Brewers vs. Braves - 7/6/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Atlanta Braves (40-41) at Milwaukee Brewers (36-48)
MLB Baseball: Monday, July 6, 2015 at 8:10 pm (Miller Park)
Matt Wisler (2-1) (2.60) vs. K Lohse (5-9) (6.25)
The Line: Milwaukee Brewers -138 / Atlanta Braves +128 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
TV: SPSO, FSN-WI
The Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee Brewers begin a three-game series Monday night.
The Atlanta Braves look to keep rolling after winning five of their last seven games. The Braves have scored 11 runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five of their last seven games. The Braves have split their last six games when scoring three or less runs. Nick Markakis leads Atlanta with 91 hits and 25 RBI while Andrelton Simmons and Freddie Freeman have combined for 70 RBI. The Atlanta Braves have lost six of their last seven road games. Matt Wisler gets the ball, and he’s 2-1 with a 2.60 ERA and eight strikeouts this season. This will be Wisler’s first career game against the Brewers.
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The Milwaukee Brewers look to build on their impressive eight-game winning streak. The Brewers have scored 25 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in eight straight games. The Brewers have won 10 straight games when scoring more than three runs. Ryan Braun and Adam Lind have combined for 162 hits and 116 RBI while Gerardo Parra has 25 RBI. The Milwaukee Brewers have won four of their last six home games. Kyle Lohse takes the hill, and he’s 5-9 with a 6.24 ERA and 70 strikeouts this season. Lohse is 5-2 with a 3.91 ERA and 54 strikeouts in his career against the Braves.
The Braves are 0-4 in their last 4 road games vs. a right-handed starter and 1-6 in their last 7 road games. The Brewers are 5-0 in their last 5 during game 1 of a series and 1-6 in Lohses last 7 starts with 4 days of rest. The Braves are 3-9 in the last 12 meetings in Milwaukee and 8-2 in the last 10 meetings overall.
Common sense would tell you it's only a matter of time before the Brewers go back to stinking the joint up. However, until it happens, you kind of have to continue to ride the hot hand.