Brewers vs. Reds - 8/29/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Cincinnati Reds (52-74) at Milwaukee Brewers (53-74)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 7:10 pm (Miller Park)
Keyvius Sampson (2-2) (5.55) vs. M Garza (6-14) (5.32)
The Line: Milwaukee Brewers -135 / Cincinnati Reds +125 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
The Cincinnati Reds and Milwaukee Brewers play game two Saturday night.
The Cincinnati Reds need a win after losing nine of their last 10 games. The Reds have scored four runs in their last three games and three or less runs in nine of their last 13 games. The Reds have lost 15 straight when scoring three or less runs. Joey Votto leads Cincy with 133 hits and 62 RBI while Todd Frazier and Brandon Phillips have combined for 124 RBI. The Cincinnati Reds have lost seven of their last nine road games. Keyvius Sampson gets the ball, and he’s 2-2 with a 5.55 ERA and 22 strikeouts this season. This is Sampson’s first career game against the Brewers.
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The Milwaukee Brewers look for a win after losing six of their last nine games. The Brewers have scored 13 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last eight games. The Brewers have won five of their last eight when scoring more than three runs. Ryan Braun leads Milwaukee with 121 hits and 75 RBI while Adam Lind and Jean Segura have combined for 105 RBI. The Milwaukee Brewers have won five of their last seven games. Matt Garza takes the hill, and he’s 6-14 with a 5.26 ERA and 100 strikeouts this season. Garza is 4-3 with a 3.96 ERA and 51 strikeouts in his career against the Reds.
The Reds are 19-41 in their last 60 games as an underdog and 0-5 in their last 5 during game 2 of a series. The Brewers are 7-2 in their last 9 games as a favorite and 1-5 in Garzas last 6 starts. The under is 15-7 in the last 22 meetings.
Has anybody been backing the Reds lately? No? We're talking about a team that's won just six times in the month of August. Brewers have to be the pick here.