Milwaukee Brewers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Prediction, 7/27/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Pittsburgh Pirates
Date: Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Location: PNC Park in Pittsburgh, PA
TV: AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh
Odds/Point Spread: Milwaukee (-125) Pittsburgh (+100)
PNC Park is the site where Tyler Anderson and the Pittsburgh Pirates (38-61, 5th in NL Central) will take on the Milwaukee Brewers (58-42, 1st in NL Central) on Tuesday. The moneyline on this game has the Brewers priced at -125 and the Pirates are at +100. The total opens at 8. The starting pitchers are Brett Anderson and Tyler Anderson.
As a squad, the Milwaukee Brewers are earning 4.4 runs/g, which is 14th in the league. They are sitting with 439 runs while having a team OBP of .314. The Brewers have accrued 141 doubles as a unit and have hit 119 balls out of the park. They have compiled 417 RBI's as well as 733 base knocks on the season, while their average at the plate comes in at .223. Milwaukee has a slugging % of .383 and have been called out on strikes 970 times, while drawing a walk on 383 occasions.
The Brewers hold a team earned run average of 3.34 over the course of the season (3rd in the league), and the staff has struck out 1,014 hitters. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.91 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.17. Brewers pitchers have surrendered 102 home runs in addition to 374 total runs (3rd in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 348 opposing players and their FIP is 3.71 as a team this season.
The Brewers have sent 318 relievers to the mound on the year. The relief pitchers have inherited 79 base runners this season with 34.2% of them earned a run for their team. They have recorded 25 saves this year and have not converted 19 of 44 chances to get a save. The Brewers relievers have a save rate of 56.8% and stepped onto the hill in 93 save situations. The bullpen have a total of 48 holds for the year (15th in baseball). Brewers pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 60 times as well as having 120 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Brewers have turned 71.3% of balls hit into play into outs in their 8,028 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 4th in baseball. The Milwaukee Brewers are sitting with 2,676 putouts so far this season, in addition to 828 assists and 58 errors. Their fielding rate is at .984 which has them ranked 17th in baseball, and have earned 620 double plays.
Anderson has taken the ball for 1,101 innings and has totaled 749 punch outs so far in his MLB career. His earned run average is 4.07 (498 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.334. He has conceded 1,176 hits (9.6 hits per 9 innings) and has 293 walks. Anderson (65-70 win-loss mark in his career) sits with a FIP of 3.98 and he has faced 4,666 hitters in the major leagues.
The Pirates hold a team SLG% of .369 and they tally 3.71 runs per game (30th in MLB). They have notched 154 two-baggers, while taking a walk 314 times and scoring 367 runs. Pittsburgh has accounted for 82 HRs so far this year as well as 344 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 807 occasions (26th in MLB) and have earned 788 base hits. The Pittsburgh Pirates have an OBP of .310 as well as a team batting average of .239 for the year.
The Pirates have a team WHIP of 1.382 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.61 as a squad on the year. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.25 (817 strikeouts against 363 walks). They rank 18th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 812. They have conceded 126 homers and they allow 5.18 runs per 9 innings (25th in MLB). The Pittsburgh pitching staff have conceded 489 runs this year and come in with a team ERA of 4.90 (463 earned runs relinquished).
Pittsburgh relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 31.3% out of their 128 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 74 times in high leverage situations and on 77 occasions with base runners. Sitting with 67 save situations, the Pirates have tallied 43 holds in addition to 7 blown saves. They are currently ranked 4th in baseball with a save rate of 68.2%, and they have sent 345 relief pitchers onto the diamond over the course of the season. Pittsburgh has had bullpen pitchers enter the contest in 22 save chances and they have converted 15 saves.
Out of their 7,653 innings on the field, the Pirates have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 69.4% (20th in MLB). The Pittsburgh Pirates have turned 83 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .986 (6th in MLB). The Pirates have racked up 865 assists, 49 errors and have accounted for 2,551 putouts so far this year.
Anderson (27-35 career win-loss record) is the owner of a 4.60 earned run average and has allowed 9.0 hits per 9 innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.84 and he has faced 2,373 batters so far in his pro baseball career. He has allowed 286 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.314 and having a FIP of 4.4. In his pro baseball career, Anderson has allowed 562 hits and he has 494 strikeouts in 560 innings.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Milwaukee (-125)
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