Tigers vs. Brewers Prediction
The host Milwaukee Brewers fought off a tough test from the Detroit Tigers yesterday to secure a win and move into a first-place tie in the NL Central. Is a bet on Milwaukee smart today as it attempts to claim a division championship?
929 Detroit Tigers at 930 Milwaukee Brewers
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Miller Park at 3:10PM ET
TV: FSWI (MIL)
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Public Betting Information
According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Brewers are a -255 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Tigers are a +235 underdog, while the total sits at 8.5 runs. As of Sunday morning, 63 percent of public bets are being placed on host Milwaukee. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for up-to-date info.
Yelich turns in MVP performance
Christian Yelich went 2-for-3 with two home runs, a walk and three RBIs last night to help the host Brewers to a 6-5 win over the Tigers and a first-place tie with the Cubs in the NL Central. He now has 36 home runs on the season with a .324 batting average, .400 on-base percentage and .599 slugging percentage. Jesus Aguilar walked twice in four plate appearances. Jonathan Schoop finished 2-for-4 with a double, a run and an RBI. Erik Kratz was 1-for-4 with two RBIs. Joakim Soria struck out one in a perfect inning of relief to earn the win. Jeremy Jeffress recorded his 15th save as he struck out the side in the ninth.
Castellanos homers in loss
Jacoby Jones was 1-for-4 with a walk, a stolen base and two runs in yesterday's loss at Milwaukee. Nicholas Castellanos finished 2-for-5 with a solo home run and two runs scored. Niko Goodrum went 2-for-3 with a double, a walk and three RBIs. Daniel Stumpf took the loss in relief as he allowed one earned run on one hit with two strikeouts in two-thirds of an inning.
Spencer Turnbull (0-1, 5.73 ERA) will start today for the Tigers, while the Brewers turn to Gio Gonzalez (9-11, 4.34).
MLB Betting Trends
The over is 15-4-2 in the last 21 Tigers road games. Detroit is 3-7 in its last 10 Sunday games.
The over is 13-3 in the last 16 Milwaukee games on Sundays. The Brewers are 21-7 in their last 28 games overall.
Detroit is only 26-54 on the road this season, while Milwaukee is 50-30 at home. That's about enough to say. Expect another big game out of Yelich as he is as locked in as anyone right now. The Brewers are the team to bet on here and go with the runline for a better return.
MLB DAILY PREDICTION: MILWAUKEE BREWERS RL -127