Pittsburgh Pirates at Milwaukee Brewers - 8/30/22 MLB Picks and Prediction

Milwaukee Brewers (67-59) vs Pittsburgh Pirates (48-79)

Game Info: Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 8:10 pm (American Family Field)

Adrian Houser (4-9) (5.15) vs Mitch Keller (4-10) (4.50)

Betting Odds: Milwaukee Brewers / Pittsburgh Pirates --- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Pittsburgh Pirates and Milwaukee Brewers face off on Tuesday in an MLB showdown at American Family Field. On Monday it was the Brewers that were able to secure the 7-5 victory. 

The Pirates come into this game with a 48-60 record overall and on Monday it was the bullpen that once again blew another game late. The Pirates' offense has really struggled all season and they are averaging only 3.57 runs per game which is 28th in the league. Bryan Reynolds is having a big season for the Pirates hitting 21 home runs and driving in 48 RBIs. 

The Brewers come into this game with a 68-59 record overall and they have won three games in a row. Over the last three games, the Brewers have scored 23 runs total. The pitching staff hasn’t been good enough, but the offense has been strong. The Brewers are averaging 4.56 runs per game which is 9th best in the league. Rowdy Tellez has hit 27 home runs and driven in 75 RBIs. 

On the mound for the Pirates is Mitch Keller who sits with a 4-10 record and an ERA of 4.50. In his last start against the Atlanta Braves, he went 3.2 innings giving up seven hits and seven runs. 

On the mound for the Brewers is Jason Alexander who sits with a 2-1 record and an ERA of 5.26. In his last start against the Los Angeles Dodgers, he went 3.1 innings giving up three hits and three runs. 

The Brewers are 4-1 in Alexander’s last five starts. The Pirates are 1-6 in Keller’s last seven starts against the National League Central. The over is 3-0-2 in the Brewers last five Tuesday games. The under is 6-1-2 in the Pirates last nine games on Tuesday. 

Mitch Keller in his last start gave up seven runs, and overall Keller sits with a 4-10 record overall. The Brewers offense is going to run up the score against Keller and the Pirates bullpen, and that is going to be the difference in this game as the Brewers are going to get the job done. Back the Brewers -1.5 to cash. 

Shane’s Pick Brewers -1.5

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