Milwaukee Brewers vs Detroit Tigers MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Milwaukee Brewers vs Detroit Tigers Prediction 6/8/2024

The Milwaukee Brewers (37-26) travel to face off against the Detroit Tigers (31-32) on Saturday, June 8th. This game will be played at Comerica Park in Detroit and televised on BSDET. The Brewers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Tigers are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Brewers. First pitch is set for 3:10 CT.

Brewers vs Tigers

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It was all Milwaukee in the last game of this series, as the Brewers took down the Tigers by a score of 10-0. The Brewers offense only had three more hits than the Tigers and struck out 10 times, but still picked up a convincing win. Heading into the game, they were at -103 on the money line.

This game featured a starting pitching matchup between Tobias Myers for the Brewers and Reese Olson for the Tigers. Myers went eight innings and didn’t give up a run as he picked up a win in the game. Olson only went four innings and gave up eight earned runs, taking the loss.

Milwaukee’s two-through-five hitters did the most damage, as they combined for nine of the team’s 10 runs and 11 of their 16 hits. Brice Turang scored twice and drove in two runs while going 4/5. Blake Perkins also had a three-hit game and scored three times.

Milwaukee is leading the NL Central with an overall record of 37-26, and they lead the Reds by 6.5 games for the division lead. So far, they have gone 16-8 in divisional games. The Brewers have won four straight games as the favorite, and they are 18-12 overall as the favorite this year.

At home, the Brewers are 18-10 this year and 19-16 on the road. Milwaukee took game one of this series vs. the Tigers, and their overall series record is 11-7-2 this year. Looking at their recent games, the Brewers are 6-4 over their last 10.

The Brewers have been a solid run line bet this season, going 34-29 overall. They have been especially good on the road, going 21-14. They have covered the run line in 23 of 33 games as the underdog, but only 11 of 30 games as the favorite.

The Milwaukee Brewers have had 62.9% of their games this season set with an over/under line of 8 or higher, and they have gone 3-5 in games with an over/under line of 8. The Brewers have a combined run average of 9.0 runs per game, and their over/under record for the season is 35-27.

Freddy Peralta Gets The Start For The Brewers

Freddy Peralta will be looking to build off his last outing, where he picked up the win vs. the White Sox. In that June 2nd start, he went 5 innings, giving up 3 earned runs, and he issued 4 walks. Against the Tigers today, Peralta will look to be more efficient and try to replicate the outing he had vs. the Cubs on May 28th, where he went 5 2/3 innings, giving up just 1 earned run and finishing with 11 strikeouts. Peralta’s ERA for the season is 3.74, and he has a record of 4-3. For the year, opponents are batting .200 vs. Peralta.

Brewers Offense Breakdown

For the season, the Brewers are averaging 5 runs per game, which is 4th in the league. They have been even better at home, averaging 5.6 runs per game. As a team, they are batting .257, which is the 3rd best mark in the league. Milwaukee also does a good job of getting on base, as they have the 3rd best on-base percentage in the league.

William Contreras comes into the game with a three-game hitting streak and is batting .311 for the season. His 46 RBIs are the best mark on the team and 6th in the league. Rhys Hoskins has a team-high 10 home runs but is batting just .237 for the season.

Detroit is 31-32 overall and trails the Guardians by 9.5 games in the AL Central. The Tigers lost the first game of this series vs. the Brewers and have dropped two straight games overall. So far, they are 10-9 in AL Central play.

As the favorite, the Tigers are 15-13 this year and 16-19 as the underdog. Detroit has dropped two straight at home, and they are 14-16 at home this year. On the road, the Tigers are 17-16 this season.

When the Tigers win, they win big, with an average run margin of 3.4 runs per game. However, they have struggled to cover the run line at home, going just 9-21. They have been a better bet on the run line on the road, going 18-15. As the underdog, they have been a solid bet, going 21-14.

Today’s over/under line is 8 runs, which is right around the Detroit Tigers’ average over/under line for the season. Detroit has gone over the total in 35 of their 61 games this season, and the over has hit in five of their 14 games with an over/under line of 8 runs. The over has also hit in two straight games for the Tigers.

Casey Mize Gets The Start For The Tigers

Casey Mize will be looking to pitch better at home, as he comes into the game with a record of 0-1 and an ERA of 3.47 at home. Overall, he is 1-3 with a 4.70 ERA. Mize has made four quality starts this year and is averaging 6.37 strikeouts per nine innings. In his most recent outing, Mize finished with a no-decision, giving up two earned runs in four innings of work. He has not won a game since May 12th. Mize has struggled with the long ball, giving up six homers at home and 11 total.

Tigers Offense Breakdown

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For the season, the Tigers are averaging 4.1 runs per game, which is 19th in the league. They have been slightly better on the road, averaging 4.3 runs per game, but at home, they are averaging just 3.9 runs per contest. As a team, they are batting just .229, which is 18th in the MLB, and they are also near the bottom of the league in terms of on-base percentage and OPS.

Riley Greene has been swinging a good bat of late, going 8/27 in his last seven games, including one home run. For the season, he is batting .241 with 11 homers, which is 10th in the league. Kerry Carpenter is also among the league leaders in home runs, as his eight long balls are 13th best in the MLB.

Brewers vs Tigers Prediction

Our predictions for this game are that the Tigers will pick up a 6-5 win over the Brewers. With the Tigers being the underdog, there is a lot of value in taking them on the money line, where they are currently at +146.

Looking at the starting pitchers, our projections have Freddy Peralta going six innings and finishing with six strikeouts. As for Casey Mize, we have him going six innings and finishing with five strikeouts.

Offensively, the Brewers are projected to finish with nine hits, compared to the Tigers, who we have finishing with nine hits.

Casey Mize is projected to finish with a better ERA than Peralta, and you could also look at the Tigers to win by more than one run, as they are projected to score six runs, compared to the Brewers with five.

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