Milwaukee Brewers vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 8/30/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Monday, August 30, 2021
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: Milwaukee (-141) San Francisco (+110)
Johnny Cueto and the San Francisco Giants (84-45, 1st in NL West) play the Milwaukee Brewers (78-52, 1st in NL Central) at Oracle Park on Monday. The Brewers open this contest at -141 while the Giants are coming in at +110. The over/under opens at 7.5. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Corbin Burnes and Johnny Cueto.
Milwaukee has a slugging percentage of .398 and have been rung up 1,189 times, while taking a walk on 473 occasions. They have accrued 568 RBI's in addition to 1,003 base knocks this year, while their team batting average is sitting at .233. The Brewers have tallied 201 doubles as a team and have hit 158 baseballs out of the park. They have a total of 600 runs scored and have an on-base percentage of .319. As a team, the Milwaukee Brewers are knocking in 4.6 runs per game, which has them sitting at 10th in the league.
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Brewers pitchers have relinquished 124 home runs and also 485 total runs (3rd in baseball). They have walked 443 hitters and their FIP is 3.64 as a unit on the campaign. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.93 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.18. The Brewers have an earned run average of 3.38 over the course of the season (3rd in baseball), and the staff has rung up 1,296 hitters.
The Brewers relief pitchers have compiled a save rate of 61.0% and has stepped onto the mound in 129 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 122 runners on the season and 33.6% of them earned a run for their team. Brewers relief pitchers have come into the game with runners on 86 times in addition to having 161 appearances in high leverage situations. The Brewers have sent 431 relievers to the hill on the campaign. The relief pitchers have racked up 68 holds so far this year (14th in baseball). They have compiled 36 saves over the course of the season and have missed out on 23 of 59 chances to get a save.
The Brewers have transformed 70.5% of baseballs in play into outs out of 10,386 innings on the field, ranking them 7th in pro baseball. The Milwaukee Brewers have accounted for 3,462 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 1,082 assists and 81 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .982 which has them ranked 25th in MLB, and have a total of 829 double plays.
Burnes has taken the mound for 279 innings and has tallied 373 punch outs during his MLB career. Burnes (20-10 career mark) is the owner of a FIP of 2.80 and he has gone up against 1,151 hitters in the major leagues. His ERA is 3.44 (107 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.126. He has allowed 234 base hits (7.5 hits per nine innings) and has 81 free passes.
The Giants have a team slugging % of .437 and they are earning 4.86 runs per contest (9th in the league). They have 201 two-baggers, while taking a walk 467 times and putting up 627 runs. San Francisco has tallied 197 home runs for the season to go along with 600 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 1,182 occasions (10th in the league) and have earned 1,061 base knocks. The San Francisco Giants are sitting with a team OBP of .324 in addition to a team batting average of .245 for the season.
The Giants have a team WHIP of 1.123 and have a FIP of 3.61 as a pitching staff for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.36 (1,126 strikeouts vs 335 bases on balls). They are sitting at 5th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 960. They have relinquished 123 long balls and they allow 3.68 runs per 9 innings (2nd in MLB). The San Francisco pitching staff have conceded 471 runs on the campaign while holding an ERA of 3.24 (415 earned runs conceded).
San Francisco bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 35.4% out of 130 inherited base runners. Their relievers have come in 159 times in high leverage situations in addition to 91 occasions with base runners. With 167 save situations, the Giants have tallied 92 holds and also 24 blown saves. They are ranked 7th in MLB with a save percentage of 66.7%, and they have sent 454 relief pitchers to the mound this season. San Francisco has had relief pitchers enter the contest in 72 save opportunities and they have converted 48 saves.
The San Francisco Giants have turned 94 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .987 (4th in MLB). The Giants have 1,165 assists, 62 errors and have accumulated 3,461 putouts so far this season. In 10,383 innings on the field, the Giants are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 71.6% (3rd in professional baseball).
Cueto (135-96 career record) has earned a 3.43 earned run average and has allowed 8.2 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.93 and he has gone up against 8,420 batters so far in his MLB career. He has given up a total of 773 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.202 and having a FIP of 3.9. So far in his career, Cueto has surrendered 1,855 hits while he has accumulated 1,706 K's in 2,028 innings.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take San Francisco (+110)
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