Atlanta Braves vs Milwaukee Brewers Prediction, 5/16/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Atlanta Braves vs Milwaukee Brewers
Date: Sunday, May 16, 2021
Location: American Family Field in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Bally Sports Wisconsin
American Family Field is the site where Freddy Peralta and the Milwaukee Brewers (20-18, 2nd in NL Central) will take on the Atlanta Braves (17-20, 3rd in NL East) on Sunday.
Atlanta has a slugging % of .414 and have been rung up 330 times, while being walked on 128 occasions. They have accrued 161 RBI's as well as 273 base knocks for the year, and their average at the plate is sitting at .227. The Braves have hit 53 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 54 baseballs out of the park. They have notched a total of 167 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .310. As a team, the Atlanta Braves are notching 4.5 runs per contest, which is 11th in baseball.
The Braves have a team ERA of 4.64 for the year (25th in the league), and their staff has struck out 344 batters. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.53 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.39. Braves pitchers have surrendered 51 long balls and also 188 total runs (26th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 136 players from the other team and their FIP is 4.46 as a team for the season.
The Braves have sent 138 relievers to the mound so far this year. The relievers have inherited 53 runners so far this season with 26.4% of them earned a run for their team. They have earned 8 saves over the course of the season and have not converted 6 of 14 save opportunities. The Braves relief pitchers have recorded a save percentage of 57.1% and stepped onto the hill in 40 save situations. The relievers have recorded 25 holds on the year (2nd in baseball). Braves pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 36 times in addition to having 64 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Braves have converted 68.1% of balls in play into outs out of 2,919 innings on the diamond, ranking them 26th in the majors. The Atlanta Braves have accumulated 973 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 332 assists and 19 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .986 which ranks 6th in the majors, and have accumulated 268 double plays.
Ynoa (4-1 win-loss mark in his career) sits with a FIP of 4.17 and he has faced 271 hitters during his time in the major leagues. He has conceded 56 base hits (7.8 hits per nine innings) and has had 23 free passes. His earned run average is 4.15 (30 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.215. Ynoa has thrown 65 innings and has accounted for 64 strikeouts in his career.
Milwaukee has knocked in 42 home runs on the year and 135 RBIs. They have put up 48 two-baggers, while taking a walk 126 times and scoring 139 runs. The Milwaukee Brewers hold a team OBP of .298 as well as a batting average of .213 so far this season. The Brewers have a team slugging percentage of .357 and they are recording 3.66 runs per contest (26th in the league). They have been rung up on 387 occasions (2nd in the league) and have earned a total of 268 hits.
The Milwaukee pitching staff have relinquished 149 runs for the year and come in with a team ERA of 3.47 (132 earned runs conceded). They have conceded 43 dingers and they relinquish 3.92 runs per 9 innings (9th in baseball). The Brewers hold a team WHIP of 1.135 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.73 as a team so far this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.11 (398 strikeouts against 128 walks). They are sitting at 7th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 260.
With 37 save situations, the Brewers have earned 22 holds and 5 blown saves. Milwaukee has had relievers enter the game in 15 save opportunities and they have converted 10 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 51 times in high leverage situations and on 23 occasions with runners on base. Milwaukee bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 35.7% of 28 inherited base runners. They sit at 12th in baseball holding a save percentage of 66.7%, and they have dispatched 125 relievers to the mound for the season.
In 3,078 innings on the field, the Brewers have earned a defensive efficiency of 71.9% (6th in pro baseball). The Milwaukee Brewers have twisted 26 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .985 (11th in the majors). The Brewers have accrued 314 assists, 21 errors and have 1,026 putouts on the season.
Peralta (19-9 career record) holds a 4.35 ERA and has conceded 6.9 hits per 9 innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.98 and he has gone up against 983 batters thus far in his career. He has conceded 112 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.226 and a FIP of 3.6. During his pro baseball career, Peralta has conceded 177 base hits while he has tallied 319 K's in 231 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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