Pittsburgh Pirates vs Milwaukee Brewers Prediction, Pick and Preview, April 19 (4/19): MLB
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- Apr 19, 2022, 8:43:41 AM
Credit: photo by Mike De Sisti / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel-USA TODAY Sports
|Time||7:40 p.m. EST|
|Pirates money line||+205|
|Pirates run line||+1.5 (+110)|
|Brewers money line||-250|
|Brewers run line||-1.5 (-130)|
|Over / under||7.5|
|Pittsburgh Pirates||Milwaukee Brewers|
|Road / home record||1-3||3-2|
|Last 10 record||5-5||6-4|
|Over / under record||4-3-3||4-5-2|
|Runs / game||4.10||3.36|
|Runs allowed / game||4.70||4.09|
The Pittsburgh Pirates and the Milwaukee Brewers will play the second of a 3-game series at the American Family Field on Tuesday night. The Brewers won the 1st game 6-1, Yelich hit a home run for the first time this season and it was a Grand Slam.
The Pirates get here with a 5-5 record and are 1-4 in their last 5 games on the road. The team is averaging 4.10 runs per game and allowing 4.70 runs. Ke'Bryan Hayes is batting for .371 AVG. Michael Chavis has 6 RBI and Bryan Reynolds 2 home runs.
Zach Thompson allowed all of the 6 runs including Yelich Grand Slam in 4 innings pitched, he struck out 5.
Probable Pitcher: JT Brubaker (0-1, 9.82 ERA)
Brubaker will be on the mound in the 2nd game of the series for the Pirates. JT allowed four earned runs on five hits and four walks while striking out five across 4.1 innings Thursday against the Nationals. He did not factor into the decision. In his last 3 starts against the Brewers he has a 4.23 ERA and 20 strikeouts in 17 innings.
The Brewers get here with a 6-5 record and are 3-2 at home this season. The team is averaging 3.36 runs and allowing 4.09 runs per game. Andrew McCutchen is batting for a .262 AVG. Christian Yelich has 1 home run and 6 RBI.
Lauer (1-0) picked up the win in Monday's 6-1 victory over the Pirates, allowing one run on five hits and a walk over six innings. He struck out five.
Probable Pitcher: Corbin Burnes (0-0, 2.25 ERA)
Burnes will be on the mound in the 2nd game of the series for the Brewers. The reigning NL Cy Young Award winner pitched seven scoreless innings against Baltimore on Wednesday, giving up three hits and one walk while striking out eight. He did not factor in the decision. In his last 3 games vs Pirates he's done an excellent job allowing just 4 runs in 17.1 innings striking out 23.
Pittsburgh are 3-14 SU in their last 17 games against Milwaukee.
Pittsburgh are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Milwaukee are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
Milwaukee are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh.
The Brewers need Yelich to continue doing what he did in the last game if they want to make it to the playoffs this year. Burnes has done a great job against Pittsburgh holding them to only one run in the last game during 7.1 innings. The Pirates are struggling on the road so far this season and they have lost 6 of their last 7 games in Milwaukee. Take the Brewers.
PICK: Brewers -1.5 (-130)
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