Taylor Jungmann (9-5, 2.42 ERA) gets the ball for the Milwaukee Brewers (61-76) as they go up against Adam Conley (3-1, 5.02 ERA) and the Miami Marlins (57-81) in the second of a three-game series at Marlins Park. The Brewers won the last game 9-1 and Milwaukee leads the series 1-0. The game gets underway at 7:10 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Sep. 8 and will air on FSFL and FSWI.
In his last start, Conley pitched 5.0 innings, giving up three runs, striking out four and walking three in a 7-3 victory over the Braves. Justin Bour (.257, 32 Rs, 16 HRs, 51 RBIs) went 1 for 4 yesterday with one run. The Brewers were victorious over the Pirates 5-3 the last time Jungmann pitched. He went 6.0 innings, allowing one run, striking out three and walking two. Ryan Braun (.285, 82 Rs, 25 HRs, 81 RBIs, 22 SBs) has been hitting the ball well for the Brewers, going 2 for 5 yesterday with one run and one RBI.
Miami, a +110 underdog, will look to capitalize at home against Milwaukee. Oddsmakers have set the Over/Under (O/U) at seven runs. The Marlins perform poorly as an underdog with a 34-53 record and have an overall money line of -1,830. The Marlins are a dangerous hitting team with 330 extra base hits, one of the highest totals in the MLB. The Marlins are a nightmare for opponents on the bases with 98 steals, one of the highest totals in baseball.
Moving on to the opposing team, the Brewers come into this game with a win percentage of .481 when playing as the favorite (26-28) and an overall money line of -1,519. During the last 10 games, they averaged 5.9 runs per game, above their 4.1 season average. The Brewers average just 7.7 strikeouts per game, one of the lowest marks in the NL.
This game will feature Jungmann (RHP) on the mound against the Marlins, who have a 45-63 record when they take on a right-handed starter. Taking the hill against the Brewers will be the left-hander Conley. They sport a 19-14 record against southpaws.
Predictions: SU Winner - Mil, O/U - Over
When leading after 7 innings, Milwaukee is 33-29, while Miami is 26-42.
The Brewers are coming into this game after allowing zero walks during their last outing. The Marlins have a 4-14 record when opponents give up that many walks.
When they outhit their opponents, the Marlins are 41-20. The Brewers have a 46-10 record when outhitting opponents.
Ranking 29th, Miami is near the bottom of the league in runs, scoring 510 this season. Milwaukee ranks in the bottom half at 16th with 569.
Miami and Milwaukee both rank near the bottom of the league in walks. Miami sits at 29th with 317 this season and Milwaukee ranks 23rd with 344.
When the Marlins hit at least one home run, they are 35-39. When the Brewers hit at least one homer, they have a 47-30 record.