Initially Atlanta was written off as a team continuing to rebuild towards the future. Additionally, they were a large baseball odds today underdog to make the playoffs. And yet the Braves are in the thick of the NL East divisional race. And would make the wild card round regardless. At the same time Milwaukee was also not considered playoff worthy. Up against the Brewers were the Cubs and Cardinals. Yet the Crew is breathing down Chicago’s neck for first in the NL Central. While St. Louis is lagging far behind. Atlanta hosts Milwaukee Saturday night.
Milwaukee Brewers vs. Atlanta Braves
Date and Time: Saturday, August 11, 2018, 7 p.m. ET
Location: SunTrust Park, Cumberland, Georgia
2018 MLB Betting Odds: Click here!
Brewers vs. Braves TV Coverage: FS1
Atlanta is in good form with the baseball odds today. To show the Braves have won six of their last eight games. Additionally, eight of their last ten games have gone over the total. Meanwhile the Braves are one of the most profitable teams on the MLB board. SunTrust Park has seen Atlanta go 28-23 with just 21 of those games going over. Increasingly offensive run production has been the Braves meal ticket. Overall Atlanta ranks sixth for run production and fourth for batting average.
At the same time Milwaukee is also playing well recently. For example, the Brewers have won six of their last ten games. Six of their last nine matchups have gone over the total. Though starting pitching has struggled the bullpen ranks ninth best in the majors. Supplementing the Crew’s playoff run is a lineup that ranks 10th for home runs. Furthermore, Milwaukee is the top base stealing team in baseball. By contrast to most teams the Brewers are solid on the road. Consider their away record of 30-28. Encompassing a good season is that Milwaukee is also highly profitable.
Stats to Compare
In turn the Brewers have won five of their last eight away games. Six of their last nine away games went over. A distinct difference is Atlanta’s recent record at home. In fact, they have lost eight of their last 13 at SunTrust Park. Seven of their last nine at home have gone under the number.
Team vs. Team
In comparison head to head Milwaukee has had the sportsbook edge over Atlanta. To illustrate the Brewers have won 11 of their last 18 vs. the Braves. Just three of the last eight between these teams went over the total. Further the Crew has won four of their last six at SunTrust Park. Most of all just one of the last nine in this series in Atlanta went over.
Now left hander Wade Miley will start for the Brewers. Miley is 2-1 with a 2.10 earned run average. To oppose Milwaukee is right hander Kevin Gausman of the Braves. Gausman is 5-9 with a 4.47 earned run average.
Jesus Aguilar has the big bat for Milwaukee. For instance, he has 18 doubles, 26 home runs and 77 runs batted in.
Matchup to Watch
In brief the Brewers have the pitching edge in this baseball odds today
Matchup. Moreover, their bullpen is far superior to Atlanta’s.
MLB Betting Odds Picks
To summarize Milwaukee will be an excellent road value in this game.
MLB Betting Online Pick: Milwaukee Brewers
MLB Betting Online Score Prediction: Brewers 5, Braves 2
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