Arizona Diamondbacks vs Milwaukee Brewers Prediction, 6/4/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Arizona Diamondbacks vs Milwaukee Brewers
Date: Friday, June 4, 2021
Location: American Family Field in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Bally Sports Wisconsin
Odds/Point Spread: Arizona (+145) Milwaukee (-185)
American Family Field is the venue where Adrian Houser and the Milwaukee Brewers (29-26, 3rd in NL Central) will take on the Arizona Diamondbacks (20-37, 5th in NL West) on Friday. The odds on this matchup have the Diamondbacks priced at +145 and the Brewers are at -185. The total has been set at 7.5. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Matt Peacock and Adrian Houser.
Arizona has a slugging percentage of .388 and have been rung up 512 times, while drawing a walk on 196 occasions. They have compiled 236 RBI's in addition to 458 base knocks for the season, while their batting average is .235. The Diamondbacks have hit 100 doubles as a squad and have hit 56 baseballs out of the park. They have 251 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .311. As a unit, the Arizona Diamondbacks are scoring 4.4 runs per outing, which has them at 14th in the league.
Diamondbacks pitchers have relinquished 76 home runs and 304 runs in total (30th in MLB). They have walked 179 opposing players and their FIP sits at 4.51 as a unit for the year. Their K/BB ratio is 2.55 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.40. The Diamondbacks are sitting with a team earned run average of 4.95 this year (28th in MLB), and their staff has struck out 456 batters.
Diamondbacks bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with opponents on base 46 times as well as having 47 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have racked up 22 holds this year (24th in the league). The Diamondbacks relievers have accumulated a save percentage of 35.3% and has come into the game in 39 save situations. They have compiled 6 saves this year and have not converted 11 of their 17 save opportunities. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 58 runners on the season and 25.9% of them crossed home plate. The Diamondbacks have dispatched 195 relievers to the mound on the season.
The Diamondbacks have converted 67.9% of balls in play into outs in their 4,488 innings, ranking them 28th in MLB. The Arizona Diamondbacks have accumulated 1,496 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 505 assists and 37 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .982 which puts them in 23rd in baseball, and have a total of 363 double plays.
Peacock (2-1 mark in his career) sits with a FIP of 4.28 while he has faced 113 batters in the majors. He has allowed 27 base hits (8.7 hits per 9 innings) and has 3 walks. His earned run average is 4.50 (14 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.071. Peacock has thrown 28 innings and has accumulated 21 strikeouts in his career.
The Brewers have a team slugging % of .363 and they are earning 3.82 runs per outing (25th in the league). They have notched 70 two-baggers, while taking a walk 189 times as well as scoring 210 runs. Milwaukee has compiled 64 HRs for the season to go along with 203 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 552 occasions (4th in baseball) and have notched a total of 380 base hits. The Milwaukee Brewers have an OBP of .296 and a team batting average of .211 on the season.
The Brewers have a team WHIP of 1.157 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.89 as a unit so far this year. They are currently ranked 3rd in MLB as a staff in total hits surrendered with 382. The Milwaukee pitching staff have surrendered 225 runs on the year while having an ERA of 3.74 (204 earned runs surrendered). Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 3.04 (566 strikeouts vs 186 bases on balls). They have allowed 66 homers and they yield 4.12 runs per 9 innings (10th in the league).
Milwaukee has had relievers enter the game in 24 save opportunities and they have walked away with 14 saves. They are ranked 18th in the league holding a save rate of 58.3%, and they have sent 173 relief pitchers to the mound over the course of the season. Their relievers have taken the field 71 times in high leverage situations and also on 36 occasions with runners on. Milwaukee relievers have an inherited score percentage of 39.1% out of 46 inherited runners. With 49 save situations, the Brewers have amassed 25 holds in addition to 10 blown saves.
The Milwaukee Brewers have twisted 34 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .982 (25th in baseball). The Brewers have recorded 445 assists, 36 errors and have notched a total of 1,473 putouts this season. Out of their 4,419 innings played, the Brewers have a efficiency on defense of 71.6% (7th in baseball).
So far in his career, Houser has allowed 225 base hits while accumulating 217 strikeouts in 236 innings pitched. He has allowed a total of 107 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.331 and a FIP of 4.3. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.41 and he has gone up against 1,001 hitters in his pro baseball career. Houser (10-18 career win-loss mark) has a 4.07 earned run average and has given up 8.6 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Milwaukee (-185)
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