The Milwaukee Brewers find themselves on the brink of elimination and need to find their hitting stroke if they are to stay alive when they face the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday in Game 4 of their 2021 National League Division Series matchup. The Brewers (95-67) have been shut out in back-to-back games to fall behind 2-1 in the series. The Braves (88-73), meanwhile, have found their offense, belting three homers in the series, including Joc Pederson's pinch-hit three-run home run in Tuesday's 3-0 Game 3 victory. Atlanta is outscoring Milwaukee 7-2 in the series. Lefty Eric Lauer will make his first start of the series for Milwaukee, while Atlanta returns to Game 1 starter Charlie Morton on short rest.© Provided by CBS Sports
First pitch in this 2021 MLB playoff game is set for 5:15 p.m. ET. Caesars Sportsbook lists Atlanta as the -153 favorite (risk $153 to win $100) on the money line in the latest Braves vs. Brewers odds, while the over-under for total runs expected is set at eight. Before making any Brewers vs. Braves picks, be sure to see the MLB playoff predictions and betting advice from SportsLine's proven model.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Brewers vs. Braves and just revealed its MLB playoff 2021 picks and analysis. You can head to SportsLine now to see the picks. Here are several MLB playoffs odds and trends for Braves vs. Brewers:
- Brewers vs. Braves money line: Milwaukee +143, Atlanta -153
- Brewers vs. Braves run line: Atlanta -1.5 (+140)
- Brewers vs. Braves over-under: 8 runs
- MIL: The Brewers are just 21-27 (.438) all-time in the postseason
- ATL: The Braves are making their seventh postseason appearance since 2010
Why you should back the Braves
Pederson has been red hot off the bench for Atlanta and has hits in all three games, including a pair of home runs and four RBIs. The former Chicago Cub has had a lot of success against the Brewers, batting .267 in 38 regular-season games against them. He also has four doubles, 11 homers and 18 RBIs vs. Milwaukee. Since Sept. 22, Pederson is 9-for-18 with two doubles, four homers and seven RBIs, and he'll appear in the starting lineup on Tuesday.
Also hitting the Brewers hard is outfielder Eddie Rosario, who is 3-for-10 in the series. After being acquired from the Cleveland Indians at the trade deadline, Rosario has been steady. As a member of the Braves, he is batting .271 with four doubles, two triples, seven home runs and 16 RBIs. He has also had a lot of success against Milwaukee throughout his career. In 29 regular-season games against the Brewers, he is hitting .292 against them, including seven doubles, nine homers and 22 RBIs.
Why you should back the Brewers
Although Milwaukee has struggled mightily at the plate this series, they have had some bright moments, including by infielder Luis Urias, who is hitting .286 in the series. In the Game 2 loss to the Braves, Urias was 2-for-4. He ended the regular season on a bit of a roll and has hits in three of the last five games. For the season, he hit .249 with 23 homers and 75 RBIs with 77 runs scored.
Shortstop Willy Adames has also been a big part of the Brewers' success this season. Since being acquired from the Tampa Bay Rays in May, Adames batted .285 with 26 doubles, 20 homers and 58 RBIs in 99 games. He enters Game 4 with a six-game hitting streak, including a 2-for-4 performance on Monday afternoon. In eight career regular-season games vs. the Braves, Adames is hitting .290 with three doubles, two homers and five RBIs. He has also walked three times with one stolen base.
How to make Braves vs. Brewers picks
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