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Giants Look To Get Another Road Victory
The San Francisco Giants have only won 41 of their first 89 games. However, the team has continued to improve after such an abysmal start to the season. Despite the team’s poor record, the Giants have actually been decent away from home this season which has been a pleasant surprise. Specifically, the Giants are 21-22 on the road this season and will be looking to get another road win on Friday. Now, the Giants will turn to Shaun Anderson as the starting pitcher for this contest. He has been solid this season with a 3-2 record this season along with a 4.23 ERA.
Brewers Look To Improve Home Record
The Milwaukee Brewers have won 47 of their first 91 games. However, the team lost each of its last two games against the Pirates and is now in second place in the NL Central division by half a game. The main reason why the Brewers have succeeded so far this season is due to the team’s solid record at home. Specifically, the Brewers have won 27 of the team’s first 45 home games this season. In addition, the Brewers should receive a big lift from the home crowd after not being able to play at home in the last seven games leading up to the All-Star Break.
- Brewers are 10-3 in their last 13 when their opponent scores 2 runs or less in their previous game.
- Giants are 9-21 in their last 30 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
The Bottom Line What to bet on this game.
Full-Game Side Bet
Simply put, the Brewers are the better overall team and it is not even close. The Brewers have been consistently solid this season while the team also possesses the better lineup for this game. The Giants have been below average so far this season and I expect the team to continue struggling against the Brewers on Friday on the road. Give me the home team in this one.
Prediction: Milwaukee Brewers
Full-Game Total Pick
Since both of these teams possess below average pitching staffs, I have to lean to the over in this game. Furthermore, the Giants and the Brewers have the ability to put up at least five runs in any baseball game so I think that this total is too low. I can see this game being somewhere in the realm of 6-5 so I will recommend the over in this game.