Brewers vs. Pirates Prediction

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The host Pittsburgh Pirates prevailed in shutout fashion yesterday in a low-scoring game versus the Milwaukee Brewers. Is another game that flies under the total in store this afternoon?

Game Snapshot

953 Milwauikee Brewers at 954 Pittsburgh Pirates

Sunday, September 23, 2018

PNC Park at 1:35PM ET

TV: FSWI

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Williams throws six shutout frames

Pirates starter Trevor Williams continued his strong season as he threw six shutout innings yesterday in a 3-0 home win over the Brewers. He gave up four hits with seven strikeouts and a walk. Felipe Vazquez gave up one hit with two strikeouts in a scoreless frame for his 36th save of the season. Adam Frazier was 2-for-4 with a run in the victory, while Starling Marte was 1-for-2 with a double plus a walk and two RBIs. Corey Dickerson ended the game 2-for-4 with a run. Colin Moran went 2-for-2 with an RBI.

Yelich reaches base twice

Christian Yelich was 1-for-3 with a double and a walk in Saturday's loss at Pittsburgh. Ryan Braun and Mike Moustakas were both 1-for-4, while Erik Kratz ended the game 1-for-3. Zach Davies took the loss in relief as he allowed two earned runs on four hits in four innings, striking out three and walking one.

Wade Miley 5-2, 2.08 ERA) will start today for Milwaukee, while Pittsburgh counters with Nick Kingham (5-6, 4.69).

MLB Betting Trends

Milwaukee

The over is 12-2 in the last 14 Brewers games on Sundays. Milwaukee is 15-7 in its last 22 games overall. 

Pittsburgh

The Pirates are 9-1 in their last 10 home games. Pittsburgh is 9-4 in the last 13 meetings.

Prediction:

The pitching matchup today favors the Brewers and Miley, who has been a very pleasant surprise for his squad. Kingham was strong to begin his MLB career as a rookie, but has faltered the last several months when given the opportunity in the big leagues. Don't look for Milwaukee to get shut down a second straight day, while Miley will likely give up two or three runs which puts it in a good spot for the over.

 

MLB DAILY PREDICTION: BREWERS/PIRATES OVER 

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