Milwaukee Brewers at Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Parlay 8/7/2019
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Drew Pomeranz vs. Trevor Williams
PNC Park is the site where Starling Marte and the Pittsburgh Pirates (48-64, 5th in NL Central) will take on the Milwaukee Brewers (58-56, 3rd in NL Central) on Wednesday.
The Brewers have been dicey for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 58-56-0 SU. Pittsburgh is covering 42.9% of the time, going 48-64-0 straight up.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Brewers have been an inconsistent Over choice for O/U bettors, having gone 51-59-4.
The Brewers cover 43.9% of the time on the road, having gone 25-32-0 straight up.
Important Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
Pittsburgh is covering 44.4% of the time at PNC Park, going 24-30-0 SU.
The Pirates have been a very good Over choice for O/U bettors, having gone 65-43-4.
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
8/5/2019 Zach Davies SP Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
8/5/2019 Jimmy Nelson SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 27
8/4/2019 Brent Suter SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/26/2019 Jhoulys Chacin SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
7/22/2019 Brandon Woodruff SP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
4/14/2019 Corey Knebel RP Elbow Out for the season
4/4/2019 Bobby Wahl RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
8/5/2019 Joe Musgrove SP Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 9
8/3/2019 Steven Brault SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 6
8/3/2019 Keone Kela RP Suspension Suspended until Aug 16
8/1/2019 Jameson Taillon SP Elbow Out for the season
7/31/2019 Clay Holmes RP Triceps Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
7/27/2019 Rookie Davis RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 9
7/25/2019 Lonnie Chisenhall RF Calf Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
7/25/2019 Gregory Polanco RF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/24/2019 Francisco Cervelli C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Aug 21
6/25/2019 Nick Burdi RP Collarbone Out for the season
3/28/2019 Edgar Santana RP Elbow Out for the season
3/1/2019 Chad Kuhl SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Brewers have a 58-56 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz has a 2-9 record with an earned run average of 5.54 and a WHIP of 1.59 this season. He has 97 strikeouts over his 79.2 innings pitched and he's given up 91 hits. He's allowed 10.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.62 and they have given up 410 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 515 hitters and walked 199 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.69. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 1,008 base hits and 535 earned runs. They have allowed 158 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 397 batters and struck out 1,049. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.45.
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As a team Milwaukee is hitting .248, good for 18th in the league. The Brewers hold a .443 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Christian Yelich is hitting .336 with an on-base percentage of .428. He has 133 hits this season in 396 at bats with 84 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .705 and an OPS+ of 185. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .251 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .314. He has totaled 107 hits and he has driven in 37 men in 427 at bats. His OPS+ is 76 while his slugging percentage is at .365. The Brewers have 969 hits, including 190 doubles and 184 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 423 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,081 times as a unit. They have left 803 men on base and have a team OPS of .769. They score 4.78 runs per contest and have scored a total of 545 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Pittsburgh has a 48-64 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.75, Trevor Williams has a 4-4 record and a 1.32 WHIP. He has 77 strikeouts over the 94.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 102 hits. He's allowing 9.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.53. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.77 and they have given up 424 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Pirates bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 459 batters and walked 197 opposing hitters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 5.02. The Pirates pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,027 base knocks and 555 earned runs this season. They have given up 168 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Pittsburgh as a staff has walked 399 hitters and struck out 982 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.80.
As a team, they are batting .265, good for 6th in the league. The Pirates hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Starling Marte comes into this matchup batting .285 with an OBP of .326. He has 121 hits this year along with 68 RBI in 425 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .506 with an OPS+ of 114. Josh Bell is hitting .279 this season and he has an OBP of .362. He has collected 115 hits in 412 at bats while driving in 89 runs. He has an OPS+ of 140 and a slugging percentage of .573. The Pirates as a unit have 1,039 base hits, including 229 doubles and 120 homers. Pittsburgh has walked 305 times this year and they have struck out on 868 occasions. They have had 771 men left on base and have an OPS of .750. They have scored 4.7 runs per game and totaled 526 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Pirates MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Pirates and under the total runs
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