Brewers Vs Braves: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – May 17, 2022

Written By Staff on May 17, 2022

The Milwaukee Brewers (23-13) and the Atlanta Braves (16-20) meet on Tuesday at 7:40 PM ET. Milwaukee’s (-118 to win) Adrian Houser and Atlanta’s (+100) Tucker Davidson pitch first for their squads in this matchup.

The betting trends in this article reflect odds as of May 17, 2022 at 7:24 PM ET.

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Brewers vs Braves Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Houser (MIL) Pitcher Davidson (ATL)
3 – 3 W/L 0 – 0
30.1 IP 2.2
3.86 ERA 16.88
1.418 WHIP 2.625
7.4 K/9 6.7
4.5 BB/9 6.7

Brewers Probable Starter Adrian Houser

  • Houser (3-3 with a 3.86 ERA and 25 strikeouts in 30 1/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Brewers, his seventh of the season.
  • The righty last appeared on Wednesday against the Cincinnati Reds, when he tossed 4 2/3 innings, allowing three earned runs while giving up six hits.
  • The 29-year-old has amassed a 3.86 ERA and 7.4 strikeouts per nine innings across six games this season.
  • Houser enters this matchup with two quality starts under his belt this year.
  • He will match up with a Braves offense that is hitting .222 as a unit (26th in MLB). It is also slugging a collective .387 (13th in MLB) with 44 total home runs (fifth in MLB).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 17, 2022 at 7:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Braves Probable Starter Tucker Davidson

  • Davidson has been named the starter for the Braves and will make his first start this season.
  • The 26-year-old lefty has pitched out of the bullpen once already this campaign, but will make his first start.
  • He has an ERA of 16.88 and 6.7 strikeouts per nine innings in one games this season.
  • The Brewers have scored 172 runs this season, which ranks fifth in MLB. They have 278 hits, 11th in baseball, with 49 home runs (second in the league).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 17, 2022 at 7:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Brewers Betting Trends

  • The Brewers have been the moneyline favorite 31 total times this season. They’ve gone 21-10 in those games.
  • Milwaukee has a 20-10 record (winning 66.7% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -118 or shorter.
  • The Brewers have an implied moneyline win probability of 54.1% in this contest.
  • Milwaukee has played in 36 games with over/under set, and has combined with opponents to go over the total 17 times (17-17-2).
  • The Brewers have covered 44.4% of their games this season, going 16-20-0 ATS.
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Braves Betting Trends

  • This season, the Braves have won five out of the 12 games, or 41.7%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • This season, Atlanta has won two of its six games when they’re the underdog by at least +100 on the moneyline.
  • The implied probability of a win by the Braves, based on the moneyline, is 50%.
  • So far this season, Atlanta and its opponents have hit the over in 20 of their 36 games with a total.
  • The Braves are 15-21-0 ATS in their 36 games with a spread this season.

Brewers Players to Watch

  • Christian Yelich has put up a team-best OBP (.342) and slugging percentage (.441), while hitting .244 with eight doubles, a triple, five home runs and 18 walks.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Yelich’s batting average ranks 80th, his on-base percentage ranks 59th, and he is 53rd in the league in slugging.
  • Rowdy Tellez has 29 hits to pace his team, and has nine doubles, eight home runs and eight walks while hitting .240.
  • Tellez ranks 90th in batting average, 115th in on base percentage, and 16th in slugging in MLB play.
  • Willy Adames is hitting .208 with six doubles, nine home runs and 17 walks.
  • Kolten Wong has six doubles, two triples, three home runs and 12 walks while hitting .248.

Brewers Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Willy Adames 130 .208 23 9 24 .304 .766
Christian Yelich 127 .244 24 5 20 .342 .783
Hunter Renfroe 125 .232 18 9 15 .271 .767
Rowdy Tellez 121 .240 17 8 29 .298 .810
Kolten Wong 113 .248 20 3 12 .323 .739
Lorenzo Cain 85 .188 13 0 4 .247 .471
Tyrone Taylor 76 .211 4 1 7 .259 .601
Jace Peterson 75 .227 14 3 9 .318 .705
Omar Narváez 75 .253 7 2 8 .356 .756
Luis Urías 43 .302 9 2 6 .415 .880

Braves Players to Watch

  • Matt Olson has an OPS of .813, fueled by an OBP of .365 to go with a slugging percentage of .448. All three of those stats are best among Atlanta hitters this season.
  • Among all the qualifying hitters in MLB, Olson’s batting average ranks 68th, his on-base percentage ranks 25th, and he is 47th in slugging.
  • Ozzie Albies is slugging .397 while driving in 15 runs and batting .227 this season.
  • Among all qualifying players, Albies’ batting average puts him 107th, his on-base percentage is 125th, and he is 89th in slugging.
  • Austin Riley has 32 hits and is batting .237 this season.
  • Marcell Ozuna has five home runs, 14 RBI and a batting average of .210 this season.

Braves Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Ozzie Albies 141 .227 18 6 15 .287 .684
Marcell Ozuna 138 .210 13 5 14 .260 .615
Austin Riley 135 .237 16 7 15 .327 .786
Matt Olson 134 .254 16 4 15 .365 .813
Dansby Swanson 121 .215 19 4 16 .289 .677
Adam Duvall 121 .190 14 2 15 .254 .543
Travis d’Arnaud 95 .263 13 3 15 .293 .714
Travis Demeritte 64 .281 9 3 5 .338 .791
Ronald Acuña Jr. 39 .282 4 2 5 .391 .878
Orlando Arcia 38 .316 3 1 7 .386 .833

Brewers vs Braves Player Props

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