Pittsburgh Pirates at Milwaukee Brewers MLB Parlay 9/21/2019
Saturday, September 21, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: James Marvel vs. Zach Davies
Mike Moustakas and the Milwaukee Brewers (83-70, 2nd in NL Central) host the Pittsburgh Pirates (65-88, 5th in NL Central) at Miller Park on Saturday, September 21, 2019. The Pirates open this game at +203 while the Brewers are priced at -220. The over/under has been set at 9.5.
The Pirates have been pretty good for oddsmakers, having gone 65-88-0 SU. Milwaukee is covering 54.2% of the time, going 83-70-0 straight up.
Valuable Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pirates have been a rough Under choice for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 88-59-6.
Pittsburgh is covering 43.6% of the time as the away team, having gone 34-44-0 straight up.
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Brewers cover 59.0% of the time at Miller Park, going 46-32-0 SU.
The Brewers have been a decent Under choice for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 65-83-5.
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
9/19/2019 Josh Bell 1B Groin Expected to be out until at least Sep 24
9/18/2019 Pablo Reyes RF Personal Probable for Sep 20
9/18/2019 Jacob Stallings C Back Probable for Sep 20
9/18/2019 Starling Marte CF Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 24
9/17/2019 Chris Archer SP Shoulder Out for the season
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
9/19/2019 Lorenzo Cain CF Ankle Probable for Sep 20
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 65-88 overall record this season. Starting pitcher James Marvel has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 9.00 and a WHIP of 1.67 this season. He has 4 strikeouts over his 9 innings pitched and he's given up 13 hits. He's allowed 13 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.22. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.92 and they have given up 589 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 655 hitters and walked 278 batters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.21. The Pirates pitchers collectively have given up 1,435 base hits and 787 earned runs. They have allowed 231 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Pittsburgh as a pitching staff has walked 539 batters and struck out 1,359. 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 4.79.
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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 4th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Adam Frazier is hitting .279 with an on-base percentage of .337. He has 145 hits this season in 519 at bats with 47 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .418 and an OPS+ of 99. Kevin Newman is hitting .317 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .362. He has totaled 145 hits and he has driven in 59 men in 458 at bats. His OPS+ is 113 while his slugging percentage is at .448. The Pirates have 1,424 hits, including 305 doubles and 159 home runs. Pittsburgh has walked 410 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,147 times as a unit. They have left 1,051 men on base and have a team OPS of .750. They score 4.72 runs per contest and have scored a total of 722 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 83-70 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.70, Zach Davies has a 10-7 record and a 1.33 WHIP. He has 98 strikeouts over the 150.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 150 hits. He's allowing 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.68. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.45 and they have given up 547 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 709 batters and walked 270 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 4.51. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,297 base knocks and 689 earned runs this season. They have given up 215 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 544 hitters and struck out 1,413 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 4.51.
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 .327, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Mike Moustakas comes into this matchup batting .258 with an OBP of .330. He has 129 hits this year along with 85 RBI in 500 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .528 with an OPS+ of 117. Yasmani Grandal is hitting .248 this season and he has an OBP of .379. He has collected 120 hits in 484 at bats while driving in 73 runs. He has an OPS+ of 119 and a slugging percentage of .473. The Brewers as a unit have 1,287 base hits, including 258 doubles and 237 homers. Milwaukee has walked 585 times this year and they have struck out on 1,473 occasions. They have had 1,114 men left on base and have an OPS of .765. They have scored 4.67 runs per game and totaled 715 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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