Los Angeles Dodgers vs Milwaukee Brewers Prediction, 5/2/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Milwaukee Brewers
Date: Sunday, May 2, 2021
Location: American Family Field in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Bally Sports Wisconsin
Julio Urias and the Los Angeles Dodgers (16-10, 2nd in NL West) are headed to American Family Field on Sunday where they'll take on the Milwaukee Brewers (15-10, 1st in NL Central).
As a team, the Los Angeles Dodgers are compiling 4.9 runs per outing, which has them sitting at 5th in the league. They have 126 runs scored and hold an on-base percentage of .346. The Dodgers have compiled 42 doubles as a team and have knocked 30 baseballs out of the stadium. They have 119 runs batted in in addition to 210 hits on the campaign, and their average at the plate sits at .239. Los Angeles has a slugging % of .405 and have struck out 248 times, while drawing a walk on 125 occasions.
The Dodgers hold a team ERA of 2.97 on the year (3rd in baseball), and the staff has rung up 265 hitters. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 3.96 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.06. Dodgers pitchers have relinquished 26 home runs and 90 total runs (4th in baseball). They have walked 67 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 3.24 as a team on the year.
The Dodgers have sent 79 relief pitchers to the mound this year. The relievers have inherited 34 base runners this year and 23.5% of those players ended up scoring. They have recorded 9 saves over the course of the season and have missed out on 6 of their 15 save chances. The Dodgers bullpen have a save rate of 60.0% and has entered the game in 38 save situations. The bullpen have notched 22 holds for the year (2nd in baseball). Dodgers pitchers have stepped onto the hill with players on base 27 times and also have had 42 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Dodgers have converted 71.6% of balls hit into play into outs in their 2,127 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 8th in baseball. The Los Angeles Dodgers have a tally of 709 putouts this season, in addition to 227 assists and 15 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .984 which has them ranked 14th in pro baseball, and have a total of 172 double plays.
Urias has thrown 269 innings and has accumulated 264 K's in his career. Urias (15-7 win-loss record in his career) has a FIP of 3.41 while he has faced 1,123 opposing hitters in the majors. His ERA is 3.20 (96 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.220. He has allowed 233 base knocks (7.8 hits per 9 innings) with 96 free passes.
The Brewers hold a slugging percentage of .368 and they have an average of 4.00 runs per contest (21st in MLB). They have put up 29 doubles, while walking 78 times as well as putting up 100 runs. Milwaukee has compiled 30 home runs on the campaign to go along with 97 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 257 instances (4th in MLB) and have totaled 177 hits. The Milwaukee Brewers have accounted for a team OBP of .298 as well as a team batting average of .215 this season.
The Brewers have a team WHIP of 1.160 with a FIP of 3.70 as a staff over the course of the season. They are currently ranked 6th in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 171. The Milwaukee pitching staff have conceded 92 runs so far this season while holding an ERA of 3.36 (84 earned runs given up). They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.87 (258 strikeouts vs 90 free passes). They have relinquished 26 long balls and they allow 3.68 runs per 9 innings (4th in baseball).
Sitting with 28 save situations, the Brewers have earned 18 holds in addition to 3 blown saves. Milwaukee has had relief pitchers step onto the mound in 10 save opportunities and they have walked away with 7 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 33 times in high leverage situations and on 15 occasions with runners on base. Milwaukee relievers hold an inherited score rate of 36.4% out of 22 inherited runners. They rank 12th in the league with a save rate of 70.0%, and they have sent 86 bullpen pitchers to the mound this season.
The Milwaukee Brewers have turned 20 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .985 (10th in professional baseball). The Brewers have recorded 208 assists, 13 errors and have amassed 675 putouts for the year. In 2,025 innings on the field, the Brewers are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 71.9% (6th in MLB).
Burnes (14-8 mark in his career) has a 3.99 ERA and has surrendered 7.7 hits per nine innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 4.40 and he has gone up against 735 opposing batters during his MLB career. He has conceded 78 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.165 and having a FIP of 3.3. In his pro baseball career, Burnes has surrendered 150 base hits while he has earned 242 K's in 176 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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