Kevin Pillar and the San Francisco Giants are ready to take the field against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park in a Sunday showdown. Fox Sports Net Wisconsin will broadcast this NL showdown and the opening pitch is scheduled for 2:10 p.m. ET.
San Francisco Giants vs. Milwaukee Brewers Odds
Las Vegas has Milwaukee (-170) as the favorite over San Francisco (+160). The total currently stands at 10 runs and bettors can play the over for even money (+100) or the under for -120. There’s a runline of Giants +1.5 (-135) and Brewers -1.5 (+115) for this matchup.
The Giants are 42-49 SU and have gone 46-44 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 3.4 units for moneyline bettors, despite having lost 8.6 units ATS. San Francisco has covered the spread six times in its last seven games and the over has hit in six of those seven. The Brewers, on the other hand, are 48-45 SU and 41-51 ATS. The team has lost 7.1 units for moneyline bettors and 14.1 units ATS. Milwaukee has covered the spread just once in its last seven games and the total has gone over in four of those seven.
Milwaukee games have an over/under record of 41-48-3 so far in 2019. San Francisco has been a good over bet with a total record of 48-37-5.
Tyler Beede will get the start for San Francisco. The right-handed Beede is 2-3 with a 5.64 ERA and 43 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Brewers this year and did not record a start against them in 2018, either.
The Brewers are turning to righty Jhoulys Chacin (3-9, 5.40 ERA), who has 68 strikeouts and 35 walks as well as a 1.49 WHIP. Chacin only made one start against the Giants in 2018 (1-0, 1.29 ERA and six strikeouts across seven innings).
San Francisco’s pitchers have allowed 5.0 runs per game and its starters own a 4.96 ERA, 1.41 WHIP and 8.31 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 3.96, along with a WHIP of 1.41 and a K-per-9 of 9.05.
Giants hitters have slashed .230/.299/.387 on their way to 4.2 runs scored per game this season, including 7.0 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 5.4 per game over the team’s last five outings (3-2 SU).
San Francisco’s hitters have been led by Kevin Pillar and Brandon Belt. Pillar is slashing .252/.281/.430 with 12 home runs, 47 RBIs, 47 runs and eight stolen bases, while Belt (.236/.360/.412) is up to 10 homers, 33 RBIs and 49 runs scored.
In the home-team dugout, Milwaukee’s pitchers have allowed 5.0 runs per game overall in 2019. Its starters have an ERA of 4.74, a WHIP of 1.41 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 8.7. The bullpen has a 4.54 ERA, 1.30 WHIP and 9.9 K/9.
Milwaukee’s offense is putting up 4.8 runs per outing, including 4.0 per game over its last 10 games and 5.2 per game over its last five. The team has slashed .298/.365/.548 over its last five matchups and is 2-3 SU during that span.
The Brewers’ hitters have been led by right fielder Christian Yelich and second baseman Mike Moustakas. Yelich is slashing .328/.429/.701 with 31 home runs, 67 RBIs, 67 runs and 21 stolen bases, while Moustakas has produced a line of .264/.333/.550 with 25 homers, 54 RBIs and 56 runs.
The Giants have gained 5.3 units and are 32-30 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher this year. The over has cashed in 33 of those games, compared to 25 that’ve gone under in such games. On the other hand, the Brewers have lost 3.5 units and are 30-36 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher. The over has hit in 32 of those games, compared to 32 that’ve gone under.
Giants vs. Brewers MLB Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Brewers, ATS Winner – Giants, O/U – UNDER
- The over has cashed in six of San Francisco’s last seven games.
- Milwaukee has recorded 21.0 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 27.6 over its last five.
- The Giants have hit 19 home runs in their last 10 games. The Brewers have hit 16 over their last 10.
- The Giants have a total OPS of .686 this season and an OPS of .687 against right-handed pitchers. The Brewers’ OPS stands at .777 overall and .778 versus righties.