Detroit Tigers at Milwaukee Brewers 9/29/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, September 29, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Daniel Norris vs. Wade Miley
The Detroit Tigers visit Miller Park on Saturday, September 29, 2018 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Daniel Norris for the Tigers and Wade Miley for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has Detroit at +215 and Milwaukee at -260. The Tigers have a 68-83-8 over/under record and a 80-79-0 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 68-83-8 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 80-79-0 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 64-95 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Daniel Norris has a 0-5 record with an earned run average of 5.22 and a WHIP of 1.44 this season. He has 43 strikeouts over his 39.2 innings pitched and he's given up 40 hits. He's allowed 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.72. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.46 and they have given up 566 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the bullpen and they've struck out 499 hitters and walked 217 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 4.51. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 1,392 base hits and 703 earned runs. They have allowed 209 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 481 batters and struck out 1,185. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 4.56.
As a team Detroit is hitting .242, good for 20th in the league. The Tigers hold a .380 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. Nick Castellanos is hitting .298 with an on-base percentage of .353. He has 181 hits this season in 608 at bats with 88 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .497 and an OPS+ of 129. Victor Martinez is hitting .251 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .297. He has totaled 117 hits and he has driven in 54 men in 467 at bats. His OPS+ is 77 while his slugging percentage is at .353. The Tigers have 1,305 hits, including 282 doubles and 133 home runs. Detroit has walked 423 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,310 times as a unit. They have left 1,053 men on base and have a team OPS of .681. They score 3.9 runs per contest and have scored a total of 620 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 92-67 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.32, Wade Miley has a 5-2 record and a 1.19 WHIP. He has 48 strikeouts over the 77.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 66 hits. He's allowing 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.58. 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 21st 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. Jesus Aguilar comes into this matchup batting .275 with an OBP of .352. He has 131 hits this year along with 105 RBI in 477 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .541 with an OPS+ of 135. Christian Yelich is hitting .321 this season and he has an OBP of .395. He has collected 181 hits in 563 at bats while driving in 104 runs. He has an OPS+ of 158 and a slugging percentage of .583. 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?
Josh's Pick: Take the Brewers -260
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