Milwaukee Brewers at Philadelphia Phillies MLB Betting Tips 5/15/2019
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Gio Gonzalez vs. Jake Arrieta
The Milwaukee Brewers visit Citizens Bank Park on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 to play the Philadelphia Phillies. The probable starters are Gio Gonzalez for the Brewers and Jake Arrieta for the Phillies.
The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee at +118 and Philadelphia at -128. The Brewers have a 17-25-1 over/under record and a 22-21-0 run line mark. The Phillies are 22-18-0 against the run line and have a 17-22-1 over/under record.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 17-25-1 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 22-21-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 17-22-1 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 22-18-0 against the run line
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
05/13/19 LF Ryan Braun Hamstring is questionable Tuesday vs Philadelphia Phillies
05/01/19 P Chase Anderson Finger 10-day IL (05/01)
04/11/19 P Corey Knebel Elbow 60-day IL (04/11); is out for season
03/27/19 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 10-day IL (03/27)
03/25/19 P Bobby Wahl ACL 60-day IL (04/05); is out for season
03/25/19 P Brent Suter Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
05/14/19 P Edubray Ramos Shoulder 10-day IL (05/13)
05/11/19 P Vince Velasquez Forearm 10-day IL (05/07)
04/25/19 CF Roman Quinn Groin 10-day IL (04/25)
04/20/19 2B Scott Kingery Hamstring 10-day IL (04/20)
04/20/19 P Victor Arano Elbow 10-day IL (04/19)
04/17/19 P Tommy Hunter Forearm 60-day IL (03/25)
04/15/19 P David Robertson Elbow 10-day IL (04/15)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Brewers have a 24-19 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 1.69 and a WHIP of 0.94 this season. He has 12 strikeouts over his 16 innings pitched and he's given up 11 hits. He's allowed 6.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.36. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.23 and they have given up 145 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .214 against the bullpen and they've struck out 197 hitters and walked 81 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.37. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 364 base hits and 190 earned runs. They have allowed 62 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 161 batters and struck out 400. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 4.46.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .244, good for 17th in the league. The Brewers hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Christian Yelich is hitting .338 with an on-base percentage of .454. He has 45 hits this season in 133 at bats with 38 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .744 and an OPS+ of 210. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .266 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .321. He has totaled 46 hits and he has driven in 18 men in 173 at bats. His OPS+ is 91 while his slugging percentage is at .405. The Brewers have 358 hits, including 63 doubles and 68 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 167 times so far this season and they have struck out 417 times as a unit. They have left 299 men on base and have a team OPS of .755. They score 4.72 runs per contest and have scored a total of 203 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 24-16 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.78, Jake Arrieta has a 4-3 record and a 1.32 WHIP. He has 42 strikeouts over the 50 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 47 hits. He's allowing 8.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.77. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.78 and they have given up 136 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 139 batters and walked 49 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.79. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 357 base knocks and 153 earned runs this season. They have given up 53 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 130 hitters and struck out 343 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.32.
As a team, they are batting .247, good for 15th in the league. The Phillies hold a .414 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Rhys Hoskins comes into this matchup batting .285 with an OBP of .411. He has 41 hits this year along with 35 RBI in 144 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .590 with an OPS+ of 160. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .306 this season and he has an OBP of .374. He has collected 44 hits in 144 at bats while driving in 17 runs. He has an OPS+ of 120 and a slugging percentage of .465. The Phillies as a unit have 340 base hits, including 82 doubles and 45 homers. Philadelphia has walked 167 times this year and they have struck out on 353 occasions. They have had 295 men left on base and have an OPS of .748. They have scored 5.22 runs per game and totaled 209 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers +118
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