Miami Marlins vs. Milwaukee Brewers - 9/16/17 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Milwaukee Brewers (77-69) at Miami Marlins (68-78)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 7:10 pm (Marlins Park)
Zach Davies (17-8) (3.78) vs. Adam Conley (6-7) (5.23)
The Line: Miami Marlins +135 / Milwaukee Brewers -145 --- Over/Under: 9 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSFL, FSWI
Up at Miller Park on Saturday, the Milwaukee Brewers and the Miami Marlins will be continuing their MLB series.
In the Friday opener, the Brewers scored eight runs in the eighth inning on the way to a 10-2 win.
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For the Saturday game, the Brewers will be going with RHP Zach Davies. In his 176.1 innings and 17-8 record this year, Davies has a 3.67 ERA with 119 Ks and 51 BBs.
Milwaukee has some interesting hitters this year. Domingo Santana came into this set with 131 hits, 77 runs, 24 homers and 71 RBI while Travis Shaw had 130 hits, 74 runs, 29 homers and 90 RBI. Santana and Shaw combined for two hits, three RBI and two runs on Friday.
Over on the Marlins’ side, they’re going with LHP Adam Conley on Saturday. In his 93.0 innings and 6-7 record this year, Conely has a 5.23 ERA with 66 Ks and 35 BBs.
Miami has some solid bats as well. Dee Gordon entered this series on 177 hits, 99 runs and 28 RBI while Marcel Ozuna had 168 hits, 80 runs, 33 homers and 110 RBI. Gordon and Ozuna each went 0-for-4 on Friday.
The Brewers are 9-1 in their last 10 during game two of a series and 5-1 in their last six Saturday games. Milwaukee is also 11-4 in Davies’ last 15 road starts and 19-8 in Davies’ last 27 starts.
Meanwhile, the Marlins are 1-4 in their last five during game two of a series and 5-2 in Conley’s last seven Saturday starts. Miami is also 0-4 in Conley’s last four starts versus a team with a winning record and the over is 5-0 in Conley’s last five Saturday starts.
Davies has been on a great run lately. He’s posted more than one earned run just once (two) over his last six starts, and has two earned total in 13.2 innings over his last two outings. As for Conley, he’s given up seven earned over his last two starts, a span of 8.2 innings. I like Davies to keep it going here so I’ll take the Brewers for the win.