MLB Matchups  >>  San Francisco Giants vs. Milwaukee Brewers Preview 04/18/2013

The San Francisco Giants will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Thursday when they take on the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park.

Matt Cain will be the starting pitcher for the Giants on this day. Righthander Cain is 0-1 this season with a 5.94 ERA.

The Brewers will counter Cain with Yovani Gallardo. Righthander Gallardo has a 6.61 ERA to go along with a 0-1 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Giants listed as 127-moneyline favorites versus the Brewers, while the game's total is sitting at 8.
Last time out for San Francisco, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Brewers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Brewers at -118 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

CURRENT STREAK:
San Francisco has lost 2 straight games.
Milwaukee has won 3 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
San Francisco: 9-6 SU
Milwaukee: 5-8 SU
SAN FRANCISCO MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing San Diego are 8-2
After playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

MILWAUKEE MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Chi Cubs are 8-2
After playing San Francisco are 4-6
After a win are 3-7


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
San Francisco is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games
San Francisco is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 6 games when playing Milwaukee
San Francisco is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Milwaukee's last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Milwaukee's last 14 games
Milwaukee is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games when playing San Francisco

NEXT UP:
San Francisco home to San Diego, Friday, April 19
Milwaukee home to Chi Cubs, Friday, April 19