Milwaukee Brewers vs Philadelphia Phillies Prediction, 4/22/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Philadelphia Phillies
Date: Friday, April 22, 2022
Location: Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Odds/Point Spread: Milwaukee (+100) Philadelphia (-120)
The Milwaukee Brewers (8-5) are on their way to Citizens Bank Park on Friday where they will try to beat the Philadelphia Phillies (5-8). The moneyline on this matchup has Milwaukee at +100 while Philadelphia is sitting at -120. The total is 7.5. The expected starting pitchers will be Freddy Peralta and Ranger Suarez.
The Brewers have hit 23 doubles as a team and have hit 10 balls out of the park. Milwaukee has a slugging % of .348 and have struck out 110 times, while taking a walk on 43 occasions. As a squad, the Milwaukee Brewers are putting up 3.5 runs per game, which has them at 22nd in MLB. They have accounted for 43 runs batted in and 85 base knocks so far this year, while their average at the plate is .208. They have 46 runs scored and hold an on-base percentage of .291.
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Brewers pitchers have yielded 10 long balls in addition to 49 total runs (17th in MLB). They have walked 54 hitters and their FIP is 3.76 as a unit for the season. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.20 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.25. The Brewers have compiled a team earned run average of 3.47 on the year (12th in MLB), and the staff has struck out 119 batters.
Brewers bullpen pitchers have come into the game with runners on 11 times as well as having 18 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have racked up 12 holds for the year (4th in the league). The Brewers bullpen have compiled a save rate of 75.0% and has entered the game in 20 save situations. They have compiled 6 saves on the year and have not converted 2 of 8 save chances. The relievers have inherited 21 base runners this season and 33.3% of those players earned a run for their team. The Brewers have sent 46 relief pitchers to the hill over the course of the season.
The Milwaukee Brewers have earned a total of 342 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 117 assists and 7 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .985 which has them ranked 18th in MLB, and have accumulated 8 double plays. The Brewers have turned 71.8% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 1,026 innings, ranking them 10th in baseball.
Peralta (26-14 mark in his career) holds a FIP of 3.50 while going up against 1,445 opposing hitters in the major leagues. He has given up 252 hits (6.6 hits per 9 innings) with 151 free passes. His ERA is 4.03 (154 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.172. Peralta has pitched in 344 innings and has earned 463 K's so far in his career.
Philadelphia is sitting with 15 home runs for the year as well as 56 runs batted in. They have put up 27 doubles, while getting a free base 42 times as well as putting up 57 runs. The Philadelphia Phillies are sitting with an on-base percentage of .331 and a team batting average of .257 on the campaign. The Phillies hold a team slugging % of .430 and they are recording 4.38 runs per game (12th in the league). They have struck out on 102 instances (16th in the league) and have accounted for 110 base hits.
The Phillies have a team WHIP of 1.339 in addition to having a FIP of 3.98 as a squad this year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.41 (106 strikeouts against 44 bases on balls). They come in at 26th in MLB as a staff in total hits surrendered with 106. They have surrendered 11 homers and they allow 5.38 runs per 9 innings (28th in baseball). The Philadelphia pitching staff have surrendered 67 runs on the season while holding a team ERA of 5.22 (65 earned runs allowed).
Philadelphia bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 47.8% out of their 23 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have come in 4 times in high leverage situations and on 14 occasions with runners on base. With 9 save situations, the Phillies have earned 5 holds and also 1 blown save. They are ranked 12th in baseball with a save percentage of 75.0%, and they have dispatched 43 relievers to the mound so far this year. Philadelphia has called on relievers to step onto the hill in 4 save opportunities and they have tallied 3 saves.
In 1,008 innings on the field, the Phillies have earned a defensive efficiency of 68.3% (24th in MLB). The Philadelphia Phillies have gotten 11 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .985 (17th in the majors). The Phillies have racked up 131 assists, 7 errors and have a tally of 336 putouts during this campaign.
During his MLB career, Suarez has allowed 167 base hits while earning 166 strikeouts in 181 innings. He has conceded 56 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.246 and having a FIP of 3.5. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.81 and he has faced 756 batters in his MLB career. Suarez (16-8 career record) holds a 2.78 ERA and has given up 8.3 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Milwaukee (+100)
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