Pittsburgh Pirates at Milwaukee Brewers MLB Parlay 6/28/2019
Friday, June 28, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Chris Archer vs. Jhoulys Chacin
Miller Park is the site where Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers (42-38, 2nd in NL Central) will take on the Pittsburgh Pirates (37-41, 4th in NL Central) on Friday. The Pirates open this contest at +150 while the Brewers are coming in at -160. The over/under opens at 9.5.
The Pirates have been a dicey option for bettors, having gone 37-41-0 SU. The Brewers are covering 52.5% of the time, going 42-38-0 straight up. The Brewers have been hot and cold for Vegas oddsmakers as the favorite, going 25-21-0 SU. The Pirates are covering 42.6% of the time as an underdog, having gone 23-31-0 straight up.
Valuable Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pirates have been an awful Under option for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 46-29-3.
Pittsburgh is covering 47.6% of the time as the road team, having gone 20-22-0 straight up.
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
Milwaukee is covering 58.5% of the time at Miller Park, going 24-17-0 SU.
The Brewers have been a decent Under option for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 36-41-3.
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
6/26/2019 Francisco Cervelli C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/26/2019 Rookie Davis RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 19
6/26/2019 Bryan Reynolds LF Lower Leg Probable for Jun 27
6/25/2019 Jordan Lyles SP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jun 29
6/25/2019 Nick Burdi RP Collarbone Out for the season
6/24/2019 Gregory Polanco RF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/19/2019 Jameson Taillon SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 19
6/19/2019 Lonnie Chisenhall RF Calf Expected to be out until at least Jul 19
6/15/2019 Keone Kela RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/13/2019 Erik Gonzalez SS Collarbone Expected to be out until at least Jul 10
3/28/2019 Edgar Santana RP Elbow Out for the season
3/1/2019 Chad Kuhl SP Elbow Out for the season
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
6/26/2019 Lorenzo Cain CF Thumb Probable for Jun 27
6/26/2019 Gio Gonzalez SP Arm Expected to be out until at least Jul 15
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
2/19/2019 Brent Suter SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Pirates have a 37-41 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chris Archer has a 3-6 record with an earned run average of 5.56 and a WHIP of 1.48 this season. He has 74 strikeouts over his 69.2 innings pitched and he's given up 67 hits. He's allowed 8.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.17 and they have given up 302 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the bullpen and they've struck out 324 hitters and walked 149 batters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.05. The Pirates pitchers collectively have given up 716 base hits and 391 earned runs. They have allowed 106 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Pittsburgh as a pitching staff has walked 289 batters and struck out 689. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.44 and their FIP as a unit is 4.58.
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As a team Pittsburgh is hitting .264, good for 5th in the league. The Pirates hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Melky Cabrera is hitting .308 with an on-base percentage of .342. He has 65 hits this season in 211 at bats with 26 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .431 and an OPS+ of 104. Josh Bell is hitting .310 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .383. He has totaled 92 hits and he has driven in 68 men in 297 at bats. His OPS+ is 164 while his slugging percentage is at .636. The Pirates have 725 hits, including 156 doubles and 79 home runs. Pittsburgh has walked 214 times so far this season and they have struck out 625 times as a unit. They have left 556 men on base and have a team OPS of .743. They score 4.63 runs per contest and have scored a total of 361 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 42-38 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.88, Jhoulys Chacin has a 3-8 record and a 1.52 WHIP. He has 56 strikeouts over the 67.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 69 hits. He's allowing 9.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.25 and they have given up 281 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 368 batters and walked 140 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.7. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 707 base knocks and 379 earned runs this season. They have given up 111 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 288 hitters and struck out 760 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.39.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 17th in the league. The Brewers hold a .449 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Christian Yelich comes into this matchup batting .332 with an OBP of .426. He has 91 hits this year along with 63 RBI in 274 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .723 with an OPS+ of 189. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .253 this season and he has an OBP of .314. He has collected 76 hits in 300 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 74 and a slugging percentage of .357. The Brewers as a unit have 688 base hits, including 127 doubles and 138 homers. Milwaukee has walked 310 times this year and they have struck out on 765 occasions. They have had 570 men left on base and have an OPS of .778. They have scored 4.94 runs per game and totaled 395 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Pirates/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Pirates +150 and under 9.5 runs
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