In the second of a three-game series between the Milwaukee Brewers (8-14) and the Miami Marlins (11-11) at Miller Park, Chase Anderson (1-2, 4.50 ERA) and Wei-Yin Chen (1-1, 4.32 ERA) get the start. The Marlins won the last game 6-3, extending a six-game winning streak. The game starts at 7:10 p.m. ET on Saturday, Apr. 30 and will air on FSWI and FSFL.
In his last start, Anderson pitched 4.0 innings, giving up six runs, striking out two and walking four in a 10-6 loss to the Phillies. The Marlins were victorious over the Dodgers 3-2 the last time Chen pitched. He went 6.2 innings, allowing two runs, striking out four and walking one. Giancarlo Stanton (.253, 11 Rs, 7 HRs, 18 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 presently 8.5.
The only other game between the two teams went Miami's way.
Predictions: SU Winner - MIL
Miami recorded at least two errors for the third time this season.
The Brewers managed to give up four walks in their last game. They'll have to pick it up against the Marlins who are coming in with a 4-4 record against opponents who give up that many walks or more.
The Marlins are coming into the game with six consecutive wins, while the Brewers currently have a losing streak of three.
When they outhit their opponents, the Marlins are 11-1. The Brewers have a 7-0 record when outhitting opponents.
Milwaukee and Miami both rank near the bottom of the league in runs. Milwaukee sits at 23rd with 84 runs this season and Miami ranks 22nd with 85.
Ranking 22nd, Miami is near the bottom of the league in walks, notching 63 this season. Milwaukee ranks in the top five at fourth with 88.
The Brewers are 6-4 when they hit at least one home run. The Marlins perform similarly when they hit one or more homers with an 8-4 record.