Brewers @ Pirates: Pittsburgh hosts Milwaukee in third game of series
Brewers @ Pirates MLB odds spreads and predictions
The Milwaukee Brewers and Pittsburgh Pirates will play in the third game of a four-game series on Saturday afternoon at PNC Park.
Starting pitcher Chris Archer allowed four runs on five hits and struck out seven batters over seven innings of work for the Pirates in a 9-4 victory over the Brewers on Friday.
Colin Moran went 2-for-4 with one run scored and two RBI, and Kevin Newman went 2-for-5 at the plate with one run scored and two RBI for the Pirates in the win.
Starling Marte went 3-for-5 with three runs scored and one RBI for Pittsburgh.
When is it? Saturday June 1st
What time is first pitch? 4:05 p.m. ET
Where is it being played? PNC Park
Which channel is it on? Fox Sports 1
The Brewers, on the other hand, will look to bounce back to their winning ways from the series opener.
Mike Moustakas hit two home runs and drove in four runs for Milwaukee in an 11-5 win over Pittsburgh.
At that point, the veteran third baseman had 15 homers through 51 games, up from eight in 54 games with Milwaukee last season after being acquired from Kansas City on July 27.
Yasmani Grandal also homered and had four hits to help the Brewers win.
Brewers @ Pirates Run Line
The Milwaukee Brewers are giving the Pirates 1.5 runs in this baseball game.
I expect the Brewers to bounce back in this game on the road.
After falling 9-4 on Friday night in Pittsburgh, Milwaukee will get back to its winning ways on Saturday afternoon.
Take the Brewers here minus the 1.5 runs.
Brewers @ Pirates Over/Under
The over/under in this one is set at 9 total runs.
My final score prediction: Milwaukee Brewers 9, Pittsburgh Pirates 3.
Roll with the over in this baseball game.
Where the game will be won or lost
The Milwaukee Brewers will send right-hander Brandon Woodruff to the mound on Saturday.
Woodruff has an impressive 7-1 record with a 3.22 ERA. He has 64.1 innings under his belt with 75 strikeouts.
The Pirates will roll with Nick Kingham on the hill.
Kingham has a 1-1 record with a dreadful 8.28 ERA on the season.
The Brewers will have the upper hand in this one with this pitching match. Expect Christian Yelich and the rest of Milwaukee's lineup to step up and come away with the win.