Zach Davies (0-2, 9.72 ERA) and Adam Conley (0-1, 5.12 ERA) take the hill in the first of a three-game series between the Milwaukee Brewers (8-13) and the Miami Marlins (10-11) at Miller Park. The Marlins come into this series hoping to extend a five-game winning streak. Action begins at 8:10 p.m. ET on Friday, Apr. 29 and can be seen on FSWI and FSFL.
Davies pitched 6.0 innings in his last outing, surrendering four runs, striking out five and walking one in a 5-2 defeat to the Phillies. Conley went 5.2 innings, surrendering four runs, striking out two and walking four in a 5-4 win over the Giants in his most recent start. 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 for Milwaukee and Miami are Marlins -120, while the Over/Under (O/U) is currently 9.
Predictions: SU Winner - MIL
Milwaukee recorded at least two errors for the fourth time this season.
The Brewers are coming off of a weak pitching game where they recorded five strikeouts. The Marlins have a record of 2-1 when opponents' pitchers have five strikeouts or less.
It looks like the Marlins have a slight leg up on the Brewers, as the Marlins have won their last five games while the Brewers have lost their last two.
When they outhit their opponents, the Marlins are 10-1. The Brewers have a 7-0 record when outhitting opponents.
Both falling near the bottom of the league based on total runs this season, Milwaukee ranks 21st with 81 runs and Miami is 23rd with 79.
Ranking 23rd, Miami is near the bottom of the league in walks, notching 59 this season. Milwaukee ranks in the top five with 82.
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 a 7-4 record.