Milwaukee Brewers at San Francisco Giants 8/21/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, August 21, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Zach Davies vs. Chris Stratton
The Milwaukee Brewers visit AT&T Park on Monday, August 21, 2017 to play the San Francisco Giants. The probable starters are Zach Davies for the Brewers and Chris Stratton for the Giants.
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The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee at -114 and San Francisco at +104. The Brewers have a 57-61-6 over/under record and a 66-58-0 run line mark. The Giants are 51-74-0 against the run line and have a 60-54-11 over/under record.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 57-61-6 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 66-58-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 60-54-11 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 51-74-0 against the run line
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
08/18/17 C Andrew Susac Trapezius 10-day DL (08/15)
08/13/17 P Brent Suter Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (08/13)
08/04/17 C Jett Bandy Ribs 10-day DL (08/04)
06/28/17 P Chase Anderson Ribs 10-day DL (06/28) - expected to start Sunday vs. Colorado Rockies
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
08/16/17 2B Joe Panik Concussion 7-day DL (08/16)
08/12/17 3B Miguel Gomez Knee 10-day DL (08/09)
08/05/17 1B Brandon Belt Concussion 10-day DL (08/05)
08/01/17 P Johnny Cueto Blister 10-day DL (07/15)
07/09/17 RF Austin Slater Groin 10-day DL (07/08)
07/02/17 3B Christian Arroyo Finger 60-day DL (07/02)
06/09/17 LF Michael Morse Concussion 10-day DL (06/08)
04/03/17 P Will Smith Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Brewers have a 64-60 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zach Davies has a 14-6 record with an earned run average of 4.26 and a WHIP of 1.39. He has 93 strikeouts over his 143.2 innings pitched and he's given up 155 hits. He allows 9.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.04 and they have given up 404 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the bullpen and they've struck out 443 hitters and walked 213 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.17. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 1,088 base hits and 513 earned runs. They have allowed 152 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 440 batters and struck out 1,010. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.42.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .251, good for 20th in the league. The Brewers hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Domingo Santana is hitting .269 with an on-base percentage of .362. He has 110 hits this season in 409 at bats with 63 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .469 and an OPS+ of 114. Orlando Arcia is hitting .281 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .324. He has totaled 114 hits and he has driven in 40 men in 405 at bats. His OPS+ is 92 while his slugging percentage is at .420. The Brewers have 1,059 hits, including 210 doubles and 182 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 402 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,217 times as a unit. They have left 833 men on base and have a team OPS of .762. They score 4.64 runs per contest and have scored a total of 575 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 50-75 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.91, Chris Stratton has a 1-2 record and a 1.52 WHIP. He has 22 strikeouts over the 25.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 26 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.19 and they have given up 380 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 350 batters and walked 170 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.56. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,208 base knocks and 572 earned runs this season. They have given up 136 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 384 hitters and struck out 957 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.13.
As a team, they are batting .248, good for 22nd in the league. The Giants hold a .379 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Eduardo Nunez comes into this matchup batting .316 with an OBP of .343. He has 123 hits this year along with 44 RBI in 389 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .447 with an OPS+ of 107. Buster Posey is hitting .318 this season and he has an OBP of .407. He has collected 123 hits in 387 at bats while driving in 52 runs. He has an OPS+ of 133 and a slugging percentage of .473. The Giants as a unit have 1,074 base hits, including 227 doubles and 99 homers. San Francisco has walked 364 times this year and they have struck out on 906 occasions. They have had 848 men left on base and have an OPS of .687. They have scored 4.07 runs per game and totaled 509 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Brewers -114
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