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Milwaukee Brewers vs. San Francisco Giants Friday’s MLB Online Betting Preview

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Milwaukee Brewers vs. San Francisco Giants

After picking up a solid win in Houston, the Milwaukee Brewers are set to travel to San Francisco for a 3-game series against the Giants. Oracle Park will be playing host to this series kicking off this MLB online betting Friday night. The Giants look to build on their home momentum after besting the Padres in a 2-game series and will be starting LHP Drew Pomeranz. Pomeranz is 1-6 this season with a whopping 7.16 ERA and a 1.75 WHIP. He’ll be going up against Milwaukee’s Zach Davies who enters with an unblemished 7-0 record as well as a 2.41 ERA and a 1.25 WHIP. What kind of MLB sports betting action does this contest offer?

Milwaukee Brewers vs. San Francisco Giants – Friday, June 14th

When: 9:15 pm ET
Where: Oracle Park, San Francisco, California
TV: Local Broadcasts
Stream: MLB TV

Milwaukee Brewers vs. San Francisco Giants Betting Odds
Brewers -1½ (+115) 8 (-105) -139
Giants +1½ (-135) 8 (-115) +129
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Milwaukee Brewers

After going 1-1 in their road series against the Astros, Milwaukee steps into tonight’s match with a 39-29 record. At the present time, that record is good enough to peg them No. 1 in the NL Central. However, there standing is far from firm as the Chicago Cubs are but a game from tying with the Brewers. Naturally, Milwaukee will want to get the best of the struggling Giants in order to build on their NL Central lead.

Tonight’s matchup will mark the first time this season these two have crossed paths. Looking over the numbers, it’s clear that the Brew Crew have a decisive advantage. After all, they’re averaging 5.1 runs per game while the Giants are delivering 3.8. Additionally, it’s clear that Milwaukee will have the better pitcher on the mound tonight.

All in all, look for the Brewers offense to take off once again tonight. They’ve scored 19 runs in their last 3 matches and will be going up against a pitcher with a 7.16 ERA. Furthermore, since they’ve won 7 of their last 8 when scoring 4 or more, it’s clear this contest will be going to Milwaukee.

Players to Watch: Lorenzo Cain (4 HR, 27 RBI, .247 BA), Mike Moustakas (21 HR, 45 RBI, .278 BA), and Christian Yelich (25 HR, 54 RBI, .345 BA).  

San Francisco Giants

After picking up the last two games over the Padres, San Fran has advanced to 28-38 on the year. This ranks them dead last in the NL West however, and places them 16 ½ games behind the NL West leading Los Angeles Dodgers. Although they don’t have much of a shot in the division, San Fran can still aim to give their fans something to cheer for tonight.

Tonight the Giants offense will certainly be put to the test. They’ve scored 10 runs in their last 3 matches so they’re going to have to find some way to keep up with the Brewers. Surprisingly enough, the Giants have won their last 5 when delivering 4 or more runs. This may give them some hope tonight against Milwaukee. However, they will have to find a way to win despite having Pomeranz on the mound.

This is because Pomeranz is having quite a pitiful season. In fact, he has one of the highest ERAs in pro baseball amongst pitchers with a minimum of 40 innings played. But if that wasn’t enough, his 1.75 WHIP is pretty bad as well. Nevertheless, he’s coming of a decent outing against the Dodgers that saw him go scoreless for 5 innings. But before that the Giants’ pitcher gave up 25 earned runs in 14 ½ innings.

Players to Watch: Steven Duggar (4 HR, 28 RBI, .241 BA), Kevin Pillar (7 HR, 28 RBI, .225 BA), and Joe Panik (3 HR, 19 RBI, .245 BA).

Milwaukee Brewers vs. San Francisco Giants Betting Numbers


  • Milwaukee Brewers

    • 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
    • 6-1 SU in their last 7 games against San Francisco.
    • 5-12 SU in their last 17 games when playing on the road against San Francisco.
    • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee’s last 6 games on the road.
    • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 8 of Milwaukee’s last 12 games.
    • 16-17 ATS when playing on the road this season
  • San Francisco Giants

    • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 7 of San Francisco’s last 10 games at home.
    • 5-11 SU in their last 16 games against an opponent in the National League.
    • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 6 of San Francisco’s last 7 games against an opponent in the National League Central division.
    • 13-20 ATS when playing at home this season


  • Milwaukee Brewers

    • Corey Knebel RP
    • Jhoulys Chacin SP
  • San Francisco Giants

    • Travis Bergen RP
Milwaukee Brewers San Francisco Giants
35-33 Against the Spread 30-36
30-37-1 OVER/UNDER 33-31-2
5.1 Runs per Game 3.8
.253 Team Batting Average .223
.327 On Base Percentage .286
.458 Slugging Percentage .364
.785 On Base Plus Slugging .651

Milwaukee Brewers vs. San Francisco Giants Betting Picks

So which side should legal betting fans take in this Milwaukee Brewers vs. San Francisco Giants matchup? All in all, it’s pretty clear that Milwaukee is the only way to bet this evening. They have a much better pitcher on the mound and their batting is excited at the opportunity to face Pomeranz. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Moneyline: The moneyline isn’t favoring Milwaukee all that heavily tonight, despite who they’re facing. This makes the Brewers a lucrative straight up option this Friday evening for fans looking to bet on this Milwaukee vs. San Francisco matchup.

ATS: The spread is predicting quite a competitive match. Although both teams are capable of scoring, we see the Brewers running up the score tonight. Therefore, take advantage of that eye-catching vig on the Brewers run line.

TOTALs: Surprisingly enough, it’s predicting a medium scoring match. You can take the OVER on this one but we think the vig on the other two lines is preferable tonight.

Score Prediction: 8-3 Milwaukee.