San Diego Padres at Milwaukee Brewers Betting Preview

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The San Diego Padres will pay a visit to Milwaukee to face the Brewers at Miller Park. The game gets underway 7:40 p.m. ET and Fox Sports Net Wisconsin is in line to televise this NL showdown.

San Diego Padres at Milwaukee Brewers Odds

Oddsmakers are listing San Diego (+145) as the underdog to Milwaukee (-155). The total sits at 9.5 runs and bettors can wager on either the over or the under for -110. Bettors can also wager on the game’s runline with the odds sitting at -150 for the Padres +1.5 runs and +130 for the Brewers -1.5 runs.

The Brewers are 80-69 straight up (SU) and 67-81 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 0.3 units for moneyline bettors while gaining 21.1 units ATS. The Padres are 68-81 SU and have gone 70-78 against the spread. Overall, the team’s lost 15.9 units for gamblers taking the moneyline and 15.5 units ATS.

Milwaukee games have an over/under record of 64-79-5 in 2019. The Padres have an over/under record of 71-69-8.

Garrett Richards will get the start for San Diego. The right-handed Richards has yet to pitch in the majors this season.

The Brewers will turn to righty Zach Davies (9-7, 3.77 ERA), who has 94 strikeouts and 48 walks, in addition to a WHIP of 1.35. Davies is 0-0 with three strikeouts and a 16.88 ERA in one start against San Diego this year.

As a unit, Milwaukee’s pitchers have allowed 4.9 runs per game overall this year. The club’s starting pitching staff has a 4.62 ERA, 1.38 WHIP and 8.4 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.57 ERA, 1.32 WHIP and 10.1 K/9.

The Milwaukee hitters have produced 4.7 runs per outing, including 5.2 per game over its last 10 games and 4.4 per game over their last five. The team has a slash-line of .213/.310/.384 over its last five matchups and is 4-1 SU during that stretch.

The Brewers’ offense has been led by outfielders Christian Yelich and Lorenzo Cain. Yelich is hitting .329/.429/.671 with 44 home runs, 97 RBIs, 100 runs and 30 stolen bases, while Cain’s line sits at .252/.318/.349 with eight homers, 43 RBIs, 69 runs and 17 stolen bases.

For the visitors, San Diego’s pitchers have allowed 4.9 runs per game and its starters own a 4.70 ERA, 1.30 WHIP and 8.50 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.59, along with a WHIP of 1.30 and a K-per-9 of 9.95.

Padres hitters have slashed .242/.314/.420 on their way to 4.4 runs scored per game in 2019, including 4.6 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 5.6 per game over the team’s last five outings (1-4 SU).

San Diego’s hitters have been paced by first baseman Eric Hosmer and third baseman Manny Machado. Hosmer is hitting .277/.326/.436 with 20 home runs, 94 RBIs and 70 runs scored, while Machado (.256/.334/.463) is up to 30 homers, 82 RBIs and 78 runs scored.

Padres at Brewers Free Pick

Predictions: SU Winner – Brewers, ATS Winner – Padres, O/U – OVER

Betting Trends

  • San Diego has tallied 19 extra-base hits over its last five contests. Milwaukee has 12 XBH over its last five.
  • The Padres have a team OPS of .733 this season and an OPS of .712 when facing right-handed pitchers. The Brewers’ OPS stands at .770 overall and .770 versus righties.
  • The Brewers have won nine of their last 10 games SU.
  • Milwaukee has posted 21.0 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 games and 18.4 over its last five.
  • The Padres have hit nine home runs in their last 10 games, including six over their last five.