Milwaukee Brewers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Prediction, 9/6/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Pittsburgh Pirates
Date: Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Location: PNC Park in Pittsburgh, PA
TV: AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh
The Milwaukee Brewers (76-61) are on their way to PNC Park on Wednesday where they will go up against the Pittsburgh Pirates (64-74). The expected starting pitchers will be Freddy Peralta and Mitch Keller.
Milwaukee has a slugging percentage of .378 and have been called out on strikes 1,203 times, while being walked on 490 occasions. They have earned 573 RBI's and 1,070 hits on the season, while their team batting average is .236. The Brewers have accumulated 200 doubles as a unit and have smacked 142 balls out of the park. They have accumulated 600 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .315. As a unit, the Milwaukee Brewers are earning 4.4 runs per game, which ranks them 19th in baseball.
Get all of our Free MLB Picks
Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.89 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.21. Brewers pitchers have allowed 177 long balls in addition to 579 runs (7th in MLB). Milwaukee has yielded 1,053 hits (7.8 per 9 innings) in addition to 534 earned runs. The Brewers are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.95 over the course of the season (6th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 1,201 hitters. They have walked 415 opposing players and their FIP is 4.35 as a squad on the season.
Brewers pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 102 times and also have had 145 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have notched 84 holds so far this year (6th in the league). The Brewers relievers have a save percentage of 67.2% and has stepped onto the mound in 146 save situations. They have compiled 41 saves over the course of the season and have blown 20 of 61 chances to get a save. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 142 runners this year with 33.8% of those runners crossed home plate. The Brewers have dispatched 434 relievers to the hill over the course of the season.
The Brewers have turned 71.5% of balls hit into play into outs out of 10,941 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 1st in the majors. The Milwaukee Brewers have accounted for 3,647 putouts for the season, in addition to 1,177 assists and 68 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .986 which has them ranked 12th in baseball, and they have turned 99 double plays.
Peralta (41-25 career win-loss mark) is the owner of a FIP of 3.49 and he has gone up against 2,323 batters during his time in the majors. He has given up 408 base hits (6.6 hits per 9 innings) and has 225 free passes. His earned run average is 3.83 (238 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.130. Peralta has taken the ball for 560 frames and has accumulated 726 strikeouts thus far in his career.
The Pirates have a team SLG% of .389 and they tally 4.21 runs per outing (24th in MLB). They have 243 doubles, while walking 483 times as well as recording 581 runs. Pittsburgh is sitting with 135 home runs on the season as well as 556 runs batted in. They have been rung up on 1,216 occasions (10th in MLB) and have accounted for 1,079 base knocks. The Pittsburgh Pirates have earned a team OBP of .313 and a batting average of .236 on the year.
The Pittsburgh pitching staff have surrendered 663 runs for the season while having an ERA of 4.48 (607 earned runs allowed). They have yielded 148 long balls and they concede 4.90 runs per 9 innings (21st in baseball). The Pirates have a WHIP of 1.380 with a FIP of 4.33 as a pitching staff on the season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 8.60 (1,171 strikeouts against 504 free passes). They rank 20th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 1,177.
Pittsburgh has had relief pitchers step onto the mound in 55 save opportunities and they have recorded 39 saves. They sit at 4th in MLB with a save percentage of 70.9%, and they have sent 441 bullpen pitchers to the hill for the season. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 140 times in high leverage situations and also on 137 occasions with runners on. Pittsburgh relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 32.7% out of their 202 inherited runners. With 127 save situations, the Pirates have earned 69 holds and 16 blown saves.
In their 10,968 innings on the diamond, the Pirates are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 68.4% (22nd in MLB). The Pittsburgh Pirates have gotten 117 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .984 (24th in baseball). The Pirates have recorded 1,159 assists, 79 errors and have amassed 3,656 putouts so far this season.
So far in his MLB career, Keller has given up 535 base hits while he has earned 498 strikeouts in 499 innings. He has allowed 257 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.461 and having a FIP of 4.0. His K/BB ratio is 2.57 and he has faced 2,191 opposing hitters so far in his pro baseball career. Keller (23-37 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a 4.64 ERA and has conceded 9.6 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Milwaukee
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Today's Free MLB Picks
Get all of Today's Expert MLB Picks