Brewers vs. Pirates - 9/3/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Pittsburgh Pirates (79-51) at Milwaukee Brewers (56-75)
MLB Baseball: Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 7:20 pm (Miller Park)
F Liriano (9-6) (3.28) vs. Taylor Jungmann
The Line: Milwaukee Brewers +145 / Pittsburgh Pirates -155 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
The Milwaukee Brewers look to sweep the Pittsburgh Pirates Thursday night.
The Pittsburgh Pirates look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Pirates have scored eight runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last seven games. The Pirates have won five of their last seven when scoring more than three runs. Andrew McCutchen leads Pittsburgh with 140 hits and 85 RBI while Starling Marte and Gregory Polanco have combined for 104 RBI. The Pittsburgh Pirates have split their last six road games. Francisco Liriano gets the nod, and he’s 9-6 with a 3.28 ERA and 164 strikeouts this season. Liriano is 6-5 with a 4.06 ERA and 84 strikeouts in his career against the Brewers.
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The Milwaukee Brewers look for a win after winning four of their last five games. The Brewers have scored 20 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five straight games. The Brewers have won six of their last nine when scoring more than three runs. Ryan Braun leads Milwaukee with 128 hits and 79 RBI while Jean Segura and Adam Lind have combined for 115 RBI. The Milwaukee Brewers have won five of their last six home games. Taylor Jungmann takes the hill, and he’s 8-5 with a 2.48 ERA and 83 strikeouts this season. Jungmann is 2-0 with a 1.29 ERA and 10 strikeouts in his career against the Pirates.
The Pirates are 4-1 in their last 5 Thursday games and 14-3 in Lirianos last 17 starts. The Brewers are 5-2 in their last 7 during game 3 of a series and 4-1 in Jungmanns last 5 home starts. The Pirates are 16-57 in the last 73 meetings in Milwaukee.
Milwaukee is clearly a house of horrers for the Pirates this series and past history. Jungmann has been solid this season and has won four of his last five starts at home. Here's to the Brew Crew seeping a playoff team.