Milwaukee Brewers at Atlanta Braves 8/11/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, August 11, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Wade Miley vs. Julio Teheran
The Milwaukee Brewers head to SunTrust Park on Saturday, August 11, 2018 to take on the Atlanta Braves. The expected starting pitchers are Wade Miley for the Brewers and Julio Teheran for the Braves.
The odds for this matchup have Milwaukee at -108 and Atlanta at -102. The Brewers have a 56-59-3 over/under mark and a 63-55-0 run line record. The Braves are 58-54-0 against the run line and have a 55-52-5 over/under record.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 56-59-3 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 63-55-0 against the run line
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 55-52-5 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 58-54-0 against the run line
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
08/08/18 P Matt Albers Hamstring 10-day DL (08/07)
08/05/18 P Taylor Williams Elbow 10-day DL (08/03)
08/01/18 SS Brad Miller None has been released
07/26/18 P Brent Suter Forearm 60-day DL (7/23)
07/03/18 SS Nick Franklin Quad 60-day DL (05/09)
06/01/18 C Stephen Vogt Shoulder is out for season
06/01/18 P Zach Davies Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (06/01)
03/26/18 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
08/09/18 P Anibal Sanchez Calf left last game, is expexted to make next start
08/08/18 P Max Fried Groin 10-day DL (08/08)
08/08/18 P Shane Carle Shoulder 10-day DL (08/08)
07/31/18 P Peter Moylan Ribs 10-day DL (07/31)
07/31/18 P Sam Freeman Shoulder 10-day DL (07/29)
07/14/18 P Arodys Vizcaino Shoulder 10-day DL (07/14)
06/28/18 P Brandon McCarthy Knee 10-day DL (06/28)
06/27/18 P Darren O'Day Hamstring 60-day DL (06/27)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Brewers have a 66-52 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Wade Miley has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 2.10 and a WHIP of 1.25 this year. He has 22 strikeouts over his 34.1 innings pitched and he's given up 25 hits. He allows 6.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.91. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.75 and they have given up 381 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the bullpen and they've struck out 483 hitters and walked 179 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.84. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 916 base hits and 451 earned runs. They have allowed 134 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 422 batters and struck out 1,026. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.27 and their FIP as a unit is 4.18.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .248, good for 16th in the league. The Brewers hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Christian Yelich is hitting .319 with an on-base percentage of .382. He has 128 hits this season in 401 at bats with 60 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .536 and an OPS+ of 143. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .298 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .390. He has totaled 111 hits and he has driven in 30 men in 373 at bats. His OPS+ is 117 while his slugging percentage is at .418. The Brewers have 989 hits, including 180 doubles and 151 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 374 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,072 times as a unit. They have left 782 men on base and have a team OPS of .730. They score 4.42 runs per contest and have scored a total of 521 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 62-50 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.48, Julio Teheran has a 8-7 record and a 1.28 WHIP this season. He has 111 strikeouts over the 120.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 93 hits. He allows 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.18 and they have given up 353 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 402 batters and walked 182 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.86. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 872 base knocks and 433 earned runs this season. They have given up 119 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 431 hitters and struck out 991 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.10.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 3rd in the league. The Braves hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Freddie Freeman comes into this matchup batting .318 with an OBP of .398. He has 139 hits this year along with 70 RBI in 437 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .524 with an OPS+ of 151. Nick Markakis is hitting .323 this season and he has an OBP of .388. He has collected 142 hits in 439 at bats while driving in 70 runs. He has an OPS+ of 142 and a slugging percentage of .499. The Braves as a unit have 1,012 base hits, including 228 doubles and 125 homers. Atlanta has walked 342 times this year and they have struck out on 889 occasions. They have had 783 men left on base and have an OPS of .745. They have scored 4.76 runs per game and totaled 533 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Braves -102
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