Giants vs. Brewers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Saturday, May 6, 2023

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Giants vs. Brewers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Saturday, May 6, 2023

MLB Predictions

The San Francisco Giants (14-17) will put their three-game win streak to the test when they host the Milwaukee Brewers (18-14) Saturday at 7:15 PM ET on NBCS-BA. Oddsmakers consider the Giants -171 favorites to extend their streak, while the Brewers are +146 underdogs looking for the upset.

San Francisco’s Alex Cobb gets the start, and he’ll go against Milwaukee’s Colin Rea.

Giants vs. Brewers Odds

  • Giants odds to win: -171
  • Brewers odds to win: +146
  • Spread: Giants -1.5
  • Total: 8.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Saturday, May 6, 2023
  • Time: 7:15 PM ET

Who Will Win Giants vs. Brewers?

Giants and Brewers Betting Trends

The Giants have been the moneyline favorite 11 total times this season. They’ve gone 5-6 in those games.

San Francisco has played as moneyline favorites of -171 or shorter in just one game this season, which it lost.

The Brewers have won seven, or 63.6%, of the 11 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.

Milwaukee has played as an underdog of +146 or more twice this season and won both games.

The Giants have played in 31 games with an over/under set, and have combined with their opponents to go over the total 15 times (15-15-1).

Games involving the Brewers have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 14 of 32 chances this season.

Giants Stats & Insights

The Giants are the 16th-highest scoring team in MLB play averaging 4.5 runs per game (141 total).

San Francisco is fourth-best in MLB play with 51 total home runs.

The Giants’ .239 batting average ranks 19th in MLB.

San Francisco’s hitters strike out 10.5 times per game, the most in baseball.

The pitching staff for the Giants has a collective 9.2 K/9, the 10th-best in MLB.

San Francisco has the 21st-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (4.71).

Brewers Stats & Insights

The Brewers have scored 141 runs (4.4 per game) this season, which ranks 16th in MLB.

Milwaukee ranks 14th in Major League Baseball with 36 home runs.

The Brewers rank 17th in MLB with a .242 team batting average.

Milwaukee ranks 22nd in strikeouts per game (9.2) among MLB offenses.

The Brewers strike out 7.8 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, 25th in MLB.

Milwaukee pitchers have a combined ERA of 3.53 ERA this year, fifth-best in baseball.

Giants Key Players to Watch

Cobb (1-1) gets the starting nod for the Giants in his seventh start of the season. He has a 2.43 ERA in 33 1/3 innings pitched, with 33 strikeouts.

Thairo Estrada leads San Francisco with a .339 batting average. He’s also hit four homers and has 11 RBI.

LaMonte Wade Jr is batting .250 with an OBP of .444 and a slugging percentage of .538 this season.

Wilmer Flores is slashing .262/.311/.512 this season for the Giants.

J.D. Davis is batting .280 this season with a team-high seven home runs and 19 RBI.

Brewers Key Players to Watch

Rea (0-2) will take the mound for the Brewers, his fifth start of the season.

Rowdy Tellez leads the Brewers with nine home runs and 22 runs batted in.

Willy Adames is hitting .224 with four doubles, five home runs and 19 walks.

Christian Yelich is hitting .235 with four doubles, four home runs and 14 walks.

Brian Anderson has five doubles, a triple, five home runs and 12 walks while batting .257.

Giants and Brewers Injuries

Giants: Darin Ruf: 10 Day IL (Wrist), Mike Yastrzemski: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Brandon Crawford: 10 Day IL (Calf), Alex Wood: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), Roberto Pérez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Luke Jackson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Luis González: 60 Day IL (Back), Thomas Szapucki: 60 Day IL (Left arm), Bryce Johnson: 7 Day IL (Concussion)

Brewers: Brandon Woodruff: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Gus Varland: 15 Day IL (Hand), Matt Bush: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Adrian Houser: 15 Day IL (Groin), Luis Urías: 60 Day IL (Hamstring), Garrett Mitchell: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jason Alexander: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Justin Wilson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Aaron Ashby: 60 Day IL (Labrum)

Giants vs. Brewers Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Brewers 5, Giants 4
  • Total Prediction: Over 8.5 runs
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