Milwaukee Brewers vs Detroit Tigers Prediction, 9/8/2020 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Detroit Tigers
Date: Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Location: Comerica Park in Detroit, MI
Odds/Point Spread: Brewers (-127) Tigers (+117)
Jonathan Schoop and the Detroit Tigers (18-20, 4th in AL Central) play the Milwaukee Brewers (18-21, 3rd in NL Central) at Comerica Park on Tuesday. The Brewers open this contest at -127 while the Tigers are coming in at +117. The over/under opens at 9. The men taking the mound are Adrian Houser and Spencer Turnbull.
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
9/6/2020 Avisail Garcia CF Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 8
9/4/2020 Ray Black RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 11
9/1/2020 Manny Pina C Knee Out for the season
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
9/7/2020 Daz Cameron CF Illness Expected to be out until at least Sep 9
9/7/2020 Harold Castro 3B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
9/6/2020 Niko Goodrum SS Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 12
9/2/2020 JaCoby Jones CF Hand Out for the season
9/1/2020 Jordan Zimmermann SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 8
9/1/2020 Ivan Nova SP Triceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
8/27/2020 Alex Faedo SP Forearm Out for the season
8/19/2020 Dario Agrazal SP Forearm Out for the season
8/19/2020 C.J 1B Knee Out for the season
8/7/2020 Troy Stokes LF Hand Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Brewers have a 18-21 overall record this season. Houser (7-10 record in his career) holds a FIP of 4.15 while going up against 690 opposing hitters in the major leagues. His ERA is 3.93 (72 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.315. He has surrendered 159 base knocks (8.7 hits per 9 innings) and has had 58 walks. Houser has taken the mound for 165 innings and has racked up 151 K's during his pro baseball career. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.20 and they have given up 124 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .185 against the bullpen and they've struck out 211 hitters and walked 72 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.5 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.63. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 313 base hits and 176 earned runs. They have allowed 49 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 140 batters and struck out 398. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.15.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .219, good for 28th in the league. The Brewers hold a .378 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.2 hits per game. Keston Hiura is hitting .232 with an on-base percentage of .316. He has 35 hits this season in 151 at bats with 25 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .470 and an OPS+ of 107. Christian Yelich is hitting .201 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .335. He has totaled 27 hits and he has driven in 18 men in 134 at bats. His OPS+ is 109 while his slugging percentage is at .455. The Brewers have 280 hits, including 50 doubles and 48 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 145 times so far this season and they have struck out 389 times as a unit. They have left 267 men on base and have a team OPS of .689. They score 3.97 runs per contest and have scored a total of 155 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 18-20 overall mark this year. Turnbull (6-21 mark in his career) has a 4.61 ERA and has surrendered 8.9 hits per nine innings. His SO/W ratio is 2.23 and he has gone up against 877 batters in his pro baseball career. So far in his career, Turnbull has given up 196 base knocks while he has accumulated 192 strikeouts in 199 frames. He has allowed a total of 102 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.416 and having a FIP of 3.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.54 and they have given up 156 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .217 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 149 batters and walked 55 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.38. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 329 base knocks and 194 earned runs this season. They have given up 58 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 124 hitters and struck out 294 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 5.05.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 10th in the league. The Tigers hold a .438 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Jonathan Schoop comes into this matchup batting .305 with an OBP of .351. He has 43 hits this year along with 22 RBI in 141 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .532 with an OPS+ of 134. Victor Reyes is hitting .318 this season and he has an OBP of .348. He has collected 41 hits in 129 at bats while driving in 12 runs. He has an OPS+ of 125 and a slugging percentage of .496. The Tigers as a unit have 321 base hits, including 60 doubles and 50 homers. Detroit has walked 94 times this year and they have struck out on 369 occasions. They have had 219 men left on base and have an OPS of .753. They have scored 4.84 runs per game and totaled 184 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Brewers (-127)
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