Friday, April 17, 2015
PNC Park in Pittsburgh
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Probable Pitchers: (R) Nelson, J (1-0) vs. (L) Locke, J (1-0)
The Milwaukee Brewers take on the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday at PNC Park in Pittsburgh.
The Brewers are 10-3 in their last 13 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of less than .400 and 11-28 in their last 39 overall. They are 1-4 in Nelsons last 5 starts vs. a team with a losing record and 1-5 in Nelsons last 6 starts. The over is 4-0 in the Brewers last 4 during game 1 of a series and 5-1 in their last 6 games vs. a team with a winning % below .400.
The Pirates are 9-2 in their last 11 during game 1 of a series and 36-16 in their last 52 home games vs. a right-handed starter. They are 5-0 in Locke's last 5 starts during game 1 of a series and 8-1 in Locke's last 9 home starts. The over is 3-0-1 in the Pirates last 4 during game 1 of a series and 3-1-1 in their last 5 games vs. a starter with a WHIP less than 1.15.
Head-to-head, the under is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings in Pittsburgh and 5-2 in the last 7 meetings. The Pirates are 5-2 in Lockes last 7 starts vs. Brewers.
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 5-3-0 against the over/under
The run differential for the Milwaukee Brewers is -2.6
Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 4-4-1 against the over/under
The run differential for the Pittsburgh Pirates is -0.1
Injuries to Watch
04/16/15 CF Carlos Gomez Hamstring injured last game, expected to miss Thursday vs. St. Louis Cardinals
04/05/15 P Jim Henderson Shoulder 15-day DL (3/27)
04/06/15 P Brandon Cumpton Elbow 15-day DL (3/27)
04/06/15 P Charlie Morton Hip 15-day DL (4/6)
04/06/15 C Chris Stewart Hamstring 15-day DL (3/27)
04/06/15 LF Jaff Decker Calf 15-day DL (3/30)
04/06/15 SS Justin Sellers Heel 15-day DL (3/27)
Guy's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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