Brewers at Padres 6/17/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Milwaukee Brewers vs. San Diego Padres
MLB: 10:10 PM EST
Jun. 17, 2019
Latest Odds : SD -124 O/U 8
The Milwaukee Brewers continue their west coast road trip on Monday with the first of three games against the San Diego Padres. The Brewers lost on Saturday to the San Francisco Giants 8-7. In the loss, Christian Yelich hit his 26th home run of the season which leads the majors, but Milwaukee lost its third in the last four and is tied for first in the NL Central with the Chicago Cubs.
San Diego lost to the Colorado Rockies on Saturday in another run-filled affair 14-8. Manny Machado collected two hits in the loss prior to being ejected in the fifth inning following a called third strike. Ian Kinsler had three hits while knocking in three runs.
Christian Yelich is leading the Brewers with a .342 batting average, in home runs with 26, RBIs with 56 and in hits with 79. Milwaukee is averaging .253 at the plate, while opposing hitters are averaging .252. On Monday, the Brewers will send Jhoulys Chacin to the mound. The right-hander is 3-7 with an ERA of 5.74, 44 Ks and 29 BBs.
Eric Hosmer is leading San Diego with a .285 batting average, in RBIs with 46 and in hits with 77. Hunter Renfroe leads in home runs with 21. San Diego is averaging .237 at the plate while opposing hitters are averaging .250. On Monday, the Padres will send Joey Lucchesi to the mound. The lefthander is 5-4 with an ERA of 4.11, 73 Ks and 20 BBs.
Recent Betting Trends:
Milwaukee is 0-4 in its last 4 versus National League West opponents
The OVER has cashed in 3 of the Brewers last 4
San Diego is 1-6 in its last 7
The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Padres last 5
Free Betting Pick: Milwaukee Brewers +114
Milwaukee has fared well against San Diego winning each of the last 6 meetings in San Diego and 9 of the last 12 overall against the Padres. San Diego will be coming from the thin air of Coors Field to sea level at home and will need at least a game for its hitters to become accustomed to the altitude change. Look for a low scoring Brewers victory. Final Score Prediction, Milwaukee Brewers win 4-2.