Milwaukee Brewers vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 9/3/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Saturday, September 3, 2022
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: Milwaukee (-190) Arizona (+160)
The Milwaukee Brewers (69-61) are en route to Chase Field on Saturday where they will attempt to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks (62-68). The odds on this game have the Brewers at -190 and the Diamondbacks open at +160. The over/under is set at 7.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Corbin Burnes and Madison Bumgarner.
As a unit, the Milwaukee Brewers are earning 4.5 runs/g, which has them sitting at 11th in MLB. They have racked up 589 runs and hold an on-base percentage of .317. The Brewers have accumulated 190 two-baggers as a team and have smacked 181 balls out of the stadium. They have accrued 575 runs batted in and 1,025 base knocks so far this year, while their team batting average is sitting at .236. Milwaukee is slugging .411 and have been called out on strikes 1,162 times, while being walked on 467 occasions.
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Brewers pitchers have relinquished 153 home runs and 558 runs in total (17th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 428 batters and their FIP is 3.97 as a team over the course of the season. Their K/BB ratio is 2.85 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.24. The Brewers are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.86 so far this season (15th in the league), and the staff has rung up 1,221 hitters.
Brewers bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 101 times in addition to having 168 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have accumulated 83 holds over the course of the season (5th in the league). The Brewers relief pitchers have a save percentage of 66.2% and has entered the game in 148 save situations. They have accumulated 43 saves for the year and have not converted 22 of 65 save chances. The relievers have inherited 141 runners over the course of the season with 29.1% of those runners earned a run for their team. The Brewers have sent 429 relievers to the hill on the year.
The Brewers have turned 70.2% of balls in play into outs out of their 10,419 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 11th in MLB. The Milwaukee Brewers have earned 3,473 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 1,112 assists and 71 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .985 which has them ranked 18th in baseball, and they have twisted 93 double plays.
Burnes has taken the ball for 472 innings and has accumulated 622 strikeouts during his MLB career. Burnes (32-17 career mark) has a FIP of 2.86 while he has faced 1,915 batters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 3.20 (168 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.061. He has conceded 369 base knocks (7.0 hits per 9 innings) and has had 132 walks.
Arizona has accumulated 141 home runs on the campaign to go along with 539 runs batted in. They have put up 211 doubles, while walking 451 times as well as racking up 577 runs. The Arizona Diamondbacks have earned a team on-base percentage of .309 and a team batting average of .232 over the course of the season. The Diamondbacks have a team slugging % of .389 and they are recording 4.44 runs per contest (13th in baseball). They have been called out on strikes on 1,050 occasions (22nd in MLB) and have earned 993 base knocks.
The Arizona pitching staff have surrendered 593 runs on the campaign while holding a team ERA of 4.24 (540 earned runs yielded). They have allowed 133 long balls and they allow 4.65 runs per 9 innings (23rd in MLB). The Diamondbacks hold a team WHIP of 1.291 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.12 as a pitching staff for the season. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.43 (964 strikeouts vs 396 bases on balls). They are sitting at 18th in baseball as a staff in total hits relinquished with 1,085.
Sitting with 108 save situations, the Diamondbacks have accumulated 59 holds and 19 blown saves. Arizona has had bullpen pitchers take the mound in 47 save opportunities and they have come away with 28 saves. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 136 times in high leverage situations and also on 120 occasions with base runners. Arizona relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 30.3% out of their 165 inherited base runners. They are ranked 20th in MLB with a save percentage of 59.6%, and they have dispatched 441 relief pitchers onto the diamond for the year.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have turned 115 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .984 (20th in professional baseball). The Diamondbacks have racked up 1,128 assists, 73 errors and have accounted for 3,441 putouts this year. In 10,323 innings on the diamond, the Diamondbacks have a defensive efficiency of 69.8% (14th in the majors).
During his MLB career, Bumgarner has allowed 1,961 hits while tallying 2,047 K's in 2,170 frames. He has surrendered 822 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.144 and a FIP of 3.6. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.91 and he has gone up against 8,915 hitters in his pro baseball career. Bumgarner (133-119 career record) holds a 3.41 earned run average while allowing 8.1 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Arizona (+160)
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