Sunday, July 16, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jeremy Hellickson vs. Matt Garza
Miller Park is the site of the matchup between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday, July 16, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Jeremy Hellickson for the Phillies and Matt Garza for the Brewers.
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Philadelphia opens at +157 while Milwaukee opens at -167. The Phillies have a 40-41-7 over/under record and a 43-45-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 54-38-0 against the run line and have a 49-39-4 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 40-41-7 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 43-45-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 49-39-4 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 54-38-0 against the run line
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
06/30/17 LF Howie Kendrick Hamstring 10-day DL (06/28)
06/23/17 P Casey Fien Shoulder 60-day DL (06/23)
06/11/17 2B Cesar Hernandez Side 10-day DL (06/11)
05/31/17 P Vince Velasquez Elbow 10-day DL (05/31)
04/23/17 P Clay Buchholz Forearm 60-day DL (04/15)
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
07/09/17 P Junior Guerra Shin 10-day DL (07/08)
07/06/17 2B Eric Sogard Ankle 10-day DL (07/05)
06/28/17 P Chase Anderson Ribs 10-day DL (06/28)
06/21/17 P Wily Peralta Calf 10-day DL (06/21)
06/14/17 P Brandon Woodruff Hamstring 10-day DL (06/13)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Phillies have a 29-59 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson has a 5-5 record with an earned run average of 4.49 and a WHIP of 1.24. He has 53 strikeouts over his 102.1 innings pitched and he's given up 100 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.62. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.54 and they have given up 291 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the bullpen and they've struck out 275 hitters and walked 122 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.69. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 805 base hits and 408 earned runs. They have allowed 124 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 285 batters and struck out 665. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.72.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .242, good for 24th in the league. The Phillies hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Odubel Herrera is hitting .257 with an on-base percentage of .294. He has 85 hits this season in 331 at bats with 31 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .402 and an OPS+ of 83. Aaron Altherr is hitting .288 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .359. He has totaled 78 hits and he has driven in 44 men in 271 at bats. His OPS+ is 135 while his slugging percentage is at .539. The Phillies have 724 hits, including 155 doubles and 90 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 256 times so far this season and they have struck out 763 times as a unit. They have left 565 men on base and have a team OPS of .699. They score 3.84 runs per contest and have scored a total of 338 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 51-41 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.98, Matt Garza has a 4-4 record and a 1.27 WHIP. He has 51 strikeouts over the 72.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 73 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.04 and they have given up 295 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 331 batters and walked 159 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 4.09. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 803 base knocks and 376 earned runs this season. They have given up 111 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 321 hitters and struck out 756 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.36.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 18th in the league. The Brewers hold a .451 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Domingo Santana comes into this matchup batting .293 with an OBP of .386. He has 88 hits this year along with 50 RBI in 300 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .503 with an OPS+ of 130. Orlando Arcia is hitting .282 this season and he has an OBP of .322. He has collected 85 hits in 301 at bats while driving in 33 runs. He has an OPS+ of 93 and a slugging percentage of .425. The Brewers as a unit have 798 base hits, including 167 doubles and 140 homers. Milwaukee has walked 306 times this year and they have struck out on 883 occasions. They have had 603 men left on base and have an OPS of .777. They have scored 5 runs per game and totaled 460 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Brewers -167
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