Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies Prediction, 6/29/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies
Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Location: Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Odds/Point Spread: Atlanta (-155) Philadelphia (+135)
Citizens Bank Park is the location where the Philadelphia Phillies (39-35) will attempt to beat the Atlanta Braves (42-32) on Wednesday. The moneyline on this matchup has Atlanta at -155 while Philadelphia is at +135. The betting total comes in at 8.5. The men taking the mound are Kyle Wright and Ranger Suarez.
Atlanta has a slugging rate of .439 and have been called out on strikes 700 times, while drawing a walk on 221 occasions. They have accrued 331 runs batted in as well as 621 base knocks on the year, while their average at the plate sits at .247. The Braves have compiled 140 two-baggers as a squad and have smacked 110 balls out of the park. They have earned a total of 349 runs while having a team OBP of .313. As a squad, the Atlanta Braves are knocking in 4.7 runs per outing, which has them sitting at 9th in the league.
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The Braves have compiled a team earned run average of 3.72 this year (7th in the league), and the staff has struck out 717 batters. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.95 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.25. Braves pitchers have yielded 59 home runs in addition to 305 runs (12th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 243 players from the other team and their FIP is 3.36 as a team so far this season.
The Braves have dispatched 237 relievers to the mound on the season. The relief pitchers have inherited 107 base runners on the year and 38.3% of those players earned a run for their team. They have accumulated 24 saves on the campaign and have blown 15 out of their 39 save opportunities. The Braves bullpen have earned a save rate of 61.5% and has come into the game in 89 save situations. The relievers are sitting with 49 holds over the course of the season (6th in baseball). Braves pitchers have entered the game with runners on 71 times as well as having 89 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Braves have converted 68.7% of balls hit into play into outs out of 5,961 innings, which ranks them 24th in MLB. The Atlanta Braves are sitting with 1,987 putouts so far this season, in addition to 647 assists and 34 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .987 which ranks 6th in baseball, and they have turned 56 double plays.
Wright (10-12 career mark) has earned a FIP of 4.55 while facing 670 opposing hitters during his time in the majors. He has given up 142 base hits (8.2 hits per 9 innings) and has 75 walks. His ERA is 4.70 (81 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.400. Wright has thrown 155 frames and has 151 K's thus far in his career.
The Phillies have a SLG% of .413 and they are earning 4.76 runs per contest (7th in MLB). They have recorded 122 doubles, while getting a free base 240 times and scoring 352 runs. Philadelphia has tallied 92 home runs this season and 333 RBIs. They have struck out on 627 occasions (11th in the league) and have accounted for 622 base hits. The Philadelphia Phillies have accounted for a team OBP of .316 as well as a batting average of .247 on the season.
The Phillies are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.252 with a FIP of 3.64 as a pitching staff so far this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.88 (657 strikeouts against 228 walks). They are sitting at 16th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 596. They have surrendered 66 homers and they relinquish 4.34 runs per 9 innings (16th in baseball). The Philadelphia pitching staff have relinquished 317 runs this year while having an ERA of 3.87 (283 earned runs conceded).
Philadelphia has had bullpen pitchers step onto the mound in 26 save chances and they have recorded 17 saves. They sit at 14th in MLB holding a save percentage of 65.4%, and they have sent 246 relief pitchers to the hill for the year. Their relievers have come in 73 times in high leverage situations in addition to 79 occasions with runners on base. Philadelphia relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 35.3% of 119 inherited runners. With 69 save situations, the Phillies have accumulated 42 holds and 9 blown saves.
In their 5,922 innings played, the Phillies are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 68.9% (21st in pro baseball). The Philadelphia Phillies have turned 56 double plays and have a fielding rate of .985 (14th in pro baseball). The Phillies have recorded 660 assists, 40 errors and have accounted for 1,974 putouts so far this season.
So far in his MLB career, Suarez has allowed 232 base knocks while he has tallied 218 strikeouts in 246 innings pitched. Suarez (21-12 career record) has a 3.11 earned run average while allowing 8.5 hits per nine innings. He has given up a total of 85 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.293 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.7. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.53 and he has gone up against 1,036 batters thus far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Philadelphia (+135)
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