Pittsburgh Pirates vs Milwaukee Brewers Pick and Predictions 04/18/2022

Last updated April 19, 2022

12:30 PM ET Apr 18
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Milwaukee Brewers
When: Monday, April 18th at 7:30 PM ET
Venue: American Family Field, Milwaukee, WI

The Pittsburgh Pirates will be looking to extend their winning streak when they face off against the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night. The two teams are coming off impressive victories.

The Pirates will start Zach Thompson against the Brewers' Eric Lauer. Thompson is 0-0 with a 4.50 ERA meanwhile Lauer is 0-0 with a 6.23 ERA.

Pirates vs Brewers

The Pick: Brewers at -170
Team: Pirates Brewers
Run Line: +1.5 -1.5
Money Line: +150 -170
Over/Under (O/U): o8.5 u8.5

Why bet on Pirates?
✅ Piyysburgh is 5-4 overall this season
✅ Bryan Reynolds leads the team with 2 home runs while Michael Chavis hits .500
✅ Pittsburgh has an over/under record of 4-2-3

Why bet on Brewers?
✅ Milwaukee is 5-5 overall this season
✅ Willy Adames has 1 home run and Victor Caratini hits .308 for Milwaukee
✅ Milwaukee has an over/under record of 4-4-2

Pittsburgh Pirates

The Pirates are currently riding high after winning their last two games. They will look to continue their winning streak against the Brewers.

The Pirates are currently averaging 4.38 runs per game. They are also seventh in the league in on-base percentage and 12th in slugging percentage.

Despite their offensive success, the Pirates' pitching has not been as good as they would like, as they are currently allowing 4.75 runs per game. Their opponents are also hitting .247 against them, which is 22nd in the league.


Milwaukee Brewers

The Milwaukee Brewers are coming off a win against the Cardinals. They will look to continue their winning ways against the Pirates.

The Milwaukee Brewers are also struggling at the plate, as they are currently averaging 2.78 runs per game. They are 23rd in the league in batting average and 24th in on-base percentage.

The pitching of the Milwaukee Brewers has not been good so far, as they are currently allowing 4.33 runs per game. Their opponents are also hitting .230 against them, which is 16th in the league.

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