Milwaukee Brewers vs Atlanta Braves Prediction, 5/6/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Atlanta Braves
Date: Friday, May 6, 2022
Location: Truist Park in Cumberland, GA
TV: Bally Sports South
The Milwaukee Brewers (17-8) are headed to Truist Park on Friday where they will take on the Atlanta Braves (12-15). The starting pitchers will be Eric Lauer and Huascar Ynoa.
Milwaukee has a slugging % of .390 and have been rung up 220 times, while taking a walk on 85 occasions. They have 113 runs batted in as well as 185 hits on the campaign, while their average at the plate comes in at .228. The Brewers have recorded 38 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 29 balls out of the park. They have accumulated 118 runs while holding a team OBP of .306. As a unit, the Milwaukee Brewers are scoring 4.7 runs/g, which has them sitting at 4th in the league.
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The Brewers have a team earned run average of 3.05 this season (3rd in MLB), and the staff has struck out 262 batters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.98 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.14. Brewers pitchers have given up 16 home runs and 82 runs in total (4th in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 88 opposing players and their FIP is 2.98 as a unit this year.
Brewers pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 22 times and also have had 34 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have tallied 18 holds on the year (9th in the league). The Brewers relief pitchers have compiled a save rate of 70.6% and has stepped onto the mound in 35 save situations. They have accumulated 12 saves this year and have not converted 5 of their 17 save opportunities. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 40 runners over the course of the season with 37.5% of those players earned a run for their team. The Brewers have dispatched 81 relievers to the hill this season.
The Brewers have turned 71.3% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 1,989 innings, which ranks them 12th in pro baseball. The Milwaukee Brewers have accumulated 663 putouts for the season, in addition to 212 assists and 10 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .989 which puts them in 7th in professional baseball, and have accumulated 14 double plays.
Lauer has thrown 414 innings and has totaled 401 punch outs during his MLB career. His earned run average is 4.15 (191 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.365. He has conceded 414 base knocks (9.0 hits per nine innings) and has had 152 walks. Lauer (23-24 win-loss record in his career) has a FIP of 4.21 while he has faced 1,798 batters during his time in the majors.
The Braves hold a team SLG% of .393 and they score 3.96 runs per contest (19th in baseball). They have recorded 52 doubles, while getting a free base 87 times and notching 107 runs. Atlanta has accounted for 31 home runs so far this year to go along with 100 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 250 occasions (1st in the league) and have earned 201 hits. The Atlanta Braves have accounted for an on-base percentage of .301 in addition to a batting average of .227 on the season.
The Braves hold a team WHIP of 1.263 in addition to having a FIP of 3.66 as a squad this year. They rank 25th in MLB as a staff in total hits given up with 201. The Atlanta pitching staff have allowed 115 runs on the season while holding a team ERA of 4.08 (107 earned runs relinquished). Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.48 (241 strikeouts against 97 walks). They have given up 22 home runs and they relinquish 4.39 runs per 9 innings (22nd in the league).
Atlanta has called on relievers to step onto the hill in 11 save opportunities and they have tallied 9 saves. They are currently ranked 4th in the league with a save rate of 81.8%, and they have dispatched 84 relief pitchers onto the diamond this year. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 19 times in high leverage situations and on 28 occasions with runners on. Atlanta bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 33.3% out of their 42 inherited runners. Sitting with 24 save situations, the Braves have earned 13 holds in addition to 2 blown saves.
Out of their 2,124 innings on the field, the Braves have earned a defensive efficiency of 70.4% (19th in MLB). The Atlanta Braves have turned 19 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .989 (8th in professional baseball). The Braves have racked up 238 assists, 11 errors and have 708 putouts this season.
Ynoa (4-8 record in his career) has a 5.22 earned run average while giving up 8.5 hits per nine innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.84 and he has gone up against 525 batters thus far in his career. He has conceded 71 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.316 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.4. So far in his pro baseball career, Ynoa has surrendered 116 base knocks while totaling 128 strikeouts in 122 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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