Friday, August 14, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Adam Morgan (3-3) vs. Wily Peralta (2-7)
The Milwaukee Brewers host the Philadelphia Phillies at Miller Park on Friday. The probable starters are Adam Morgan for the Phillies and Wily Peralta for the Brewers. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia at +150 and Milwaukee at -160. The over/under was set at 8. The Phillies have a 61-44 over/under record and a 59-56 run line mark, meaning they cover 51% of the time. The Brewers have a 55-54 over/under record and a 53-63 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 46% of the time.
The Phillies head into this matchup with a 46-69 record, including 19-40 on the road. Starting pitcher Adam Morgan holds a 3-3 record with an earned run average of 4.06 and a WHIP of 1.40. In his starts, the Phillies are 5-3 over his 44.1 innings pitched this season while giving up 48 hits during those innings. Against the over/under, the Phillies are 3-4 in his starts. His teammates are averaging 3.8 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.54 and they've given up 386 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .256 against the Phillies bullpen while walking 158 times and striking out 376 times. Philadelphia is averaging 7.28 strikeouts per game while getting 10.17 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 29th in baseball in team earned run average at 4.70.
Philadelphia ranks 15th in the league in team batting average at .253 while hitting .253 on the road. Ranked at 28th in the league in on-base percentage, the Phillies sit at .302 and they hold a .380 team slugging percentage. Ben Revere leads the team in hits with 116 while the team ranks 11th in baseball with 8.68 hits per game.
With a 24-36 home record, Milwaukee will hope to improve on their 48-68 overall mark. With an earned run average of 4.48, Wily Peralta will come into this game holding a 2-7 record and a 1.44 WHIP. In his starts, the Brewers are 4-8 and he has allowed 81 hits over 70.1 innings pitched this season. Against the over/under, the Brewers are 6-5 when he starts. His teammates score an average of 4 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.52 and they have given up 303 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .230 against the Brewers bullpen while walking 122 times and striking out 363 times. Milwaukee is averaging 7.92 strikeouts per game while getting 8.84 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.12.
They rank 22nd in the league in team batting average with a .249 average while hitting .247 at home. Ranked at 24th in the league in on-base percentage, the Brewers sit at .304 and they hold a .389 team slugging percentage. Gerardo Parra leads the team in hits with 115 while the team ranks 21st in baseball with 8.38 hits a game.
The Phillies have committed 74 errors and have combined for 1,125 assists and 3,048 put outs leading to a .983 team fielding percentage. The Brewers have committed 86 errors on the season with 1160 assists and 3,062 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .980 on the year.
Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 61-44 against the over/under so far this season
The Philadelphia Phillies are 59-56 against the run line so far this season
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 55-54 against the over/under so far this season
The Milwaukee Brewers are 53-63 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
08/13/15 3B Maikel Franco Wrist doubtful Friday vs. Milwaukee Brewers
07/21/15 P Chad Billingsley Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/19)
04/06/15 P Jonathan Pettibone Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
04/06/15 P Mario Hollands Arch Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/6)
04/04/15 P Cliff Lee Arm Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/16)
No injuries to report at this time
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers
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