Philadelphia Phillies vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 6/15/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum Sportsnet LA
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia (+165) Los Angeles (-217)
Julio Urias and the Los Angeles Dodgers (39-26, 2nd in NL West) play the Philadelphia Phillies (32-31, 2nd in NL East) at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday. The Phillies open this matchup at +165 while the Dodgers are coming in at -217. The total opens at 7.5. The starting pitchers will be Zach Eflin and Julio Urias.
Philadelphia is slugging .388 and have been called out on strikes 611 times, while being walked on 204 occasions. They have 261 RBI's as well as 503 base knocks so far this season, and their batting average is at .241. The Phillies have accrued 96 two-baggers as a team and have smacked 65 balls out of the stadium. They have 271 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .314. As a team, the Philadelphia Phillies are knocking in 4.3 runs per contest, which ranks them 15th in baseball.
The Phillies are sitting with a team earned run average of 4.13 for the year (16th in MLB), and they have rung up 586 batters. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.07 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.27. Phillies pitchers have surrendered 79 home runs in addition to 276 runs (16th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 191 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 4.08 as a team over the course of the season.
The Phillies have sent 195 relief pitchers to the mound on the season. The relievers have inherited 82 base runners for the year and 42.7% of them ended up crossing the plate. They have recorded 14 saves on the campaign and have blown 14 of 28 chances to get a save. The Phillies relief pitchers have a save percentage of 50.0% and has entered the game in 58 save situations. The relievers have earned 28 holds for the year (21st in baseball). Phillies pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 55 times in addition to having 80 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Philadelphia Phillies have accounted for 1,662 putouts this season, in addition to 568 assists and 38 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .983 which has them ranked 14th in professional baseball, and have earned 408 double plays. The Phillies have turned 68.5% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 4,986 innings on the diamond, ranking them 22nd in baseball.
Eflin has thrown 552 innings and is sitting with 463 punch outs in his MLB career. Eflin (31-38 mark in his career) has earned a FIP of 4.44 while he has gone up against 2,354 batters during his time in the majors. His earned run average is 4.53 (278 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.319. He has conceded 589 base knocks (9.6 hits per 9 innings) and has 139 free passes.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have recorded an on-base percentage of .340 as well as a batting average of .244 on the campaign. They have been called out on strikes on 581 occasions (15th in MLB) and have 536 hits. Los Angeles has tallied 83 home runs on the campaign as well as 328 RBIs. The Dodgers hold a slugging % of .413 and they score 5.29 runs per contest (2nd in the league). They have recorded 99 doubles, while walking 281 times as well as scoring 344 runs.
The Los Angeles pitching staff have allowed 253 runs for the season while holding a team ERA of 3.27 (211 earned runs conceded). They have relinquished 72 homers and they relinquish 3.93 runs per 9 innings (6th in baseball). The Dodgers have a team WHIP of 1.105 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.64 as a team this season. Their K/BB ratio is 3.43 (651 strikeouts vs 190 free passes). They are currently ranked 3rd in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 451.
Los Angeles relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 26.3% out of their 80 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have come in 73 times in high leverage situations and on 61 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 79 save situations, the Dodgers have earned 41 holds and also 15 blown saves. They sit at 17th in MLB with a save rate of 59.5%, and they have sent 213 bullpen pitchers to the hill on the year. Los Angeles has had bullpen pitchers step onto the hill in 37 save chances and they have tallied 22 saves.
In their 5,220 innings played, the Dodgers have earned a efficiency on defense of 72.0% (4th in pro baseball). The Los Angeles Dodgers have turned 34 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .983 (13th in baseball). The Dodgers have 525 assists, 38 errors and have accumulated 1,740 putouts during this campaign.
During his career, Urias has given up 274 base knocks while accumulating 317 punch outs in 317 innings pitched. He has given up a total of 116 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.182 and having a FIP of 3.4. His K/BB ratio is 3.14 and he has faced 1,309 opposing batters so far in his MLB career. Urias (21-9 career record) has earned a 3.29 earned run average and has given up 7.8 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-217)
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