Brewers Vs Pirates: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – August 3, 2022

Written By Staff on August 3, 2022

The Milwaukee Brewers (57-46) will look for Christian Yelich to continue an 11-game hitting streak when they match up against the Pittsburgh Pirates (40-62) on Wednesday at 7:05 PM ET at PNC Park. Milwaukee’s (-219 to win) Freddy Peralta and Pittsburgh’s (+185) Tyler Beede pitch first for their squads in this matchup.

The betting trends in what follows reference odds valid as of August 3, 2022 at 5:31 PM ET.

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Brewers vs Pirates Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Peralta (MIL) Pitcher Beede (PIT)
3 – 2 W/L 1 – 1
38.2 IP 40.1
4.42 ERA 3.12
1.190 WHIP 1.364
11.6 K/9 5.4
3 BB/9 3.8

Brewers Probable Starter Freddy Peralta

  • Peralta gets the start for the Brewers, his ninth of the season. He is 3-2 with a 4.42 ERA and 50 strikeouts through 38 2/3 innings pitched.
  • His last appearance was on Sunday, May 22 against the Washington Nationals, when the right-hander went 3 2/3 innings, surrendering five earned runs while allowing six hits.
  • The 26-year-old has an ERA of 4.42, with 11.6 strikeouts per nine innings, in eight games this season. Opposing hitters have a .221 batting average against him.
  • Peralta is trying to secure his third quality start of the year in this matchup.
  • The opposing Pirates offense has the 28th-ranked slugging percentage (.362) and is 17th in MLB play with 103 home runs. It has a collective .218 batting average, and is last in MLB with 736 total hits and 28th in MLB play scoring 367 runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 3, 2022 at 5:31 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Pirates Stats vs Peralta

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Bryan Reynolds 16 .438 7 0 1 .550 1.175
Kevin Newman 11 .455 5 1 6 .455 1.364
Ben Gamel 8 .375 3 0 0 .500 .875
Ke’Bryan Hayes 6 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Josh VanMeter 5 .200 1 0 0 .200 .400
Michael Chavis 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Pirates Probable Starter Tyler Beede

  • The Pirates will send Beede to the mound for his first start this season.
  • The 29-year-old righty has pitched out of the bullpen 23 times already this season, but will make his first start.
  • He has pitched to a 3.12 ERA this season with 5.4 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 3.8 walks per nine across 23 games.
  • The Brewers rank 18th in MLB with a .240 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks sixth in the league (.418) and 143 home runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 3, 2022 at 5:31 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Brewers Stats vs Beede

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Hunter Renfroe 5 .200 1 0 0 .200 .400
Christian Yelich 4 .500 2 1 1 .500 1.750
Jonathan Davis 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Kolten Wong 2 .500 1 0 1 .500 2.000
Omar Narváez 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Rowdy Tellez 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Willy Adames 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Brewers Betting Trends

  • The Brewers have a 47-34 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 58% of those games).
  • Milwaukee has a record of 11-5 when playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -219 or shorter (68.8%).
  • The implied moneyline probablility in this matchup gives the Brewers a 68.7% chance to win.
  • Milwaukee has had an over/under set by bookmakers 103 times, and has combined with opponents to go over the total in 52 of those games (52-47-4).
  • The Brewers have covered 44.7% of their games this season, going 46-57-0 against the spread.
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Pirates Betting Trends

  • The Pirates have won 32, or 36.8%, of the 87 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • Pittsburgh is 7-8 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +185 or more on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 35.1% chance of a victory for the Pirates.
  • Pittsburgh and its opponents have hit the over in 42 of their 103 games with a total this season.
  • The Pirates are 54-49-0 against the spread in their 103 chances this season.

Brewers Players to Watch

  • Rowdy Tellez paces the Brewers with 81 hits, while batting .236 with 20 doubles, 21 home runs and 36 walks.
  • Among the qualifying batters in baseball, Tellez’s batting average ranks 119th, his on-base percentage ranks 96th, and he is 28th in the league in slugging.
  • Yelich has a .361 OBP while slugging .396. Both lead his team. He has 17 doubles, four triples, eight home runs and 55 walks while batting .263.
  • Among qualifiers, Yelich ranks 58th in batting average, 25th in on-base percentage, and 101st in slugging.
  • Yelich brings an 11-game hitting streak into this game. During his last 10 games he is batting .357 with five doubles, a triple, nine walks and four RBI.
  • Willy Adames has 16 doubles, 21 home runs and 31 walks while batting .222.
  • Adames has safely hit in two games in a row. During his last five outings he is batting .318 with two doubles, a home run and four RBI.
  • Andrew McCutchen is hitting .254 with 17 doubles, 10 home runs and 33 walks.

Brewers Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Christian Yelich 369 .263 65 8 35 .361 .757
Andrew McCutchen 346 .254 46 10 46 .322 .712
Rowdy Tellez 343 .236 42 21 66 .317 .795
Willy Adames 320 .222 54 21 57 .290 .759
Kolten Wong 272 .257 47 8 26 .338 .772
Luis Urías 265 .234 36 12 38 .326 .730
Hunter Renfroe 260 .250 35 19 43 .300 .815
Tyrone Taylor 246 .224 26 11 36 .274 .701
Omar Narváez 187 .235 16 4 18 .324 .688
Victor Caratini 147 .224 19 7 20 .347 .748

Pirates Players to Watch

  • Bryan Reynolds leads Pittsburgh in OBP (.331) and total hits (79) this season.
  • Among all the qualifying hitters in the big leagues, Reynolds’ batting average is 95th, his on-base percentage ranks 75th, and he is 60th in slugging percentatge.
  • Ke’Bryan Hayes has hit five homers this season while driving in 29 runs. He’s batting .244 this season.
  • Hayes’ batting average ranks 102nd among all qualified players, his on-base percentage puts him 94th, and he is 135th in slugging.
  • Ben Gamel is batting .235 with a .364 slugging percentage and 23 RBI this year.
  • Michael Chavis has 10 home runs, 32 RBI and a batting average of .243 this season.

Pirates Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Ke’Bryan Hayes 357 .244 41 5 29 .319 .669
Bryan Reynolds 318 .248 40 15 32 .331 .774
Michael Chavis 267 .243 24 10 32 .281 .689
Ben Gamel 217 .235 27 4 23 .329 .693
Yoshitomo Tsutsugo 170 .171 11 2 19 .249 .478
Josh VanMeter 152 .184 15 3 12 .267 .563
Oneil Cruz 129 .209 18 7 25 .248 .674
Kevin Newman 125 .280 12 0 14 .328 .736
Cal Mitchell 121 .223 12 4 12 .264 .636
Tyler Heineman 110 .209 13 0 7 .256 .511

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