Giants vs. Brewers Prediction

San Francisco Giants vs. Milwaukee Brewers 9/9/18, Prediction & Odds

The Milwaukee Brewers will be looking for a home sweep today as they wrap up their series against the San Francisco Giants. Is a bet on Milwaukee smart today as the favorite in the matchup?

Game Snapshot

959 San Francisco Giants at 960 Milwaukee Brewers

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Miller Park at 2:10PM ET

TV: FSWI (MIL)

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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Brewers are a -145 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Giants are a +135 underdog, while the total sits at 8 runs. As of Sunday morning, 53 percent of public bets are being placed on visiting San Francisco. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest info.

Shaw, Yelich homer for Brewers

Christian Yelich finished 2-for-4 with a solo home run and a stolen base Saturday night in a 4-3 victory at home over San Francisco, while Travis Shaw was 1-for-4 with a solo homer. The long balls for Yelich and Shaw were their 28th of the season each. Jesus Aguilar went 1-for-3 with a double, a walk and a run. Gio Gonzalez earned the win in his first start with Milwaukee as he allowed one unearned run on three hits with seven strikeouts and no walks over 5 2/3 innings. Jeremy Jeffress picked up his 10th save as he gave up one hit with two strikeouts and one walk over 1 1/3 innings.

Jones hits homer in defeat

Ryder Jones hit a pinch-hit 2-run home run in his lone at-bat in the Giants' loss Saturday at Milwaukee. Austin Slater finished 1-for-3 with an RBI. Chris Stratton took the loss as he allowed four earned runs on four hits with six strikeouts and three walks over five innings. 

Madison Bumgarner (5-5, 3.07 ERA) draws the start today for San Francisco, while the Brewers are turning to Zach Davies (2-5, 4.88).

MLB Betting Trends

San Francisco

The Giants are 15-5 in their last 20 Sunday games. The under is 24-9-2 in the last 35 San Francisco road games.

Milwaukee

The over is 11-1 in the Brewers' last 12 Sunday games. Milwaukee is 4-10 in its last 14 Sunday games.

Prediction:

While the San Francisco offense is struggling even more than it previously had after the trade of Andrew McCutchen and the season-ending hip surgery of Buster Posey, it faces a hittable pitcher today in Davies who is still rounding into shape after missing months with an injury. With the Giants' ace on the mound in Bumgarner, he'll give them a fighting chance and I think he does well enough to get the job done here as San Francisco ends its seven-game losing skid.

 

MLB DAILY PREDICTION: SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS +135

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