Above all the start of the second half of the MLB season means playoff push time. This weekend marks the opening of “the dog days of summer.” July and August push the physical and mental limits of teams and gamblers. Certainly, the Brewers will be feeling the pressure. Milwaukee is jockeying with the Cubs for the top spot in the NL Central. Most important of all the Brewers have been a valuable betting baseball games play at home. On Saturday they’ll host the Giants. San Francisco is at the bottom of the National League West.
San Francisco Giants vs. Milwaukee Brewers
|Date and Time:||Saturday, July 13, 2019, 7:15 p.m. ET|
|Location:||Miller Park, Milwaukee, Wisconsin|
|Giants vs. Brewers TV Coverage:||FOX|
Giants vs. Brewers Overview
San Francisco has a betting baseball games record of 41-48 with only 38 games going under the total. It follows that the Giants rank 28th for run production, 28th for OPS, and 30th for batting average. Milwaukee is 47-44 with 40 of their games clearing the total. Overall the Brewers rank 17th for run production but third for home runs.
San Francisco Giants Probable Starter and Bullpen
Left hander Madison Bumgarner (5-7, 1.20 WHIP, 4.03 ERA, 115 K, 111.2 IP) is the Giants probable starter. San Francisco has posted three straight online wagering wins with him on the hill. Compared to most teams the Giants bullpen ranks an impressive sixth. Closer Will Smith (1-0, 23 SV, 1.98 ERA, 53 K, 36.1 IP) is elite. Fashion San Francisco ranks 15th for staff ERA.
Milwaukee Brewers Probable Starter and Bullpen
Now the Brewers are undecided on their starter. Accordingly, the Brewers bullpen ranks 13th in MLB. Josh Hader (1-3, 20 saves, 2.09 ERA, 79 K, 43 IP) has impressed. Overall Milwaukee ranks 18th for staff ERA.
Not So Giant Lineup
Run production has been a perpetual problem for the Giants. Consider that in this juiced up home run era San Francisco has fallen behind. Kevin Pillar and Evan Longoria lead with a modest home run total of 12 each. Among regulars Pablo Sandoval has the top batting average at .288. Along the same lines not a single Giant has 20 doubles. San Francisco has gone over the total in six of their last seven betting baseball games.
Yelich Powers the Crew
Namely 2018 National League Most Valuable Player Christian Yelich leads the Brewers. Yelich (.329, 31 HR, 67 RBI, 19 SB, 66 R) is proving last years was no fluke. However, the rest of the Milwaukee lineup has proven to be inconsistent. One bright spot has been Mike Moustakas (.263, 25 HR, 53 RBI). Yasmani Grandal (.259, 19 HR, 48 RBI) has been up and down.
Giants and Brewers ATS Stats
The Giants are:
9-6 in their last 15 road games
8-1 over the total in road games
3-7 vs. Milwaukee in the last 10 meetings
4-2-2 over the total against the Brewers
The Brewers are:
9-5 in their last 14 home games
4-8 under the total in their last 12 games at Miller Park
6-2 at home against San Francisco
3-5-1 under the total at Miller Park against the Giants
Baseball Betting Online Pick: Milwaukee Brewers
Baseball Betting Online Score Prediction: Brewers 5, Giants 2
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