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    Sportsbooks don’t expect the Pittsburgh Pirates (34-35), at -160 on the moneyline, to end their five-game losing streak when they face the Milwaukee Brewers (36-34), at -160, on Sunday at 2:10 PM ET. Freddy Peralta starts for Milwaukee while Pittsburgh will counter with Luis Ortiz.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Brewers vs. Pirates

    • Game Day: Sunday, June 18, 2023
    • Game Time: 2:10 PM ET
    • Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • Stadium: American Family Field
    Brewers vs Pirates Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Brewers -160 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Brewers vs. the Pirates?

    • TV Channel: BSWI

    Brewers Stats & Trends

    Brewers Batting

    • The Brewers rank 14th in MLB action with 81 total home runs.
    • Milwaukee ranks 27th in MLB with a .228 batting average.
    • The Brewers rank 24th in baseball with a .306 on-base percentage.
    • Milwaukee strikes out 9.5 times per game, the fifth-worst mark in MLB.
    • The Brewers have hit 48 home runs at home this season (1.3 per game).
    • Milwaukee is slugging .396 with 2.7 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The team is batting .226 with 260 hits (7.2 per game) at home this season.

    Brewers Key Batters

    • Christian Yelich has an OPS of .785, fueled by an OBP of .361 to go with a slugging percentage of .423. He has a .266 batting average, as well.
    • Among all qualified batters in MLB, he is 60th in batting average, 26th in on-base percentage, and 90th in slugging.
    • Brian Anderson is hitting .225 with nine doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 31 walks, while slugging .390 with an on-base percentage of .325.
    • He is 140th in batting average, 96th in on-base percentage and 119th in slugging among qualifying hitters.
    • Rowdy Tellez leads Milwaukee with 49 hits. He is batting .232 this season and 18 of his hits have gone for extra bases.
    • Tellez has recorded at least one base hit in three straight games. During his last five outings he is batting .294 with a double and three RBI.
    • William Contreras has eight home runs, 21 RBI and a batting average of .240 this season.
    • Contreras enters this game on a two-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .176 with a double, a home run, a walk and two RBI.

    Pirates Stats & Trends

    Pirates Batting

    • The Pirates rank 24th in Major League Baseball with 66 home runs.
    • Pittsburgh’s .246 batting average ranks 17th in the majors this season.
    • The Pirates have an OBP of .324 this season, which ranks 12th in MLB.
    • Pittsburgh has shown good bat-to-ball skills at the plate this season with the seventh-best strikeout rate (8.3 per game) among MLB offenses.
    • They’ve hit 41 homers, an average of 1.2 per game, in 35 road contests this season.
    • In 35 road games this season, it is slugging .419 with 117 hits going for extra bases.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .245 with 8.4 base hits per contest.

    Pirates Key Batters

    • Bryan Reynolds has a team-best .464 slugging percentage. He’s batting .278 with an on-base percentage of .346.
    • Including all qualifying hitters in the big leagues, he is 43rd in batting average, 57th in on-base percentage and 51st in slugging percentage.
    • Andrew McCutchen’s .379 on-base percentage paces his team. He has a batting average of .262 while slugging .424.
    • Including all qualified hitters, he is 71st in batting average, 19th in on-base percentage and 89th in slugging percentage.
    • Ke’Bryan Hayes is batting .257 with 15 doubles, five triples, four home runs and 15 walks.
    • Carlos Santana has 15 doubles, six home runs and 31 walks while batting .235.

    Brewers vs. Pirates Probable Pitchers

    Freddy Peralta (MIL) Pitcher Luis Ortiz (PIT)
    5 – 6 W/L 1 – 3
    70.1 IP 33
    4.61 ERA 4.64
    1.351 WHIP 1.758
    9.6 K/9 5.5
    3.5 BB/9 4.6

    Brewers vs. Pirates Injury Updates

    • Brewers: Tyrone Taylor: 10 Day IL (Elbow), Eric Lauer: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Matt Bush: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Jake Cousins: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Bennett Sousa: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Brandon Woodruff: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Darin Ruf: 60 Day IL (Knee), Garrett Mitchell: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jason Alexander: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Justin Wilson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Aaron Ashby: 60 Day IL (Labrum)
    • Pirates: Vince Velásquez: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Rob Zastryzny: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Colin Holderman: 15 Day IL (Wrist), Ji-Man Choi: 60 Day IL (Achilles), Oneil Cruz: 60 Day IL (Ankle), Wil Crowe: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jarlin García: 60 Day IL (Arm), Max Kranick: 60 Day IL (Elbow), JT Brubaker: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Brewers and Pirates (Last 10 Games)


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