Atlanta Braves vs Milwaukee Brewers Prediction, 5/16/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Atlanta Braves vs Milwaukee Brewers
Date: Monday, May 16, 2022
Location: American Family Field in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Bally Sports Wisconsin
Odds/Point Spread: Atlanta (+115) Milwaukee (-135)
The Atlanta Braves (16-19) are en route to American Family Field on Monday where they will try to beat the Milwaukee Brewers (21-13). The moneyline on this game has Atlanta at +115 while Milwaukee is sitting at -135. The total has been set at 7.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Ian Anderson and Freddy Peralta.
As a team, the Atlanta Braves are recording 4.2 runs per contest, which has them sitting at 13th in MLB. They have tallied 143 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .305. The Braves have tallied 61 doubles as a squad and have hit 43 balls out of the park. They have recorded 135 RBI's in addition to 257 hits on the season, and their batting average comes in at .231. Atlanta has a slugging rate of .403 and have been called out on strikes 318 times, while drawing a walk on 110 occasions.
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The Braves have an earned run average of 4.21 on the season (25th in MLB), and the staff has struck out 312 batters. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.56 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.28. Braves pitchers have given up 27 home runs and 153 total runs (25th in the league). They have walked 122 opposing batters and their FIP is 3.57 as a squad so far this season.
The Braves have sent 110 relief pitchers to the mound for the year. The relievers have inherited 56 base runners this year with 41.1% of them ended up scoring. They have compiled 10 saves for the year and have blown 4 of their 14 chances to save the game. The Braves relief pitchers have a save rate of 71.4% and has entered the game in 29 save situations. The relief pitchers have accumulated 15 holds so far this year (22nd in MLB). Braves relief pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 34 times as well as having 30 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Braves have turned 69.5% of balls in play into outs in their 2,691 innings on the diamond, ranking them 21st in MLB. The Atlanta Braves have earned a total of 897 putouts on the year, in addition to 283 assists and 15 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .987 which is 9th in MLB, and have accumulated 22 double plays.
Anderson (15-8 career record) has earned a FIP of 3.99 while he has gone up against 802 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues. He has allowed 152 base knocks (7.2 hits per 9 innings) and has had 83 free passes. His earned run average is 3.40 (72 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.233. Anderson has taken the ball for 190 innings and has earned 187 punch outs in his MLB career.
Milwaukee has 46 home runs for the year as well as 157 runs batted in. They have recorded 56 doubles, while walking 110 times and scoring 164 runs. The Milwaukee Brewers hold an on-base percentage of .310 and a team batting average of .235 so far this year. The Brewers hold a slugging % of .415 and they have an average of 4.82 runs per game (7th in baseball). They have been called out on strikes on 317 occasions (4th in baseball) and have tallied 264 hits.
The Brewers have a team WHIP of 1.222 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.43 as a staff so far this season. Their K/BB ratio is 2.91 (346 strikeouts against 119 bases on balls). They sit at 9th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 244. They have surrendered 30 long balls and they allow 4.24 runs per 9 innings (16th in the league). The Milwaukee pitching staff have given up 140 runs for the season while having a team ERA of 3.73 (123 earned runs yielded).
Milwaukee has called on relief pitchers to step onto the hill in 20 save opportunities and they have walked away with 15 saves. They sit at 5th in baseball with a save rate of 75.0%, and they have dispatched 111 bullpen pitchers onto the field so far this year. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 41 times in high leverage situations and also on 29 occasions with runners on. Milwaukee bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 36.5% out of 52 inherited runners. With 45 save situations, the Brewers have accrued 25 holds and 5 blown saves.
The Milwaukee Brewers have turned 18 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .982 (22nd in the majors). The Brewers have accrued 285 assists, 21 errors and have notched a total of 891 putouts on the season. In their 2,673 innings played, the Brewers are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 69.4% (22nd in MLB).
So far in his MLB career, Peralta has given up 267 base hits while tallying 491 K's in 365 frames. Peralta (28-14 career win-loss mark) has a 3.91 ERA and has surrendered 6.6 hits per nine innings. He has surrendered 159 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.157 and having a FIP of 3.4. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.15 and he has gone up against 1,532 batters thus far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Milwaukee (-135)
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