Milwaukee Brewers at Pittsburgh Pirates 9/23/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Sunday, September 23, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Wade Miley vs. Joe Musgrove
The Milwaukee Brewers visit PNC Park on Sunday, September 23, 2018 to play the Pittsburgh Pirates. The probable starters are Wade Miley for the Brewers and Joe Musgrove for the Pirates.
The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee at -125 and Pittsburgh at +105. The Brewers have a 73-78-3 over/under record and a 83-71-0 run line mark. The Pirates are 74-78-0 against the run line and have a 68-76-8 over/under record.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 73-78-3 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 83-71-0 against the run line
Important Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 68-76-8 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 74-78-0 against the run line
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
09/21/18 CF Lorenzo Cain Ribs is questionable Saturday vs Pittsburgh Pirates
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)
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
09/19/18 RF Gregory Polanco Knee 10-day DL (09/15)
06/29/18 P Chad Kuhl Forearm 60-day DL (06/27)
06/29/18 P Nik Turley Arm 60-day DL (06/29)
03/26/18 P A.J. Schugel Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Brewers have a 88-66 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Wade Miley has a 5-2 record with an earned run average of 2.08 and a WHIP of 1.18 this year. He has 47 strikeouts over his 73.2 innings pitched and he's given up 62 hits. He allows 7.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.59. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.56 and they have given up 489 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the bullpen and they've struck out 645 hitters and walked 232 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.77. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 1,200 base hits and 578 earned runs. They have allowed 166 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 532 batters and struck out 1,346. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 4.04.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .250, good for 14th in the league. The Brewers hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Jesus Aguilar is hitting .275 with an on-base percentage of .352. He has 126 hits this season in 459 at bats with 104 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .545 and an OPS+ of 136. Christian Yelich is hitting .320 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .387. He has totaled 175 hits and he has driven in 93 men in 547 at bats. His OPS+ is 153 while his slugging percentage is at .570. The Brewers have 1,309 hits, including 239 doubles and 203 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 499 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,381 times as a unit. They have left 1,039 men on base and have a team OPS of .741. They score 4.51 runs per contest and have scored a total of 695 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Pittsburgh has a 77-75 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.06, Joe Musgrove has a 6-9 record and a 1.18 WHIP this year. He has 100 strikeouts over the 115.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 113 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3.58. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.16 and they have given up 487 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the Pirates bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 542 batters and walked 224 opposing hitters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.03. The Pirates pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,304 base knocks and 606 earned runs this season. They have given up 164 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Pittsburgh as a staff has walked 465 hitters and struck out 1,251 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.06.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 9th in the league. The Pirates hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Corey Dickerson comes into this matchup batting .296 with an OBP of .325. He has 142 hits this year along with 53 RBI in 480 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .469 with an OPS+ of 116. Starling Marte is hitting .276 this season and he has an OBP of .319. He has collected 147 hits in 533 at bats while driving in 67 runs. He has an OPS+ of 110 and a slugging percentage of .450. The Pirates as a unit have 1,305 base hits, including 269 doubles and 147 homers. Pittsburgh has walked 442 times this year and they have struck out on 1,162 occasions. They have had 1,008 men left on base and have an OPS of .724. They have scored 4.29 runs per game and totaled 652 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Brewers -125 and over 8 total runs
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