Milwaukee Brewers vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 9/1/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: Milwaukee (+110) San Francisco (-141)
Brett Anderson and the Milwaukee Brewers (79-52, 1st in NL Central) go to Oracle Park on Wednesday where they'll take on the San Francisco Giants (84-46, 1st in NL West). The Brewers open this matchup at +110 while the Giants are priced at -141. The total is set at 8.5. The expected starting pitchers are Brett Anderson and Kevin Gausman.
As a team, the Milwaukee Brewers are compiling 4.6 runs/g, which has them at 11th in MLB. They have earned a total of 609 runs and have an on-base percentage of .319. The Brewers have accrued 208 doubles as a squad and have smacked 160 baseballs out of the park. They have recorded 577 RBI's in addition to 1,021 hits this year, while their team batting average is at .234. Milwaukee has a slugging percentage of .399 and have been rung up 1,206 times, while taking a walk on 480 occasions.
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The Brewers have an ERA of 3.36 so far this season (3rd in baseball), and their staff has struck out 1,319 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 445 opposing hitters and their FIP comes in at 3.60 as a team so far this year. Their K/BB ratio is 2.96 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.18. Brewers pitchers have surrendered 125 long balls in addition to 488 total runs (3rd in MLB).
The Brewers bullpen have earned a save percentage of 61.7% and stepped onto the hill in 132 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 124 runners for the season and 33.9% of them ended up crossing the plate. Brewers bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 87 times in addition to having 164 appearances in high leverage situations. The Brewers have dispatched 438 relievers to the mound on the campaign. The relief pitchers have notched 70 holds so far this year (10th in baseball). They have 37 saves on the campaign and have missed out on 23 out of their 60 save opportunities.
The Brewers have turned 70.6% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 10,548 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 6th in MLB. The Milwaukee Brewers have notched a total of 3,516 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 1,101 assists and 81 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .983 which ranks 25th in pro baseball, and have accumulated 845 double plays.
Anderson has thrown 1,130 innings and has 768 punch outs during his pro baseball career. Anderson (67-73 win-loss mark in his career) sits with a FIP of 3.95 while he has faced 4,785 batters in the major leagues. His ERA is 4.08 (512 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.331. He has given up 1,204 base hits (9.6 hits per nine innings) and has 301 free passes.
The San Francisco Giants have an on-base percentage of .323 and a batting average of .244 over the course of the season. They have been called out on strikes on 1,195 instances (10th in MLB) and have recorded 1,072 base hits. San Francisco has hit 197 home runs over the course of the season to go along with 601 runs batted in. The Giants have a team SLG% of .434 and they are recording 4.79 runs per contest (9th in MLB). They have 205 doubles, while walking 473 times as well as scoring 628 runs.
The Giants have a team WHIP of 1.130 in addition to having a FIP of 3.62 as a team on the season. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 3.35 (1,141 strikeouts against 341 bases on balls). They have a ranking of 6th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 981. They have relinquished 126 homers and they relinquish 3.71 runs per 9 innings (2nd in baseball). The San Francisco pitching staff have conceded 483 runs on the season while holding an ERA of 3.28 (427 earned runs conceded).
Sitting with 167 save situations, the Giants have 92 holds in addition to 24 blown saves. San Francisco has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the contest in 72 save opportunities and they have converted 48 saves. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 159 times in high leverage situations in addition to 93 occasions with base runners. San Francisco relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 34.3% out of 134 inherited runners. They are ranked 7th in MLB holding a save rate of 66.7%, and they have sent 462 bullpen pitchers onto the field on the year.
The San Francisco Giants have twisted 95 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .987 (4th in baseball). The Giants have accrued 1,179 assists, 62 errors and have earned 3,512 putouts on the season. Out of their 10,536 innings on the diamond, the Giants have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 71.5% (2nd in the majors).
Gausman (62-71 win-loss mark in his career) is the owner of a 4.02 earned run average and has allowed 8.9 hits per 9 innings. His K/BB ratio is 3.25 and he has faced 4,803 batters in his pro baseball career. He has given up a total of 508 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.286 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.9. Thus far in his career, Gausman has surrendered 1,121 hits and he has 1,110 strikeouts in 1,137 frames.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Milwaukee (+110) and over 8.5 runs
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