Milwaukee Brewers vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 7/17/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Sunday, July 17, 2022
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: Milwaukee (+140) San Francisco (-165)
The Milwaukee Brewers (50-41) are hitting the road to Oracle Park on Sunday where they will meet the San Francisco Giants (46-43). The line on this matchup has Milwaukee at +140 while San Francisco is sitting at -165. The total comes in at 8.5. The starting pitchers will be Jason Alexander and Logan Webb.
As a team, the Milwaukee Brewers are scoring 4.5 runs/g, which has them at 11th in MLB. They have a total of 411 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .315. The Brewers have recorded 136 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 122 balls out of the park. They have recorded 400 RBI's and 716 hits on the year, and their average at the plate sits at .236. Milwaukee is slugging .408 and have been called out on strikes 806 times, while being walked on 316 occasions.
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The Brewers are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.80 this year (12th in the league), and the staff has struck out 857 hitters. They have walked 295 opposing players and their FIP is 3.84 as a team so far this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.91 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.24. Brewers pitchers have allowed 101 long balls in addition to 381 total runs (14th in baseball).
The Brewers have dispatched 291 relievers to the hill over the course of the season. The relievers have inherited 100 runners for the year and 30.0% of those runners crossed the plate. They have earned 35 saves over the course of the season and have blown 12 out of their 47 chances to get a save. The Brewers relievers have a save percentage of 74.5% and has stepped onto the mound in 110 save situations. The bullpen have earned 63 holds on the campaign (1st in MLB). Brewers relief pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 64 times as well as having 110 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Brewers have transformed 69.7% of balls hit into play into outs out of 7,251 innings on the diamond, ranking them 16th in MLB. The Milwaukee Brewers have notched a total of 2,417 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 781 assists and 50 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .985 which has them ranked 17th in pro baseball, and they have twisted 67 double plays.
Alexander has pitched in 40 innings and has earned 18 punch outs in his pro baseball career. Alexander (2-1 career record) has a FIP of 4.93 while he has faced 183 opposing hitters in the major leagues. His ERA is 4.73 (21 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.675. He has given up 50 base knocks (11.3 hits per 9 innings) and has 17 free passes.
The Giants have a team slugging % of .401 and they earn 4.79 runs per outing (3rd in MLB). They have hit 143 doubles, while walking 333 times as well as scoring 426 runs. San Francisco is sitting with 108 home runs over the course of the season as well as 409 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 778 occasions (10th in MLB) and have 704 hits. The San Francisco Giants have tallied an on-base percentage of .321 as well as a batting average of .237 for the season.
The Giants have a team WHIP of 1.281 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.39 as a staff for the year. They sit at 22nd in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 767. The San Francisco pitching staff have allowed 380 runs so far this year and come in with a team ERA of 3.85 (338 earned runs given up). Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.00 (739 strikeouts against 246 bases on balls). They have allowed 68 long balls and they relinquish 4.32 runs per 9 innings (15th in MLB).
San Francisco has had bullpen pitchers take the mound in 30 save chances and they have walked away with 18 saves. They rank 19th in MLB with a save rate of 60.0%, and they have dispatched 323 bullpen pitchers to the mound this season. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 95 times in high leverage situations and also on 74 occasions with runners on base. San Francisco relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 33.9% of 112 inherited base runners. Sitting with 74 save situations, the Giants have accrued 41 holds and also 12 blown saves.
In their 7,119 innings played, the Giants are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 67.7% (28th in the majors). The San Francisco Giants have gotten 69 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .984 (20th in the majors). The Giants have accrued 853 assists, 54 errors and have earned a total of 2,373 putouts this year.
So far in his pro baseball career, Webb has given up 331 hits while he has accumulated 337 K's in 354 innings pitched. Webb (24-13 career mark) has earned a 3.58 ERA while allowing 8.4 hits per 9 innings. He has conceded a total of 141 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.218 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.2. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.37 and he has faced 1,467 batters during his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take San Francisco (-165)
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