Philadelphia Phillies vs Milwaukee Brewers Prediction, 9/8/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs Milwaukee Brewers
Date: Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Location: American Family Field in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Bally Sports Wisconsin
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia (+145) Milwaukee (-192)
Kyle Gibson and the Philadelphia Phillies (71-66, 2nd in NL East) head to American Family Field on Wednesday where they'll meet the Milwaukee Brewers (84-55, 1st in NL Central). The Phillies open this matchup at +145 while the Brewers are coming in at -192. The O/U opens at 8. The pitchers taking the mound will be Kyle Gibson and Freddy Peralta.
Philadelphia is slugging .411 and have been rung up 1,193 times, while taking a walk on 485 occasions. They have amassed 604 RBI's in addition to 1,098 base knocks for the year, while their batting average sits at .241. The Phillies have tallied 221 doubles as a team and have hit 169 balls out of the park. They have racked up 633 runs scored and have an OBP of .319. As a unit, the Philadelphia Phillies are notching 4.6 runs per game, which has them sitting at 10th in baseball.
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Phillies pitchers have surrendered 173 long balls and also 635 total runs (16th in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 428 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 4.18 as a unit on the year. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.92 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.29. The Phillies have an earned run average of 4.39 for the season (18th in baseball), and the staff has struck out 1,248 hitters.
The Phillies relievers have accumulated a save percentage of 52.5% and stepped onto the hill in 126 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 188 base runners this season with 44.1% of them ended up scoring. Phillies pitchers have gone to the mound with opponents on base 121 times and also have had 141 appearances in high leverage situations. The Phillies have dispatched 437 relief pitchers to the hill on the campaign. The bullpen have racked up 59 holds on the campaign (24th in baseball). They have tallied 32 saves this season and have blown 29 of their 61 chances to get a save.
The Phillies have turned 68.7% of balls in play into outs out of their 10,806 innings on the field, which has them ranked 25th in MLB. The Philadelphia Phillies have accounted for 3,602 putouts this season, as well as 1,218 assists and 83 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .983 which puts them in 24th in the majors, and have 890 double plays.
Gibson (79-80 career win-loss record) sits with a FIP of 4.29 while he has gone up against 5,632 batters during his time in the majors. He has surrendered 1,347 base hits (9.3 hits per nine innings) with 477 free passes. His ERA is 4.42 (643 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.393. Gibson has taken the ball for 1,309 innings and is sitting with 1,023 K's so far in his MLB career.
Milwaukee has hit 165 long balls for the year as well as 602 RBIs. They have recorded 219 doubles, while taking a walk 499 times as well as notching 635 runs. The Milwaukee Brewers have compiled a team OBP of .319 in addition to a team batting average of .235 for the year. The Brewers hold a team slugging % of .398 and they score 4.57 runs per contest (13th in baseball). They have struck out on 1,273 occasions (6th in the league) and are sitting with 1,082 hits.
The Brewers are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.194 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.73 as a team on the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.93 (1,387 strikeouts against 474 bases on balls). They are currently ranked 2nd in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 1,000. They have given up 142 homers and they surrender 3.86 runs per 9 innings (3rd in MLB). The Milwaukee pitching staff have relinquished 529 runs on the season while having a team ERA of 3.48 (477 earned runs conceded).
Sitting with 136 save situations, the Brewers have accumulated 72 holds and 24 blown saves. Milwaukee has had relief pitchers step onto the hill in 62 save opportunities and they have converted 38 saves. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 167 times in high leverage situations and on 91 occasions with base runners. Milwaukee bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 36.1% out of their 133 inherited runners. They rank 15th in the league with a save rate of 61.3%, and they have sent 460 relief pitchers to the mound for the year.
Out of their 11,106 innings on the diamond, the Brewers have earned a defensive efficiency of 70.6% (5th in MLB). The Milwaukee Brewers have turned 86 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .983 (23rd in MLB). The Brewers have racked up 1,151 assists, 83 errors and have 3,702 putouts on the season.
In his career, Peralta has allowed 224 hits while he has accumulated 426 strikeouts in 316 frames. Peralta (25-12 career win-loss mark) has earned a 3.90 earned run average and has given up 6.4 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed 137 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.158 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.5. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.00 and he has faced 1,322 hitters so far in his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Philadelphia (+145)
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