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Atlanta Braves at Milwaukee Brewers 5/16/21 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Milwaukee Brewers vs Atlanta Braves Odds & Info

Game Milwaukee Brewers vs Atlanta Braves
Date & Time Sunday May 16, 2021, 2:10 PM (EDT)
American Family Field Milwaukee, WI
Latest odds
MIL -130 ; O/U 8
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The Atlanta Braves conclude a three-game series on the road Sunday against the Milwaukee Brewers. Atlanta is 18-20  following a 6-3 victory over Milwaukee in the opening game of the series on Friday. The win snapped a three-game losing streak for the Braves and Atlanta is third in the National League East three games behind first-place New York. Atlanta played without right fielder Ronald Acuna Jr, who hurt his ankle on Thursday. Acuna is questionable for Sunday.

Ronald Acuna Jr is batting .302 to lead Atlanta and the right fielder has team highs in home runs with 12, RBIs with 24, hits with 39 and on-base percentage at .339. Atlanta has hit 56 home runs in its first 38 games played. On Sunday, Atlanta will send Huascar Ynoa to the mound. The right-hander is 4-1 with an ERA of 2.23, 44 Ks and 9 BBs.

Milwaukee is 20-19 following its loss on Friday in the opening game of the series with Atlanta. The Brewers have lost two straight and three of the last four. Milwaukee is second in the National League Central three games behind the first-place St Louis Cardinals. Milwaukee continues to struggle at the plate with a team batting average of .213 that is 28th in baseball and the Brewers are 25th in baseball in runs scored with only 142.

Avisail Garcia is batting .267 to lead Milwaukee and the center fielder has team highs in hits with 32 and on-base percentage at .346. Travis Shaw is the leader in home runs with five and RBIs with 24. Milwaukee has hit 44 home runs in the first of 39 games. On Sunday, Milwaukee will send pretty Peralta to the mound. The right-hander is 3-1 with an ERA of 2.77, 61 Ks and 18 BBs

Recent Betting Trends

  • Atlanta is 5-1 in the last 6 versus an opponent from the NL Central
  • The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Braves last 5 on the road
  • Milwaukee is 3-9 in its last 12
  • The UNDER has cashed in 3 of the Brewers last 5

Free MLB Pick:

Atlanta Braves +110

Atlanta has won six of the last eight against the Brewers played in Milwaukee. Braves right-hander Huascar Ynoa has won each of his last four starts and is 4-1 with a 2.23 ERA. Ynoa has allowed four hits or less in each of his last four starts and two runs or fewers in the four outings. Milwaukee has lost four of the last five played at home and seven of the last nine against an opponent from the National League East. Final Score Prediction, Atlanta Braves win 7-2.

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