Atlanta Braves at Milwaukee Brewers 7/7/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, July 7, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Anibal Sanchez vs. Brent Suter
The Atlanta Braves visit Miller Park on Saturday, July 7, 2018 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Anibal Sanchez for the Braves and Brent Suter for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta at +125 and Milwaukee at -135. The Braves have a 43-39-4 over/under record and a 45-41-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 49-38-0 against the run line and have a 36-48-3 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 43-39-4 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 45-41-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 36-48-3 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 49-38-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
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)
05/09/18 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 49-37 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez has a 3-2 record with an earned run average of 2.89 and a WHIP of 1.11 this season. He has 48 strikeouts over his 53 innings pitched and he's given up 41 hits. He's allowed 7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.14. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.23 and they have given up 270 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the bullpen and they've struck out 318 hitters and walked 151 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.81. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 668 base hits and 331 earned runs. They have allowed 87 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 343 batters and struck out 773. 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 3.98.
As a team Atlanta is hitting .259, good for 5th in the league. The Braves hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Freddie Freeman is hitting .305 with an on-base percentage of .397. He has 101 hits this season in 331 at bats with 57 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .526 and an OPS+ of 151. Nick Markakis is hitting .319 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .385. He has totaled 108 hits and he has driven in 58 men in 339 at bats. His OPS+ is 138 while his slugging percentage is at .487. The Braves have 785 hits, including 179 doubles and 98 home runs. Atlanta has walked 279 times so far this season and they have struck out 679 times as a unit. They have left 615 men on base and have a team OPS of .751. They score 4.97 runs per contest and have scored a total of 427 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 52-35 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.53, Brent Suter has a 8-5 record and a 1.19 WHIP. He has 78 strikeouts over the 93.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 93 hits. He's allowing 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.23. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.01 and they have given up 246 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .214 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 361 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 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.53. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 637 base knocks and 305 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 300 hitters and struck out 765 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.90.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 17th in the league. The Brewers hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Jesus Aguilar comes into this matchup batting .299 with an OBP of .360. He has 70 hits this year along with 56 RBI in 234 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .598 with an OPS+ of 151. 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 116 and a slugging percentage of .473. The Brewers as a unit have 713 base hits, including 135 doubles and 112 homers. Milwaukee has walked 278 times this year and they have struck out on 787 occasions. They have had 572 men left on base and have an OPS of .726. They have scored 4.37 runs per game and totaled 380 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers -135
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