Brewers vs. Giants Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Friday, May 26, 2023

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Brewers vs. Giants Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, May 26, 2023

MLB Predictions

The San Francisco Giants (25-25) and Michael Conforto, coming off a four-hit game, are underdogs (+125) on the moneyline and will look to upset the Milwaukee Brewers (27-23) on Friday at 8:10 PM ET on BSWI.

Milwaukee’s Freddy Peralta and San Francisco’s Alex Wood have been named the starters for this contest.

Brewers vs. Giants Odds

  • Brewers odds to win: -146
  • Giants odds to win: +125
  • Spread: Brewers -1.5
  • Total: 8 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Friday, May 26, 2023
  • Time: 8:10 PM ET
  • TV: BSWI

Who Will Win Brewers vs. Giants?

Brewers and Giants Betting Trends

The Brewers have gone 15-11 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 57.7% of those games).

Milwaukee has a 7-6 record (winning 53.8% of its games) when playing as moneyline favorites of -146 or shorter.

The Giants have been underdogs in 26 games this season and won 13 (50%) of those contests.

San Francisco is 4-8 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +125 or more on the moneyline.

The Brewers have played in 50 games with over/under set, and have combined with opponents to go over the total 22 times (22-27-1).

The Giants’ games have gone over the total in 22 of their 50 chances.

Brewers Stats & Insights

The Brewers are the 24th-highest scoring team in MLB action averaging 4.1 runs per game (205 total).

Milwaukee averages 1.2 home runs per game to rank 11th in MLB play with 62 total home runs .

The Brewers’ .236 batting average ranks 22nd in MLB.

Milwaukee’s 9.2 strikeouts per game are the fifth-most in baseball.

The Brewers pitching staff ranks 26th in the majors with a collective eight strikeouts per nine innings.

Milwaukee has the 12th-ranked team ERA among all MLB pitching staffs (4.03).

Giants Stats & Insights

The Giants have scored the 18th-most runs in the league this season with 215 (4.3 per game).

San Francisco ranks sixth in Major League Baseball with 68 home runs.

The Giants rank 19th in MLB with a .241 team batting average.

San Francisco ranks just 29th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.8 whiffs per contest.

The Giants strike out nine batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, 11th in MLB.

San Francisco pitchers have a combined ERA of 4.21 ERA this year, which ranks 15th in MLB.

Brewers Key Players to Watch

Peralta (5-3 with a 3.81 ERA and 54 strikeouts in 52 2/3 innings pitched) gets the start for the Brewers, his 10th of the season.

Christian Yelich leads Milwaukee with a batting average of .260. He’s also hit seven home runs with 24 RBI.

Rowdy Tellez leads Milwaukee in home runs with 12 while driving in 26 runs and slugging .531.

Willy Adames has 38 hits this season and a slash line of .205/.289/.384.

Brian Anderson is a key run producer for Milwaukee with a .236 average, eight homers and 28 RBI.

Giants Key Players to Watch

Wood (0-0) will take to the mound for the Giants and make his sixth start of the season.

Thairo Estrada leads the Giants with a team-best batting average of .301.

LaMonte Wade Jr is batting .277 with four doubles, a triple, seven home runs and 34 walks.

Conforto has launched a team-high 11 home runs.

J.D. Davis has made the most of his opportunities as he leads his team with 26 RBI.

Brewers and Giants Injuries

Brewers: Louis Linwood Voit III: 10 Day IL (Neck), Eric Lauer: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Wade Miley: 15 Day IL (Lat strain), Matt Bush: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), J.B. Bukauskas: 15 Day IL (Spine), Brandon Woodruff: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Garrett Mitchell: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Luis Urías: 60 Day IL (Hamstring), Jason Alexander: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Justin Wilson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Aaron Ashby: 60 Day IL (Labrum)

Giants: Austin Slater: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Joey Bart: 10 Day IL (Groin), Joc Pederson: 10 Day IL (Hand), Ross Stripling: 15 Day IL (Back), Roberto Pérez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Heliot Ramos: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Luke Jackson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Luis González: 60 Day IL (Back), Thomas Szapucki: 60 Day IL (Left arm), Logan Webb: day-to-day (Back)

Brewers vs. Giants Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Brewers 5, Giants 4
  • Total Prediction: Over 8 runs
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