Atlanta Braves at Milwaukee Brewers 7/8/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, July 8, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Sean Newcomb vs. Junior Guerra
The Atlanta Braves visit Miller Park on Sunday, July 8, 2018 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Sean Newcomb for the Braves and Junior Guerra for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta at +115 and Milwaukee at -125. The Braves have a 44-39-4 over/under record and a 46-41-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 49-39-0 against the run line and have a 37-48-3 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 44-39-4 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 46-41-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 37-48-3 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 49-39-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
07/06/18 P Max Fried Finger 10-day DL (07/06)
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
07/06/18 P Brent Suter Forearm 10-day DL (07/03)
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 49-38 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sean Newcomb has a 8-3 record with an earned run average of 3.10 and a WHIP of 1.23 this season. He has 92 strikeouts over his 95.2 innings pitched and he's given up 73 hits. He's allowed 6.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.82. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.22 and they have given up 270 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 317 hitters and walked 149 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 3.82. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 675 base hits and 336 earned runs. They have allowed 89 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 343 batters and struck out 783. 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 3.99.
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 .327, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Freddie Freeman is hitting .304 with an on-base percentage of .396. He has 102 hits this season in 335 at bats with 57 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .525 and an OPS+ of 150. Nick Markakis is hitting .324 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .389. He has totaled 111 hits and he has driven in 58 men in 343 at bats. His OPS+ is 140 while his slugging percentage is at .490. The Braves have 794 hits, including 181 doubles and 98 home runs. Atlanta has walked 284 times so far this season and they have struck out 688 times as a unit. They have left 620 men on base and have a team OPS of .751. They score 4.95 runs per contest and have scored a total of 431 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 53-35 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.87, Junior Guerra has a 5-5 record and a 1.19 WHIP. He has 88 strikeouts over the 87.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 70 hits. He's allowing 7.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.07 and they have given up 252 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .217 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 364 batters and walked 129 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 3.54. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 646 base knocks and 309 earned runs this season. They have given up 89 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 305 hitters and struck out 774 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 3.89.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 15th in the league. The Brewers hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, 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 .307 with an OBP of .365. He has 73 hits this year along with 59 RBI in 238 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .618 with an OPS+ of 157. Travis Shaw is hitting .240 this season and he has an OBP of .338. He has collected 68 hits in 283 at bats while driving in 49 runs. He has an OPS+ of 113 and a slugging percentage of .466. The Brewers as a unit have 720 base hits, including 136 doubles and 114 homers. Milwaukee has walked 278 times this year and they have struck out on 797 occasions. They have had 575 men left on base and have an OPS of .726. They have scored 4.38 runs per game and totaled 385 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers -125
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