Brewers vs Pirates Predictions & Best Bets | Picking Against the Spread

Last Updated: Aug 31, 2022

The Pirates (48-80) will once again visit the Brewers (68-59) in Game 2 of this regular season double header on Wednesday, August 31 at American Family Field in Milwaukee. Each team will be eager to come out on top as they work their way through the final stretch of the regular season. Catch all the action at 1:10 p.m. CT!

This season, the teams have played in 10 matchups and the Brewers have earned a win against their opponents. In their most recent meeting on Monday, the score was 7-5 in favor of the Brewers. The Brewers had seven runs to the Pirates five runs. We’ll see what happens when it all goes down at American Family Field.

Brewers vs Pirates Prediction

The oddmakers believe that the Brewers have better chances of winning this one. Per FanDuel, they are at -178 odds for victory, while Pittsburgh are +150. Total runs for this contest is predicted to be 9.

In their previous game on Monday, the Brewers defeated the Pirates by a final score of 7-5. So far this season, the team is currently batting .237 thanks in large part to their top hitter, Christian Yelich, who has a batting average of .264. Defensively, they have an ERA of 3.86 and a .985 fielding percentage.

The last time they played, the Pirates were beaten by the Brewers on Monday by a 7-5 margin. Led by their top hitter, Bryan Reynolds, who has a batting average of .256, the team is currently batting .220 on the season. In terms of defense, the team has an ERA of 4.72 and a .980 fielding percentage. Don’t forget to consult our odds assessment and make your picks based on the teams’ recent performances!

Going into this clash, the Brewers are missing Luis Perdomo (Elbow), Trevor Gott (Forearm), Alex J Jackson (Wrist), Aaron Ashby (Shoulder), Trevor Rosenthal (Hamstring), Michael Brosseau (Oblique), Miguel Sánchez (Elbow), Jandel Gustave (Forearm), Ryan Tellez (Knee) and Jonathan Davis (Elbow). Then, the Pirates will play without Max Kranick (Elbow), Tyler Heineman (Undisclosed), Yerry De Los Santos (Lat), Dillon Peters (Elbow), Canaan Smith-Njigba (Wrist), Colin Holderman (Shoulder), Roberto Pérez (Hamstring), Blake Cederlind (Elbow) and David Bednar (Back).

Moneyline Pick: Brewers (-178) at FanDuel

The team is considered the favorite looking at the betting market. In their previous encounter against these opponents, the Brewers won 7-5.

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Brewers vs Pirates Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Milwaukee (-178), Pittsburgh (+150) at FanDuel
  • Run Line: Milwaukee -1.5 (+115), Pittsburgh 1.5 (-138) at FanDuel
  • Over/Under: Under 9 Runs (-122), Over 9 Runs (100) at FanDuel

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Brewers vs Pirates Betting Trends

  • Win % as favorite: Brewers 0.69%, Pirates 0.12%
  • Win % as underdog: Brewers 0.14%, Pirates 0.46%
  • Win-loss record last 10 games: Milwaukee 5-5, Pittsburgh 2-8

Runline Pick: Brewers -1.5 Runs (+115) at FanDuel

Wager: 1 unit

For our spread pick to win, the Brewers will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.

Over/Under Pick: Under 9 Total Runs (-122) at FanDuel

Wager: 0.5 units

The Pirates have recorded 5.4 runs per game over their last 10. Meanwhile, the Brewers have averaged 5.4 runs per game in the same stretch.


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