8-0 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 12-9-0 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 13-8-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 16-8-0 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 13-11-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
04/28/17 2B Brandon Phillips Groin "?" Saturday vs. Milwaukee Brewers
04/13/17 P Chaz Roe Shoulder 10-day DL (04/10)
04/03/17 P Armando Rivero Shoulder 10-day DL (03/30)
04/03/17 P Daniel Winkler Elbow 10-day DL (03/30)
04/02/17 2B Micah Johnson Wrist 10-day DL (03/30)
04/01/17 1B Sean Rodriguez Shoulder 60-day DL
03/31/17 P Mauricio Cabrera Elbow 10-day DL (03/30)
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
04/03/17 P Junior Guerra Calf 10-day DL
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 9-12 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Foltynewicz has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 3.20 and a WHIP of 1.37. He has 17 strikeouts over his 19.2 innings pitched and he's given up 18 hits. He allows 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.88 and they have given up 62 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the bullpen and they've struck out 56 hitters and walked 22 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.31. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 181 base hits and 89 earned runs. They have allowed 25 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 70 batters and struck out 144. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.43.
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As a team Atlanta is hitting .253, good for 8th in the league. The Braves hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Freddie Freeman is hitting .368 with an on-base percentage of .478. He has 28 hits this season in 76 at bats with 12 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .776 and an OPS+ of 227. Brandon Phillips is hitting .352 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .387. He has totaled 25 hits and he has driven in 9 men in 71 at bats. His OPS+ is 136 while his slugging percentage is at .507. The Braves have 183 hits, including 33 doubles and 22 home runs. Atlanta has walked 62 times so far this season and they have struck out 166 times as a unit. They have left 143 men on base and have a team OPS of .715. They score 4.29 runs per contest and have scored a total of 90 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 12-12 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.25, Matt Garza has a 0-0 record and a 1.75 WHIP. He has 4 strikeouts over the 4 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 4 hits. He allows 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.79 and they have given up 84 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 86 batters and walked 49 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.21. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 216 base knocks and 101 earned runs this season. They have given up 25 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 93 hitters and struck out 191 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.13.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 13th in the league. The Brewers hold a .485 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Eric Thames comes into this matchup batting .364 with an OBP of .484. He has 28 hits this year along with 19 RBI in 77 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .870 with an OPS+ of 251. Travis Shaw is hitting .258 this season and he has an OBP of .295. He has collected 23 hits in 89 at bats while driving in 18 runs. He has an OPS+ of 116 and a slugging percentage of .539. The Brewers as a unit have 204 base hits, including 50 doubles and 43 homers. Milwaukee has walked 81 times this year and they have struck out on 239 occasions. They have had 144 men left on base and have an OPS of .806. They have scored 5.33 runs per game and totaled 128 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Braves +110
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