Milwaukee Brewers vs. Pittsburgh Pirates - 9/20/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Pittsburgh Pirates (74-75) at Milwaukee Brewers (68-82)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 8:10 pm (Miller Park)
Steven Brault (0-3) (3.90) vs. M Garza (5-7) (4.22)
The Line: Milwaukee Brewers -105 / Pittsburgh Pirates -105 --- Over/Under: 9 See the Latest Odds
The Pittsburgh Pirates shoot for a win at[ Miller Park against the Milwaukee Brewers.
The Pittsburgh Pirates are a game below .500 so the obvious goal is to finish the season with a winning record. The Pirates had their chances Sunday with a red hot Ivan Nova on the hill but he had his worse start since joining Pitt. Nova fell to 5-1 with five runs allowed (four earned) on ten hits over three frames. The Buccos managed seven Hits and walked four times with Sean Rodriguez going deep while Pedro Florimon drove in two and scored. Rookie Steven Brault makes His 7tH start of the season Tuesday and second against Milwaukee. In six starts, Brault stands at 0-3 with a 3.90 ERA covering 27.2 innings pitched.
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The Milwaukee Brewers have been at the top of their game lately with wins in four of five with three of those wins coming against the National League Central champion Cubs. The Brewers knocked off Chicago 3-1 Sunday behind starter Wily Peralta. Peralta upped his record to 7-10 with a run allowed despite nine hits and a BB. The Brew Crew did their damage on seven hits and a free pass with Chris Carter going deep with Peralta recording an RBI while Martin Maldonado drove in a run and scored. Matt Garza toes the rubber against the Pirates for the 4th time this season on Tuesday. Garza has been red hot the past three times out with a 1-1 record and 1.00 WHIP with a 1.50 ERA.
The over is 7-3 in the Pirates last 10 games following a loss. Milwaukee are 3-7 in their last 10 home games and are 2-9 in Garza’s last 11 Tuesday starts while the over is 6-2 in Garza’s last 8 Tuesday starts. The under is 8-3 in the last 11 meetings. No decisive edge to exploit…