Pittsburgh Pirates vs Milwaukee Brewers Prediction, 7/10/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Milwaukee Brewers
Date: Sunday, July 10, 2022
Location: American Family Field in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Bally Sports Wisconsin
Odds/Point Spread: Pittsburgh (+135) Milwaukee (-155)
The Pittsburgh Pirates (34-50) are headed to American Family Field on Sunday where they will attempt to beat the Milwaukee Brewers (48-37). The line on this matchup has the Pirates at +135 while the Brewers are priced at -155. The total has been set at 7.5. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Jose Quintana and Eric Lauer.
The Pirates have recorded 111 doubles as a unit and have hit 90 balls out of the stadium. Pittsburgh is slugging .369 and have been called out on strikes 770 times, while taking a walk on 247 occasions. As a squad, the Pittsburgh Pirates are scoring 3.6 runs/g, which ranks them 28th in baseball. They have accumulated 285 RBI's and 602 hits for the season, while their average at the plate comes in at .220. They have earned 304 runs scored and have an on-base percentage of .288.
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Pirates pitchers have conceded 97 home runs and 436 runs in total (27th in MLB). They have walked 310 opposing players and their FIP sits at 4.42 as a unit so far this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.15 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.44. The Pirates have compiled a team ERA of 4.76 this year (26th in the league), and the staff has struck out 667 batters.
Pirates pitchers have stepped onto the hill with opponents on base 78 times and also have had 79 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers are sitting with 38 holds on the campaign (22nd in baseball). The Pirates relief pitchers have accumulated a save percentage of 60.6% and has come into the game in 74 save situations. They have recorded 20 saves so far this season and have not converted 13 out of their 33 chances to get a save. The relief pitchers have inherited 122 base runners on the season with 36.9% of those runners crossed the plate. The Pirates have dispatched 261 relievers to the hill this year.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have notched a total of 2,205 putouts so far this season, in addition to 763 assists and 60 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .980 which has them ranked 30th in professional baseball, and have a total of 73 double plays. The Pirates have converted 67.5% of baseballs in play into outs out of 6,615 innings on the field, which has them ranked 29th in MLB.
Quintana (85-84 career record) is the owner of a FIP of 3.67 while he has faced 6,883 hitters during his time in the majors. He has allowed 1,623 base knocks (8.9 hits per 9 innings) and has 482 free passes. His earned run average is 3.81 (694 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.284. Quintana has thrown 1,639 innings and is sitting with 1,469 strikeouts so far in his career.
Milwaukee has accumulated 117 long balls so far this season as well as 378 RBIs. They have notched 128 doubles, while taking a walk 294 times as well as racking up 387 runs. The Milwaukee Brewers have an OBP of .315 and a batting average of .236 so far this year. The Brewers hold a team SLG% of .413 and they score 4.55 runs per game (9th in the league). They have been rung up on 748 instances (5th in baseball) and have tallied 668 base hits.
The Milwaukee pitching staff have given up 352 runs on the campaign and come in with a team ERA of 3.75 (313 earned runs yielded). They have allowed 91 home runs and they concede 4.21 runs per 9 innings (13th in baseball). The Brewers are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.235 with a FIP of 3.75 as a pitching staff for the year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.94 (796 strikeouts vs 271 free passes). They are currently ranked 10th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 658.
Milwaukee bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 29.3% out of their 92 inherited base runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 102 times in high leverage situations and also on 58 occasions with runners on base. With 102 save situations, the Brewers have accrued 60 holds in addition to 9 blown saves. They are ranked 3rd in MLB holding a save rate of 78.6%, and they have sent 269 relievers onto the diamond for the season. Milwaukee has had relief pitchers take the mound in 42 save chances and they have earned 33 saves.
In 6,771 innings played, the Brewers have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 69.7% (15th in professional baseball). The Milwaukee Brewers have turned 63 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .984 (17th in pro baseball). The Brewers have 740 assists, 48 errors and have a total of 2,257 putouts over the course of the season.
Lauer (27-27 record in his career) holds a 4.20 ERA while surrendering 8.9 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.62 and he has gone up against 2,055 hitters so far in his career. He has given up 222 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.352 and having a FIP of 4.4. During his MLB career, Lauer has given up 469 hits while earning 456 punch outs in 475 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Pittsburgh (+135)
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