Chase Anderson (2-6, 5.33 ERA) and the Milwaukee Brewers (22-26) go up against Alfredo Simon (1-5, 10.16 ERA) and the Cincinnati Reds (15-33) in the second of a three-game division series at Miller Park. The Reds lost the last game 9-5, extending an 11-game losing streak. The game starts at 4:10 p.m. ET on Saturday, May. 28 and will air on FSWI and FSOH.
In his most recent outing, Anderson pitched 5.0 innings, allowing three runs, striking out six and walking two in a 3-1 loss to the Mets. The Reds were also unsuccessful the last time Simon pitched. He did not do well, pitching 5.0 innings, giving up five runs, striking out one and walking three in a 5-4 loss to the Mariners. Adam Duvall (.261, 19 Rs, 10 HRs, 22 RBIs, 1 SB) has been hitting the ball well for the Reds, going 2 for 4 yesterday with one run, one home run, and three RBIs.
The odds are Brewers -160 for this game and the Over/Under (O/U) is currently 9.5.
The Brewers are 3-2 against the Reds this season.
Predictions: SU Winner - MIL
The Reds are struggling at 8-15 in their division, while the Brewers sit at 7-9.
The Brewers are coming into this game after allowing no walks during their last outing. The Reds have a 2-1 record when opponents don't give up any walks.
The Brewers are coming into the game with four consecutive wins, while the Reds currently have a losing streak of 11.
When they outhit their opponents, the Reds are 10-5. The Brewers have a 19-5 record when outhitting opponents.
Ranking 24th, Cincinnati sits near the bottom of the league in runs, scoring 184 this season. Milwaukee ranks in the top half at 13th with 204.
Ranking 29th, Cincinnati is near the bottom of the league in walks, notching 109 this season. Milwaukee ranks in the top five at second with 198.
When the Brewers hit at least one home run, they are 16-11. When the Reds hit at least one homer, they have a 12-18 record.