Los Angeles Dodgers vs Milwaukee Brewers Prediction, 8/15/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Milwaukee Brewers
Date: Monday, August 15, 2022
Location: American Family Field in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Bally Sports Wisconsin
The Milwaukee Brewers (61-51) are hosting the Los Angeles Dodgers (79-33) at American Family Field on Monday. The expected starting pitchers will be Julio Urias and Freddy Peralta.
Los Angeles has a slugging rate of .454 and have been rung up 919 times, while drawing a walk on 420 occasions. They have amassed 579 RBI's and 1,004 hits on the season, while their team batting average sits at .263. The Dodgers have tallied 236 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 150 baseballs out of the park. They have earned 610 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .338. As a squad, the Los Angeles Dodgers are notching 5.5 runs per game, which has them at 1st in the league.
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The Dodgers have a team earned run average of 2.89 so far this year (1st in the league), and the staff has rung up 983 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 274 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 3.38 as a unit on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.59 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.07. Dodgers pitchers have relinquished 97 long balls and 359 runs in total (1st in the league).
The Dodgers bullpen have recorded a save percentage of 74.4% and stepped onto the hill in 121 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 103 base runners this season with 28.2% of those players ended up scoring. Dodgers pitchers have come into the game with runners on 74 times and also have had 84 appearances in high leverage situations. The Dodgers have sent 388 relievers to the mound on the season. The relievers are sitting with 76 holds so far this year (5th in MLB). They have earned 32 saves so far this year and have not converted 11 out of their 43 chances to save the game.
The Dodgers have turned 72.3% of balls in play into outs in their 8,994 innings, which ranks them 2nd in MLB. The Los Angeles Dodgers have accumulated 2,998 putouts this season, as well as 932 assists and 54 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .986 which has them ranked 11th in pro baseball, and they have twisted 90 double plays.
Urias has taken the ball for 547 innings and is sitting with 544 strikeouts in his MLB career. His earned run average is 2.96 (180 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.109. He has allowed 455 base knocks (7.5 hits per nine innings) with 152 free passes. Urias (44-16 career record) has a FIP of 3.36 and he has gone up against 2,230 opposing batters during his time in the majors.
The Milwaukee Brewers have compiled a team OBP of .320 and a batting average of .239 for the season. They have struck out on 989 occasions (9th in baseball) and have recorded 897 base hits. Milwaukee has hit 153 long balls for the season to go along with 500 RBIs. The Brewers have a team slugging percentage of .415 and they average 4.58 runs per contest (8th in baseball). They have 173 doubles, while taking a walk 400 times and racking up 513 runs.
The Brewers have a WHIP of 1.240 and have a FIP of 3.87 as a squad for the season. They rank 4th in the league as a staff in total hits allowed with 870. The Milwaukee pitching staff have yielded 475 runs on the year and come in with a team ERA of 3.81 (422 earned runs relinquished). Their K/BB ratio sits at 2.89 (1,054 strikeouts vs 365 free passes). They have allowed 126 long balls and they surrender 4.29 runs per 9 innings (15th in MLB).
Milwaukee has called on relievers to step onto the mound in 56 save chances and they have converted 40 saves. They sit at 7th in baseball holding a save rate of 71.4%, and they have dispatched 367 relievers to the hill on the campaign. Their relief pitchers have come in 144 times in high leverage situations and on 88 occasions with runners on. Milwaukee relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 30.7% out of 127 inherited base runners. Sitting with 127 save situations, the Brewers have 71 holds in addition to 16 blown saves.
In their 8,964 innings on the field, the Brewers have a defensive efficiency of 69.9% (14th in pro baseball). The Milwaukee Brewers have gotten 80 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .985 (18th in baseball). The Brewers have recorded 960 assists, 62 errors and have amassed 2,988 putouts on the season.
During his pro baseball career, Peralta has surrendered 281 base knocks while he has tallied 510 strikeouts in 384 frames. Peralta (30-15 career win-loss mark) is the owner of a 3.93 earned run average and has surrendered 6.6 hits per 9 innings. He has given up 168 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.147 and having a FIP of 3.3. His K/BB ratio is 3.19 and he has gone up against 1,607 hitters so far in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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