In the last of a three-game series between the Milwaukee Brewers (8-15) and the Miami Marlins (12-11) at Miller Park, Wily Peralta (1-3, 7.40 ERA) and Tom Koehler (2-2, 4.50 ERA) take the mound. The Marlins won the last game 7-5, extending a seven-game winning streak. The game gets underway at 2:10 p.m. ET on Sunday, May. 1 and will air on FSWI and FSFL.
In his last start, Peralta pitched 6.0 innings, giving up four runs (one unearned) and striking out five in an 8-5 victory over the Phillies. Ryan Braun (.333, 12 Rs, 5 HRs, 18 RBIs, 2 SBs) went 1 for 4 yesterday with one RBI. The Marlins were victorious over the Dodgers 6-3 the last time Koehler pitched. He went 5.0 innings, allowing three runs (one unearned), striking out three and walking four. Giancarlo Stanton (.253, 12 Rs, 8 HRs, 19 RBIs) went 1 for 4 yesterday with one run, one home run, and one RBI.
The odds are Miami -115 for this game and the Over/Under (O/U) is currently 9.
So far this season, the Marlins are 2-0 against the Brewers.
Predictions: SU Winner - MIA
Miami has won 33% (3-6) of its games when leading after seven innings. However, Milwaukee has won 44% (4-5) of its games when taking a late lead.
The Marlins are coming into this game after allowing two walks during their last outing. The Brewers have a 1-5 record when opponents give up two walks or less.
When they are outhit, the Marlins are 0-8. The Brewers have a 1-15 record when opponents outhit them.
Tied at 19th for total home runs, Milwaukee and Miami have each hit 21 homers this season.
Ranking 30th, Milwaukee is at the bottom of the league in hits, notching 7.04 per game. Miami ranks in the top five with 9.43.
Ranking 24th, Milwaukee is near the bottom of the league for its on-base plus slugging percentage (.681). Miami ranks in the top half at 12th with an OPS of .750.
The Marlins are 5-4 in games where they allow one or more home runs. The Brewers are 7-13 when they allow at least one homer.