Milwaukee Brewers vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 8/22/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Monday, August 22, 2022
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum SportsNet LA
The Los Angeles Dodgers (83-36) will take on the Milwaukee Brewers (63-56) at Dodger Stadium on Monday. The pitchers who are expected to start are Eric Lauer and Julio Urias.
Milwaukee has a slugging % of .410 and have been called out on strikes 1,060 times, while drawing a walk on 427 occasions. They have accounted for 526 runs batted in as well as 935 base knocks this season, while their batting average comes in at .235. The Brewers have hit 177 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 164 balls out of the park. They have tallied 539 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .316. As a team, the Milwaukee Brewers are notching 4.5 runs per outing, which has them sitting at 9th in the league.
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The Brewers hold a team earned run average of 3.83 this year (11th in baseball), and the staff has rung up 1,130 hitters. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.90 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.24. Brewers pitchers have allowed 140 long balls in addition to 508 total runs (17th in baseball). They have walked 390 opposing hitters and their FIP sits at 3.93 as a unit so far this season.
The Brewers have dispatched 393 relief pitchers to the mound so far this season. The relievers have inherited 131 runners over the course of the season with 29.8% of those players ended up scoring. They have accumulated 41 saves for the season and have blown 20 of 61 chances to save the game. The Brewers relievers have accumulated a save percentage of 67.2% and stepped onto the hill in 137 save situations. The bullpen have 76 holds this season (6th in the league). Brewers bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with players on base 93 times and also have had 156 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Brewers have converted 70.1% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 9,546 innings, which has them ranked 12th in pro baseball. The Milwaukee Brewers have 3,182 putouts thus far, as well as 1,021 assists and 64 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .985 which puts them in 17th in the majors, and have accumulated 85 double plays.
Lauer (29-29 career win-loss mark) holds a FIP of 4.42 and he has faced 2,225 hitters during his time in the major leagues. He has allowed 502 hits (8.7 hits per 9 innings) with 192 walks. His earned run average is 4.11 (236 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.342. Lauer has taken the ball for 517 innings and has tallied 490 K's so far in his pro baseball career.
Los Angeles has accounted for 159 HRs on the year to go along with 601 runs batted in. They have 245 doubles, while walking 444 times and racking up 632 runs. The Los Angeles Dodgers have accumulated an on-base percentage of .335 as well as a batting average of .259 on the campaign. The Dodgers have a team slugging percentage of .449 and they average 5.31 runs per outing (1st in the league). They have been rung up on 992 occasions (19th in baseball) and have recorded 1,051 base hits.
The Dodgers hold a team WHIP of 1.057 in addition to having a FIP of 3.37 as a unit on the season. They come in at 1st in MLB as a staff in total hits given up with 826. The Los Angeles pitching staff have surrendered 375 runs so far this season while holding a team ERA of 2.83 (334 earned runs conceded). Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 3.58 (1,059 strikeouts against 296 free passes). They have conceded 103 dingers and they concede 3.18 runs per 9 innings (1st in the league).
Sitting with 125 save situations, the Dodgers have 77 holds and 12 blown saves. Los Angeles has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the hill in 46 save chances and they have walked away with 34 saves. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 94 times in high leverage situations and on 78 occasions with runners on. Los Angeles relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 27.4% of 106 inherited runners. They are currently ranked 4th in MLB holding a save percentage of 73.9%, and they have sent 411 bullpen pitchers to the mound over the course of the season.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have turned 93 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .987 (7th in the majors). The Dodgers have recorded 983 assists, 54 errors and are sitting with 3,185 putouts over the course of the season. Out of their 9,555 innings on the field, the Dodgers hold a defensive efficiency of 72.6% (1st in pro baseball).
In his pro baseball career, Urias has surrendered 459 base knocks while he has earned 550 K's in 552 frames. Urias (45-16 record in his career) holds a 2.93 ERA while giving up 7.5 hits per nine innings. He has allowed a total of 180 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.110 and a FIP of 3.4. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.57 and he has gone up against 2,250 hitters during his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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