Milwaukee Brewers vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 8/24/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum SportsNet LA
Dodger Stadium is the site where the Los Angeles Dodgers (84-37) will go up against the Milwaukee Brewers (65-56) on Wednesday. The men taking the mound are Jason Alexander and Andrew Heaney.
As a team, the Milwaukee Brewers are putting up 4.5 runs per contest, which has them at 9th in MLB. They have tallied 548 runs and hold an OBP of .315. The Brewers have earned 179 doubles as a squad and have knocked 169 baseballs out of the stadium. They have 535 RBI's as well as 947 base knocks over the course of the season, while their team batting average sits at .234. Milwaukee is slugging .411 and have been called out on strikes 1,083 times, while being walked on 432 occasions.
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Brewers pitchers have yielded 142 home runs and 510 runs in total (17th in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 395 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 3.92 as a team over the course of the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.90 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.23. The Brewers have a team ERA of 3.78 this season (11th in the league), and the staff has struck out 1,145 batters.
The Brewers bullpen have a save percentage of 67.7% and has come into the game in 142 save situations. The relievers have inherited 132 runners for the year with 29.5% of those players ended up crossing the plate. Brewers pitchers have come into the game with runners on 94 times in addition to having 160 appearances in high leverage situations. The Brewers have dispatched 400 relief pitchers to the mound for the year. The bullpen have earned 80 holds so far this year (5th in MLB). They have earned 42 saves on the season and have missed out on 20 of 62 save opportunities.
The Brewers have turned 70.2% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 9,708 innings, which ranks them 11th in pro baseball. The Milwaukee Brewers have earned 3,236 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 1,037 assists and 64 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .985 which has them ranked 17th in MLB, and they have turned 86 double plays.
Alexander has taken the ball for 49 innings and has 26 strikeouts so far in his MLB career. His earned run average is 5.07 (28 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.651. He has conceded 62 hits (11.2 hits per 9 innings) and has 20 walks. Alexander (2-1 mark in his career) sits with a FIP of 4.97 while he has gone up against 226 batters in the majors.
Los Angeles has recorded 161 HRs this year and 610 RBIs. They have put up 248 doubles, while taking a walk 451 times and scoring 642 runs. The Los Angeles Dodgers have compiled an on-base percentage of .336 in addition to a batting average of .261 on the campaign. The Dodgers have a team slugging percentage of .450 and they score 5.31 runs per outing (1st in the league). They have been rung up on 1,009 occasions (19th in the league) and are sitting with 1,075 base hits.
The Dodgers have a WHIP of 1.054 in addition to having a FIP of 3.39 as a pitching staff for the season. They rank 1st in baseball as a staff in total hits given up with 837. The Los Angeles pitching staff have given up 382 runs this season while holding an ERA of 2.84 (341 earned runs relinquished). Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.59 (1,080 strikeouts against 301 walks). They have allowed 107 dingers and they surrender 3.19 runs per 9 innings (1st in the league).
Los Angeles relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 27.4% of 106 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have come in 94 times in high leverage situations in addition to 78 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 125 save situations, the Dodgers have earned 77 holds in addition to 12 blown saves. They are currently ranked 3rd in baseball holding a save rate of 73.9%, and they have sent 417 bullpen pitchers to the hill over the course of the season. Los Angeles has had relievers take the mound in 46 save opportunities and they have earned 34 saves.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have gotten 93 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .987 (7th in the majors). The Dodgers have accrued 991 assists, 55 errors and have earned a total of 3,239 putouts so far this year. Out of their 9,717 innings on the field, the Dodgers have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 72.7% (1st in the majors).
Thus far in his career, Heaney has surrendered 648 base hits while earning 702 K's in 670 frames. Heaney (33-39 career record) holds a 4.57 earned run average while allowing 8.7 hits per 9 innings. He has given up a total of 340 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.251 and a FIP of 4.4. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.69 and he has gone up against 2,837 hitters during his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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