Pittsburgh Pirates at Milwaukee Brewers 5/6/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Sunday, May 6, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Chad Kuhl vs. Chase Anderson
The Pittsburgh Pirates visit Miller Park on Sunday, May 6, 2018 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Chad Kuhl for the Pirates and Chase Anderson for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has Pittsburgh at +142 and Milwaukee at -152. The Pirates have a 17-12-4 over/under record and a 18-15-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 18-15-0 against the run line and have a 13-20-0 over/under record.
Valuable Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 17-12-4 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 18-15-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 13-20-0 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 18-15-0 against the run line
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
04/17/18 2B Josh Harrison Hand 10-day DL (04/16)
04/03/18 P Joe Musgrove Shoulder 10-day DL (03/30)
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)
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
05/03/18 P Zach Davies Shoulder 10-day DL (05/03)
04/25/18 1B Eric Thames Thumb 10-day DL (04/25)
04/06/18 P Corey Knebel Hamstring 10-day DL (04/06)
03/29/18 P Boone Logan Triceps 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 C Stephen Vogt Shoulder 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Pirates have a 18-15 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chad Kuhl has a 3-2 record with an earned run average of 5.01 and a WHIP of 1.49 this year. He has 28 strikeouts over his 32.1 innings pitched and he's given up 38 hits. He allows 10.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.37. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.36 and they have given up 111 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the bullpen and they've struck out 114 hitters and walked 46 batters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.24. The Pirates pitchers collectively have given up 281 base hits and 139 earned runs. They have allowed 34 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Pittsburgh as a pitching staff has walked 104 batters and struck out 263. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.04.
As a team Pittsburgh is hitting .255, good for 5th in the league. The Pirates hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Corey Dickerson is hitting .313 with an on-base percentage of .357. He has 36 hits this season in 115 at bats with 22 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .539 and an OPS+ of 145. Starling Marte is hitting .281 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .357. He has totaled 36 hits and he has driven in 13 men in 128 at bats. His OPS+ is 122 while his slugging percentage is at .445. The Pirates have 288 hits, including 56 doubles and 35 home runs. Pittsburgh has walked 111 times so far this season and they have struck out 249 times as a unit. They have left 226 men on base and have a team OPS of .733. They score 4.73 runs per contest and have scored a total of 156 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 19-14 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.38, Chase Anderson has a 3-2 record and a 1.13 WHIP this year. He has 27 strikeouts over the 40 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 31 hits. He allows 7 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 5.77. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.36 and they have given up 88 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .200 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 139 batters and walked 46 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.28. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 249 base knocks and 108 earned runs this season. They have given up 30 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 113 hitters and struck out 265 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 4.02.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 20th in the league. The Brewers hold a .387 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Travis Shaw comes into this matchup batting .241 with an OBP of .328. He has 28 hits this year along with 16 RBI in 116 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .474 with an OPS+ of 116. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .266 this season and he has an OBP of .382. He has collected 29 hits in 109 at bats while driving in 10 runs. He has an OPS+ of 124 and a slugging percentage of .440. The Brewers as a unit have 264 base hits, including 49 doubles and 38 homers. Milwaukee has walked 104 times this year and they have struck out on 287 occasions. They have had 225 men left on base and have an OPS of .692. They have scored 3.85 runs per game and totaled 127 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Pirates +142 and over 9 total runs
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