Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Milwaukee Brewers - 6/18/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Milwaukee Brewers (42-29) at Pittsburgh Pirates (35-36 )
MLB Baseball: Monday, June 18, 2018 at 7:05 pm (PNC Park)
J Chacin (6-1) (3.32) vs. Trevor Williams (5-4) (4.38)
The Line: Pittsburgh Pirates +100 / Milwaukee Brewers -110 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
NL Central MLB features the Pittsburgh Pirates hosting the Milwaukee Brewers Monday.
The Milwaukee Brewers did plenty of damage at the plate Sunday versus Philadelphia but their pitching couldn’t get outs in a 10-9 loss. Milwaukee starter Chase Anderson was charged with six runs through 5.1 frames before three relievers allowed a combined four runs.
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The Brewers racked up 13 hits and seven bases on balls with Jesus Aguilar going 3-5 with a homer and two RBI’s while Eric Thames clubbed a pair of homers including a three run jack in the 9th with three players knocking in runs and scoring.
Milwaukee begins their road series at Pittsburgh with Jhoulys Chacin on the mound Monday. Chacin has won three straight after downing the Cubs 1-0 with six scoreless innings of work.
The Pittsburgh Pirates look to get back in the win column following an 8-6 defeat to Cincinnati. Pittsburgh struggled on the mound with starter Joe Musgrove giving up six runs on eight hits over 4.1 frames while Edgar Santana gave up a pair of runs in the 9th.
The Pirates hammered out eleven hits and walked twice with Colin Moran going deep while Gregory Polanco went 2-3 with a homer, two RBI’s and two runs followed by Josh Harrison who knocked in a run and scored.
The Pirates hand the ball to Trevor Williams for the series opening start versus Milwaukee. Williams has been struggling over his last four outings with 16 runs allowed over 15 innings.
Over is 7-1 in Milwaukee last 8 Monday games and Milwaukee are 10-1 in Chacin’s last 11 starts and Milwaukee are 10-1 in Chacin’s last 11 starts on grass. Under is 11-5-2 in Pittsburgh last 18 Monday games and under is 11-5-1 in Williams' last 17 home starts. Under is 25-8-3 in the last 36 meetings.
Milwaukee just lost a weekend series to the Phillies and I look for a rebound against Pittsburgh in the series opener…