Philadelphia Phillies vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 6/14/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Monday, June 14, 2021
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum Sportsnet LA
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia (+210) Los Angeles (-286)
Zach Eflin and the Philadelphia Phillies (31-31, 2nd in NL East) are headed to Dodger Stadium on Monday where they'll take on the Los Angeles Dodgers (38-26, 2nd in NL West). The Dodgers open this matchup at -286 while the Phillies are coming in at +210. The O/U has been set at 8.5. The starting pitchers will be Zach Eflin and Tony Gonsolin.
Philadelphia has a slugging % of .387 and have been called out on strikes 606 times, while taking a walk on 203 occasions. They have earned 254 RBI's as well as 491 base knocks this season, and their average at the plate comes in at .239. The Phillies have compiled 93 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 65 balls out of the stadium. They have accumulated 264 runs scored and hold an on-base percentage of .313. As a squad, the Philadelphia Phillies are recording 4.3 runs per game, which is 17th in the league.
The Phillies are sitting with a team earned run average of 4.19 so far this season (17th in MLB), and the staff has struck out 575 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 190 opposing players and their FIP is 4.13 as a unit so far this season. Their K/BB ratio is 3.03 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.28. Phillies pitchers have surrendered 79 home runs and 276 runs in total (16th in the league).
The Phillies have dispatched 193 relief pitchers to the mound on the campaign. The relief pitchers have inherited 82 base runners so far this year with 42.7% of them crossed home plate. They have earned 14 saves this year and have missed out on 14 of 28 chances to save the game. The Phillies relief pitchers have a save rate of 50.0% and has stepped onto the mound in 58 save situations. The bullpen have earned 28 holds on the year (21st in the league). Phillies bullpen pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 55 times in addition to having 80 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Phillies have turned 68.4% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 4,905 innings, which has them sitting 24th in baseball. The Philadelphia Phillies have accumulated 1,635 putouts so far this season, in addition to 560 assists and 38 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .983 which is 17th in professional baseball, and they have twisted 402 double plays.
Eflin (31-38 career record) is the owner of a FIP of 4.44 and he has gone up against 2,354 opposing hitters in the major leagues. He has allowed 589 hits (9.6 hits per 9 innings) and has had 139 free passes. His earned run average is 4.53 (278 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.319. Eflin has taken the ball for 552 innings and has earned 463 K's in his career.
The Dodgers hold a team slugging percentage of .412 and they score 5.30 runs per game (2nd in baseball). They have recorded 97 doubles, while taking a walk 278 times and racking up 339 runs. Los Angeles has compiled 82 home runs on the season and 323 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 572 instances (15th in MLB) and have accounted for 525 hits. The Los Angeles Dodgers have earned a team OBP of .339 and a team batting average of .242 on the year.
The Dodgers are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.098 with a FIP of 3.64 as a staff on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.47 (645 strikeouts vs 186 bases on balls). They sit at 2nd in the league as a staff in total hits allowed with 441. They have conceded 72 homers and they allow 3.94 runs per 9 innings (7th in the league). The Los Angeles pitching staff have allowed 250 runs on the season while having a team ERA of 3.28 (208 earned runs conceded).
Los Angeles has had relief pitchers enter the contest in 36 save chances and they have recorded 21 saves. They are currently ranked 20th in MLB with a save rate of 58.3%, and they have dispatched 209 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond for the year. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 72 times in high leverage situations and on 60 occasions with base runners. Los Angeles relievers hold an inherited score rate of 25.6% of 78 inherited runners. Sitting with 78 save situations, the Dodgers have 41 holds in addition to 15 blown saves.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have turned 34 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .983 (14th in MLB). The Dodgers have accrued 514 assists, 38 errors and have a total of 1,713 putouts during this campaign. In 5,139 innings on the diamond, the Dodgers hold a defensive efficiency of 72.1% (3rd in professional baseball).
In his career, Gonsolin has given up 60 hits while tallying 87 K's in 88 frames. He has surrendered 26 ER's while holding a WHIP of 0.985 and having a FIP of 3.1. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.22 and he has gone up against 351 opposing hitters so far in his MLB career. Gonsolin (6-4 record in his career) is the owner of a 2.65 ERA while allowing 6.1 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-286)
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