Milwaukee Brewers at Philadelphia Phillies 6/8/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, June 8, 2018
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Jhoulys Chacin vs. Vince Velasquez
The Milwaukee Brewers head to Citizens Bank Park on Friday, June 8, 2018 to take on the Philadelphia Phillies. The expected starting pitchers are Jhoulys Chacin for the Brewers and Vince Velasquez for the Phillies.
The odds for this matchup have Milwaukee at +124 and Philadelphia at -134. The Brewers have a 23-37-2 over/under mark and a 36-26-0 run line record. The Phillies are 29-30-0 against the run line and have a 25-30-4 over/under record.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 23-37-2 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 36-26-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 25-30-4 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 29-30-0 against the run line
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
06/01/18 C Stephen Vogt Shoulder is out for season
06/01/18 P Zach Davies Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (06/01)
05/30/18 3B Tyler Saladino Ankle 10-day DL (05/30)
05/09/18 SS Nick Franklin Quad 10-day DL (05/09)
05/09/18 P Wade Miley Oblique 60-day DL (05/09)
04/25/18 1B Eric Thames Thumb 10-day DL (04/25)
03/26/18 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
05/31/18 CF Pedro Florimon Foot 10-day DL (05/30)
05/31/18 LF Rhys Hoskins Jaw 10-day DL (05/29)
05/08/18 P Adam Morgan Back 10-day DL (05/08)
04/27/18 P Ben Lively Back 10-day DL (04/27)
03/30/18 P Pat Neshek Shoulder 10-day DL (03/30)
03/26/18 P Jerad Eickhoff Back 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Brewers have a 37-25 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin has a 4-1 record with an earned run average of 3.39 and a WHIP of 1.28 this year. He has 50 strikeouts over his 69 innings pitched and he's given up 59 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.61 and they have given up 174 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .207 against the bullpen and they've struck out 268 hitters and walked 89 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.52. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 463 base hits and 216 earned runs. They have allowed 66 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 214 batters and struck out 528. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 4.03.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .247, good for 15th in the league. The Brewers hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .282 with an on-base percentage of .389. He has 60 hits this season in 213 at bats with 18 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .432 and an OPS+ of 121. Christian Yelich is hitting .301 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .373. He has totaled 59 hits and he has driven in 26 men in 196 at bats. His OPS+ is 127 while his slugging percentage is at .474. The Brewers have 513 hits, including 97 doubles and 75 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 203 times so far this season and they have struck out 545 times as a unit. They have left 415 men on base and have a team OPS of .720. They score 4.15 runs per contest and have scored a total of 257 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 32-27 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.82, Vince Velasquez has a 4-6 record and a 1.29 WHIP this season. He has 79 strikeouts over the 63.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 60 hits. He allows 8.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.70 and they have given up 170 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 198 batters and walked 79 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.47. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 467 base knocks and 202 earned runs this season. They have given up 49 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 178 hitters and struck out 524 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 3.45.
As a team, they are batting .232, good for 26th in the league. The Phillies hold a .384 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Odubel Herrera comes into this matchup batting .306 with an OBP of .368. He has 67 hits this year along with 32 RBI in 219 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .466 with an OPS+ of 127. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .260 this season and he has an OBP of .374. He has collected 58 hits in 223 at bats while driving in 21 runs. He has an OPS+ of 114 and a slugging percentage of .404. The Phillies as a unit have 454 base hits, including 90 doubles and 63 homers. Philadelphia has walked 224 times this year and they have struck out on 575 occasions. They have had 404 men left on base and have an OPS of .698. They have scored 4.24 runs per game and totaled 250 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Phillies -134
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