Giants vs. Brewers - 6/14/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Milwaukee Brewers (30-34) at San Francisco Giants (39-26)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 10:15 pm (AT&T Park)
M Garza (0-0) (0.00) vs. M Bumgarner (7-2) (1.99)
The Line: San Francisco Giants -245 / Milwaukee Brewers +225 --- Over/Under: 7 See the Latest Odds
The Milwaukee Brewers and San Francisco Giants clash late Tuesday night for game two of their series.
The Milwaukee Brewers look for consistency after splitting their last 14 games. The Brewers have allowed 18 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last 10 games. The Milwaukee Brewers have an ERA of 4.41 and have lost seven of their last 10 games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Jonathan Villar leads Milwaukee with 68 hits, Jonathan Lucroy has 30 RBI and Chris Carter has 17 home runs. Matt Garza gets the nod, and he was 6-14 with a 5.63 ERA and 104 strikeouts last season. Garza is 1-2 with a 4.58 ERA and 19 strikeouts in his career against the Giants.
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The San Francisco Giants look to keep rolling after winning 10 of their last 17 games. The Giants have scored 18 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven of their last 12 games. The San Francisco Giants offense has been key to their season, and they’ve won 11 of their last 13 games when scoring more than three runs. Denard Span leads San Francisco with 64 hits, Brandon Belt has 33 RBI and Brandon Crawford has six home runs. Madison Bumgarner takes the hill, and he’s 7-2 with a 1.88 ERA and 99 strikeouts this season. Bumgarner is 6-2 with a 2.25 ERA and 53 strikeouts in his career against the Brewers.
The Brewers are 1-4 in their last 5 during game 2 of a series and 1-4 in Garzas last 5 starts. The Giants are 47-20 in their last 67 during game 2 of a series and 40-18 in Bumgarners last 58 starts. The Giants are 6-1 in Bumgarners last 7 starts vs. Brewers.
Anytime you have Bumgarner at home, you have to side with the Giants. San Fran is an even stronger pick in this spot with Garza making his season debut. The Giants should win once again without much trouble giving the huge advantage on the mound.