Pittsburgh Pirates at Milwaukee Brewers: 4/18/21 MLB Picks and Predictions
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Milwaukee Brewers (7-6) vs Pittsburgh Pirates (6-8)
Game Info: Sunday, April 18, 2021 at 2:10 pm (American Family Field)
Freddy Peralta (2-0) (0.69) vs Chad Kuhl (0-1) (6.75)
Betting Odds: Milwaukee Brewers -175 / Pittsburgh Pirates +161 --- Over/Under: 8.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Pittsburgh Pirates and MIlwaukee Brewers face off on Sunday in an MLB showdown at American Family Field.
ON Friday it was the Pirates that were able to win 6-1, but on Saturday the Brewers got some revenge winning 7-1.Avisail Garcia was the best player on Saturday driving in two runs for the Brewers.
The Brewers come into this game with an 8-6 record overall and the pitching early allowed them to have a chance to come away with the victory on Saturday. In the last two wins the Brewers have scored 14 runs total while only giving up one. Travis Shaw has been the best player so far this year for the Brewers hitting three home runs and driving in 12 RBI’s.
The Pirates have had some real struggles this season and coming into this game they sit with a 6-9 record overall. The biggest issue this season for the Pirates has been with their offense and in this game they need to find a way to get that going. The Pirates have been led by Colin Moran who has hit three home runs and driven in nine RBI’s so far this year.
On the mound for the Pirates will be Chad Kuhl who has been lit up so far this season. ON the year he has gone 10.2 innings giving up seven hits and 11 runs.
On the mound for the Brewers will be Freddy Perelta who has been lights out this season going 13 innings total giving up only five hits and one run.
Pirates are 5-2 in their last 7 games as an underdog. Pirates are 5-2 in their last 7 games with the total set at 7.0-8.5. Pirates are 29-60 in their last 89 overall. Under is 15-5-2 in Pirates last 22 during game 3 of a series. Over is 6-2 in Pirates last 8 vs. a team with a winning record. Pirates are 33-84 in the last 117 meetings in Milwaukee. Pirates are 9-19 in the last 28 meetings. Over is 13-5-2 in the last 20 meetings.
Kuhl is going to get lit up in this game and it’s not going to take long for the Brewers to win this game in blowout fashion. Back the Brewers -1.5.