Kyle Lohse out to silence Padres bats in MLB contest
San Diego Padres vs Milwaukee Brewers Odds
San Diego pays a visit to Milwaukee on Wednesday, hoping to shut down the Brewers bats in baseball action at Miller Park.
Sean O'Sullivan, with a record of 0-1 on the season, gets the ball for the Padres, while the Brewers trot Kyle Lohse to the mound in this one. He is 6-7 so far in 2013.
Those who planned on backing the visitors in this one found the Padres listed as underdogs of +-162 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8.5, check for updates at 5Dimes.
This game puts the Brewers, most recently No. 14 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Padres, who rate a National League No. 15 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Milwaukee's National League No. 12-ranked scoring average of 3.9 runs per game, against a Padres offense rated No. 9 and scoring 4 runs per game in the league. The Brewers have averaged 8.7 hits per game to date this season, more than the Padres hitters have managed (8.4 per nine innings).
San Diego brings the National League's No. 15-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Brewers' league No. 14-ranked defense.
The Padres were a 6-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Brewers. That made winners of bettors who got San Diego at +124 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Padres grabbed a win last time out, defeating Donovan Hand and the Brewers 6-2 on Tuesday at Miller Park.
San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Milwaukee are 2-8
After playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After a win are 3-7
Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing San Diego are 7-3
After playing San Diego are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
A few Padres at Brewers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
San Diego is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing at home against San Diego
Milwaukee is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
San Diego at Milwaukee, Thursday, July 25