Milwaukee Brewers vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 6/21/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Monday, June 21, 2021
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
Brett Anderson and the Milwaukee Brewers (38-30, 2nd in NL Central) are headed to Chase Field on Monday where they'll meet the Arizona Diamondbacks (20-49, 5th in NL West).
As a unit, the Milwaukee Brewers are putting up 4.0 runs per outing, which puts them at 22nd in MLB. They have 269 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .299. The Brewers have hit 90 doubles as a team and have knocked 80 balls out of the park. They have compiled 257 runs batted in in addition to 463 hits so far this year, and their team batting average sits at .210. Milwaukee has a slugging percentage of .365 and have struck out 680 times, while taking a walk on 245 occasions.
The Brewers are sitting with a team ERA of 3.60 this season (9th in baseball), and they have rung up 705 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 229 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 3.78 as a squad so far this season. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.08 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.16. Brewers pitchers have yielded 77 home runs in addition to 269 runs in total (10th in MLB).
The Brewers have dispatched 212 relief pitchers to the hill over the course of the season. The relief pitchers have inherited 53 base runners over the course of the season with 37.7% of them earned a run for their team. They have accumulated 20 saves this year and have blown 11 of their 31 save opportunities. The Brewers relief pitchers have a save percentage of 64.5% and has come into the game in 68 save situations. The relief pitchers have recorded 37 holds on the year (8th in MLB). Brewers relief pitchers have gone to the mound with opponents on base 41 times and also have had 81 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Brewers have transformed 71.3% of balls hit into play into outs in their 5,472 innings on the field, which ranks them 6th in the majors. The Milwaukee Brewers have notched a total of 1,824 putouts for the season, as well as 549 assists and 40 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .983 which is 14th in baseball, and have accumulated 407 double plays.
Anderson has taken the mound for 1,091 frames and has accumulated 744 punch outs thus far in his career. His ERA is 4.07 (493 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.335. He has surrendered 1,165 base hits (9.6 hits per nine innings) and has 291 free passes. Anderson (65-69 career mark) has a FIP of 3.98 while he has gone up against 4,625 batters during his time in the majors.
The Diamondbacks hold a slugging percentage of .381 and they score 4.28 runs per game (16th in the league). They have 122 two-baggers, while walking 226 times and scoring 295 runs. Arizona has hit 66 home runs on the season and 276 runs batted in. They have been rung up on 623 occasions (10th in the league) and have 551 base hits. The Arizona Diamondbacks have recorded an OBP of .306 as well as a team batting average of .233 on the year.
The Arizona pitching staff have relinquished 385 runs on the campaign while having a team ERA of 5.30 (352 earned runs conceded). They have given up 99 long balls and they concede 5.79 runs per 9 innings (30th in MLB). The Diamondbacks have a WHIP of 1.443 and have a FIP of 4.78 as a team this season. Their K/BB ratio sits at 2.37 (548 strikeouts vs 231 free passes). They are sitting at 30th in baseball as a staff in total hits conceded with 632.
Sitting with 44 save situations, the Diamondbacks have accrued 25 holds and 13 blown saves. Arizona has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the hill in 19 save chances and they have earned 6 saves. Their relievers have come in 58 times in high leverage situations and on 57 occasions with runners on base. Arizona bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 30.4% out of their 79 inherited base runners. They are ranked 30th in the league with a save rate of 31.6%, and they have sent 238 bullpen pitchers to the hill on the year.
Out of their 5,388 innings on the field, the Diamondbacks are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 68.0% (26th in MLB). The Arizona Diamondbacks have turned 39 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .983 (15th in MLB). The Diamondbacks have accrued 604 assists, 41 errors and have a total of 1,796 putouts for the season.
Kelly (18-23 career win-loss record) holds a 4.48 ERA and has conceded 9.0 hits per nine innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.01 and he has faced 1,239 batters so far in his MLB career. He has surrendered a total of 146 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.294 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.4. During his MLB career, Kelly has given up 293 base hits while accumulating 259 punch outs in 293 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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