Milwaukee Brewers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Prediction, 4/28/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Pittsburgh Pirates
Date: Thursday, April 28, 2022
Location: PNC Park in Pittsburgh, PA
TV: AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh
The Milwaukee Brewers (11-7) are en route to PNC Park on Thursday where they will try to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates (8-9).
Milwaukee has a slugging percentage of .342 and have struck out 156 times, while being walked on 54 occasions. They have amassed 63 runs batted in in addition to 121 base knocks so far this season, while their team batting average is .211. The Brewers have compiled 27 doubles as a squad and have smacked 14 balls out of the stadium. They have tallied 68 runs scored while having a team OBP of .283. As a team, the Milwaukee Brewers are notching 3.8 runs per game, which ranks them 20th in the league.
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The Brewers have an earned run average of 3.47 so far this year (12th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 175 batters. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.57 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.25. Brewers pitchers have surrendered 12 long balls in addition to 68 runs in total (13th in baseball). They have walked 68 batters and their FIP is 3.31 as a unit for the year.
Brewers bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with players on base 16 times and also have had 28 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have accumulated 14 holds so far this season (6th in baseball). The Brewers relief pitchers have compiled a save rate of 69.2% and has entered the game in 27 save situations. They have accumulated 9 saves this season and have blown 4 of their 13 save chances. The relief pitchers have inherited 31 runners on the season and 41.9% of those players ended up scoring. The Brewers have dispatched 60 relief pitchers to the hill over the course of the season.
The Brewers have transformed 69.8% of balls in play into outs out of their 1,422 innings, ranking them 20th in MLB. The Milwaukee Brewers have earned a total of 474 putouts for the season, as well as 159 assists and 8 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .988 which puts them in 11th in pro baseball, and have 11 double plays.
Peralta has taken the hill for 349 frames and has tallied 469 strikeouts during his pro baseball career. Peralta (26-14 win-loss record in his career) has earned a FIP of 3.47 while going up against 1,465 opposing hitters in the majors. His earned run average is 4.00 (155 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.169. He has allowed 255 base hits (6.6 hits per 9 innings) with 153 free passes.
The Pirates have a SLG% of .355 and they score 3.82 runs per contest (19th in baseball). They have hit 24 doubles, while getting a free base 56 times and racking up 65 runs. Pittsburgh has 11 long balls on the year to go along with 60 RBIs. They have struck out on 152 occasions (14th in baseball) and have tallied 136 hits. The Pittsburgh Pirates have tallied a team OBP of .306 and a team batting average of .240 on the year.
The Pittsburgh pitching staff have given up 97 runs so far this season while having an ERA of 5.33 (87 earned runs relinquished). They have allowed 18 home runs and they concede 5.94 runs per 9 innings (30th in the league). The Pirates have a team WHIP of 1.483 in addition to having a FIP of 4.44 as a team so far this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 1.87 (131 strikeouts against 70 walks). They rank 27th in the league as a staff in total hits surrendered with 148.
Pittsburgh has had bullpen pitchers enter the contest in 5 save chances and they have earned 5 saves. They are ranked 2nd in the league holding a save rate of 100.0%, and they have dispatched 58 bullpen pitchers to the hill on the season. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 13 times in high leverage situations in addition to 16 occasions with base runners. Pittsburgh relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 27.3% of 22 inherited base runners. With 15 save situations, the Pirates have accumulated 8 holds and also 0 blown saves.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have turned 14 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .980 (23rd in MLB). The Pirates have recorded 147 assists, 12 errors and have a tally of 441 putouts for the season. In 1,323 innings on the field, the Pirates are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 67.9% (26th in MLB).
During his career, Quintana has given up 1,557 hits while he has tallied 1,403 K's in 1,572 innings pitched. Quintana (83-81 career record) holds a 3.84 ERA while giving up 8.9 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed a total of 670 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.286 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.7. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.02 and he has gone up against 6,600 hitters in his career.
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Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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