Milwaukee Brewers vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 4/21/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs San Diego Padres
Date: Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
Odds/Point Spread: Milwaukee (+175) San Diego (-190)
Dinelson Lamet and the San Diego Padres (10-8, 3rd in NL West) host the Milwaukee Brewers (9-7, 2nd in NL Central) at Petco Park on Wednesday. The Brewers open this game at +175 while the Padres are coming in at -190. The over/under is set at 7. The pitchers who are expected to start are Adrian Houser and Dinelson Lamet.
The Brewers have accounted for 17 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 19 baseballs out of the stadium. Milwaukee has a slugging percentage of .357 and have struck out 168 times, while drawing a walk on 55 occasions. As a unit, the Milwaukee Brewers are putting up 4.3 runs per game, which is 13th in baseball. They have compiled 66 runs batted in as well as 109 base knocks this season, and their average at the plate is sitting at .206. They have accumulated 69 runs and have an on-base percentage of .296.
The Brewers hold a team earned run average of 2.92 so far this year (4th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 156 hitters. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.84 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.05. Brewers pitchers have given up 16 home runs in addition to 53 total runs (4th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 55 hitters and their FIP comes in at 3.74 as a team this year.
The Brewers have sent 51 relief pitchers to the hill on the year. The relief pitchers have inherited 11 base runners on the season with 27.3% of them crossed the plate. They have compiled 3 saves this season and have missed out on 3 of their 6 chances to save the game. The Brewers relievers have recorded a save percentage of 50.0% and has come into the game in 11 save situations. The relievers have tallied 5 holds this year (21st in baseball). Brewers bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with players on base 9 times and also have had 18 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Milwaukee Brewers have earned a total of 435 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 138 assists and 10 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .983 which puts them in 16th in MLB, and have a total of 99 double plays. The Brewers have transformed 74.8% of balls in play into outs out of their 1,305 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 1st in MLB.
Houser (8-15 career win-loss record) is the owner of a FIP of 4.24 while going up against 834 hitters during his time in the major leagues. He has given up 193 base hits (8.8 hits per 9 innings) and has had 74 walks. His earned run average is 4.06 (89 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.353. Houser has taken the hill for 197 innings and has earned 179 punch outs during his pro baseball career.
San Diego has recorded 17 home runs for the year as well as 66 runs batted in. They have recorded 24 doubles, while walking 82 times and scoring 70 runs. The San Diego Padres have tallied an OBP of .334 in addition to a team batting average of .236 for the season. The Padres have a team slugging percentage of .370 and they average 3.89 runs per game (21st in MLB). They have been called out on strikes on 136 occasions (23rd in MLB) and have earned 140 base knocks.
The San Diego pitching staff have conceded 59 runs on the year while holding an ERA of 2.52 (46 earned runs allowed). They have relinquished 19 home runs and they give up 3.24 runs per 9 innings (2nd in baseball). The Padres hold a team WHIP of 0.994 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.21 as a unit on the year. Their K/BB ratio sits at 4.30 (198 strikeouts against 46 walks). They come in at 11th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 117.
San Diego has had relievers take the mound in 10 save chances and they have come away with 8 saves. They sit at 6th in the league holding a save rate of 80.0%, and they have sent 68 relievers onto the field over the course of the season. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 18 times in high leverage situations and also on 13 occasions with runners on base. San Diego relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 15.8% out of their 19 inherited runners. Sitting with 21 save situations, the Padres have compiled 10 holds and also 2 blown saves.
The San Diego Padres have turned 13 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .976 (29th in baseball). The Padres have recorded 149 assists, 16 errors and have amassed 492 putouts for the season. In 1,476 innings on the diamond, the Padres have earned a efficiency on defense of 72.0% (5th in professional baseball).
In his MLB career, Lamet has conceded 189 base hits and he has 337 punch outs in 256 innings. Lamet (13-14 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a 3.76 earned run average while giving up 6.6 hits per 9 innings. He has conceded a total of 107 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.143 and having a FIP of 3.7. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.24 and he has faced 1,065 batters during his career.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Milwaukee (+175)
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