The San Francisco Giants (24-25) and Milwaukee Brewers (27-22) open a 4-game series Thursday at American Family Field. First pitch will be at 7:40 p.m. ET. Let’s analyze BetMGM Sportsbook’s lines around the Giants vs. Brewers odds and make our expert MLB picks and predictions for the best bets.
Season series: Giants lead 2-1 but have only outscored the Brewers 13-12.
The Giants have won 7 of their last 9 games to pull closer to the .500 mark on the year, recently sweeping the Philadelphia Phillies before taking 2 of 3 apiece from the Miami Marlins and Minnesota Twins. They’re still 6 games back of the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL West, but they’re creeping up on the division leaders.
The Brewers took 2 of 3 games from the Houston Astros in their most recent series after losing back-to-back 2-1 series at the Tampa Bay Rays and at the St. Louis Cardinals. Milwaukee’s offense has only scored 205 runs, which ranks 23rd in the majors (entering Thursday), while the pitching staff’s 4.05 ERA is the 12th-best.