Milwaukee Brewers vs Washington Nationals Prediction, 5/29/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Washington Nationals
Date: Saturday, May 29, 2021
Location: Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
Freddy Peralta and the Milwaukee Brewers (24-25, 3rd in NL Central) head to Nationals Park on Saturday where they'll take on the Washington Nationals (20-24, 5th in NL East).
The Brewers have tallied 61 two-baggers as a team and have hit 53 balls out of the park. Milwaukee has a slugging rate of .355 and have been rung up 482 times, while taking a walk on 166 occasions. As a team, the Milwaukee Brewers are putting up 3.8 runs per game, which puts them at 27th in MLB. They have 174 runs batted in in addition to 332 hits on the campaign, and their team batting average is sitting at .210. They have a total of 180 runs scored while having a team OBP of .297.
The Brewers have compiled a team earned run average of 3.86 for the season (11th in baseball), and they have rung up 496 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 165 players from the other team and their FIP is 3.97 as a unit this year. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.01 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.16. Brewers pitchers have allowed 59 long balls and also 203 runs in total (14th in baseball).
Brewers relief pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 30 times as well as having 59 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers are sitting with 24 holds for the year (15th in the league). The Brewers relief pitchers have accumulated a save rate of 65.0% and stepped onto the hill in 44 save situations. They have accumulated 13 saves on the season and have not converted 7 of 20 save opportunities. The relief pitchers have inherited 41 runners so far this season with 41.5% of those runners earned a run for their team. The Brewers have sent 152 relievers to the mound for the year.
The Milwaukee Brewers have accumulated 1,287 putouts for the season, as well as 391 assists and 31 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .982 which has them ranked 23rd in professional baseball, and have accumulated 296 double plays. The Brewers have turned 71.8% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 3,861 innings on the field, which has them sitting 3rd in pro baseball.
Peralta has taken the mound for 242 innings and has accounted for 334 strikeouts thus far in his career. Peralta (20-9 career record) holds a FIP of 3.57 while he has gone up against 1,026 opposing hitters during his time in the majors. His earned run average is 4.23 (114 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.213. He has surrendered 182 hits (6.8 hits per 9 innings) and has 112 walks.
The Washington Nationals are sitting with an OBP of .323 and a batting average of .256 this year. They have been rung up on 369 occasions (28th in the league) and have 378 hits. Washington has accumulated 47 home runs over the course of the season and 171 runs batted in. The Nationals have a SLG% of .401 and they earn 4.02 runs per game (22nd in the league). They have hit 68 doubles, while walking 128 times and putting up 177 runs.
The Washington pitching staff have yielded 190 runs on the year while holding a team ERA of 4.09 (174 earned runs yielded). They have surrendered 63 homers and they relinquish 4.46 runs per 9 innings (16th in baseball). The Nationals have a team WHIP of 1.258 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.61 as a unit on the campaign. Their K/BB ratio is 2.50 (382 strikeouts vs 153 walks). They have a ranking of 4th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 329.
Sitting with 30 save situations, the Nationals have 19 holds in addition to 3 blown saves. Washington has called on relievers to take the mound in 10 save opportunities and they have walked away with 7 saves. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 34 times in high leverage situations in addition to 29 occasions with base runners. Washington relievers have an inherited score rate of 25.0% out of their 44 inherited runners. They are currently ranked 8th in the league holding a save rate of 70.0%, and they have dispatched 148 bullpen pitchers to the mound for the year.
The Washington Nationals have turned 41 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .985 (8th in baseball). The Nationals have racked up 386 assists, 23 errors and have 1,150 putouts during this campaign. In 3,450 innings played, the Nationals hold a defensive efficiency of 71.7% (4th in professional baseball).
In his pro baseball career, Corbin has allowed 1,253 hits while he has tallied 1,231 strikeouts in 1,260 innings. He has surrendered a total of 550 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.293 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.7. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.27 and he has gone up against 5,334 hitters in his pro baseball career. Corbin (75-71 career win-loss mark) has a 3.93 ERA and has surrendered 8.9 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Washington
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