San Francisco Giants vs. Milwaukee Brewers Prediction, Preview, and Odds – 5-26-2023

The San Francisco Giants and Milwaukee Brewers will play Friday at American Family Field. First pitch is at 8:10 p.m. ET.

San Francisco (24-25 SU and 24-25 RL) is starting left-hander Alex Wood tomorrow. The 32-year-old is 0-0 with a 4.05 ERA and 1.45 WHIP in five starts this season.

Milwaukee (27-22 SU and 24-25 RL) is countering with right-hander Freddy Peralta. The 26-year-old is 5-3 with a 4.15 ERA and 1.31 WHIP in his nine starts.

The Brewers are -130 moneyline favorites and the game total is 8.5.

A game under .500 and just six games out of first place in the NL West, San Francisco is in the thick of the division title chase. Can SF climb the standings before the end of the spring?

The Giants score 4.29 runs per contest (20th) and hit .240 (19th) with a .725 OPS (14th). They've hit 67 long balls (8th) and stolen 26 bases (26th) in 2023. The San Francisco pitching staff has a 4.17 ERA (15th) and a 1.32 WHIP (18th) with 18 quality starts.

Wood gets the nod for SF in game two of the four-game set in Milwaukee. The lefty, who hasn't lasted a full five innings this year, has a 21:8 K:BB ratio. In his last start vs. Miami, he gave up four runs on six hits, including two home runs.

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