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Detroit Tigers vs Pittsburgh Pirates 09/06/2021 Spread, Game Analysis and Baseball Tips
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Detroit Tigers vs Pittsburgh Pirates 09/06/2021 – The struggling Pirates will remain at home to host the Detroit Tigers from PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Pirates remain at the bottom of the NL Central Division play with a 48-89 record on the season. Pittsburgh is way behind the Brewers at the top of the list and the best odds for MLB have been against the Pirates in the past. The Detroit Tigers turned out to be an improved team after securing the third spot in the AL Central Division. The Tigers are way behind the Indians and they are all set to take on the Pirates in a three-game series.
Detroit Tigers vs Pittsburgh Pirates 09/06/2021
The Detroit Tigers won a total of 65 games and dropped 73 in return. The Tigers are chasing the Indians for second place but their chances for the postseason is way too slim. Detroit is ahead of the Royals and the Twins. Last night, they defeated the Cincinnati Reds with a final score of 4-1. Tarik Skubal will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. The southpaw is holding an 8-12 record on the season with an ERA of 4.26 and 150 Ks in total.
Players to watch: Jonathan Schoop 2B (GP 132, AB 527, R 73, H 150, 2B 25, 3B 1, HR 19, RBI 72, TB 234, BB 30, SO 113, SB 1, AVG 0.285, OBP 0.324, SLG 0.444, OPS 0.768, WAR 2.2), Jeimer Candelario 3B (GP 127, AB 479, R 66, H 133, 2B 39, 3B 2, HR 12, RBI 53, TB 212, BB 55, SO 116, SB 0, AVG 0.278, OBP 0.354, SLG 0.443, OPS 0.797, WAR 3).
Pittsburgh Pirates will enter this game after their unsuccessful attempts against the Cubs. The Pirates gave up 11 runs and scored just eight in return. Pittsburgh will enter this game riding a six-game losing streak. The Pirates will turn Bryse Wilson to the mound as their starter in this game. Wilson is holding a 2-6 record on the season with an ERA of 4.61, 37 Ks and 14 BBs in total. Pittsburgh has a long way to go to improve their overall batting and pitching units.
Players to watch: Bryan Reynolds LF (GP 133, AB 476, R 74, H 141, 2B 29, 3B 4, HR 21, RBI 77, TB 241, BB 58, SO 102, SB 4, AVG 0.296, OBP 0.381, SLG 0.506, OPS 0.887, WAR 4.6), Kevin Newman SS (GP 124, AB 439, R 42, H 96, 2B 19, 3B 2, HR 4, RBI 29, TB 131, BB 22, SO 36, SB 3, AVG 0.219, OBP 0.256, SLG 0.298, OPS 0.555, WAR 0.2).
Detroit Tigers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit’s last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh’s last 5 games.
Detroit Tigers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Picks
Take the Tigers to win this game and cover the spread with their decent batting unit. The Tigers have Skubal on the mound and the recent MLB picks are against the Pirates to win this series with their poor performance.
Score Prediction: Tigers 7, Pirates 2.