Milwaukee Brewers vs. Cincinnati Reds - 9/27/17 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Cincinnati Reds (66-91) at Milwaukee Brewers (83-74)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 8:10 pm (Miller Park)
H Bailey (5-9) (6.96) vs. Brandon Woodruff (2-2) (3.76)
The Line: Milwaukee Brewers -172 / Cincinnati Reds +145 --- Over/Under: 11.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSWI, FSOH
The Cincinnati Reds and Milwaukee Brewers meet Wednesday in MLB action at Miller Park.
The Cincinnati Reds could use a win here to snap a seven-game losing streak. The Reds have allowed 17 runs in their last three games and five or more runs in eight of their last 13 games. The Cincinnati Reds have lost nine straight games when allowing more than two runs. Offensively, Joey Votto leads the Reds with 172 hits and 97 RBI while Adam Duvall and Billy Hamilton have combined for 282 hits and 135 RBI. Homer Bailey gets the ball, and he is 5-9 with a 6.96 ERA and 63 strikeouts this season. Bailey is 6-9 with a 4.87 ERA and 121 strikeouts in his career against the Brewers.
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The Milwaukee Brewers need another victory after winning eight of their last 13 games. The Brewers have scored 11 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in nine of their last 13 games. The Milwaukee Brewers have won seven of their last 10 games when scoring more than three runs. Travis Shaw leads the Brewers with 143 hits and 99 RBI while Domingo Santana and Orlando Arcia have combined for 276 hits and 133 RBI. Brandon Woodruff gets the ball, and he is 2-2 with a 3.76 ERA and 32 strikeouts this season. This will be Woodruff’s first career game against the Reds.
The Reds are 3-7 in their last 10 during game 2 of a series, 3-7 in Baileys last 10 starts with 5 days of rest and 2-5 in Baileys last 7 starts. The Brewers are 10-3 in their last 13 during game 2 of a series, 3-7 in their last 10 Wednesday games and 0-4 in Woodruffs last 4 home starts. The Reds are 1-5 in the last 6 meetings in Milwaukee, 5-2 in Baileys last 7 road starts vs. Brewers and the over is 9-3 in the last 12 meetings.
The Cincinnati Reds can't win a game right now and have thrown in the towel on the season, while the Brewers need to keep winning if they're going to catch the Rockies for the last wild card spot. There's no room for error. Sometimes you throw out the numbers and pitching matchup and go with the team that's still playing for something. In this case that's the Brewers, so that's the side I'm going with here.