Last Updated May 24, 2022, 8:54 PM
Milwaukee Brewers vs. San Diego Padres Picks, Predictions, Odds
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The Milwaukee Brewers (26-15) will take on the San Diego Padres (27-14) Tuesday for game-two of a three-game series. First pitch is scheduled for 9:40 PM ET at Petco Park in San Diego, California and can be viewed on TBS.
Brewers 4, Padres 3
- Over 6.5 (-110) at FanDuel
Milwaukee Brewers vs. San Diego Padres Betting Predictions
The Milwaukee Brewers enter this matchup first in the NL Central with a three-game lead over the second place St. Louis Cardinals. The Brewers are coming off a three-game series against the Washington Nationals, winning two of the three games. The bats have been solid for Milwaukee this season, averaging 4.70 runs per game. The bullpen is also playing well and have recorded two shut outs within their last six games. Right-handed pitcher Corbin Burnes is scheduled to start on Tuesday. Burnes is 1-2 in eight games this season with an ERA of 2.26 and has given up 35 hits, 13 earned runs, and struck out 62 batters in 51.2 innings of work.
The San Diego Padres are currently second in the NL West, half a game behind the first place Los Angeles Dodgers. The Padres most recently swept San Francisco in a three-game series and have won seven of their last 10. The offense has been consistent this year for San Diego, averaging 4.5 runs per game. San Diego’s bullpen has been excellent as of late, holding opponents to one run or less in four of their last six games. The left hander Blake Snell is expected to take the mound on Tuesday. Snell is 0-1 in his one start this season with an ERA of 7.36 and gave up three hits, three earned runs, and struck out five batters in 3.2 innings.
Both of these teams have been playing excellent baseball, with each team going 7-3 SU over their last 10 games. I like the total to go over in game-two of this series. Snell will be taking the mound for just the second time this season after being sidelined with a left adductor tightness and did not look good in his first outing back. Burnes has been solid this season for the Brewers, but the Padres have been hitting the ball well recently and that trend should continue. Backing the over in this matchup.
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Milwaukee Brewers vs. San Diego Padres Betting Odds
- Brewers -135
- Padres +110
- Brewers -1.5 (+135)
- Padres +1.5 (-165)
- Over 6.5 (-110)
- Under 6.5 (-110)
Milwaukee Brewers vs. San Diego Padres Betting Resources
- Date: Tuesday, May 24, 2022
- Matchup: NL Central vs. NL West
- Stadium: Petco Park
- Location: San Diego, California
- TV-Time: TBS - 9:40 p.m.
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Analysis
Prior to the results of game-one on Monday night, the Brewers are 26-15 SU, 18-23 ATS, and have an O/U record of 19-19-3. The total has gone over in 12 of Milwaukee’s last 18 games. Going against this trend, the total has gone under in five of their last six when playing on the road against San Diego. The Brewers are 6-2 SU in their last eight games against San Diego and 12-9 SU on the road this season.
Milwaukee has been getting quality production from their offense this season. As a team the Brewers have a batting average of .238 (15th), on base percentage of .315 (9th), slugging percentage of .414 (5th), and have scored 193 runs (7th). The first baseman Rowdy Tellez has been bringing in the runs with a batting average of .246 (33-134), nine home runs, and 32 RBIs. Left fielder Christian Yelich is still trying to find his groove with a batting average of .243 (36-148), five home runs, and 20 RBIs.
The Brewers bullpen have been pitching very well this season. As a team they are allowing opponents a batting average of .219 (4th), have a WHIP of 1.18 (10th), and have an ERA of 3.46 (9th). Right-handed pitcher Corbin Burnes is scheduled to start on Tuesday. Burnes is 1-2 in eight games this season with an ERA of 2.26 and has given up 35 hits, 13 earned runs, and struck out 62 batters in 51.2 innings of work. Burnes went 1-1 in two games against the Padres last season and gave up a combined six hits, four earned runs, and struck out 17 batters in 12.0 innings.
San Diego Padres Betting Analysis
The Padres continue to stay within striking distance of the first place Dodgers and are 27-14 SU, 23-18 ATS, and have an O/U record of 20-21. The total has gone under in four of the Padres last six games. Following this trend, the total has gone under in eight of their last 11 games against Milwaukee. San Diego is 6-1 SU in their last seven games and 10-7 SU at home this season.
San Diego had their bats working in their most recent series against San Francisco, scoring 20 runs in three-games. On the season, the Padres have a batting average of .233 (18th), on base percentage of .314 (11th), slugging percentage of .363 (21st), and have scored 185 runs (10th). The third baseman Manny Machado has been the Padres best hitter with a batting average of .374 (58-155), eight home runs, and 27 RBIs. First baseman Eric Hosmer is having a productive season with a batting average of .319 (46-144), four home runs, and 24 RBIs.
The Padres’ bullpen leads the league in quality starts this season with 22. As a team they are allowing opponents a batting average of .220 (5th), have a WHIP of 1.14 (7th), and have an ERA of 3.47 (10th). The left hander Blake Snell is expected to take the mound on Tuesday. Snell is 0-1 in one start this season with an ERA of 7.36 and gave up three hits, three earned runs, and struck out five batters in 3.2 innings. In his one outing against Milwaukee last season, Snell struck out seven batters in 3.2 innings while giving up five hits and five earned runs.
Key Players to Watch
- MIL: Christian Yelich - OF (Last Game: TBD)
- MIL: Hunter Renfroe - OF (Last Game: TBD)
- SND: Manny Machado - 3B (Last Game: TBD)
- SND: Eric Hosmer - 1B (Last Game: TBD)
- MIL: Corbin Burnes - RHP (1-2, 2.26 ERA, 62 K, 0.83 WHIP)
- SND: Blake Snell - LHP (0-1, 7.36 ERA, 5 K, 1.64 WHIP)
Milwaukee Brewers vs. San Diego Padres Betting Conclusion
The Brewers are road favorites in this matchup with Blake Snell taking the mound for just the second time this season. While I would lean towards the Brewers to win this game, I think the smart play is the over. San Diego should be able to continue the success they’ve had on offense as of late and the Brewers will want to take advantage of Snell’s lack of play this season. Backing the over in game-two.