Giants at Brewers 7/12/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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San Francisco Giants vs. Milwaukee Brewers
MLB: 8:10 PM EST
Jul. 12, 2019
Latest Odds : MIL -162 O/U 9.5
The San Francisco Giants open a three-game series on the road Friday against the Milwaukee Brewers. The Giants defeated the St. Louis Cardinals last Sunday 1-0 prior to the All-Star Break. Evan Longoria blasted a home run in the seventh inning for the game’s only run. The Giants had been held hitless by Jack Flaherty until Longoria’s homer.
Milwaukee lost its second straight last Sunday after falling to the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5. Milwaukee did not have slugger Christian Yelich who has an injured back but will start Friday against the Giants. Jesse Aguilar belted a two-run home run for the Brewers in the loss. The Brewers are in second place in the National League Central a half-game behind the Chicago Cubs.
Kevin Pillar is leading the Giants with a .256 batting average, in home runs with 12, in RBIs with 47 and hits with 80.The Giants are averaging .230 at the plate, while opponents are averaging .255. On Friday, the Giants will send Shaun Anderson to the mound. The right-hander is 3-2 with an ERA of 4.23, 32 Ks and 17 BBs.
Christian Yelich is leading Milwaukee with a .329 batting average, in home runs with 31, RBIs with 67 and in hits with 100. Milwaukee is averaging .245 at the plate, while opposing hitters are averaging .256. On Friday, Milwaukee will send Chase Anderson to the mound. The right-hander is 4-2 with an ERA of 4.32, 67 Ks and 23 BBs.
Recent Betting Trends:
San Francisco is 5-1 in its last 6 on the road
The OVER has cashed in 6 of the Giants last 7
Milwaukee is 1-5 in its last 6
The UNDER has cashed in each of the Brewers last 5 at home
Free Betting Pick: Milwaukee Brewers -162
Milwaukee’s Christian Yelich has recovered from a sore back and will be in the Brewers lineup on Friday. Milwaukee has won 5 of the last 6 versus San Francisco at home and 7 of the last 10 meetings overall against the Giants. San Francisco has lost 21 of its last 30 on the road when playing an opponent with a winning record at home. Final Score Prediction, Milwaukee Brewers win 6-3.