The Milwaukee Brewers will continue their push to make the playoffs in Atlanta as they open a four game set against the Braves. Jeff Suppan gets the start for Milwaukee on Thursday while Lance Cormier makes the start for the Braves. JustBet reports that early betting has the public taking the Braves at home.
Suppan comes into the game at 10-11 on the season with an ERA of 4.72. He has allowed three or fewer earned runs in five straight starts and six of his last seven. He gave up three runs in 6 1/3 innings against the Reds on Saturday. Cormier is 2-6 with a 7.09 ERA. He has not pitched well this season for Atlanta and may not be in the game long.
Here were the betting statistics heading into Wednesday’s action. The Brewers are 4-0 in their last 4 games vs. a right-handed starter. The Brewers are 4-0 in their last 4 overall. The Brewers are 5-1 in their last 6 road games vs. a right-handed starter. The Brewers are 0-4 in their last 4 Thursday games. The Brewers are 3-7 in Suppan's last 10 road starts. The Brewers are 2-5 in Suppan's last 7 starts vs. the National League East.
JustBet Line: Braves PK, Total 10.5 Under (-120)
The Braves are 5-1 in their last 6 home games. The Braves are 4-1 in their last 5 overall. The Braves are 1-4 in their last 5 Thursday games. The Braves are 1-5 in their last 6 vs. the National League Central. The Braves are 3-7 in Cormier's last 10 starts. The Braves are 1-5 in Cormier's last 6 home starts. The Braves are 0-4 in Cormier's last 4 starts vs. the National League Central.
The Over is 6-1 in the Brewers last 7 Thursday games. The Over is 4-1 in the Brewers last 5 vs. the National League East. The Under is 5-2 in the Brewers last 7 games vs. a right-handed starter. The Under is 4-1 in Suppan's last 5 starts overall.
The Over is 4-0 in the Braves last 4 Thursday games. The Over is 19-7-3 in the Braves last 29 vs. the National League Central. The Over is 8-3-1 in Cormier's last 12 starts overall. The Over is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings between the two teams. The Over is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in Atlanta.
Pick Brewers PK 4 units out of 5