Arizona Diamondbacks vs Milwaukee Brewers Prediction, 6/3/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Arizona Diamondbacks vs Milwaukee Brewers
Date: Thursday, June 3, 2021
Location: American Family Field in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Bally Sports Wisconsin
Odds/Point Spread: Arizona (+135) Milwaukee (-175)
Adrian Houser and the Milwaukee Brewers (29-26, 3rd in NL Central) host the Arizona Diamondbacks (20-36, 5th in NL West) at American Family Field on Thursday. The Diamondbacks open this game at +135 while the Brewers are priced at -175. The O/U has been set at 8.5. The starting pitchers will be Seth Frankoff and Adrian Houser.
As a squad, the Arizona Diamondbacks are notching 4.4 runs/g, which puts them at 14th in the league. They have accumulated 245 runs and have an OBP of .311. The Diamondbacks have earned 99 doubles as a unit and have hit 55 balls out of the park. They have compiled 230 runs batted in and 450 base knocks this season, and their batting average is sitting at .235. Arizona has a slugging percentage of .388 and have been called out on strikes 508 times, while being walked on 192 occasions.
The Diamondbacks hold a team ERA of 4.93 on the season (27th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 450 batters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.53 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.39. Diamondbacks pitchers have relinquished 75 home runs and 297 runs (30th in the league). They have walked 178 opposing players and their FIP is 4.52 as a unit so far this season.
The Diamondbacks relief pitchers have compiled a save rate of 35.3% and has entered the game in 39 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 57 runners on the season and 26.3% of those players ended up scoring. Diamondbacks relief pitchers have entered the contest with opponents on base 45 times and also have had 45 appearances in high leverage situations. The Diamondbacks have sent 190 relief pitchers to the hill on the season. The relief pitchers have earned 22 holds over the course of the season (22nd in baseball). They have 6 saves on the campaign and have blown 11 out of their 17 save opportunities.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have amassed 1,469 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 494 assists and 36 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .982 which puts them in 23rd in baseball, and they have turned 355 double plays. The Diamondbacks have turned 68.2% of baseballs in play into outs in their 4,407 innings, which has them ranked 26th in pro baseball.
Frankoff has taken the mound for 18 innings and has 13 strikeouts in his MLB career. His earned run average is 10.31 (21 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 2.073. He has surrendered 27 hits (13.3 hits per 9 innings) and has 11 walks. Frankoff (0-3 record in his career) has a FIP of 6.69 while he has gone up against 93 opposing hitters in the major leagues.
The Brewers hold a team slugging % of .363 and they average 3.82 runs per outing (23rd in the league). They have notched 70 two-baggers, while getting a free base 189 times and scoring 210 runs. Milwaukee has 64 HRs this season to go along with 203 runs batted in. They have been rung up on 552 instances (4th in the league) and have recorded 380 hits. The Milwaukee Brewers have accounted for an OBP of .296 and a batting average of .211 over the course of the season.
The Brewers hold a team WHIP of 1.157 in addition to having a FIP of 3.88 as a squad for the year. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 3.04 (566 strikeouts against 186 walks). They come in at 6th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 382. They have allowed 66 HR's and they concede 4.12 runs per 9 innings (10th in baseball). The Milwaukee pitching staff have conceded 225 runs so far this year and come in with a team ERA of 3.74 (204 earned runs conceded).
Milwaukee has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the contest in 24 save chances and they have tallied 14 saves. They sit at 19th in the league with a save percentage of 58.3%, and they have sent 173 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond so far this year. Their relief pitchers have come in 71 times in high leverage situations and on 36 occasions with runners on. Milwaukee relievers have an inherited score percentage of 39.1% out of their 46 inherited runners. With 49 save situations, the Brewers have accumulated 25 holds and 10 blown saves.
In 4,419 innings on the field, the Brewers have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 71.6% (7th in pro baseball). The Milwaukee Brewers have turned 34 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .982 (24th in MLB). The Brewers have racked up 445 assists, 36 errors and have a tally of 1,473 putouts so far this year.
Houser (10-18 record in his career) has a 4.07 earned run average while surrendering 8.6 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.41 and he has faced 1,001 opposing hitters thus far in his career. He has allowed a total of 107 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.331 and having a FIP of 4.3. So far in his pro baseball career, Houser has allowed 225 base knocks while he has earned 217 punch outs in 236 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Arizona (+135)
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