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San Diego Padres vs. Milwaukee Brewers Picks, Predictions, Odds

San Diego Padres vs. Milwaukee Brewers Betting Analysis

The Padres will visit the Brewers at American Family Field for the first of a four-game set on Thursday, June 2, 2022.

The Padres are placed second in the National League West with a record of 30-20 overall and 17-10 on the road, which trails the division-leading Los Angeles Dodgers by three games. The Brewers sit in the first place of the National League Central with a 32-20 overall record, which has been helped by a robust 14-6 mark at home.

Score Prediction: Brewers 4, Padres 2
Best Bet: Under 8 (+100)

San Diego Padres vs. Milwaukee Brewers Betting Resources

  • Date: Thursday, June 2, 2022
  • Matchup: NL West vs. NL Central
  • Venue: American Family Field
  • Location: Madison, Wisconsin, USA
  • Time-TV: 7:40 p.m. ET - MLB.tv

San Diego Padres vs. Milwaukee Brewers Betting Odds

San Diego Padres vs. Milwaukee Brewers - Current Form

The Padres won against the Pirates last Sunday with 2-1, only to lose to the Cardinals last Wednesday. Scoring the modest four runs against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday's game was San Diego's best performance in their last six games. The series opener with the St. Louis Cardinals, was their worst: they allowed a total of six runs.

The first-place Brewers have now split back-to-back series against the Cardinals and the Cubs. Milwaukee’s defense was impenetrable, allowing only one run on Monday in the two of four contests against the Cubs. Game three with the St. Louis Cardinals, though, took a different turn and it was Milwaukee's worst in the last eight. They produced a total of two runs while allowing eight.

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San Diego Padres vs. Milwaukee Brewers - Pitching Matchup

San Diego: Sean Manaea (2-3, 4.02 ERA)

Sean Manaea takes the mound in the series opener. He comes in 2-3 with a 4.02 ERA, a 1.11 WHIP, 19 walks, and 60 strikeouts over 56 innings of work on the year. The 30-year-old left-hander didn't factor in the decision in his last start, when the Padres lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates on May 28th at home. Manaea tossed seven innings in the 4-3 defeat by Pittsburgh, while giving up three runs on four hits with five strikeouts and three walks. Pitching on the road this season, Manaea is 1-1 with a 3.30 ERA, a 0.92 WHIP, 10 walks and 36 strikeouts over 32.7 innings in five starts.

Milwaukee: Adrian Houser (3-5, 3.69 ERA)

Brewers' right-hander Adrian Houser owns a 3-5 record and 3.62 ERA in his ninth start of the season. Houser also posted a 1.381 WHIP, while striking out 36 and walking 20 batters in 46.3 innings this season.  The Brewers were no match for the St. Louis Cardinals, losing 8-3 on May 28, 2022 behind Houser's losing start with four innings of work. The 29-year-old yielded eight runs on nine hits, while striking out one and issuing one walk. In his four home starts this season, Houser is 2-2 with a 1.99 ERA, a 1.15 WHIP, nine walks and 22 strikeouts over 22.7 innings of work.

San Diego Padres vs. Milwaukee Brewers - Series History

San Diego went 5-2 overall in the 2021 head-to-head meetings. In the first three games of this season, Milwaukee has come away with two wins.

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