Pittsburgh Pirates at Milwaukee Brewers MLB Parlay 9/20/2019
Friday, September 20, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Steven Brault vs. Chase Anderson
Kevin Newman and the Pittsburgh Pirates (65-87, 5th in NL Central) head to Miller Park on Friday where they'll take on the Milwaukee Brewers (82-70, 3rd in NL Central). The Brewers open this game at -190 while the Pirates are priced at +178. The total is set at 9.
The Pirates have been dicey for MLB bettors, having gone 65-87-0 SU. Milwaukee is covering 53.9% of the time, going 82-70-0 straight up.
Valuable Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pirates have been an excellent Over bet for over/under wagerers, having gone 87-59-6.
The Pirates are covering 43.6% of the time as a visitor, having gone 34-44-0 straight up.
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
Milwaukee is covering 58.4% of the time at Miller Park, going 45-32-0 SU.
The Brewers have been a less than ideal Over bet for over/under wagerers, having gone 65-82-5.
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
9/18/2019 Starling Marte CF Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 17
9/18/2019 Pablo Reyes RF Personal
9/18/2019 Jacob Stallings C Back Expected to be out until at least Sep 17
9/17/2019 Chris Archer SP Shoulder Out for the season
9/16/2019 Josh Bell 1B Groin Expected to be out until at least Sep 24
9/13/2019 Kyle Crick RP Finger Out for the season
9/8/2019 Jason Martin LF Shoulder Out for the season
9/4/2019 Gregory Polanco RF Shoulder Out for the season
8/29/2019 Nick Burdi RP Biceps Out for the season
8/14/2019 Jameson Taillon SP Elbow Out for the season
8/8/2019 Lonnie Chisenhall RF Calf 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
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
9/17/2019 Corey Knebel RP Elbow Out for the season
9/12/2019 Bobby Wahl RP Knee Out for the season
9/10/2019 Christian Yelich RF Kneecap Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Pirates have a 65-87 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Steven Brault has a 4-5 record with an earned run average of 4.98 and a WHIP of 1.49 this season. He has 84 strikeouts over his 103 innings pitched and he's given up 107 hits. He's allowed 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.02. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.95 and they have given up 581 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 649 hitters and walked 275 batters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.23. The Pirates pitchers collectively have given up 1,422 base hits and 784 earned runs. They have allowed 231 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Pittsburgh as a pitching staff has walked 534 batters and struck out 1,347. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.45 and their FIP as a unit is 4.81.
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As a team Pittsburgh is hitting .266, good for 6th in the league. The Pirates hold a .426 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Kevin Newman is hitting .316 with an on-base percentage of .362. He has 143 hits this season in 452 at bats with 58 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .449 and an OPS+ of 113. Adam Frazier is hitting .280 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .338. He has totaled 145 hits and he has driven in 47 men in 518 at bats. His OPS+ is 99 while his slugging percentage is at .419. The Pirates have 1,413 hits, including 301 doubles and 159 home runs. Pittsburgh has walked 407 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,137 times as a unit. They have left 1,043 men on base and have a team OPS of .751. They score 4.72 runs per contest and have scored a total of 717 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 82-70 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.50, Chase Anderson has a 6-4 record and a 1.29 WHIP. He has 118 strikeouts over the 128 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 118 hits. He's allowing 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.48 and they have given up 545 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 702 batters and walked 269 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.53. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,292 base knocks and 688 earned runs this season. They have given up 214 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 540 hitters and struck out 1,397 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.52.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 22nd in the league. The Brewers hold a .438 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Yasmani Grandal comes into this matchup batting .248 with an OBP of .379. He has 120 hits this year along with 73 RBI in 484 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .473 with an OPS+ of 119. Mike Moustakas is hitting .260 this season and he has an OBP of .331. He has collected 129 hits in 497 at bats while driving in 85 runs. He has an OPS+ of 118 and a slugging percentage of .531. The Brewers as a unit have 1,280 base hits, including 255 doubles and 236 homers. Milwaukee has walked 582 times this year and they have struck out on 1,461 occasions. They have had 1,108 men left on base and have an OPS of .765. They have scored 4.67 runs per game and totaled 710 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Pirates/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Brewers and under the total runs
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