Milwaukee Brewers at Pittsburgh Pirates 8/15/21 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Game: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Milwaukee Brewers
Date & Time: 8/15/2021, 5:05 PM UTC
Location: PNC Park,
Address: Pittsburgh, PA
Latest Odds: MIL -210 ; O/U 7.5
TV Channel: SportsNet PIT

The Milwaukee Brewers conclude a three-game series on the road Sunday against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The first game of the series on Friday was postponed due to rain and will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Saturday. Milwaukee is 70-46, has won four straight and the Brewers are first in the National League Central with a 7 ½-game lead over the Cincinnati Reds.

Catcher Omar Narvaez is batting .290 to lead Milwaukee, while center fielder Avisail Garcia is the leader in home runs with 20, RBIs with 69 and hits with 95. Third baseman Luis Urias is the leader in on-base percentage at .342. On Sunday, Milwaukee will send Freddy Peralta to the mound. The right-hander is 9-3 with an ERA of 2.28, 162 Ks and 51 BBs.

Pittsburgh has lost eight straight and the Pirates are last in the National League Central trailing first place Milwaukee by 28 ½ games. Pittsburgh's last victory was 8-5 over Milwaukee on August 3, but the Pirates lost two of three games to the Brewers in that series. Pittsburgh has problems at the plate scoring the fewest runs in baseball with 412 and on the mound, with the next to last team ERA at 5.09.

Left fielder Bryan Reynolds is batting .306 to lead Pittsburgh and has team highs in home runs with 20, RBIs with 67, hits with 125 and on-base percentage of .388. Pittsburgh has hit only 91 home runs in 115 games. On Sunday, the Pittsburgh Pirates will send Steven Brault the mound. The right-hander is 0-1 with an ERA of 3.00, 8 Ks and 0 BBs.

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Betting Trends

  • Milwaukee is 46-21 in its last 67
  • The OVER has cashed in 9 of the Brewers last 13 on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 18-40 in its last 58
  • The UNDER has cashed in 19 of the Pirates last 30 on Sunday
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Free MLB Pick: Milwaukee Brewers -1.5

Milwaukee starting pitcher Freddy Peralta has pitched very well in each of his last four starts including two victories during that stretch over the Pittsburgh Pirates. In two starts across a five-day period against Pittsburgh, Peralta allowed just two runs on eight hits in 12 innings. Milwaukee has won 46 of the last 67, while Pittsburgh has lost 50 of the last 58. Final Score Prediction, Milwaukee Brewers win 8-2.

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