Milwaukee is 6-4 in its last 10 games against Detroit.
**This preview was written before Tuesday’s game was played**
Brewers Going For Sixth Consecutive WinThe Brewers are playing well at the moment and come into this game on a five-game winning streak. They will try to keep the momentum going with a win over the Tigers, which will give them their sixth win in a row and eighth win in their last nine games.
Milwaukee is averaging 4.67 runs per game. Their .237 batting average is 22nd in the league. Their .320 on base percentage is 11th, while their .403 slugging percentage is 19th.
Avisail Garcia has been the most consistent offensive player for Milwaukee. He leads the team with a .269 batting average, 27 home runs, and 82 RBI.
Milwaukee’s pitching is among the best in the league. Opponents have a .216 batting average against the Brewers, which is second in the league. Their 3.38 ERA is third, as is their 1.18 WHIP.
In his last start, Woodruff gave up nine hits and four runs in six innings, leading to a 12-0 loss to Philadelphia. They will need a better effort from him if they want to get the win.
Tigers Going For Fourth Win In Five GamesThe Tigers are coming off a series win over Tampa Bay and they’ve now won three of their last four games. They will try to keep the momentum going with a win over the Brewers, which will give them their fourth win in their last five games.
Detroit is averaging 4.40 runs per game. Their .243 batting average is 11th in the league. Their .308 on base percentage is 22nd, while their .404 slugging percentage is 18th in the league.
Jonathan Schoop leads Detroit with a .281 batting average and 77 RBI, while Robbie Grossman leads the team with 23 home runs.
Detroit’s pitching ranks near the bottom of the league. Opponents have a .253 batting average against the Tigers, which is 23rd in the league. Their 4.43 ERA is 19th, while their 1.37 WHIP is 22nd.
In his last start, Manning gave up four hits and one run in three innings, leading to a 5-1 win over Pittsburgh. They will need a similar effort from him if they want to win this game.
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