Detroit Tigers at Milwaukee Brewers 9/28/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, September 28, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jordan Zimmermann vs. Zach Davies
The Detroit Tigers visit Miller Park on Friday, September 28, 2018 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Jordan Zimmermann for the Tigers and Zach Davies for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has Detroit at +190 and Milwaukee at -230. The Tigers have a 67-83-8 over/under record and a 80-78-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 86-73-0 against the run line and have a 76-80-3 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 67-83-8 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 80-78-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 76-80-3 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 86-73-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
09/21/18 P Michael Fulmer Knee is out for season
08/31/18 SS Jose Iglesias Abdominal 60-day DL (08/30)
08/15/18 P Artie Lewicki Elbow 60-day DL (08/14)
08/09/18 1B John Hicks Groin 60-day DL (08/07)
06/14/18 1B Miguel Cabrera Biceps is out for season
05/31/18 P Ryan Carpenter Oblique 10-day DL (05/31)
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
07/26/18 P Brent Suter Forearm 60-day DL (7/23)
06/01/18 C Stephen Vogt Shoulder is out for season
03/26/18 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 64-94 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann has a 7-8 record with an earned run average of 4.31 and a WHIP of 1.23 this season. He has 107 strikeouts over his 127.1 innings pitched and he's given up 132 hits. He's allowed 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.74. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.42 and they have given up 557 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 494 hitters and walked 215 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.48. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 1,380 base hits and 694 earned runs. They have allowed 209 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 477 batters and struck out 1,175. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.58.
As a team Detroit is hitting .242, good for 20th in the league. The Tigers hold a .381 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Victor Martinez is hitting .251 with an on-base percentage of .297. He has 117 hits this season in 467 at bats with 54 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .353 and an OPS+ of 77. Nick Castellanos is hitting .300 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .356. He has totaled 181 hits and he has driven in 87 men in 604 at bats. His OPS+ is 131 while his slugging percentage is at .500. The Tigers have 1,297 hits, including 282 doubles and 133 home runs. Detroit has walked 416 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,304 times as a unit. They have left 1,041 men on base and have a team OPS of .682. They score 3.91 runs per contest and have scored a total of 617 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 92-67 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.65, Zach Davies has a 2-7 record and a 1.34 WHIP. He has 46 strikeouts over the 62 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 62 hits. He's allowing 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.56. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.52 and they have given up 511 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 679 batters and walked 239 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.76. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,234 base knocks and 595 earned runs this season. They have given up 170 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 545 hitters and struck out 1,389 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 4.03.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 13th in the league. The Brewers hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Christian Yelich comes into this matchup batting .321 with an OBP of .395. He has 181 hits this year along with 104 RBI in 563 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .583 with an OPS+ of 158. Jesus Aguilar is hitting .275 this season and he has an OBP of .352. He has collected 131 hits in 477 at bats while driving in 105 runs. He has an OPS+ of 135 and a slugging percentage of .541. The Brewers as a unit have 1,355 base hits, including 245 doubles and 211 homers. Milwaukee has walked 527 times this year and they have struck out on 1,422 occasions. They have had 1,082 men left on base and have an OPS of .743. They have scored 4.58 runs per game and totaled 728 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Tigers +190
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