Brewers Vs Braves: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – May 6, 2022

Written By Staff on May 6, 2022

The Milwaukee Brewers (18-8) and Atlanta Braves (12-15) meet on Friday to start a three-game series, with the first pitch at 7:20 PM ET at Truist Field. Milwaukee’s (-111 to win) Eric Lauer gets the start against Atlanta’s (-106) Jesse Chavez.

The betting trends in what follows are based off odds valid as of May 6, 2022 at 5:25 PM ET.

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Brewers vs Braves Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Lauer (MIL) Pitcher Chavez (ATL)
2 – 0 W/L 0 – 0
23.1 IP 12.2
1.93 ERA 2.84
0.986 WHIP 1.342
13.1 K/9 9.2
1.9 BB/9 1.4

Brewers Probable Starter Eric Lauer

  • Lauer makes the start for the Brewers, his fifth of the season. He is 2-0 with a 1.93 ERA and 34 strikeouts in 23 1/3 innings pitched.
  • The left-hander last pitched on Saturday against the Chicago Cubs, when he threw seven innings, allowing one earned run while giving up five hits.
  • The 26-year-old has put up an ERA of 1.93, with 13.1 strikeouts per nine innings, in four games this season.
  • Lauer is looking to extend a third-game quality start streak in this matchup.
  • He will take the hill against a Braves team that is hitting .225 as a unit (22nd in MLB). It is also slugging a collective .392 (eighth in MLB) with 31 total home runs (fifth in MLB).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 6, 2022 at 5:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Braves Probable Starter Jesse Chavez

  • Chavez will make his first start of the season for the Braves.
  • The 38-year-old righty will start for the first time this season after pitching in relief eight times.
  • He has pitched in eight games this season with an ERA of 2.84 and 9.2 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • The Brewers are batting .233 this season, 16th in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .414 (fourth in the league) with 35 home runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 6, 2022 at 5:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Brewers Betting Trends

  • The Brewers have won 16 of the 23 games they were favored on the moneyline this season (69.6%).
  • When it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -111 or shorter, Milwaukee has a 16-7 record (winning 69.6% of its games).
  • The implied moneyline probablility for this matchup gives the Brewers a 52.6% chance to win.
  • In the 26 games oddsmakers have set an over/under for Milwaukee, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 10 times (10-14-2).
  • The Brewers have a 14-12-0 record against the spread this season (covering 53.8% of the time).
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Braves Betting Trends

  • This season, the Braves have won five out of the 10 games in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • Atlanta has entered five games this season as the underdog by -106 or more and is 2-3 in those contests.
  • The Braves have a 51.5% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Atlanta and its opponents have hit the over in 14 of their 27 games with a total this season.
  • The Braves are 11-16-0 ATS in their 27 games with a spread this season.

Brewers Players to Watch

  • Willy Adames has a .531 slugging percentage, which leads the Brewers. He’s hitting .235 with five doubles, eight home runs and 15 walks.
  • Among qualified hitters in baseball, Adames’ batting average ranks 98th, his on-base percentage ranks 61st, and he is 17th in the league in slugging.
  • Rowdy Tellez’s 22 hits pace his team. He has seven doubles, seven home runs and seven walks while hitting .275.
  • Among qualifiers, Tellez ranks 48th in batting average, 62nd in on-base percentage, and ninth in slugging.
  • Christian Yelich is batting .247 with six doubles, four home runs and 13 walks. He has a .343 on-base percentage to pace the Brewers.
  • Andrew McCutchen has five doubles, two home runs and seven walks while hitting .242. He paces his team with a .358 slugging percentage.

Brewers Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Willy Adames 98 .235 21 8 21 .342 .873
Andrew McCutchen 95 .242 10 2 14 .295 .653
Hunter Renfroe 90 .222 12 5 10 .253 .686
Christian Yelich 89 .247 18 4 16 .343 .792
Kolten Wong 82 .220 12 1 9 .267 .621
Rowdy Tellez 80 .275 15 7 22 .341 .966
Lorenzo Cain 56 .196 10 0 3 .270 .502
Omar Narváez 53 .226 5 1 5 .339 .660
Tyrone Taylor 49 .204 3 1 5 .250 .658
Jace Peterson 48 .188 8 1 4 .291 .562

Braves Players to Watch

  • Matt Olson leads Atlanta in OBP (.395), slugging percentage (.485) and OPS (.880) this season.
  • Olson is 36th in batting average, 20th in on-base percentage and 32nd in slugging percentage among all qualified hitters in the big leagues.
  • Austin Riley leads Atlanta in total hits (27) this season while batting .270 with 14 extra-base hits.
  • Among all qualified hitters, Riley is 54th in batting average, 42nd in on-base percentage and 14th in slugging percentage.
  • Ozzie Albies has collected 23 base hits, an OBP of .292 and a slugging percentage of .425 this season.
  • Marcell Ozuna has four home runs, 10 RBI and a batting average of .224 this season.

Braves Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Marcell Ozuna 107 .224 10 4 10 .257 .640
Ozzie Albies 106 .217 14 6 11 .292 .717
Austin Riley 100 .270 14 7 14 .360 .910
Matt Olson 99 .283 13 3 11 .395 .880
Adam Duvall 93 .183 9 1 13 .243 .523
Dansby Swanson 90 .222 11 1 9 .297 .653
Travis d’Arnaud 69 .304 11 2 12 .333 .797
Travis Demeritte 33 .303 7 2 3 .368 .913
Guillermo Heredia 30 .133 6 2 4 .235 .602
Orlando Arcia 27 .296 1 0 5 .394 .764

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