Brewers vs Giants Prediction - MLB Picks 5/5/23

San Francisco Giants (13-17) vs Milwaukee Brewers (18-12)

Game Info: Friday, May 5, 2023 at 10:15 pm (Oracle Park)

Sean Manaea (0-1) (7.85) vs Corbin Burnes (3-1) (4.01)

Betting Odds: San Francisco Giants -116 / Milwaukee Brewers -111 --- Over/Under: 7.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Milwaukee Brewers will head out to the Bay to face the San Francisco Giants for game one of their weekend series from Oracle Park.

Brewers Betting Preview 

Milwaukee moved to 18-13 after being swept by Colorado. The Brewers let to the Rockies bring the brooms out at Coors, and now they’ll look to bounce back in the Bay this weekend. The Milwaukee offense is 4.83 scoring runs per game, while batting .239, with a .318 on-base percentage. The pitching staff carries a 3.40 ERA, with a 1.23 WHIP. William Contreras has recorded a hit in seven of the last ten games, and he leads the Brewers in batting at .282. Rowdy Tellez has produced a run in five of the last seven games, and he leads the team with 21 RBI. 

Corbin Burnes (3-1, 4.01 ERA, 19 Ks) will take the mound for Milwaukee. The ace of staff put together a quality start last time out, striking out five in six innings, while containing the Angels to just one run to earn his third win of the season.

Giants Betting Preview

San Francisco is 13-17 after taking two of three from Houston. The Giants finished their time in Texas on a strong note, and they’ll look to pick up the home upset here. The San Francisco offense is scoring 4.81 runs per game, while batting .241, with a .322 on-base percentage. The pitching staff carries a 4.13 ERA, with a 1.32 WHIP. Thairo Estrada leads the Giants in hitting (.342) after recording a hit in eight of the last ten games. J.D. Davis is first on the team in RBI (17), despite a quiet series in Houston. 

Sean Manaea (0-1, 6.61 ERA, 18 Ks) will make the start for San Francisco. The eighth-year lefty’s second term in the Bay hasn’t started off well, as he was pulled before the fourth inning for the fifth time this year in a start versus San Diego last week. Manaea struggled in his return to SD, giving up five runs in just two innings, and he may have some trouble with Milwaukee here.  

Milwaukee vs San Francisco Trends

Milwaukee is 15-16 against the spread this season, with a 13-17-1 O/U record. San Francisco is 14-16 ATS this year, with a 14-15-1 over/under record.

Corey's Free Pick

Milwaukee will be hunting for a bounce back after dropping three straight to Colorado, and with a heavy advantage on the mound, they’ve got a good shot to get back into the win column. Sean Manaea’s shakiness makes him a target until he flips a switch, and that likely won’t happen here.  This may be a sweat in the Bay, but back the Brew Crew for game one.

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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