San Francisco Giants vs Milwaukee Brewers Prediction, 8/7/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs Milwaukee Brewers
Date: Saturday, August 7, 2021
Location: American Family Field in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Bally Sports Wisconsin
Odds/Point Spread: San Francisco (+110) Milwaukee (-141)
American Family Field is the site where Brandon Woodruff and the Milwaukee Brewers (65-44, 1st in NL Central) will take on the San Francisco Giants (69-40, 1st in NL West) on Saturday. The Brewers open this matchup at -141 while the Giants are priced at +110. The over/under has been set at 7.5. The starting pitchers are Anibal Sanchez and Brandon Woodruff.
San Francisco has a slugging rate of .437 and have been called out on strikes 1,020 times, while drawing a walk on 414 occasions. They have recorded 510 RBI's in addition to 892 hits so far this season, and their team batting average is sitting at .245. The Giants have tallied 172 two-baggers as a unit and have knocked 164 baseballs out of the stadium. They have accumulated 534 runs scored and hold an on-base percentage of .327. As a squad, the San Francisco Giants are recording 4.9 runs per outing, which puts them at 6th in MLB.
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The Giants have a team ERA of 3.37 on the campaign (3rd in baseball), and the staff has rung up 952 batters. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.28 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.13. Giants pitchers have given up 110 long balls and 407 runs in total (3rd in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 290 opposing batters and their FIP is 3.70 as a team for the season.
The Giants have sent 376 relief pitchers to the hill this season. The relief pitchers have inherited 104 runners on the year and 39.4% of those players crossed the plate. They have recorded 39 saves on the campaign and have not converted 20 of 59 save chances. The Giants relief pitchers have recorded a save percentage of 66.1% and stepped onto the hill in 131 save situations. The bullpen have tallied 69 holds so far this season (3rd in MLB). Giants pitchers have entered the game with runners on 71 times in addition to having 119 appearances in high leverage situations.
The San Francisco Giants have accumulated 2,912 putouts on the campaign, as well as 983 assists and 50 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .987 which is 3rd in the majors, and have 624 double plays. The Giants have turned 71.9% of balls in play into outs in their 8,736 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 1st in professional baseball.
Sanchez has pitched in 1,948 frames and has 1,726 strikeouts in his MLB career. Sanchez (112-113 mark in his career) sits with a FIP of 3.94 while he has gone up against 8,315 batters during his time in the major leagues. His earned run average is 4.05 (877 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.313. He has surrendered 1,905 base knocks (8.8 hits per nine innings) and has 653 walks.
The Brewers have a team slugging percentage of .388 and they have an average of 4.53 runs per outing (14th in baseball). They have notched 159 doubles, while taking a walk 413 times and racking up 494 runs. Milwaukee is sitting with 131 home runs so far this year and 472 RBIs. They have struck out on 1,036 occasions (6th in MLB) and have notched a total of 819 base hits. The Milwaukee Brewers have tallied an on-base percentage of .317 and a team batting average of .228 on the season.
The Milwaukee pitching staff have surrendered 403 runs on the campaign while holding a team ERA of 3.33 (360 earned runs relinquished). They have given up 107 home runs and they surrender 3.73 runs per 9 innings (1st in MLB). The Brewers hold a team WHIP of 1.166 and have a FIP of 3.68 as a unit so far this year. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.91 (1,091 strikeouts against 375 walks). They rank 1st in MLB as a staff in total hits given up with 760.
Milwaukee bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 35.9% out of 92 inherited base runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 131 times in high leverage situations and also on 67 occasions with runners on base. With 104 save situations, the Brewers have 55 holds in addition to 20 blown saves. They are currently ranked 21st in baseball with a save percentage of 58.3%, and they have sent 350 relief pitchers to the hill so far this year. Milwaukee has called on relievers to take the mound in 48 save opportunities and they have converted 28 saves.
In their 8,757 innings on the diamond, the Brewers hold a efficiency on defense of 71.3% (4th in professional baseball). The Milwaukee Brewers have turned 68 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .984 (18th in pro baseball). The Brewers have 914 assists, 62 errors and have 2,919 putouts during this campaign.
Woodruff (26-17 career win-loss record) has a 3.21 earned run average while conceding 7.1 hits per nine innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 4.31 and he has faced 1,652 hitters during his MLB career. He has given up a total of 147 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.053 and a FIP of 3.1. During his pro baseball career, Woodruff has surrendered 326 base knocks while tallying 465 K's in 412 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Milwaukee (-141)
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