San Francisco Giants at Milwaukee Brewers 9/9/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, September 9, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Madison Bumgarner vs. Zach Davies
The San Francisco Giants visit Miller Park on Sunday, September 9, 2018 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Madison Bumgarner for the Giants and Zach Davies for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +125 and Milwaukee at -135. The Giants have a 60-75-7 over/under record and a 71-71-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 76-66-0 against the run line and have a 70-69-3 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 60-75-7 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 71-71-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 70-69-3 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 76-66-0 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 68-74 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner has a 5-5 record with an earned run average of 3.07 and a WHIP of 1.26 this season. He has 92 strikeouts over his 105.2 innings pitched and he's given up 94 hits. He's allowed 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.66 and they have given up 450 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the bullpen and they've struck out 493 hitters and walked 189 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 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 1,207 base hits and 549 earned runs. They have allowed 137 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 460 batters and struck out 1,119. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 3.97.
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 .304, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Brandon Crawford is hitting .257 with an on-base percentage of .324. He has 121 hits this season in 470 at bats with 50 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .400 and an OPS+ of 97. Andrew McCutchen is hitting .250 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .355. He has totaled 125 hits and he has driven in 57 men in 501 at bats. His OPS+ is 109 while his slugging percentage is at .409. The Giants have 1,179 hits, including 231 doubles and 123 home runs. San Francisco has walked 408 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,273 times as a unit. They have left 979 men on base and have a team OPS of .681. They score 3.88 runs per contest and have scored a total of 551 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 80-62 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.88, Zach Davies has a 2-5 record and a 1.40 WHIP. He has 38 strikeouts over the 48 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 49 hits. He's allowing 9.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.84. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.77 and they have given up 459 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 581 batters and walked 218 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 3.91. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,128 base knocks and 553 earned runs this season. They have given up 160 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 496 hitters and struck out 1,237 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 4.13.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 12th in the league. The Brewers hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Lorenzo Cain comes into this matchup batting .308 with an OBP of .401. He has 144 hits this year along with 35 RBI in 467 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .433 with an OPS+ of 124. Christian Yelich is hitting .314 this season and he has an OBP of .379. He has collected 158 hits in 503 at bats while driving in 85 runs. He has an OPS+ of 146 and a slugging percentage of .553. The Brewers as a unit have 1,220 base hits, including 221 doubles and 185 homers. Milwaukee has walked 462 times this year and they have struck out on 1,284 occasions. They have had 970 men left on base and have an OPS of .741. They have scored 4.53 runs per game and totaled 643 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers -135
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