Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Milwaukee Brewers - 7/23/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Milwaukee Brewers (42-53) at Arizona Diamondbacks (43-50)
MLB Baseball: Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 9:40 pm (Chase Field)
M Fiers (5-7) (3.79) vs. Z Godley (0-0) (0.00)
The Line: Arizona Diamondbacks +110 / Milwaukee Brewers -120 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-Arizona, FS-Wisconsin
The Arizona Diamondbacks and the Milwaukee Brewers face off on Thursday in Arizona in game one of their MLB series.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have had a rough go of it this season and they have fallen out of the post-season race. The Diamondbacks are 2-8 in their last 10 games, 23-26 at home, and they are 9.5 games behind the Dodgers in the NL West. As a team the Diamondbacks are hitting .261 with Paul Goldschmidt hitting .341, A.J. Pollack hitting .302, and David Peralta hitting .274. The Diamondbacks pitching staff has an ERA of 4.19 with the starters at 4.65 and the bullpen at 3.43. For game one against the Brewers the Diamondbacks start Zack Godley who was lights out in single A but was just 1-1 with a 5.14 ERA after moving up to Double A.
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The Milwaukee Brewers have been improving over the past month but they still have one of the worst overall records in baseball. The Brewers are 6-4 in their last 10 games, 22-24 on the road, and they are 18.5 games back in the NL Central. As a team the Brewers are hitting .252 with Gerardo Parra hitting .316, Adam Lind hitting .293, and Jean Segura hitting .282. The Brewers pitching staff has an ERA of 4.10 with the starters at 4.55 and the bullpen at 3.24. For game one against the Diamondbacks the Brewers start Mike Fiers who has allowed 105 hits and 45 earned runs while striking out 106 over 107 innings for a 5-7 record and a 3.79 ERA.
Arizona is 7-2 in game one of a series, 2-7 in their last nine home games, and 1-5 in their last six games as an underdog. Milwaukee is 7-0 on the road against a team with a losing record, 8-2 in their last 10 road games, and 5-0 in Fiers’ last five starts. Milwaukee is 4-1 in their last five games in Arizona.
The total is low laying fruit here and an easy play as this one soars over 8.5.