Milwaukee Brewers at Atlanta Braves Baseball Betting Tips 5/19/2019
Sunday, May 19, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Brandon Woodruff vs. Mike Foltynewicz
SunTrust Park is the venue where Ozzie Albies and the Atlanta Braves (24-21, 2nd in NL East) will take on the Milwaukee Brewers (27-20, 2nd in NL Central) on Sunday. The line on this contest has the Brewers priced at -122 and the Braves are at +112. The over/under opens at 9.5.
The Brewers have been lousy for Vegas, having gone 27-20-0 SU. The Braves are covering 53.3% of the time, going 24-21-0 straight up. The Brewers have been an excellent pick for wagerers as the favorite, going 13-8-0 SU. Atlanta has gone 7-10-0 straight up as the underdog, so they are covering 41.2% of the time.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Brewers have been a bad Over bet for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 19-27-1.
Milwaukee is covering 47.8% of the time as a visitor, having gone 11-12-0 straight up.
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
Atlanta is covering 54.2% of the time at SunTrust Park, going 13-11-0 SU.
The Braves have been a great Over bet for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 24-19-2.
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
05/16/19 C Manny Pina Hamstring 10-day IL (05/16)
05/14/19 3B Travis Shaw Wrist 10-day IL (05/14)
04/11/19 P Corey Knebel Elbow 60-day IL (04/11); is out for season
03/27/19 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 10-day IL (03/27)
03/25/19 P Bobby Wahl ACL 60-day IL (04/05); is out for season
03/25/19 P Brent Suter Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
05/17/19 P Kevin Gausman Suspension Served expected to start Saturday vs Milwaukee Brewers
05/15/19 CF Ender Inciarte Back 10-day IL (05/15)
04/30/19 P Chad Sobotka Abdominal 10-day IL (04/29)
04/29/19 P Arodys Vizcaino Shoulder 60-day IL (04/28); is out for season
03/25/19 P Darren O'Day Arm 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Brewers have a 27-20 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Brandon Woodruff has a 6-1 record with an earned run average of 3.72 and a WHIP of 1.32 this season. He has 59 strikeouts over his 48.1 innings pitched and he's given up 47 hits. He's allowed 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.99. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.41 and they have given up 160 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .219 against the bullpen and they've struck out 211 hitters and walked 85 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.33. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 399 base hits and 205 earned runs. They have allowed 68 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 173 batters and struck out 430. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 4.50.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .248, good for 15th in the league. The Brewers hold a .433 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Christian Yelich is hitting .336 with an on-base percentage of .451. He has 50 hits this season in 149 at bats with 40 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .745 and an OPS+ of 210. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .265 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .327. He has totaled 49 hits and he has driven in 18 men in 185 at bats. His OPS+ is 92 while his slugging percentage is at .400. The Brewers have 400 hits, including 68 doubles and 75 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 191 times so far this season and they have struck out 453 times as a unit. They have left 337 men on base and have a team OPS of .767. They score 4.96 runs per contest and have scored a total of 233 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 24-21 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 8.02, Mike Foltynewicz has a 0-3 record and a 1.59 WHIP. He has 14 strikeouts over the 21.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 26 hits. He's allowing 11 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 7.94. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.65 and they have given up 158 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 170 batters and walked 92 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.43. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 374 base knocks and 196 earned runs this season. They have given up 59 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 189 hitters and struck out 387 batters. They give up a walk 4.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.70.
As a team, they are batting .265, good for 3rd in the league. The Braves hold a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .341, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Ozzie Albies comes into this matchup batting .266 with an OBP of .319. He has 50 hits this year along with 21 RBI in 188 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .441 with an OPS+ of 99. Freddie Freeman is hitting .312 this season and he has an OBP of .406. He has collected 53 hits in 170 at bats while driving in 27 runs. He has an OPS+ of 151 and a slugging percentage of .547. The Braves as a unit have 405 base hits, including 74 doubles and 59 homers. Atlanta has walked 170 times this year and they have struck out on 369 occasions. They have had 329 men left on base and have an OPS of .786. They have scored 5 runs per game and totaled 225 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Braves +112
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