Arizona Diamondbacks vs Milwaukee Brewers Prediction, 10/5/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Arizona Diamondbacks vs Milwaukee Brewers
Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Location: American Family Field in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Bally Sports Wisconsin
American Family Field is where the Milwaukee Brewers (85-75) will take on the Arizona Diamondbacks (73-87) on Wednesday. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Merrill Kelly and Corbin Burnes.
Arizona has a slugging percentage of .386 and have been called out on strikes 1,320 times, while taking a walk on 526 occasions. They have recorded 654 RBI's as well as 1,220 hits so far this year, and their team batting average is .231. The Diamondbacks have tallied 260 doubles as a squad and have knocked 171 baseballs out of the park. They have accumulated 698 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .305. As a team, the Arizona Diamondbacks are notching 4.4 runs per game, which has them sitting at 13th in MLB.
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The Diamondbacks are sitting with a team earned run average of 4.27 so far this season (23rd in the league), and the staff has struck out 1,196 batters. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.40 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.29. Diamondbacks pitchers have surrendered 188 home runs and also 735 total runs (23rd in the league). They have walked 498 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 4.33 as a team so far this year.
The Diamondbacks relievers have compiled a save rate of 54.2% and has entered the game in 142 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 198 base runners this year and 32.8% of those runners ended up scoring. Diamondbacks pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 144 times in addition to having 168 appearances in high leverage situations. The Diamondbacks have dispatched 541 relievers to the hill so far this season. The relievers have accumulated 80 holds on the season (15th in baseball). They have compiled 32 saves so far this year and have missed out on 27 of their 59 chances to save the game.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have accumulated 4,239 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 1,356 assists and 86 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .985 which ranks 18th in pro baseball, and have accumulated 133 double plays. The Diamondbacks have turned 70.4% of baseballs in play into outs out of 12,717 innings, which has them ranked 11th in the majors.
Kelly (36-35 career record) is the owner of a FIP of 4.09 while he has faced 2,351 opposing batters during his time in the majors. He has conceded 536 base knocks (8.5 hits per nine innings) and has had 162 walks. His earned run average is 3.98 (251 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.231. Kelly has taken the mound for 567 innings and has earned 487 punch outs in his pro baseball career.
Milwaukee has compiled 216 long balls so far this year to go along with 698 RBIs. They have recorded 247 two-baggers, while walking 571 times as well as racking up 720 runs. The Milwaukee Brewers have a team OBP of .316 as well as a batting average of .235 for the season. The Brewers hold a team slugging % of .408 and they are scoring 4.50 runs per outing (10th in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 1,444 occasions (4th in the league) and have totaled 1,256 base knocks.
The Milwaukee pitching staff have surrendered 684 runs on the year while holding an ERA of 3.85 (611 earned runs conceded). They have given up 188 homers and they relinquish 4.31 runs per 9 innings (16th in the league). The Brewers have a team WHIP of 1.220 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.93 as a unit over the course of the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.92 (1,509 strikeouts vs 516 bases on balls). They rank 5th in baseball as a staff in total hits conceded with 1,226.
Milwaukee relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 28.3% out of their 191 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 198 times in high leverage situations and on 137 occasions with runners on base. With 186 save situations, the Brewers have compiled 105 holds and also 30 blown saves. They are ranked 17th in baseball holding a save percentage of 63.0%, and they have sent 542 bullpen pitchers to the mound so far this season. Milwaukee has called on relief pitchers to step onto the mound in 81 save opportunities and they have walked away with 51 saves.
The Milwaukee Brewers have gotten 120 double plays and have a fielding rate of .985 (19th in pro baseball). The Brewers have 1,401 assists, 88 errors and have amassed 4,284 putouts for the season. In 12,852 innings on the diamond, the Brewers hold a efficiency on defense of 70.4% (10th in professional baseball).
Burnes (35-19 mark in his career) holds a 3.23 ERA and has conceded 7.0 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 4.75 and he has gone up against 2,072 hitters during his career. He has given up 184 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.055 and being the owner of a FIP of 2.9. So far in his pro baseball career, Burnes has conceded 401 base knocks while accumulating 665 K's in 512 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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