Diamondbacks vs. Brewers Prediction

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Milwaukee Brewers, 5/22/2018 Prediction & Odds

The Milwaukee Brewers opened its series with the Arizona Diamondbacks by picking up a victory on Monday night. Can the Brewers earn a second victory tonight at 7:40PM ET?

Game Snapshot & Odds

909 Arizona Diamondbacks at 910 Milwaukee Brewers

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

7:40PM ET – Miller Park

TV: FSWI (Mil); FSAZ (Ari)

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Public Betting Trends

According to oddsmakers, the Brewers are favored at home tonight, as they are getting odds of -140 to win. Arizona is listed with a money line of +130 to win, while the over/under total has been set at 9 runs. The public betting for this game currently has 61 percent of the wagers going on Milwaukee at home. 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 drop fifth straight

The Diamondbacks have now lost five straight following a 4-2 loss at Milwaukee on Monday. They have also dropped 11 of their last 12 games. Arizona is now 25-22 on the season with an 11-10 record on the road. The D’Backs are scoring only 3.79 runs per game this year while giving up just 3.57 per contest.

Matt Koch gets the start for the Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. Koch has started six games this year and has a 2-2 record with a 4.06 ERA and 1.14 WHIP. He has pitched 37.2 innings this year and has 20 strikeouts with nine walks.

Brewers surging

With Monday’s win, the Brewers have now won four of their last five and eight of their last 11. Milwaukee is now 29-19 overall with a 11-9 mark at home. The Brewers are putting up just 4.04 runs per game this season, while allowing 3.69 per contest.

Jhoulys Chacin gets the start for the Brewers on Tuesday night. He started 10 games this season and has a 3-1 record with a 3.63 ERA and a 1.33 WHIP. Chacin has pitched 52 innings and has 23 walks with 36 strikeouts.

MLB Betting Trends

Arizona

The Diamondbacks have dropped 10 of their last 11 games against a team with a winning record and they have dropped five straight road games.

Milwaukee

The Brewers are 8-2 in their last 10 Tuesday games and 11-2 in their last 13 against NL West opponents. They also have won nine of their last 12 at home.

Prediction:

Can the Brewers stay hot while the Diamondbacks continue to fall? It’s hard to image the Diamondbacks having this losing streak continue much longer, but I just can’t trust them against a surging Milwaukee team that has one of their better starters on the mound. Milwaukee’s pitching has been pretty dialed in as of late, masking their average hitting.

 

The Pick: Milwaukee Brewers -140

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