Milwaukee Brewers vs Detroit Tigers Prediction, 9/9/2020 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Detroit Tigers
Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Location: Comerica Park in Detroit, MI
Odds/Point Spread: Brewers (-135) Tigers (+115)
Comerica Park is the site where Victor Reyes and the Detroit Tigers (18-21, 4th in AL Central) will play the Milwaukee Brewers (18-21, 3rd in NL Central) on Wednesday. The moneyline on this game has the Brewers coming in at -135 and the Tigers are at +115. The total opens at 8.5. The pitchers taking the mound will be Corbin Burnes and Matthew Boyd.
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
9/6/2020 Avisail Garcia CF Hamstring Probable for 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 Ivan Nova SP Triceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
9/1/2020 Jordan Zimmermann SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 8
8/27/2020 Alex Faedo SP Forearm Out for the season
8/19/2020 C.J 1B Knee Out for the season
8/19/2020 Dario Agrazal SP Forearm 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. Burnes (10-5 career win-loss mark) has a FIP of 4.28 and he has faced 541 hitters during his time in the major leagues. His earned run average is 4.96 (69 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.343. He has surrendered 118 hits (8.5 hits per 9 innings) and has had 50 walks. Burnes has thrown 125 innings and has accumulated 158 strikeouts in his 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 23rd 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. Christian Yelich is hitting .201 with an on-base percentage of .335. He has 27 hits this season in 134 at bats with 18 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .455 and an OPS+ of 109. Keston Hiura is hitting .232 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .316. He has totaled 35 hits and he has driven in 25 men in 151 at bats. His OPS+ is 107 while his slugging percentage is at .470. 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
Boyd (32-52 career mark) holds a 5.03 ERA while allowing 9.1 hits per nine innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.17 and he has gone up against 2,948 opposing hitters during his MLB career. Thus far in his career, Boyd has conceded 696 base hits while he has earned 679 strikeouts in 685 innings pitched. He has allowed a total of 383 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.328 and a FIP of 4.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.49 and they have given up 162 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .219 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 153 batters and walked 55 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.2 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 5.41. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 339 base knocks and 200 earned runs this season. They have given up 60 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 125 hitters and struck out 298 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 5.06.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 12th in the league. The Tigers hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Victor Reyes comes into this matchup batting .311 with an OBP of .345. He has 41 hits this year along with 12 RBI in 132 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .485 with an OPS+ of 121. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .297 this season and he has an OBP of .342. He has collected 43 hits in 145 at bats while driving in 22 runs. He has an OPS+ of 127 and a slugging percentage of .517. The Tigers as a unit have 324 base hits, including 62 doubles and 50 homers. Detroit has walked 97 times this year and they have struck out on 381 occasions. They have had 223 men left on base and have an OPS of .743. They have scored 4.77 runs per game and totaled 186 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Brewers (-135)
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