San Francisco Giants at Milwaukee Brewers 9/7/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, September 7, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Derek Holland vs. Chase Anderson
The San Francisco Giants visit Miller Park on Friday, September 7, 2018 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Derek Holland for the Giants and Chase Anderson for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +151 and Milwaukee at -161. The Giants have a 60-74-7 over/under record and a 71-70-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 75-66-0 against the run line and have a 70-68-3 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 60-74-7 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 71-70-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 70-68-3 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 75-66-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
08/30/18 C Buster Posey Hip 60-day DL (08/25)
08/30/18 CF Steve Duggar Shoulder 10-day DL (08/29); is out for season
08/07/18 P Johnny Cueto Elbow 60-day DL (08/11)
07/31/18 3B Pablo Sandoval Hamstring 60-day DL (07/31)
07/15/18 P Jeff Samardzija Shoulder 60-day DL (07/15)
05/22/18 P Jose Valdez Elbow 10-day DL (05/22)
03/30/18 P Julian Fernandez Elbow 60-day DL (03/29)
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
07/26/18 P Brent Suter Forearm 60-day DL (7/23)
06/01/18 C Stephen Vogt Shoulder is out for season
03/26/18 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 68-73 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Derek Holland has a 7-8 record with an earned run average of 3.56 and a WHIP of 1.28 this season. He has 144 strikeouts over his 146.2 innings pitched and he's given up 132 hits. He's allowed 8.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.81. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.64 and they have given up 449 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the bullpen and they've struck out 488 hitters and walked 186 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.85. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 1,204 base hits and 545 earned runs. They have allowed 136 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 452 batters and struck out 1,106. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 3.96.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .242, good for 24th in the league. The Giants hold a .377 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Andrew McCutchen is hitting .249 with an on-base percentage of .354. He has 124 hits this season in 498 at bats with 55 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .404 and an OPS+ of 107. Brandon Crawford is hitting .257 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .324. He has totaled 121 hits and he has driven in 50 men in 470 at bats. His OPS+ is 97 while his slugging percentage is at .400. The Giants have 1,174 hits, including 231 doubles and 122 home runs. San Francisco has walked 406 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,260 times as a unit. They have left 975 men on base and have a team OPS of .682. They score 3.89 runs per contest and have scored a total of 549 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 79-62 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.96, Chase Anderson has a 9-7 record and a 1.16 WHIP. He has 114 strikeouts over the 145.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 118 hits. He's allowing 7.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.80 and they have given up 459 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 573 batters and walked 217 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.92. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,123 base knocks and 551 earned runs this season. They have given up 159 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 494 hitters and struck out 1,224 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 4.15.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 12th in the league. The Brewers hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Christian Yelich comes into this matchup batting .316 with an OBP of .380. He has 158 hits this year along with 85 RBI in 500 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .556 with an OPS+ of 147. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .309 this season and he has an OBP of .402. He has collected 143 hits in 463 at bats while driving in 35 runs. He has an OPS+ of 125 and a slugging percentage of .434. The Brewers as a unit have 1,217 base hits, including 220 doubles and 184 homers. Milwaukee has walked 454 times this year and they have struck out on 1,271 occasions. They have had 962 men left on base and have an OPS of .742. They have scored 4.53 runs per game and totaled 639 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers -161
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