Milwaukee Brewers vs Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Betting prediction

MLB: Brewers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Prediction 4/22/2024

The Milwaukee Brewers (14-6) travel to face off against the Pittsburgh Pirates (11-11) on Monday, April 22nd. This game will be played at PNC Park in Pittsburgh and televised on BSWI. The Brewers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Pirates are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Cardinals. First pitch is set for 6:40 ET.

Brewers vs Pirates

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The Brewers’s offense was carried by Brice Turang in their most recent game vs. the Cardinals. Turang went 2/4 with two RBIs and a run scored. The Brewers really needed his big game, as they only scored two runs and picked up the json. Both of their runs came in the 7th inning.

Colin Rea started for the Brewers, going five innings, and didn’t give up a run. He only had three strikeouts in the outing and got the win.

Milwaukee heads into today’s game in 1st place in the NL Central, leading the Cubs by 2 games. The Brewers are on a 4-game winning streak, closing out their series with the Cardinals with a win. This season, the Brewers are 14-6.

On the road, the Brewers have been excellent so far, putting together a record of 10-2. And when playing during the day, they are 9-2. Milwaukee has also been good as the underdog this season, going 8-1 so far.

When it comes to the run line, the Brewers have been a solid play on the road this season, going 9-3. They have covered the run line in two straight games and in eight of their 11 games as the underdog. On the season, Milwaukee is 10-10 against the run line, with an average run margin of 1.8 runs per game. Their average run margin in winning games is 3.7 runs, while it drops to -2.8 runs in losses. The Brewers have been a poor run line bet at home, going just 1-7 against the run line.

Today’s over/under line for the game between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Pittsburgh Pirates is set at 8 runs. The Brewers have played 20 games this season, and the over has hit in 13 of them. Their games have averaged 9.6 runs per game, and their games have had an average over/under line of 8 runs. When the over/under line is set at 8 runs, the over has gone 0-1 in their games. Overall, 14 of their games have had higher over/under lines than 8 runs, while five games have had lower over/under lines.

Joe Ross Gets The Start For The Brewers

Joe Ross is on the mound for the Brewers today, as they take on the Pirates on the road. Ross is 1-1 on the season, and in his last start, he took the loss against the Padres, going 4 2/3 innings and giving up 6 earned runs.

Brewers Offense Breakdown

For the Brewers, we like William Contreras to have a good game at the plate. He has the highest total hits projection on the team and the 14th highest in the league today. Gary Sánchez is our top choice to hit a home run for the Brewers, as his home run projection is 4th best in the league today. Rhys Hoskins is also a good bet to go deep, as his home run projection is 6th best in the league.

Pittsburgh is coming off a game in which they wasted several good performances. In their 6-1 loss to Boston, Martin Perez was excellent on the mound, allowing just one run while pitching four innings. The Pirates also got a big offensive performance from Ke’Bryan Hayes, going 2/3 with a run scored.

Martin Perez was pulled after just four innings of work, and the Pirates took the loss. Pittsburgh was also the -155 favorite at home going into the game.

The Pirates are currently in 4th place in the NL Central heading into today’s game vs. the Brewers. They will also be looking to snap a six-game losing streak, as they were swept by the Red Sox in their most recent series. So far, the Pirates are 11-11 this season.

At home, the Pirates are just 3-5, but they have been better on the road at 8-6. This season, they are 2-5 as the favorite and 9-6 as the underdog. Their overall series record is 3-2-2.

When the Pirates win, they win big, with an average run margin of +3.3. But when they lose, they lose by an average of -3.5 runs per game. They have been a good bet on the run line overall at 12-10, but have been a much better bet on the run line on the road at 9-5. As the underdog, they are 10-5 on the run line. They have failed to cover the run line in their last four home games and are just 3-5 on the run line at home this season.

The Pirates have had an Over/Under record of 12-10 this season, with an average combined run total of 8.9 runs per game. When the O/U line is set at 8 runs, their record is 3-2. So far this season, 63.6% of their games have had higher O/U lines than 8 runs. Their last two games have gone under the total, and their average O/U line for the season is 8 runs.

Jared Jones Gets The Start For The Pirates

Jared Jones will be making his 4th start of the season for the Pirates, and it will be his first start at home. He has a win, a loss, and a no-decision so far this season. In his last outing, he went 5 innings and struck out 7 but did not factor in the decision. He has not allowed a home run yet this season.

Pirates Offense Breakdown

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When looking at the Pirates’ offensive projections today, we see that Ke’Bryan Hayes has the highest total hits projection on the team and his total hits projection is 13th best in the league. Hayes also has the 3rd best odds on the team to hit a home run and his home run projection is 11th best in the league today. Bryan Reynolds is 2nd on the team in terms of total hits and home run projections. Oneil Cruz is our top projected hitter in terms of total hits and home runs. His home run projection is 5th best in the league today.


Brewers vs Pirates Prediction


Our prediction for today’s Brewers vs. Pirates game is to take the Pirates on the money line at -128. We have the final score at 6-5 in favor of the Pirates, and with the payout for picking them on the money line, we feel this is the best way to play this one.

Looking at the starting pitchers, our projections have Joe Ross finishing with five strikeouts compared to Jared Jones with six. However, we have Jones’ chances of picking up the win at 7th best compared to Ross at 3rd.

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