Free MLB Pick: Milwaukee Brewers vs. Cincinnati Reds – June 29, 2017

MLB Baseball Matchup at a Glance

  • Where: Great American BallPark; Cincinnati, OH
  • Date & Time: Thursday June 29, 2017; 6:10pm CT
  • M/L Spread: Milwaukee Brewers -107
  • Total: 9.5
  • Quick Pick: Milwaukee Brewers -107

In Major League Baseball; two teams out of the National League Central are going to play their third and final game of their series. The Cincinnati Reds have won the first two games of the series thus far. The Reds are still in last place in the National League Central, but at 33-44, they are just 6.5 games out of first place.

The Milwaukee Brewers are 41-39 on the season. That record is still at the top of the National League Central. The Brewers have dropped two straight games, but so have the second place Chicago Cubs. In this game, the Milwaukee Brewers are favorites in this game. The Milwaukee Brewers are -107 over the Cincinnati Reds.

Reds Solid at Home

The Cincinnati Reds have played solid baseball at home this season. Cincinnati has gone 21-18 at Great American BallPark. The Reds are one of the worst road teams in all of the game. Cincinnati has won three out of four overall. Cincinnati came into Wednesday’s game with 373 runs scored, which was 11th in the league.

Zack Cozart is the top hitter for the Cincinnati Reds. Cozart is hitting .320 on the season, with Joey Votto coming in as the top slugger. Votto has crushed 21 bombs on the season, and drove in 55 runs. The pitching for Cincinnati is dead last in all of Major League Baseball, with a 5.28 earned run average, and the Reds are 29th with 26 quality starts.

Brewers Looking to Get Back on Track

The first place Milwaukee Brewers are looking to get back on track. The Brewers have dropped four out of five games. The Brewers in those four games have scored just 14 runs. On the season, Milwaukee still ranks in the Top 10 in runs scored. The Brewers are hitting .252 on the season, that ranks 18th in all of the game.

Travis Shaw is the top hitter for the Brewers, with a .289 batting average. Eric Thames has put together a solid season as well, with 20 homeruns. The Brewers pitching has a team earned run average of 4.23 on the season, and opponents are batting .259.

Brewers Avoid Sweep

Jimmy Nelson is going to pitch in this game for the Milwaukee Brewers. Nelson has been pretty strong this season. Nelson is 5-4 on the season with a 3.50 earned run average. In 90 innings, Nelson has 93 strikeouts this season, and 24 walks.

For the Cincinnati Reds, veteran Homer Bailey is going to pitch in this game. Bailey is 0-1 on the season, with a 43.20 earned run average. In his first, and only start of the season, Bailey lasted just 1.2 innings. The Milwaukee Brewers will get to Bailey, and the Reds will struggle against Nelson. In the end, bet the Milwaukee Brewers -107.