Los Angeles Dodgers vs Milwaukee Brewers Prediction, 4/30/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Milwaukee Brewers
Date: Friday, April 30, 2021
Location: American Family Field in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Bally Sports Wisconsin
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-325) Milwaukee (+287)
Alex Vesia and the Los Angeles Dodgers (16-9, 1st in NL West) head to American Family Field on Friday where they'll take on the Milwaukee Brewers (14-10, 1st in NL Central). The Brewers open this contest at +287 while the Dodgers are priced at -325. The total opens at 9. The pitchers taking the mound will be Alex Vesia and Freddy Peralta.
The Dodgers have recorded 42 two-baggers as a team and have smacked 30 baseballs out of the park. Los Angeles has a slugging % of .411 and have been rung up 242 times, while taking a walk on 122 occasions. As a squad, the Los Angeles Dodgers are compiling 5.0 runs per game, which puts them at 5th in the league. They have compiled 118 RBI's as well as 201 hits so far this year, while their batting average is sitting at .238. They have accumulated 125 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .347.
Dodgers pitchers have allowed 25 long balls and also 88 runs in total (4th in MLB). They have walked 65 hitters and their FIP is 3.22 as a team so far this season. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 3.98 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.07. The Dodgers hold a team ERA of 3.00 so far this year (3rd in baseball), and they have rung up 259 hitters.
Dodgers bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with players on base 27 times and also have had 42 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have racked up 22 holds for the year (2nd in MLB). The Dodgers bullpen have accumulated a save percentage of 60.0% and has entered the game in 38 save situations. They have compiled 9 saves on the season and have blown 6 out of their 15 save chances. The relief pitchers have inherited 34 base runners on the campaign and 23.5% of those players ended up scoring. The Dodgers have sent 79 relievers to the hill this year.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have 685 putouts on the year, in addition to 219 assists and 15 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .984 which is 16th in pro baseball, and they have twisted 163 double plays. The Dodgers have transformed 71.1% of balls hit into play into outs out of 2,055 innings, which has them ranked 10th in professional baseball.
Vesia (0-1 career mark) sits with a FIP of 14.73 while he has faced 27 batters during his time in the major leagues. He has allowed 7 base knocks (14.5 hits per nine innings) and has had 7 walks. His ERA is 18.69 (9 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 3.231. Vesia has taken the ball for 4 innings and has 5 K's during his career.
Milwaukee has 29 HRs over the course of the season to go along with 95 RBIs. They have 28 doubles, while walking 76 times and scoring 98 runs. The Milwaukee Brewers have compiled an on-base percentage of .301 in addition to a team batting average of .217 so far this season. The Brewers hold a team slugging % of .371 and they are recording 4.08 runs per game (20th in the league). They have been rung up on 251 occasions (2nd in baseball) and have earned a total of 173 hits.
The Milwaukee pitching staff have given up 91 runs for the season and come in with a team ERA of 3.46 (83 earned runs conceded). They have yielded 26 homers and they concede 3.79 runs per 9 innings (5th in the league). The Brewers have a WHIP of 1.153 in addition to having a FIP of 3.74 as a staff so far this season. Their K/BB ratio is 2.90 (252 strikeouts vs 87 walks). They come in at 4th in MLB as a staff in total hits allowed with 162.
Milwaukee relievers have an inherited score rate of 36.4% out of 22 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 32 times in high leverage situations and on 15 occasions with base runners. With 24 save situations, the Brewers have 15 holds and 3 blown saves. They rank 13th in baseball holding a save percentage of 66.7%, and they have dispatched 82 relievers to the mound this year. Milwaukee has called on relievers to step onto the mound in 9 save chances and they have converted 6 saves.
In 1,944 innings on the diamond, the Brewers have a defensive efficiency of 72.1% (5th in pro baseball). The Milwaukee Brewers have turned 18 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .985 (12th in the majors). The Brewers have accrued 199 assists, 13 errors and have a total of 648 putouts on the season.
Thus far in his career, Peralta has conceded 171 hits while totaling 296 strikeouts in 214 innings pitched. Peralta (18-8 career win-loss mark) has a 4.44 earned run average and has allowed 7.2 hits per nine innings. He has allowed 106 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.272 and having a FIP of 3.6. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.90 and he has gone up against 919 opposing batters during his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Milwaukee (+287)
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