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    Willy Adames is just two hits away from his 100th of the season as his Milwaukee Brewers (68-60) ready for a matchup with the Pittsburgh Pirates (49-80) on Wednesday at 2:10 PM ET. The Brewers are favored (-265) over the Pirates (+217). Milwaukee’s Freddy Peralta gets the start against Pittsburgh’s Zach Thompson.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Brewers vs. Pirates

    • Game Day: Wednesday, August 31, 2022
    • Game Time: 2:10 PM ET
    • Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • Stadium: American Family Field
    Brewers vs Pirates Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Brewers -265 8.5

    Brewers Stats & Trends

    Brewers Batting

    • The Brewers average 1.4 home runs per game to rank third in baseball with 181 total home runs.
    • The Brewers are 21st in the majors with a .236 batting average.
    • The Brewers rank 11th in baseball with a .317 on-base percentage.
    • The Brewers strike out 8.9 times per game, the No. 25 mark in the league.
    • The Brewers average 1.5 homers per home game this season (89 total at home).
    • The Brewers are averaging three extra-base hits per game while slugging .423 at home.
    • The team is batting .239 with 471 hits (7.9 per game) at home this season.

    Brewers Key Batters

    • Rowdy Tellez leads Milwaukee in total hits (96) this season while batting .231 with 48 extra-base hits.
    • Among all qualified hitters in MLB, Tellez is 118th in batting average, 84th in on-base percentage, and 26th in slugging.
    • Tellez hopes to build on a two-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is batting .188 with a home run, five walks and an RBI.
    • Christian Yelich has a slash line of .261/.359/.390 this season and a team-best OPS of .749.
    • Among qualifying hitters, Yelich ranks 66th in batting average, 25th in on-base percentage and 107th in slugging percentage.
    • Adames has 98 hits this season and has a slash line of .231/.293/.461.
    • Andrew McCutchen has been key for Milwaukee with 105 hits, an OBP of .312 plus a slugging percentage of .390.

    Pirates Stats & Trends

    Pirates Batting

    • The Pirates’ 127 home runs rank 18th in Major League Baseball.
    • The Pirates have a team batting average of just .221 this season, which ranks 29th among MLB teams.
    • The Pirates are among the worst in the league at getting on base, ranking 28th with an OBP of .288.
    • The Pirates rank 28th in strikeouts per game (9.3) among MLB offenses.
    • They’ve hit 68 homers, an average of 1 per game, in 67 road contests this season.
    • In 67 road games this season, they’re slugging .362 with 170 hits going for extra bases.
    • In 67 road games this season, they have a batting average of .219 while averaging 7.3 base hits per contest.

    Pirates Key Batters

    • Bryan Reynolds has put up an on-base percentage of .338, a slugging percentage of .459, and has 107 hits, all club-highs for the Pirates.
    • Reynolds ranks 77th in batting average, 56th in on-base percentage and 38th in slugging percentage among all qualified hitters in the majors.
    • Reynolds brings a three-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is hitting .300 with a triple, a home run, a walk and two RBI.
    • Ke’Bryan Hayes has 20 doubles, three triples, six home runs and 40 walks while hitting .245.
    • Hayes’ batting average ranks 95th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage is 95th, and he is 132nd in slugging.
    • Ben Gamel is hitting .243 with 18 doubles, two triples, six home runs and 36 walks.
    • Michael Chavis is batting .244 with 13 doubles, two triples, 14 home runs and 14 walks.

    Brewers vs. Pirates Probable Pitchers

    Peralta Thompson
    13 GS 21
    4-3 W-L 3-10
    3.69 ERA 5.33
    63.1 IP 104.2
    23 BB 42
    70 SO 74

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