Atlanta Braves at Milwaukee Brewers 7/6/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, July 6, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Foltynewicz vs. Freddy Peralta
The Atlanta Braves visit Miller Park on Friday, July 6, 2018 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Mike Foltynewicz for the Braves and Freddy Peralta for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta at +118 and Milwaukee at -128. The Braves have a 42-39-4 over/under record and a 45-40-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 48-38-0 against the run line and have a 35-48-3 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 42-39-4 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 45-40-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 35-48-3 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 48-38-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
07/04/18 1B Freddie Freeman Elbow left last game, is "?" Thursday vs Milwaukee Brewers
07/03/18 P Peter Moylan Forearm 10-day DL (07/02)
06/28/18 P Brandon McCarthy Knee 10-day DL (06/28)
06/22/18 P Jose Ramirez Shoulder 60-day DL (04/18)
06/22/18 P Michael Soroka Shoulder 60-day DL (06/20)
03/30/18 P Chase Whitley Heel 10-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Jacob Lindgren Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Grant Dayton Elbow 60-day DL (02/14)
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
07/03/18 SS Nick Franklin Quad 60-day DL (05/09)
06/26/18 CF Lorenzo Cain Groin 10-day DL (06/24)
06/13/18 P Matt Albers Shoulder 10-day DL (06/12)
06/01/18 C Stephen Vogt Shoulder is out for season
06/01/18 P Zach Davies Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (06/01)
05/30/18 3B Tyler Saladino Ankle 10-day DL (05/30)
05/09/18 P Wade Miley Oblique 60-day DL (05/09)
03/26/18 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 49-36 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Foltynewicz has a 6-4 record with an earned run average of 2.02 and a WHIP of 1.11 this season. He has 107 strikeouts over his 89 innings pitched and he's given up 59 hits. He's allowed 6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.99. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.21 and they have given up 267 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 311 hitters and walked 150 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.76. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 661 base hits and 324 earned runs. They have allowed 86 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 339 batters and struck out 765. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 3.97.
As a team Atlanta is hitting .260, good for 5th in the league. The Braves hold a .426 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Freddie Freeman is hitting .308 with an on-base percentage of .399. He has 101 hits this season in 328 at bats with 56 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .530 and an OPS+ of 153. Nick Markakis is hitting .322 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .389. He has totaled 108 hits and he has driven in 58 men in 335 at bats. His OPS+ is 141 while his slugging percentage is at .493. The Braves have 782 hits, including 178 doubles and 98 home runs. Atlanta has walked 278 times so far this season and they have struck out 670 times as a unit. They have left 612 men on base and have a team OPS of .754. They score 5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 425 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 51-35 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.28, Freddy Peralta has a 3-1 record and a 0.87 WHIP. He has 40 strikeouts over the 27.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 12 hits. He's allowing 3.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 1.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.03 and they have given up 246 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .215 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 359 batters and walked 127 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.55. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 634 base knocks and 303 earned runs this season. They have given up 89 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 299 hitters and struck out 756 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 3.92.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 18th in the league. The Brewers hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Jesus Aguilar comes into this matchup batting .303 with an OBP of .365. He has 70 hits this year along with 55 RBI in 231 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .606 with an OPS+ of 155. Travis Shaw is hitting .244 this season and he has an OBP of .343. He has collected 68 hits in 279 at bats while driving in 49 runs. He has an OPS+ of 117 and a slugging percentage of .473. The Brewers as a unit have 706 base hits, including 133 doubles and 111 homers. Milwaukee has walked 274 times this year and they have struck out on 779 occasions. They have had 570 men left on base and have an OPS of .725. They have scored 4.34 runs per game and totaled 373 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers -128
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