Giants vs. Brewers - 6/15/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Milwaukee Brewers (30-35) at San Francisco Giants (40-26)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 3:45 pm (AT&T Park)
J Nelson (5-5) (3.43) vs. J Cueto (9-1) (2.16)
The Line: San Francisco Giants -188 / Milwaukee Brewers +178 --- Over/Under: 7 See the Latest Odds
The San Francisco Giants look to complete the sweep of the Milwaukee Brewers Wednesday afternoon.
The Milwaukee Brewers look for consistency after splitting their last 14 games. The Brewers have allowed 17 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last 12 games. The Milwaukee Brewers have an ERA of 4.52 and have lost seven of their last 10 games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Jonathan Villar leads Milwaukee with 70 hits, Jonathan Lucroy has 31 RBI and Ryan Braun has 11 home runs. Jimmy Nelson gets the nod, and he’s 5-5 with a 3.43 ERA and 65 strikeouts this season. Nelson is 1-1 with a 3.14 ERA and eight strikeouts in his career against the Giants.
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The San Francisco Giants look to keep rolling after winning five of their last six games. The Giants have scored 16 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven of their last 13 games. The San Francisco Giants offense has been hit or miss lately, but they have won 10 of their last 12 games when scoring more than three runs. Brandon Belt leads San Francisco with 65 hits, Denard Span has 24 RBI and Buster Posey has eight home runs. Johnny Cueto takes the hill, and he’s 9-1 with a 2.16 ERA and 81 strikeouts this season. Cueto is 10-3 with a 2.79 ERA and 104 strikeouts in his career against the Brewers.
The Brewers are 5-0 in their last 5 during game 3 of a series and 2-5 in Nelsons last 7 starts vs. National League West. The Giants are 8-2 in their last 10 during game 3 of a series and 8-1 in Cuetos last 9 starts. The Brewers are 1-7 in the last 8 meetings in San Francisco.
The Giants continue to play solid baseball on their home field and now have another ace on the hill in Cueto who has really lived up to his contract. Cueto has an ERA of 2.05 at AT&T Park. Have to side with the Giants and the run line in this contest.