Pittsburgh Pirates at Milwaukee Brewers MLB Parlay 6/8/2019
Saturday, June 8, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jordan Lyles vs. Zach Davies
Lorenzo Cain and the Milwaukee Brewers (35-28, 2nd in NL Central) host the Pittsburgh Pirates (30-31, 4th in NL Central) at Miller Park on Saturday, June 8, 2019. The Brewers open this game at -156 while the Pirates are priced at +146. The over/under is set at 9.5.
The Pirates have been a hot and cold pick for baseball bettors, having gone 30-31-0 SU. Milwaukee is covering 55.6% of the time, going 35-28-0 straight up. The Brewers have been a great play for baseball wagerers as favorites, going 19-14-0 SU. Pittsburgh is covering 46.3% of the time as the underdog, having gone 19-22-0 straight up.
Valuable Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pirates have been a great Over pick for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 36-24-1.
Pittsburgh is covering 56.7% of the time as the away team, having gone 17-13-0 straight up.
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Brewers are covering 59.4% of the time at Miller Park, going 19-13-0 SU.
The Brewers have been an awful Over pick for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 27-35-1.
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
6/6/2019 Jung Ho Kang 3B Side Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
6/5/2019 Lonnie Chisenhall RF Calf Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
6/5/2019 Chris Stratton RP Side Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
6/5/2019 Trevor Williams SP Side Expected to be out until at least Jun 13
6/5/2019 Corey Dickerson LF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
6/5/2019 Francisco Cervelli C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
6/5/2019 Nick Burdi RP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/4/2019 Nik Turley SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
6/1/2019 Keone Kela RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
5/13/2019 Jameson Taillon SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 4
4/25/2019 Erik Gonzalez SS Collarbone Expected to be out until at least Jul 4
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
6/5/2019 Gio Gonzalez SP Arm Expected to be out until at least Jun 16
6/2/2019 Jhoulys Chacin SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 11
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 30-31 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jordan Lyles has a 5-3 record with an earned run average of 3.38 and a WHIP of 1.14 this season. He has 61 strikeouts over his 61.1 innings pitched and he's given up 50 hits. He's allowed 7.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.41. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.20 and they have given up 232 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the bullpen and they've struck out 254 hitters and walked 112 batters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.93. The Pirates pitchers collectively have given up 544 base hits and 301 earned runs. They have allowed 81 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Pittsburgh as a pitching staff has walked 220 batters and struck out 539. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.44.
As a team Pittsburgh is hitting .258, good for 8th in the league. The Pirates hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Josh Bell is hitting .338 with an on-base percentage of .398. He has 79 hits this season in 234 at bats with 56 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .692 and an OPS+ of 183. Melky Cabrera is hitting .335 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .376. He has totaled 56 hits and he has driven in 22 men in 167 at bats. His OPS+ is 124 while his slugging percentage is at .467. The Pirates have 553 hits, including 115 doubles and 62 home runs. Pittsburgh has walked 162 times so far this season and they have struck out 502 times as a unit. They have left 439 men on base and have a team OPS of .726. They score 4.31 runs per contest and have scored a total of 263 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 35-28 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.20, Zach Davies has a 6-0 record and a 1.22 WHIP. He has 45 strikeouts over the 69.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 65 hits. He's allowing 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.53 and they have given up 228 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 289 batters and walked 110 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.55. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 554 base knocks and 290 earned runs this season. They have given up 89 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 223 hitters and struck out 586 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.40.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 17th in the league. The Brewers hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Lorenzo Cain comes into this matchup batting .258 with an OBP of .313. He has 63 hits this year along with 24 RBI in 244 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .381 with an OPS+ of 81. Christian Yelich is hitting .328 this season and he has an OBP of .439. He has collected 66 hits in 201 at bats while driving in 51 runs. He has an OPS+ of 198 and a slugging percentage of .731. The Brewers as a unit have 544 base hits, including 98 doubles and 108 homers. Milwaukee has walked 237 times this year and they have struck out on 608 occasions. They have had 439 men left on base and have an OPS of .777. They have scored 4.95 runs per game and totaled 312 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Pirates/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Pirates +146
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