Milwaukee Brewers at San Francisco Giants 8/22/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jimmy Nelson vs. Jeff Samardzija
AT&T Park is the site of the matchup between the Milwaukee Brewers and the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday, August 22, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Jimmy Nelson for the Brewers and Jeff Samardzija for the Giants.
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Milwaukee opens at +110 while San Francisco opens at -120. The Brewers have a 57-62-6 over/under record and a 67-58-0 run line mark. The Giants are 51-75-0 against the run line and have a 60-55-11 over/under record.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 57-62-6 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 67-58-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 60-55-11 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 51-75-0 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)
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
08/20/17 C Buster Posey Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Monday vs. Milwaukee Brewers
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 65-60 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jimmy Nelson has a 9-6 record with an earned run average of 3.74 and a WHIP of 1.26. He has 169 strikeouts over his 151.2 innings pitched and he's given up 153 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.06 and they have given up 410 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the bullpen and they've struck out 447 hitters and walked 217 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 4.16. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 1,096 base hits and 517 earned runs. They have allowed 153 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 447 batters and struck out 1,018. 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 4.43.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .252, good for 19th in the league. The Brewers hold a .441 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Domingo Santana is hitting .269 with an on-base percentage of .364. He has 111 hits this season in 412 at bats with 63 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .468 and an OPS+ of 115. Orlando Arcia is hitting .279 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .325. He has totaled 114 hits and he has driven in 40 men in 408 at bats. His OPS+ is 92 while his slugging percentage is at .417. The Brewers have 1,071 hits, including 211 doubles and 184 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 408 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,226 times as a unit. They have left 842 men on base and have a team OPS of .764. They score 4.66 runs per contest and have scored a total of 583 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 50-76 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.79, Jeff Samardzija has a 8-12 record and a 1.21 WHIP. He has 166 strikeouts over the 161.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 171 hits. He allows 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.25 and they have given up 389 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 354 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 1,221 base knocks and 577 earned runs this season. They have given up 137 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 385 hitters and struck out 968 batters. They give up a walk 3 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 4.12.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 21st in the league. The Giants hold a .379 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 18th 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 106. Buster Posey is hitting .321 this season and he has an OBP of .410. He has collected 125 hits in 390 at bats while driving in 53 runs. He has an OPS+ of 134 and a slugging percentage of .477. The Giants as a unit have 1,084 base hits, including 229 doubles and 99 homers. San Francisco has walked 367 times this year and they have struck out on 915 occasions. They have had 856 men left on base and have an OPS of .688. They have scored 4.06 runs per game and totaled 511 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants -120
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