Milwaukee Brewers at San Francisco Giants 7/28/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, July 28, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jhoulys Chacin vs. Johnny Cueto
The Milwaukee Brewers head to AT&T Park on Saturday, July 28, 2018 to take on the San Francisco Giants. The expected starting pitchers are Jhoulys Chacin for the Brewers and Johnny Cueto for the Giants.
The odds for this matchup have Milwaukee at +120 and San Francisco at -130. The Brewers have a 47-55-3 over/under mark and a 55-50-0 run line record. The Giants are 56-48-0 against the run line and have a 48-52-4 over/under record.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 47-55-3 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 55-50-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 48-52-4 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 56-48-0 against the run line
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
07/26/18 P Brent Suter Forearm 60-day DL (7/23)
07/15/18 2B Jonathan Villar Thumb 10-day DL (07/15)
07/03/18 SS Nick Franklin Quad 60-day DL (05/09)
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)
03/26/18 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
07/27/18 1B Brandon Belt Knee 10-day DL (07/26)
07/15/18 P Jeff Samardzija Shoulder 10-day DL (07/15)
07/07/18 2B Joe Panik Groin 10-day DL (07/07)
06/20/18 P Hunter Strickland Hand 10-day DL (06/20)
05/22/18 P Jose Valdez Elbow 10-day DL (05/22)
03/30/18 P Julian Fernandez Elbow 60-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Brewers have a 59-46 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin has a 9-3 record with an earned run average of 3.58 and a WHIP of 1.23 this year. He has 97 strikeouts over his 120.2 innings pitched and he's given up 101 hits. He allows 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.35 and they have given up 323 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the bullpen and they've struck out 433 hitters and walked 157 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.65. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 802 base hits and 381 earned runs. They have allowed 108 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 369 batters and struck out 913. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 4.02.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .245, good for 20th in the league. The Brewers hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .292 with an on-base percentage of .392. He has 95 hits this season in 325 at bats with 28 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .415 and an OPS+ of 116. Christian Yelich is hitting .314 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .380. He has totaled 109 hits and he has driven in 54 men in 347 at bats. His OPS+ is 135 while his slugging percentage is at .513. The Brewers have 868 hits, including 160 doubles and 130 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 343 times so far this season and they have struck out 965 times as a unit. They have left 705 men on base and have a team OPS of .724. They score 4.35 runs per contest and have scored a total of 457 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 52-52 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.76, Johnny Cueto has a 3-1 record and a 1.04 WHIP this season. He has 38 strikeouts over the 49 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 38 hits. He allows 7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.84. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.64 and they have given up 336 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 364 batters and walked 140 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 3.98. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 888 base knocks and 414 earned runs this season. They have given up 93 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 342 hitters and struck out 808 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 3.92.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 12th in the league. The Giants hold a .392 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Buster Posey comes into this matchup batting .283 with an OBP of .360. He has 91 hits this year along with 33 RBI in 322 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .394 with an OPS+ of 107. Andrew McCutchen is hitting .257 this season and he has an OBP of .349. He has collected 96 hits in 374 at bats while driving in 43 runs. He has an OPS+ of 108 and a slugging percentage of .412. The Giants as a unit have 900 base hits, including 183 doubles and 96 homers. San Francisco has walked 314 times this year and they have struck out on 912 occasions. They have had 746 men left on base and have an OPS of .706. They have scored 4.07 runs per game and totaled 423 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants -130
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