Diamondbacks vs. Brewers Prediction
Can the Milwaukee Brewers find their way past the Arizona Diamondbacks when the two open up a midweek series in Milwaukee tonight at 7:40PM ET?
Game Snapshot & Odds
Monday, May 21, 2018
7:40PM ET – Miller Park
TV: FSWI (Mil); FSAZ (Ari)
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Public Betting Trends
According to oddsmakers, the Diamondbacks are favored on the road, as they are getting odds of -130 to win. The Brewers are listed with a money line of +110, while the over/under total has been set at 8 runs. The public betting for this game currently has 70 percent of the wagers going on Arizona on the road. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.
Arizona in a free fall
The Diamondbacks have been on a massive slide, losing their last four games and nine of their last 10. Arizona is now 25-21 on the season with an 11-9 record on the road. The D’Backs are scoring only 3.83 runs per game this year while giving up just 3.57 per contest.
Zack Greinke gets the start for the Diamondbacks on Monday night. He is 3-2 through nine starts on the year with a 3.46 ERA and a 1.01 WHIP. Greinke has pitched a total of 54.2 innings this season and has 58 strikeouts with seven walks.
Brewers end 3-game win streak
Milwaukee had its 3-game win streak come to an end at Minnesota on Sunday, but the Brewers have still won seven of their last 10 games. Milwaukee is now 28-19 overall with a 10-9 mark at home. The Brewers are putting up just 4.04 runs per game this season, while allowing 3.72 per contest.
Chase Anderson gets the start for the Brewers tonight. He has pitched in eight games this year and has a 3-3 record with a 3.97 ERA and a 1.15 WHIP. Anderson has logged 45.1 innings this season and has 30 strikeouts with 16 walks.
MLB Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks are just 1-8 in their last 9 games following a loss and dropped four straight on the road. However, they have won five of Greinke’s last seven starts.
The Brewers have won eight of their last 11 games at home and 20 of their last 28 games following a loss. Milwaukee has also won four straight series openers.
This game should likely be a pitching duel, but I have to side with the home team even though Greinke is on the mound. Arizona has really struggled on offense as of late, scoring two runs or less in eight of their last two. That includes three meetings with the Brewers at home. Now with things moving to Milwaukee, I think the home team gets the nod.
The Pick: Milwaukee Brewers +110