Milwaukee Brewers vs. Detroit Tigers: Preview, Predictions and Picks for June 9, 2024

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Jun 9, 2024 6:12 AM
The Milwaukee Brewers, leading the current series 2-0, look to sweep the Detroit Tigers on Sunday, June 9, 2024, at 1:40 PM at Comerica Park. The Brewers, with a solid 38-26 overall record, will try to capitalize on the Tigers' 14-17 home record. Can the Tigers turn the tide, or will the Brewers continue their dominance?
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Brewers vs Tigers starting pitchers

  • Tarik Skubal for Detroit Tigers
  • Bryse Wilson for Milwaukee Brewers

Brewers vs Tigers statistics

Stat Brewers Tigers
Hits 555 (4th) 485 (22nd)
Batting Average .257 (3rd) .229 (24th)
Runs Batted In 302 (Tied-5th) 249 (Tied-19th)
Runs 316 (Tied-4th) 260 (Tied-19th)
Home Runs 68 (Tied-12th) 58 (24th)
Walks 223 (4th) 182 (Tied-23rd)
Stolen Bases 84 (3rd) 26 (Tied-28th)
Strikeouts 563 (8th) 553 (10th)
Pitches 9546 (6th) 9148 (19th)

Detroit Tigers recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/8/24 vs Milwaukee Brewers L 5-4
6/7/24 vs Milwaukee Brewers L 10-0
6/5/24 @ Texas Rangers L 9-1
6/4/24 @ Texas Rangers W 3-1
6/3/24 @ Texas Rangers W 2-1

Milwaukee Brewers recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/8/24 @ Detroit Tigers W 5-4
6/7/24 @ Detroit Tigers W 10-0
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

Brewers vs Tigers predictions

As the Milwaukee Brewers prepare to face off against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park, all eyes will be on a few key players who could tip the scales in their favor. William Contreras, carrying a stellar batting average of .309 this season, is expected to continue his hot streak, driving in crucial runs. Alongside him, Rhys Hoskins, who has already smashed 10 home runs, is likely to be a significant threat from the plate, adding that much-needed power. For a bit of speed on the bases, keep an eye on Christian Yelich who, despite a lower home run count, could be vital with his ability to get on base and steal.

Shifting focus to the Detroit Tigers, the lineup has some promising talent that might just stir things up. Riley Greene, leading the team with 11 home runs, is anticipated to bring his A-game, potentially adding to his tally. Meanwhile, Javier Baez, known for his ability to cover multiple bases, might make pivotal plays both in the field and with the bat. With Tarik Skubal on the mound, boasting an impressive ERA of 1.97 this season, the Tigers certainly have the edge in pitching, which could prove decisive.

Considering the strength on the mound for the Tigers and the aggressive batting lineup of the Brewers, this game hints at being a tight clash. However, with the Tigers showing some advantage in pitching and the Brewers' consistent ability to score, it might just boil down to a battle of offense versus defense. Given these aspects, my nod goes towards a tight victory for the Milwaukee Brewers, relying on their dynamic offensive play to outscore Detroit's strategic pitching.

Detroit Tigers injuries

  • Colt Keith (2B): Day-To-Day
  • Jackson Jobe (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Jack Flaherty (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Kenta Maeda (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Alex Faedo (RP): 15-Day-IL

Milwaukee Brewers injuries

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

Brewers vs Tigers game info

Venue Comerica Park
Location Detroit, Michigan
First pitch Sun 1:40 PM
Temperature 72°
Chance of Rain 33%

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