Milwaukee Brewers at San Francisco Giants 8/30/21 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Last Updated: 08/29/2021 at 6:23 PM ET

The Milwaukee Brewers open a four-game series on the road Monday against the San Francisco Giants. Milwaukee is 78-52 following a 6-4 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Saturday. Milwaukee has lost three straight and the Brewers lead at the top of the National League Central has been cut to 7 ½ games over the Cincinnati Reds.

Shortstop Willy Adames is batting .295 to lead Milwaukee, while center fielder Avisail Garcia has 24 home runs, 76 RBIs, 108 hits and a .342 on-base percentage to lead the Brewers in each category. As a team, Milwaukee has hit 158 home runs in 130 games. On Monday, Milwaukee will send Corbin Burnes to the mound. The right-hander is 8-4 with an ERA of 2.30, 180 Ks and 24 BBs.

San Francisco improved to 84-45 following a 5-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday. Mike Yastrzemski and Tommy La Stella each hit home runs and had two RBIs. The Giants. San Francisco is first in the National League West 2 ½ games ahead of the second place Los Angeles Dodgers. The Giants have won six of the last seven.

Brandon Crawford is batting .294 to lead San Francisco and has team highs in RBIs with 73, hits with 109 and an on-base percentage of .361. Right fielder Mike Yastrzemski is the leader in home runs with 21. On Monday, the San Francisco Giants will send Johnny Cueto to the mound. the right-hander is 7-6 with an ERA of 3.73, 94 Ks and 27 BBs.

San Francisco has won 14 of the last 20 at home against Milwaukee and the Giants have won 44 of the last 64 overall. San Francisco starting pitcher Johnny Cueto has pitched very well over each of the last four starts. The right-hander has allowed only five earned runs on 20 hits across 20 ⅔ innings and the Giants have won three of the four. Final Score Prediction, San Francisco Giants win 5-3.

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