Brewers Vs Pirates: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – July 9, 2022

Written By Staff on July 9, 2022

The Milwaukee Brewers (48-37) and Pittsburgh Pirates (33-50) square off on Saturday at American Family Field, starting at 4:10 PM ET. Brandon Woodruff takes the mound first for Milwaukee (-281 to win), and Zach Thompson is Pittsburgh’s (+231) pick to start.

The insights in what follows reference odds valid as of July 9, 2022 at 3:34 PM ET.

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Brewers vs Pirates Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Woodruff (MIL) Pitcher Thompson (PIT)
7 – 3 W/L 3 – 6
54.2 IP 59.0
3.95 ERA 4.42
1.134 WHIP 1.390
11.7 K/9 6.6
2.1 BB/9 3.7

Brewers Probable Starter Brandon Woodruff

  • Woodruff gets the start for the Brewers, his 12th of the season. He is 7-3 with a 3.95 ERA and 71 strikeouts in 54 2/3 innings pitched.
  • The righty’s most recent time out was on Sunday against the Pittsburgh Pirates, when he tossed 6 2/3 scoreless innings while allowing six hits.
  • In 11 games this season, the 29-year-old has amassed a 3.95 ERA and 11.7 strikeouts per nine innings, while giving up a batting average of .233 to his opponents.
  • Woodruff has registered three quality starts this year.
  • The opposing Pirates offense has a collective .219 batting average, and is 29th in the league with 600 total hits and 28th in MLB action with 303 runs scored. It has the 28th-ranked slugging percentage (.367) and ranks 15th in home runs (89) in all of MLB.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 9, 2022 at 3:34 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Pirates Stats vs Woodruff

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Kevin Newman 21 .333 7 1 2 .333 .857
Bryan Reynolds 14 .071 1 0 1 .188 .331
Ke’Bryan Hayes 11 .273 3 0 0 .333 .606
Ben Gamel 8 .250 2 1 2 .250 1.000
Daniel Vogelbach 8 .625 5 0 0 .667 1.417
Josh VanMeter 6 .000 0 0 0 .143 .143
Michael Perez 5 .200 1 0 0 .200 .600
Jack Suwinski 4 .250 1 0 0 .250 .750
Yoshi Tsutsugo 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Michael Chavis 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666

Pirates Probable Starter Zach Thompson

  • Thompson (3-6) will take the mound for the Pirates, his 14th start of the season.
  • The right-hander gave up two earned runs and allowed four hits in 4 2/3 innings pitched against the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday.
  • The 28-year-old has an ERA of 4.42, a 1.792 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.390 in 14 games this season.
  • He has earned a quality start one time in 13 starts this season.
  • The Brewers are batting .235 this season, 23rd in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .412 (ninth in the league) with 117 home runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 9, 2022 at 3:34 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Brewers Stats vs Thompson

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Andrew McCutchen 7 .143 1 0 1 .222 .365
Omar Narváez 4 .500 2 1 2 .500 1.750
Rowdy Tellez 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Victor Caratini 4 .250 1 0 1 .250 .500
Willy Adames 4 .500 2 0 0 .600 1.100
Christian Yelich 4 .500 2 1 4 .600 2.100
Kolten Wong 3 .333 1 0 1 .400 .733
Jace Peterson 3 .333 1 0 0 .500 .833
Jonathan Davis 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Luis Urías 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000

Brewers Betting Trends

  • The Brewers have been the moneyline favorite 67 total times this season. They’ve gone 39-28 in those games.
  • Milwaukee has played as a moneyline favorite of -281 or shorter in only two games this season, which they split 1-1.
  • The implied moneyline probablility in this matchup gives the Brewers a 73.8% chance to win.
  • Milwaukee has had an over/under set by bookmakers 85 times, and has combined with opponents to go over the total in 42 of those games (42-39-4).
  • The Brewers have gone 39-46-0 ATS this season.
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Pirates Betting Trends

  • This season, the Pirates have won 25 out of the 68 games, or 36.8%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • Pittsburgh has entered three games this season as the underdog by +231 or more and is 2-1 in those contests.
  • The implied probability of a win by the Pirates, based on the moneyline, is 30.2%.
  • Pittsburgh and its opponents have hit the over in 34 of their 84 games with a total this season.
  • The Pirates have an ATS record of 41-43-0 in 84 games with a spread this season.

Brewers Players to Watch

  • Rowdy Tellez has collected 65 hits, a team-high for the Brewers, on the way to hitting .234 with 17 doubles, 17 home runs and 28 walks.
  • Among qualifying hitters in baseball, Tellez ranks 116th in batting average, 102nd in on-base percentage, and 36th in slugging.
  • Christian Yelich’s .343 on-base percentage and .379 slugging percentage both pace his team, and he has 11 doubles, three triples, eight home runs and 43 walks while hitting .248.
  • Among qualified hitters, Yelich’s batting average ranks 83rd, his on-base percentage ranks 52nd, and he is 120th in the league in slugging.
  • Willy Adames has 12 doubles, 17 home runs and 24 walks while hitting .208.
  • Andrew McCutchen has 12 doubles, seven home runs and 25 walks while hitting .254.

Brewers Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Christian Yelich 311 .248 54 8 31 .343 .722
Rowdy Tellez 278 .234 33 17 55 .312 .790
Andrew McCutchen 272 .254 34 7 32 .321 .696
Willy Adames 245 .208 42 17 46 .281 .746
Kolten Wong 211 .242 34 6 22 .332 .749
Luis Urías 207 .227 29 9 26 .319 .710
Jace Peterson 196 .245 30 7 28 .315 .749
Omar Narváez 160 .256 15 3 16 .346 .734
Victor Caratini 116 .241 15 7 18 .360 .808
Keston Hiura 115 .235 20 8 17 .353 .814

Pirates Players to Watch

  • Bryan Reynolds leads Pittsburgh in OBP (.342), slugging percentage (.470) and total hits (79) this season.
  • Among all qualified hitters, Reynolds is 64th in batting average, his on-base percentage is 55th, and he is 39th in slugging percentage.
  • Ke’Bryan Hayes has collected 71 hits this season to earn an on-base percentage of .322.
  • Among all qualifying hitters, Hayes’ batting average places him 85th, his on-base percentage ranks 86th, and he is 138th in slugging.
  • Daniel Vogelbach has collected 52 base hits, an OBP of .343 and a slugging percentage of .453 this season.
  • Jack Suwinski has 13 home runs, 24 RBI and a batting average of .208 this season.

Pirates Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Bryan Reynolds 300 .263 40 15 32 .342 .812
Ke’Bryan Hayes 287 .247 36 3 25 .322 .667
Michael Chavis 223 .238 23 9 29 .279 .692
Daniel Vogelbach 212 .245 26 11 29 .343 .796
Jack Suwinski 207 .208 31 13 24 .296 .736
Diego Castillo 205 .200 23 10 23 .244 .629
Ben Gamel 155 .258 22 3 18 .343 .730
Yoshitomo Tsutsugo 128 .180 8 2 15 .273 .523
Josh VanMeter 122 .197 11 3 10 .267 .587
Michael Perez 104 .154 8 6 11 .193 .520

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