Milwaukee Brewers at Cincinnati Reds - 9/22/22 MLB Picks and Prediction

Cincinnati Reds (59-90) vs Milwaukee Brewers (79-70)

Game Info: Thursday, September 22, 2022 at 6:40 pm (Great American Ball Park)

Hunter Greene (4-12) (4.97) vs Brandon Woodruff (11-4) (3.26)

Betting Odds: Cincinnati Reds / Milwaukee Brewers --- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Milwaukee Brewers will play the Cincinnati Reds in Game 1 of their series at Great American Ball Park on Thursday night.

The Milwaukee Brewers are 79-70 this season and have lost three of their last four games. Milwaukee is coming off of a series loss against the Mets, where they lost two out of the three games played. The Milwaukee pitching staff has a 3.96 ERA, a 1.24 WHIP, and a .232 opponent batting average this season. The Brewers offense has scored 677 runs with a .235 batting average and a .316 on base percentage. Willy Adames is batting .244 with 31 home runs and 95 RBI’s for the Brewers this season. The projected starter for Milwaukee is Brandon Woodruff, who is 11-4 with a 3.26 ERA and a 1.10 WHIP over 135.1 innings pitched this season.

The Cincinnati Reds are 59-90 this season and have won two of their last three games. Cincinnati is coming off of a series split against the Red Sox, where they won one game and lost one game in the series. The Cincinnati pitching staff has a 4.81 ERA, a 1.39 WHIP, and a .252 opponent batting average. The Reds offense has scored 622 runs with a .239 batting average and a .307 on base percentage this year. Kyle Farmer is batting .258 with 12 home runs and 70 RBI’s for the Reds this season. The projected starter for Cincinnati is Hunter Greene, who is 4-12 with a 4.97 ERA and a 1.26 WHIP over 108.2 innings pitched this season.

The Brewers are coming off of a disappointing series against the Mets, but they were able to get a big win on Wednesday to avoid the sweep. Milwaukee is 2.5 games out of a wild card spot and can’t afford to have too many more losses. Cincinnati hasn’t had the best season and has one of the worst records in the NL. Milwaukee should come out strong in this series knowing that they can’t afford a loss. The Brewers are on the road, but have the pitching advantage. I am taking the Brewers to win by at least two runs.

David’s Pick Brewers -1.5

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