Milwaukee Brewers at Pittsburgh Pirates 6/19/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Freddy Peralta vs. Jameson Taillon
PNC Park is the site of the matchup between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Freddy Peralta for the Brewers and Jameson Taillon for the Pirates.
Milwaukee opens at +110 while Pittsburgh opens at -120. The Brewers have a 28-41-2 over/under record and a 41-30-0 run line mark. The Pirates are 31-40-0 against the run line and have a 34-31-6 over/under record.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 28-41-2 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 41-30-0 against the run line
Important Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 34-31-6 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 31-40-0 against the run line
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
06/13/18 P Matt Albers Shoulder 10-day DL (06/12)
06/01/18 C Stephen Vogt Shoulder is out for season
06/01/18 P Zach Davies Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (06/01)
05/30/18 3B Tyler Saladino Ankle 10-day DL (05/30)
05/09/18 SS Nick Franklin Quad 10-day DL (05/09)
05/09/18 P Wade Miley Oblique 60-day DL (05/09)
03/26/18 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
06/09/18 P Richard Rodriguez Shoulder 10-day DL (06/08)
03/26/18 P A.J. Schugel Shoulder 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Nick Burdi Elbow 60-day DL (02/20)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Brewers have a 42-29 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Freddy Peralta has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 3.72 and a WHIP of 1.24 this year. He has 18 strikeouts over his 9.2 innings pitched and he's given up 4 hits. He's allowed 3.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.76 and they have given up 204 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .212 against the bullpen and they've struck out 307 hitters and walked 109 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.5. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 528 base hits and 247 earned runs. They have allowed 75 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 251 batters and struck out 614. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 4.00.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .249, good for 13th in the league. The Brewers hold a .414 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Christian Yelich is hitting .297 with an on-base percentage of .373. He has 69 hits this season in 232 at bats with 31 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .474 and an OPS+ of 128. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .291 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .393. He has totaled 73 hits and he has driven in 25 men in 251 at bats. His OPS+ is 127 while his slugging percentage is at .446. The Brewers have 596 hits, including 117 doubles and 90 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 230 times so far this season and they have struck out 629 times as a unit. They have left 472 men on base and have a team OPS of .732. They score 4.42 runs per contest and have scored a total of 314 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Pittsburgh has a 35-36 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.94, Jameson Taillon has a 4-5 record and a 1.20 WHIP this season. He has 71 strikeouts over the 77.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 72 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.54 and they have given up 231 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the Pirates bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 252 batters and walked 100 opposing hitters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.3. The Pirates pitchers as a team have surrendered 614 base knocks and 301 earned runs this season. They have given up 77 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Pittsburgh as a staff has walked 219 hitters and struck out 586 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 3.98.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 7th in the league. The Pirates hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Corey Dickerson comes into this matchup batting .308 with an OBP of .342. He has 77 hits this year along with 32 RBI in 250 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .464 with an OPS+ of 119. Starling Marte is hitting .285 this season and he has an OBP of .339. He has collected 65 hits in 228 at bats while driving in 32 runs. He has an OPS+ of 119 and a slugging percentage of .469. The Pirates as a unit have 609 base hits, including 125 doubles and 74 homers. Pittsburgh has walked 232 times this year and they have struck out on 523 occasions. They have had 484 men left on base and have an OPS of .741. They have scored 4.65 runs per game and totaled 330 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Pirates MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Brewers +110
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