Milwaukee Brewers vs Boston Red Sox Prediction, 7/30/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Boston Red Sox
Date: Saturday, July 30, 2022
Location: Fenway Park in Boston, MA
Odds/Point Spread: Milwaukee (+100) Boston (-120)
The Milwaukee Brewers (55-44) are headed to Fenway Park on Saturday where they will take on the Boston Red Sox (50-50). The odds on this game have Milwaukee at +100 and Boston is coming in at -120. The over/under comes in at 10. The expected starting pitchers will be Eric Lauer and Nick Pivetta.
Milwaukee is slugging .414 and have struck out 874 times, while drawing a walk on 350 occasions. They have recorded 447 RBI's as well as 789 base knocks for the season, and their batting average comes in at .238. The Brewers have accumulated 149 doubles as a team and have hit 136 balls out of the park. They are sitting with 459 runs while having a team OBP of .318. As a squad, the Milwaukee Brewers are scoring 4.6 runs per game, which ranks them 8th in MLB.
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The Brewers have compiled a team ERA of 3.89 on the season (12th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 939 hitters. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.92 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.24. Brewers pitchers have surrendered 113 long balls and also 422 total runs (16th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 322 batters and their FIP is 3.88 as a team so far this year.
The Brewers relief pitchers have recorded a save percentage of 73.5% and has come into the game in 112 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 108 base runners this year and 29.6% of those players ended up scoring. Brewers relief pitchers have gone to the mound with opponents on base 72 times as well as having 124 appearances in high leverage situations. The Brewers have sent 320 relievers to the mound over the course of the season. The relief pitchers have earned 63 holds for the season (6th in MLB). They have earned 36 saves for the year and have blown 13 of their 49 chances to save the game.
The Brewers have turned 69.7% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 7,917 innings, which has them sitting at 17th in baseball. The Milwaukee Brewers have accounted for 2,639 putouts on the year, as well as 844 assists and 57 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .984 which is 18th in pro baseball, and have a total of 73 double plays.
Lauer has taken the hill for 492 innings and has accounted for 470 strikeouts during his MLB career. His earned run average is 4.19 (229 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.350. He has conceded 483 hits (8.8 hits per nine innings) with 181 walks. Lauer (27-27 career mark) is the owner of a FIP of 4.40 and he has gone up against 2,124 opposing hitters in the major leagues.
The Red Sox hold a team SLG% of .411 and they average 4.56 runs per contest (11th in baseball). They have tallied 222 two-baggers, while walking 286 times and racking up 456 runs. Boston is sitting with 100 HRs on the campaign as well as 434 RBIs. They have been rung up on 830 occasions (18th in MLB) and have recorded 877 hits. The Boston Red Sox have compiled a team on-base percentage of .316 in addition to a batting average of .254 on the year.
The Boston pitching staff have conceded 470 runs for the season while holding a team ERA of 4.31 (427 earned runs conceded). They have conceded 109 homers and they yield 4.74 runs per 9 innings (24th in baseball). The Red Sox hold a team WHIP of 1.303 and have a FIP of 4.07 as a unit for the season. Their K/BB ratio is 2.63 (843 strikeouts vs 321 walks). They are sitting at 23rd in MLB as a staff in total hits surrendered with 841.
With 101 save situations, the Red Sox have 58 holds and 22 blown saves. Boston has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the hill in 43 save chances and they have walked away with 21 saves. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 116 times in high leverage situations and on 109 occasions with base runners. Boston relievers hold an inherited score rate of 36.1% of 158 inherited runners. They sit at 30th in the league holding a save percentage of 48.8%, and they have dispatched 369 relievers onto the diamond for the season.
The Boston Red Sox have turned 87 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .983 (19th in MLB). The Red Sox have 891 assists, 60 errors and have accounted for 2,677 putouts so far this season. In 8,031 innings on the diamond, the Red Sox have a defensive efficiency of 69.0% (21st in pro baseball).
So far in his MLB career, Pivetta has conceded 669 base hits while he has totaled 719 strikeouts in 675 innings pitched. Pivetta (38-45 career mark) holds a 5.03 ERA and has allowed 8.9 hits per 9 innings. He has given up 377 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.376 and a FIP of 4.4. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.77 and he has faced 2,910 hitters during his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Boston (-120)
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