Milwaukee Brewers vs. Atlanta Braves - 7/7/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Atlanta Braves (40-42) at Milwaukee Brewers (36-48)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 8:10 pm (Miller Park)
Manny Banuelos (0-0) (0.00) vs. M Garza (4-10) (5.64)
The Line: Milwaukee Brewers -135 / Atlanta Braves +125 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
The Atlanta Braves look for back to back victories at Miller Park against the Milwaukee Brewers.
The Atlanta Braves have been playing some of their best baseball over the past week or so with wins in six of eight following a 5-3 win at Milwaukee on Monday. The Braves rode solid efforts on the mound and at the plate with starter Matt Wisler allowing three runs on seven hits over 5.2 frames before four relievers put up zeros. The Bravos racked up 15 hits and walked three times with Kelly Johnson going 2-4 with a homer and three RBI’s while Cameron Maybin went 2-4 with a pair of runs.Rookie left hander Manuel Banuelos makes his second major league start when he opposes Milwaukee. Banuelos won his debut 2-1 versus Washington with a two hit shutout and seven strikeouts over 5.2 frames.
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The red hot Milwaukee Brewers have been the hottest team in the game the past few weeks as winners in eight straight before finally losing to the visiting Braves in the series opener. Veteran hurler Kyle Lohse was hit hard with four runs given up on eleven hits through five innings to absorb the loss with four relievers holding Atlanta at bay. The Brew Crew mustered eight hits and walked twice with Gerardo Parra going 2-4 with an RBI and a run. Carlos Gomez and Shane Patterson drove in runs with Scotter Gennett and Jean Segura scoring. Rookie Tyler Cravy gets his second major league start against visiting Atlanta. Cravy lost his debut 1-0 at St Louis with the lone run plated on four hits and a pair of BB in seven innings.
Atlanta are 6-21 in their last 27 Tuesday games. Milwaukee are 8-0 in their last 8 overall and are 8-0 in their last 8 games on grass while the over is 5-1-2 in their last 8 overall. Atlanta are 8-2 in the last 10 meetings and are 3-9 in the last 12 meetings in Milwaukee. Two rookie hurlers isn’t an ideal choice but I’ll go with the lefty who the Brewers struggle with…Note:Garza pitching