Milwaukee Brewers vs Philadelphia Phillies Prediction, 5/3/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Philadelphia Phillies
Date: Monday, May 3, 2021
Location: Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Citizens Bank Park is the venue where Matt Moore and the Philadelphia Phillies (12-13, 2nd in NL East) will play the Milwaukee Brewers (15-10, 1st in NL Central) on Monday.
The Brewers have tallied 29 two-baggers as a unit and have knocked 30 baseballs out of the stadium. Milwaukee has a slugging rate of .368 and have struck out 257 times, while drawing a walk on 78 occasions. As a team, the Milwaukee Brewers are notching 4.0 runs per game, which has them sitting at 21st in baseball. They have tallied 97 RBI's and 177 base knocks on the year, and their average at the plate is at .215. They have 100 runs while holding a team OBP of .298.
Brewers pitchers have allowed 26 long balls in addition to 92 runs in total (6th in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 90 opposing batters and their FIP is 3.70 as a squad so far this year. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.87 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.16. The Brewers have compiled a team ERA of 3.36 so far this season (6th in MLB), and the staff has struck out 258 batters.
The Brewers have sent 86 relief pitchers to the hill this season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 22 runners on the campaign and 36.4% of them ended up scoring. They have tallied 7 saves on the season and have blown 3 of their 10 chances to save the game. The Brewers relief pitchers have earned a save percentage of 70.0% and has come into the game in 28 save situations. The bullpen have recorded 18 holds this season (5th in the league). Brewers pitchers have stepped onto the hill with players on base 15 times and also have had 33 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Brewers have converted 71.9% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 2,025 innings on the diamond, ranking them 6th in baseball. The Milwaukee Brewers have notched a total of 675 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 208 assists and 13 errors. Their fielding rate is at .985 which puts them in 10th in baseball, and have accumulated 151 double plays.
Houser (9-15 career record) has a FIP of 4.20 while he has gone up against 877 opposing hitters in the majors. He has conceded 203 base knocks (8.8 hits per nine innings) with 77 walks. His ERA is 4.07 (94 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.348. Houser has thrown 207 innings and has racked up 188 K's during his career.
The Phillies hold a slugging percentage of .382 and they tally 3.80 runs per outing (25th in baseball). They have notched 35 doubles, while taking a walk 76 times as well as earning 95 runs. Philadelphia has hit 26 home runs on the year and 91 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 242 occasions (9th in baseball) and have 191 hits. The Philadelphia Phillies are sitting with an OBP of .309 and a team batting average of .237 this season.
The Philadelphia pitching staff have surrendered 111 runs so far this year and come in with a team ERA of 4.42 (106 earned runs yielded). They have surrendered 35 long balls and they give up 4.63 runs per 9 innings (19th in baseball). The Phillies are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.255 in addition to having a FIP of 4.21 as a team this year. Their K/BB ratio is 3.31 (222 strikeouts against 67 free passes). They are sitting at 24th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 204.
Philadelphia relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 43.3% of 30 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 33 times in high leverage situations and on 19 occasions with runners on. With 17 save situations, the Phillies have recorded 6 holds in addition to 5 blown saves. They rank 22nd in the league with a save percentage of 54.5%, and they have dispatched 74 relievers to the hill on the season. Philadelphia has had bullpen pitchers enter the game in 11 save opportunities and they have recorded 6 saves.
In their 1,944 innings played, the Phillies have a defensive efficiency of 69.3% (20th in baseball). The Philadelphia Phillies have turned 21 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .985 (11th in the majors). The Phillies have racked up 206 assists, 13 errors and have 648 putouts on the season.
During his MLB career, Moore has conceded 902 hits and he has 818 strikeouts in 905 innings. Moore (54-57 mark in his career) has a 4.57 ERA while giving up 9.0 hits per nine innings. He has surrendered a total of 460 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.413 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.4. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.16 and he has faced 3,954 opposing batters during his career.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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