Braves vs Brewers Baseball Game Preview
Atlanta Braves vs Milwaukee Brewers Odds
The visiting Braves hope for a solid performance on Monday as they look to steal a win at Miller Park against the Milwaukee Brewers.
Wily Peralta gets the call for the Milwaukee Brewers and he will try to build on a 1-0 mark. In the other dugout, Mike Minor brings a 8-10 ledger to the game for the Braves as he tries to quiet the Brewers bats.
Sportsbooks had installed the Brewers as -105 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8.5 before betting started to move the line.
This game puts the Brewers, most recently No. 8 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Braves, who rate a National League No. 6 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Milwaukee has the National League's No. 2-rated offensive output, at 8.9 hits per game. The Braves average 8.5 hits per game, good for No. 10 on the National League list.
Defensively, Atlanta features the National League's No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.6 runs per game. Milwaukee, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 in the National League at home, scoring 5.4 runs per game.
Last time out for Atlanta, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Mets on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Braves at -127 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Braves beat New York in extra innings, earning a 3-2 victory at Citi Field in MLB wagering action.
Milwaukee lost its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Cardinals on September 9. Bettors who backed the Cardinals at -126 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Milwaukee lost in extra innings against the Cardinals on Sunday as St. Louis edged them 5-4 at Busch Stadium.
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Milwaukee are 8-2
After playing NY Mets are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Atlanta are 2-8
After playing St. Louis are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3
A few Braves at Brewers trends to consider:
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Atlanta's last 7 games
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games
Milwaukee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Milwaukee is 15-5 SU in its last 20 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 7 games when playing Atlanta
Atlanta at Milwaukee, Tuesday, September 11