Milwaukee Brewers vs. Miami Marlins: Preview, Predictions and Picks for May 21, 2024

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May 21, 2024 6:11 AM
The Miami Marlins look to build on their series lead as they host the Milwaukee Brewers at loanDepot park on Tuesday, May 21 at 6:40 PM. The Marlins are seeking to capitalize on their 1-0 series advantage, despite struggling with a 16-33 overall record and 9-18 home mark. Meanwhile, the Brewers aim to bounce back, riding a solid 27-20 overall record and 15-11 road performance.
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Brewers vs Marlins starting pitchers

  • Trevor Rogers for Miami Marlins
  • Robert Gasser for Milwaukee Brewers

Brewers vs Marlins statistics

Stat Brewers Marlins
Hits 412 (6th) 380 (17th)
Batting Average .255 (6th) .231 (23rd)
Runs Batted In 225 (4th) 182 (21st)
Runs 237 (Tied-3rd) 187 (23rd)
Home Runs 59 (4th) 41 (Tied-23rd)
Walks 172 (Tied-5th) 118 (Tied-29th)
Stolen Bases 63 (3rd) 28 (17th)
Strikeouts 426 (8th) 371 (20th)
Pitches 7189 (7th) 6674 (27th)

Miami Marlins recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
5/20/24 vs Milwaukee Brewers W 3-2 F/10
5/19/24 vs New York Mets L 7-3
5/18/24 vs New York Mets W 10-9 F/10
5/17/24 vs New York Mets W 8-0
5/15/24 @ Detroit Tigers W 2-0

Milwaukee Brewers recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
5/20/24 @ Miami Marlins L 3-2 F/10
5/19/24 @ Houston Astros L 9-4
5/18/24 @ Houston Astros W 4-2
5/17/24 @ Houston Astros L 5-4
5/15/24 vs Pittsburgh Pirates W 10-2

Brewers vs Marlins predictions

As the Milwaukee Brewers gear up to take on the Miami Marlins, there are several players on the Brewers' roster who could be in for a big game. Willy Adames, the Brewers' shortstop, has been on a tear lately, and I think he'll continue his hot streak with a multi-hit game, including a home run. Meanwhile, Christian Yelich, the Brewers' star outfielder, is due for a breakout game, and I wouldn't be surprised if he reaches base three or four times. And on the mound, Robert Gasser, the Brewers' probable starter, has been impressive in his limited action this season, and I think he'll turn in a quality start, going at least six innings and allowing two or fewer earned runs.

On the other side, the Miami Marlins will be counting on their top performers to come through against the Brewers. Josh Bell, the Marlins' first baseman, has been a bright spot in an otherwise strugglesome season for the Fish, and I think he'll deliver a big game, possibly with a home run and a couple of RBIs. Bryan De La Cruz, the Marlins' left fielder, has been getting on base consistently, and I think he'll reach base at least twice and score a run. And on the mound, Trevor Rogers, the Marlins' probable starter, has been solid this season, and I think he'll keep the Brewers' offense in check, allowing three or fewer earned runs.

Overall, I think the Brewers have the edge in this matchup, thanks in part to their more potent offense. While the Marlins have struggled to score runs, the Brewers have been more consistent on the attack, and I think that will be the difference in this game. Look for the Brewers to come out on top, possibly by a score of 5-3 or 6-4.

Miami Marlins injuries

  • Bryan Hoeing (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Kemp Alderman (RF): Day-To-Day
  • Tim Anderson (SS): 10-Day-IL
  • Avisail Garcia (RF): 10-Day-IL
  • Edward Cabrera (SP): 15-Day-IL

Milwaukee Brewers injuries

  • Christian Arroyo (2B): Day-To-Day
  • Logan Blake Henderson (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Joey Ortiz (3B): Day-To-Day
  • Brian Navarreto (C): Day-To-Day
  • Rhys Hoskins (1B): 10-Day-IL

Brewers vs Marlins game info

Venue loanDepot park
Location Miami, Florida
First pitch Tue 6:40 PM
Temperature 87°
Chance of Rain 0%

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