Detroit Tigers at Milwaukee Brewers 9/30/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, September 30, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Spencer Turnbull vs. Chase Anderson
The Detroit Tigers visit Miller Park on Sunday, September 30, 2018 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Spencer Turnbull for the Tigers and Chase Anderson for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has Detroit at +125 and Milwaukee at -145. The Tigers have a 69-83-8 over/under record and a 81-79-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 86-74-0 against the run line and have a 77-80-3 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 69-83-8 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 81-79-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 77-80-3 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 86-74-0 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 64-96 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Spencer Turnbull has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 5.73 and a WHIP of 1.27 this season. He has 8 strikeouts over his 11 innings pitched and he's given up 12 hits. He's allowed 9.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.25. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.44 and they have given up 569 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the bullpen and they've struck out 504 hitters and walked 217 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.53. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 1,403 base hits and 709 earned runs. They have allowed 212 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 483 batters and struck out 1,194. 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 4.58.
As a team Detroit is hitting .242, good for 21st 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. 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 .298 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .354. He has totaled 182 hits and he has driven in 88 men in 611 at bats. His OPS+ is 129 while his slugging percentage is at .496. The Tigers have 1,312 hits, including 282 doubles and 134 home runs. Detroit has walked 424 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,320 times as a unit. They have left 1,057 men on base and have a team OPS of .681. They score 3.91 runs per contest and have scored a total of 625 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 93-67 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.93, Chase Anderson has a 9-8 record and a 1.19 WHIP. He has 128 strikeouts over the 158 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 131 hits. He's allowing 7.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.22. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.52 and they have given up 513 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 686 batters and walked 240 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.77. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,241 base knocks and 600 earned runs this season. They have given up 171 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 546 hitters and struck out 1,399 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 .423 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 .322 with an OBP of .397. He has 182 hits this year along with 106 RBI in 565 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .588 with an OPS+ of 160. Jesus Aguilar is hitting .274 this season and he has an OBP of .351. He has collected 132 hits in 481 at bats while driving in 105 runs. He has an OPS+ of 134 and a slugging percentage of .538. The Brewers as a unit have 1,366 base hits, including 247 doubles and 214 homers. Milwaukee has walked 529 times this year and they have struck out on 1,431 occasions. They have had 1,087 men left on base and have an OPS of .745. They have scored 4.59 runs per game and totaled 734 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers -145
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