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Atlanta Braves at Milwaukee Brewers 5/16/22 - MLB Picks & Predictions

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Game Milwaukee Brewers vs Atlanta Braves
Date & Time Monday May 16, 2022, 7:40 PM (EDT)
Location
American Family Field Milwaukee, WI
Latest odds
MIL -130 ; O/U 7.5
TV Channel
ESPN+

The Atlanta Braves open a three-game series on the road Monday against the Milwaukee Brewers. Atlanta improved to 16-18 following its 6-5 victory over the San Diego Padres on Saturday. Marcell Ozuna hit a home run and Austin Riley doubled to break a tie during an eighth inning rally in which the Braves scored four runs. Atlanta is third in the National League East, 6 ½ games behind the first-place New York Mets.

Matt Olson is batting .262 to lead Atlanta and the first baseman has team highs in hits with 33 and on-base percentage at .373. Third baseman Austin Riley is the leader in home runs with seven and catcher Travis d’Arnaud is the leader in RBIs with 15. On Monday, the Atlanta Braves will send Ian Anderson to the mound. The right-hander is 3-1 with a 4.20 ERA, 22 Ks and 16 BBs.

The Milwaukee Brewers dropped to 21-13 following a 9-3 loss to the Miami Marlins on Saturday. Milwaukee has struggled of late as the Brewers have lost five out of the last seven but Milwaukee remains first in the National League Central, with a 2 ½-game lead over the second-place St Louis Cardinals. Milwaukee concludes its series with Miami on Sunday before hosting the Braves beginning Monday.

Christian Yelich is batting .258 to lead Milwaukee and the left fielder has team highs in hits with 31 and on-base percentage at .350. Right fielder Hunter Renfroe is the leader in home runs with nine and first baseman Rowdy Tellez is the leader in RBIs with 27. On Monday, Milwaukee will send Freddy Peralta to the mound. The right-hander is 2-1 with a 4.40 ERA, 38 Ks and 11 BBs.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Atlanta is 5-3 in its last 8
  • The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Braves last 5
  • Milwaukee is 17-7 in its last 24
  • The OVER has cashed in 7 of the Brewers last 10

Free MLB Pick:

Milwaukee Brewers -130

Atlanta is struggling on the mound, as the Braves have a team ERA of 4.21 that is 25th in baseball, while Milwaukee's team ERA is 3.73 which is 14th. The Brewers have won 17 of the last 24 overall. Milwaukee starting pitcher Freddy Peralta has pitched well in each of the last three starts, allowing a combined four runs on 12 hits across 16 ⅔ innings resulting in Milwaukee winning each of the three. Final Score Prediction, Milwaukee Brewers win 6-3.

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