Milwaukee Brewers vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 9/2/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Friday, September 2, 2022
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: Milwaukee (-125) Arizona (+105)
Chase Field is where the Arizona Diamondbacks (61-68) will meet the Milwaukee Brewers (69-60) on Friday. The moneyline on this game has the Brewers at -125 while the Diamondbacks open at +105. The total comes in at 8.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Eric Lauer and Zach Davies.
Milwaukee is slugging .413 and have struck out 1,151 times, while being walked on 467 occasions. They have accrued 575 runs batted in as well as 1,021 base knocks on the year, while their team batting average is .236. The Brewers have accounted for 190 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 181 balls out of the park. They are sitting with 589 runs while having a team OBP of .318. As a team, the Milwaukee Brewers are putting up 4.6 runs per outing, which puts them at 8th in MLB.
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The Brewers have compiled a team earned run average of 3.85 this season (15th in the league), and the staff has rung up 1,217 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 426 batters and their FIP is 3.96 as a unit on the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.86 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.24. Brewers pitchers have relinquished 152 home runs and 553 runs (17th in MLB).
Brewers relief pitchers have gone to the mound with opponents on base 100 times in addition to having 168 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have tallied 83 holds this year (5th in the league). The Brewers relief pitchers have recorded a save percentage of 66.2% and stepped onto the hill in 148 save situations. They have earned 43 saves on the season and have blown 22 of their 65 chances to save the game. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 140 runners on the campaign with 29.3% of them crossed the plate. The Brewers have sent 427 relief pitchers to the hill on the season.
The Brewers have transformed 70.2% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 10,347 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 11th in professional baseball. The Milwaukee Brewers have earned a total of 3,449 putouts so far this season, as well as 1,101 assists and 70 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .985 which has them ranked 18th in baseball, and have a total of 92 double plays.
Lauer (31-29 career mark) holds a FIP of 4.43 and he has faced 2,271 hitters in the major leagues. He has surrendered 513 hits (8.8 hits per 9 innings) and has had 198 walks. His ERA is 4.10 (240 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.349. Lauer has taken the ball for 527 innings and has 496 strikeouts so far in his pro baseball career.
Arizona has hit 140 HRs this year to go along with 534 runs batted in. They have tallied 208 doubles, while taking a walk 449 times as well as putting up 572 runs. The Arizona Diamondbacks have compiled a team on-base percentage of .309 and a batting average of .231 over the course of the season. The Diamondbacks hold a team SLG% of .388 and they earn 4.43 runs per contest (13th in the league). They have struck out on 1,046 occasions (22nd in baseball) and have earned a total of 983 hits.
The Diamondbacks are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.297 in addition to having a FIP of 4.14 as a pitching staff on the campaign. They come in at 19th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 1,080. The Arizona pitching staff have allowed 593 runs on the campaign while having an ERA of 4.27 (540 earned runs allowed). They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.41 (953 strikeouts against 396 bases on balls). They have allowed 133 dingers and they yield 4.69 runs per 9 innings (23rd in MLB).
Arizona has had bullpen pitchers enter the contest in 47 save opportunities and they have earned 28 saves. They rank 21st in the league with a save percentage of 59.6%, and they have dispatched 440 relievers to the hill on the campaign. Their relievers have come in 136 times in high leverage situations and also on 120 occasions with runners on. Arizona relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 30.3% out of 165 inherited runners. With 108 save situations, the Diamondbacks have earned 59 holds and 19 blown saves.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have gotten 114 double plays and have a fielding rate of .984 (20th in the majors). The Diamondbacks have 1,120 assists, 74 errors and have earned a total of 3,414 putouts for the season. In their 10,242 innings played, the Diamondbacks have earned a efficiency on defense of 69.8% (14th in professional baseball).
Davies (58-52 record in his career) has earned a 4.11 earned run average while giving up 8.9 hits per nine innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.21 and he has faced 3,984 opposing batters during his career. He has surrendered 429 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.318 and having a FIP of 4.4. In his pro baseball career, Davies has allowed 927 hits while he has tallied 691 strikeouts in 940 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Arizona (+105)
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