Milwaukee Brewers vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 9/4/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Sunday, September 4, 2022
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
The Milwaukee Brewers (69-61) are traveling to Chase Field on Sunday where they will try to defeat the Arizona Diamondbacks (62-68). The pitchers taking the mound will be Jason Alexander and Zac Gallen.
Milwaukee has a slugging percentage of .411 and have been called out on strikes 1,162 times, while drawing a walk on 467 occasions. They have compiled 575 RBI's as well as 1,025 hits this season, and their average at the plate is at .236. The Brewers have accumulated 190 two-baggers as a team and have smacked 181 balls out of the stadium. They have earned a total of 589 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .317. As a unit, the Milwaukee Brewers are putting up 4.5 runs/g, which has them at 11th in the league.
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The Brewers have an earned run average of 3.86 on the campaign (15th in baseball), and the staff has rung up 1,221 batters. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.85 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.24. Brewers pitchers have conceded 153 long balls in addition to 558 runs (17th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 428 opposing players and their FIP is 3.97 as a team this season.
Brewers relief pitchers have entered the contest with runners on 101 times and also have had 168 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have racked up 83 holds so far this season (5th in MLB). The Brewers bullpen have a save percentage of 66.2% and has come into the game in 148 save situations. They have compiled 43 saves on the campaign and have not converted 22 of 65 save opportunities. The relievers have inherited 141 runners this season and 29.1% of them ended up crossing the plate. The Brewers have dispatched 429 relievers to the hill on the year.
The Milwaukee Brewers have 3,473 putouts this season, in addition to 1,112 assists and 71 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .985 which has them sitting 18th in the majors, and have earned 93 double plays. The Brewers have converted 70.2% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 10,419 innings on the diamond, ranking them 11th in MLB.
Alexander has thrown 58 frames and is sitting with 34 K's during his career. His earned run average is 4.97 (32 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.552. He has given up 68 hits (10.6 hits per nine innings) and has had 22 free passes. Alexander (2-1 career mark) is the owner of a FIP of 4.81 while he has faced 257 batters in the major leagues.
The Diamondbacks hold a slugging % of .389 and they average 4.44 runs per game (13th in the league). They have 211 doubles, while taking a walk 451 times as well as recording 577 runs. Arizona has knocked in 141 home runs on the season as well as 539 RBIs. They have struck out on 1,050 occasions (22nd in MLB) and have totaled 993 hits. The Arizona Diamondbacks have a team on-base percentage of .309 and a team batting average of .232 for the season.
The Diamondbacks have a team WHIP of 1.291 in addition to having a FIP of 4.12 as a team this season. They are sitting at 18th in MLB as a staff in total hits allowed with 1,085. The Arizona pitching staff have relinquished 593 runs so far this season while having a team ERA of 4.24 (540 earned runs allowed). Their K/BB ratio is 2.43 (964 strikeouts vs 396 walks). They have conceded 133 home runs and they allow 4.65 runs per 9 innings (23rd in MLB).
Arizona has had bullpen pitchers take the mound in 47 save chances and they have tallied 28 saves. They sit at 20th in baseball with a save percentage of 59.6%, and they have dispatched 441 relief pitchers to the hill so far this year. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 136 times in high leverage situations and on 120 occasions with runners on base. Arizona relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 30.3% out of their 165 inherited base runners. Sitting with 108 save situations, the Diamondbacks have compiled 59 holds in addition to 19 blown saves.
Out of their 10,323 innings on the field, the Diamondbacks are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 69.8% (14th in professional baseball). The Arizona Diamondbacks have turned 115 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .984 (20th in professional baseball). The Diamondbacks have accrued 1,128 assists, 73 errors and have earned 3,441 putouts for the year.
During his pro baseball career, Gallen has given up 323 base hits while he has accumulated 462 K's in 419 innings pitched. Gallen (20-20 win-loss mark in his career) holds a 3.14 earned run average and has given up 6.9 hits per 9 innings. He has surrendered 146 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.126 and a FIP of 3.7. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.10 and he has gone up against 1,718 hitters so far in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Arizona
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