Brewers vs Diamondbacks Prediction MLB Picks Free 6/19

Brewers vs Diamondbacks Prediction MLB Picks Free 6/19

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Introduction

The Arizona Diamondbacks (43-29) will face off against the Milwaukee Brewers (37-34) in an exciting MLB matchup on June 19. This game is expected to be a battle of strong pitching with Kelly and Burnes facing off.

 

Offensive Analysis

Both teams have shown relatively modest offensive performances this season. The Diamondbacks have a team batting average of .264, while the Brewers are hitting .228. Their respective run production has been decent, with the Diamondbacks scoring 369 runs and the Brewers scoring 289 runs. However, these numbers do not indicate a high-scoring game.

 

Defensive Analysis

The true strength of these teams lies in their pitching staff. The Diamondbacks have been exceptional on the mound, boasting a team ERA of 4.46 and holding opponents to a batting average of .256. The Brewers' pitching has been equally impressive, with a team ERA of 4.03 and an opponent batting average of .239. Both teams have reliable starters and formidable bullpens, making it challenging for hitters to produce runs.

 

Recent Form

Both the Diamondbacks and the Brewers have been involved in low-scoring games recently. The Diamondbacks have been particularly effective in limiting their opponents' scoring, winning games with strong pitching performances. The Brewers have also experienced their fair share of low-scoring games, showcasing the effectiveness of their pitching staff. This trend suggests that runs may be scarce in this upcoming matchup.

 

Injuries

As of the latest injury report, both teams have relatively minor injuries that are not expected to significantly impact their performance in this game. While individual players may be sidelined, the overall team depth allows for suitable replacements and does not drastically alter the game's dynamics.

 

Prediction

Considering the strong pitching performances of both the Diamondbacks and the Brewers, along with their recent low-scoring games, we believe the under of 7.5 runs is the best bet for this matchup. The starting pitchers, Merrill Kelly (Arizona) and Corbin Burnes (Milwaukee), have been consistently effective throughout the season, and their presence on the mound further supports the likelihood of a low-scoring game.

With both teams exhibiting solid defensive capabilities and the recent trend of low-scoring contests, the under bet offers great value. The pitching duel between Kelly and Burnes is expected to keep the offenses in check, resulting in a game with minimal runs scored.

 

Pick: Under 7.5 runs

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