Free MLB Picks Today: Milwaukee Brewers vs New York Yankees 9/17/22

Free MLB Picks Today: Milwaukee Brewers vs New York Yankees 9/17/22
Sat 17th September 2022

Aaron Judge will be looking to extend his 16-game on-base streak as the New York Yankees (87-57) face off against the Milwaukee Brewers (77-67) at American Family Field on Saturday. The Brewers took Friday’s series opener 7-6. Reliever Taylor Rogers threw one inning to get the win. Willy Adames went 2 for 4 with a home run and a double in the win. He had four RBIs. Oswaldo Cabrera was 2 for 2 with a double and one run, walking three times, for the Yankees. Judge added two runs on two hits.


Jameson Taillon (13-4, 3.95 ERA) is set to start for New York. The righty is tied for fifth in the AL in wins. Taillon allowed three runs over 7.1 innings in his last start, a 10-3 home win over the Rays on September 10. He earned the win, giving up six hits while striking out eight and walking one. RHP Brandon Woodruff (10-4, 3.41 ERA) will toe the rubber for Milwaukee. It’s his first appearance of the season against the Yankees. In his last start on Sunday, Woodruff got the win at home against the Reds. He threw six innings and gave up two runs on five hits, striking out 11 and walking one in the 7-6 triumph.


Over the last five games, New York has averaged 7.6 runs a game, up from their season average of 5.0, while slashing better across the board (.287/.359/.489). Against right-handed pitchers like Woodruff this season, the Yanks have a .740 OPS. Judge is the team’s most potent producer against right-handers with a 1.135 OPS in 391 at-bats. Milwaukee is averaging 5.6 runs per game in the last five, up from 4.5 for the season, with an improved slash line (.267/.360/.465). The Brew Crew have a .751 OPS against right-handers in 2022, fifth highest in the league. With a .374 OBP over 303 at-bats, Christian Yelich has their highest on-base percentage against right-handers.


New York is 37-35 away from Yankee Stadium in 2022, scoring 4.8 runs per game while allowing 3.8 runs. Milwaukee has won three in a row in front of their home fans. The Brew Crew are 40-27 at home this season, averaging 4.6 runs per game while surrendering 4.0. In seven meetings at American Family Field, Milwaukee is 5-2 despite an average scoreline favoring New York (5.1-4.3).


The Yankees lead the AL East by five games over the Blue Jays. The Brewers are second in the NL Central, seven games behind the Cardinals. They are fourth in the Wild Card race, one games out of a postseason position.

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New York Yankees (+100)

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