Milwaukee Brewers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Prediction MLB Picks 4/22/24

Pittsburgh Pirates (11-9) vs Milwaukee Brewers (12-6)

Game Info: Monday, April 22, 2024 at 6:40 pm (PNC Park)

Jared Jones (1-2) (3.13) vs Joe Ross (1-1) (4.91)

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In this article we will formulate a Brewers vs Mariners prediction for this MLB game on Monday, April 22nd at PNC Park. To formulate this prediction, we will examine:

-The Brewers recent form and recent player performance 

-The Pirates recent form and recent play performance

-Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Milwaukee

-Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Pittsburgh

-Recent betting trends in games played between the Brewers and Pirates

-A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for today’s game between the Brewers and Pirates. 

Brewers Pitching Stepped Up

The Brewers pitching really stepped up on Saturday not giving up any runs and that led to the 2-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. Owen Miller finished with a hit and two runs driven in. The Brewers are averaging 5.89 runs while their pitching is giving up 4.16 runs per game. The offense is ranked 2nd while the defense is ranked 9th. Getting the start for the Brewers will be Joe Ross who sits with a 1-1 record and an ERA of 4.91. In his last start against the Padres, he went 4.2 innings giving up nine hits and seven runs. 

Pirates Disappointed on Sunday

The Pirates faced off against the Boston Red Sox on Sunday and the offense wasn’t good scoring only one run on the way to the victory. The Pirates scored only one run but that was actually the first run of the game. The Pirates are averaging 4.52 runs while their pitching is giving up 4.43 runs per game. Getting the start for the Pirates will be Jared Jones who sits with a 1-2 record and an ERA of 3.13. In his last start against the Mets, he went five innings giving up one hit and zero runs. 

Pittsburgh Pirates Player Prop Facts

  • Bryan Reynolds has recorded at least one Single in seven of the Pirates' last eight games against NL opponents.
  • Joey Bart has recorded a Double in each of his last three appearances with his team as a favorite against NL Central opponents.
  • Yasmani Grandal has recorded at least one total base in each of his last 12 appearances against NL Central opponents that held a winning record.
  • Yasmani Grandal has recorded at least one RBI in each of his last four appearances at PNC Park against NL opponents that held a winning record.
  • Yasmani Grandal has scored at least one run in each of his last nine appearances in night games against teams that held a winning record.
  • Michael A. Taylor has hit a home run in three of his last five appearances with his team as a home favorite against NL opponents.
  • Yasmani Grandal has recorded at least one hit in each of his last 12 appearances against opponents that held a winning record.
  • Jared Jones ranks T7th in the league for total Strikeouts (32) this season.

Milwaukee Brewers Player Prop Facts

  • William Contreras has recorded at least one RBI in six of the Brewers' last seven road games.
  • William Contreras has recorded at least one hit in each of the Brewers' last 22 night games.
  • Christian Yelich has scored a run in eight of his last nine appearances against NL opponents.
  • Christian Yelich has hit a home run in four of his last six appearances with the Brewers as road underdogs against NL Central opponents.
  • William Contreras has recorded at least one Single in each of the Brewers' last 10 Monday games.
  • Willy Adames has recorded a Double in six of the Brewers' last seven games as underdogs against NL Central opponents.
  • Christian Yelich has recorded at least one total base in each of his last 10 appearances with the Brewers as underdogs against NL Central opponents.
  • Brice Turang ranks T1st in the league in Steals (10) this season.

Matchup/League Facts

  • The Pittsburgh Pirates rank 3rd in the league for walks this season (94).
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates rank T25th in the league for home runs this season (17).
  • The Milwaukee Brewers rank 2nd in the league for batting average this season (.275).
  • The Milwaukee Brewers rank 2nd in the league for on-base percentage this season (.348).

Brewers vs Pirates Betting Prediction

The Brewers offense has been good this season and they are averaging 5.89 runs. The Pirates are averaging 4.52 runs per game, but they are going to struggle here. The Brewers are going to get a strong start from Joe Ross, even though he struggled in the last game. The Brewers offense is going to find a way to get going against Jared Jones and that will be the difference here. Back the Brewers on the money line. 

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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