Brewers vs Rangers: MLB Game Prediction and Picks 3/17

Brewers vs Rangers: MLB Game Prediction and Picks 3/17

Welcome to another exciting MLB game analysis and prediction article brought to you by KingPin.pro, your one-stop destination for the best MLB picks for today. With our iOS and Android app, you can access picks mlb, expert analysis, and detailed stats to make informed decisions. Today, we'll be taking a deep dive into the game between the Milwaukee Brewers and Texas Rangers, scheduled for 4:05 PM on March 17, 2023, at Surprise Stadium in Surprise, Arizona.

Milwaukee Brewers

Hitting

The Milwaukee Brewers currently hold a 7-9 record and a .274 team average, with 90 runs scored and 155 hits. They boast a strong .362 on-base percentage and .468 slugging percentage. Mike Brosseau leads the team with 4 home runs, a .429 average, and 10 runs batted in. Lamar Sparks has an impressive 1.000 batting average, on-base percentage, and slugging percentage.

Pitching

Milwaukee's pitching staff has a 4.92 earned run average, 1.42 WHIP, 65 walks, and 149 strikeouts. They have held their opponents to a .249 batting average. Despite these numbers, the Brewers have struggled in day games, with a 7-9 record, and on turf surfaces, with a 1-4 record.

Texas Rangers

Hitting

The Texas Rangers have an 8-11 record with a .291 team average, 122 runs scored, and 187 hits. Their on-base percentage stands at .368, and they have a .471 slugging percentage. Corey Seager has been a powerhouse for the Rangers, with 3 home runs, a .500 average, and 8 runs batted in. Scott Kapers has a perfect 1.000 batting average, on-base percentage, and slugging percentage.

Pitching

The Rangers' pitching staff has struggled this season, with a 5.94 ERA, 1.45 WHIP, 65 walks, and 169 strikeouts. Their opponents have a .265 batting average against them. Their record in day games is 8-11, and they have a 5-11 record on turf surfaces.

Injuries

Milwaukee Brewers Injuries:

  • Aaron Ashby (SP) – Out since Mar 15
  • Garrett Mitchell (CF) – Out since Mar 15
  • Justin Wilson (RP) – Out since Mar 15

Texas Rangers Injuries:

  • Ryan Dorow (3B) – Out since Mar 13
  • Jake Odorizzi (SP) – Out since Mar 15
  • Nathan Eovaldi (SP) – Out since Mar 16

Prediction

Based on the team analysis and taking into account the injuries, the game between the Milwaukee Brewers and Texas Rangers is expected to be a tight contest. Both teams have shown impressive hitting abilities, but their pitching has been a weak point.

However, the Rangers have a slightly better home record (5-4) compared to the Brewers' away record (3-5), which might give them a slight edge in this matchup. Additionally, the Rangers have a stronger overall team average and better slugging percentage than the Brewers.

Pick: Texas Rangers

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