Milwaukee Brewers vs. Detroit Tigers: Preview, Predictions and Picks for June 7, 2024

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Jun 7, 2024 6:10 AM
The Milwaukee Brewers, sitting at 36-26 overall and 18-16 on the road, travel to Comerica Park to face the Detroit Tigers, who own a 31-31 record and 14-15 mark at home. This Friday, June 7th matchup at 6:40 PM pits two evenly matched teams against each other, with the Brewers looking to capitalize on their strong road performance. Can the Tigers rebound from their subpar home record to take down the visiting Brewers?
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Brewers vs Tigers starting pitchers

  • Reese Olson for Detroit Tigers

Brewers vs Tigers statistics

Stat Brewers Tigers
Hits 539 (Tied-4th) 483 (19th)
Batting Average .254 (5th) .231 (22nd)
Runs Batted In 293 (4th) 249 (Tied-18th)
Runs 306 (Tied-3rd) 260 (19th)
Home Runs 68 (9th) 58 (Tied-22nd)
Walks 220 (4th) 178 (Tied-23rd)
Stolen Bases 82 (3rd) 26 (Tied-28th)
Strikeouts 553 (8th) 548 (9th)
Pitches 9373 (3rd) 9032 (16th)

Detroit Tigers recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/5/24 @ Texas Rangers L 9-1
6/4/24 @ Texas Rangers W 3-1
6/3/24 @ Texas Rangers W 2-1
6/2/24 @ Boston Red Sox W 8-4 F/10
6/1/24 @ Boston Red Sox L 6-3

Milwaukee Brewers recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/5/24 @ Philadelphia Phillies L 2-0
6/4/24 @ Philadelphia Phillies L 2-1 F/10
6/3/24 @ Philadelphia Phillies L 3-1
6/2/24 vs Chicago White Sox W 6-3
6/1/24 vs Chicago White Sox W 4-3 F/10

Brewers vs Tigers predictions

Heading into the showdown at Comerica Park, the Milwaukee Brewers look poised to showcase some influential performances, especially from key players like William Contreras and Christian Yelich. Contreras, who's been having a stellar season with a batting average of .313, is expected to be a crucial player, potentially putting up strong numbers given his consistent hitting this season. Similarly, Christian Yelich, known for his ability to get on base and generate plays, might just be the x-factor for the Brewers, contributing significantly in runs and hits. Given their current form and offensive stats, these players are likely to shine.

On the flip side, the Detroit Tigers are banking on the likes of Riley Greene and Javier Baez to counter the Brewers' offense. Greene, who's leading the Tigers with 11 homers, seems ready to add more to his tally while maintaining robust at-bats. Baez, known for his dynamic playing style and ability to drive in crucial runs, will need to leverage his experience and recent stats, aiming to boost Detroit's overall position through strategic hits and RBIs. These Tigers players could really make an impact if they step up to the challenge in this particular game.

Considering the current momentum and overall season performance, the Milwaukee Brewers might have the upper edge going into this game. Their balanced attack and slightly superior pitching, led by the likes of Freddy Peralta, give them a notable advantage over the Tigers. While Detroit will put up a strong fight, particularly with strong showings expected from Greene and Baez, the Brewers' combination of solid offense and strategic gameplay might just be too much for the Tigers to handle in their home stadium.

Detroit Tigers injuries

  • Jackson Jobe (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Jack Flaherty (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Kenta Maeda (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Alex Faedo (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Kerry Carpenter (RF): 10-Day-IL

Milwaukee Brewers injuries

  • Christian Arroyo (2B): Day-To-Day
  • Brian Navarreto (C): Day-To-Day
  • J.B. Bukauskas (RP): 60-Day-IL
  • Joe Ross (SP): 15-Day-IL
  • Garrett Mitchell (CF): 60-Day-IL

Brewers vs Tigers game info

Venue Comerica Park
Location Detroit, Michigan
First pitch Fri 6:40 PM
Temperature 75°
Chance of Rain 0%

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