Milwaukee Brewers vs Philadelphia Phillies Prediction, 4/23/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Philadelphia Phillies
Date: Saturday, April 23, 2022
Location: Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
The Milwaukee Brewers (8-5) are en route to Citizens Bank Park on Saturday where they will try to beat the Philadelphia Phillies (5-8).
Milwaukee has a slugging % of .348 and have been called out on strikes 110 times, while drawing a walk on 43 occasions. They have accounted for 43 runs batted in and 85 hits this season, while their team batting average is at .208. The Brewers have hit 23 doubles as a squad and have smacked 10 balls out of the park. They have earned 46 runs and hold an OBP of .291. As a team, the Milwaukee Brewers are notching 3.5 runs per outing, which has them sitting at 22nd in the league.
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The Brewers have a team ERA of 3.47 over the course of the season (12th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 119 hitters. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.20 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.25. Brewers pitchers have given up 10 home runs in addition to 49 total runs (17th in the league). They have walked 54 players from the other team and their FIP is 3.76 as a unit so far this season.
The Brewers have dispatched 46 relief pitchers to the hill on the campaign. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 21 base runners over the course of the season and 33.3% of those runners crossed the plate. They have compiled 6 saves this year and have not converted 2 out of their 8 chances to get a save. The Brewers relief pitchers have recorded a save rate of 75.0% and has entered the game in 20 save situations. The relief pitchers have 12 holds so far this year (4th in the league). Brewers bullpen pitchers have come into the game with players on base 11 times as well as having 18 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Brewers have turned 71.8% of balls in play into outs out of 1,026 innings on the field, which has them ranked 10th in baseball. The Milwaukee Brewers have a total of 342 putouts for the season, as well as 117 assists and 7 errors. Their fielding rate is at .985 which has them sitting 18th in the majors, and they have twisted 8 double plays.
Houser (17-21 mark in his career) has earned a FIP of 4.22 while he has faced 1,415 batters during his time in the majors. He has surrendered 304 hits (8.2 hits per nine innings) and has 137 walks. His earned run average is 3.71 (138 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.318. Houser has pitched in 334 innings and has racked up 281 punch outs during his MLB career.
The Philadelphia Phillies have earned an on-base percentage of .331 as well as a team batting average of .257 so far this season. They have been rung up on 102 occasions (16th in baseball) and have 110 base knocks. Philadelphia has hit 15 home runs on the year as well as 56 RBIs. The Phillies have a SLG% of .430 and they score 4.38 runs per contest (12th in MLB). They have put up 27 doubles, while walking 42 times as well as earning 57 runs.
The Phillies have a team WHIP of 1.339 in addition to having a FIP of 3.98 as a unit on the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.41 (106 strikeouts vs 44 walks). They come in at 26th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 106. They have given up 11 dingers and they relinquish 5.38 runs per 9 innings (28th in the league). The Philadelphia pitching staff have surrendered 67 runs on the season while holding an ERA of 5.22 (65 earned runs yielded).
Philadelphia relievers have an inherited score percentage of 47.8% of 23 inherited runners. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 4 times in high leverage situations and also on 14 occasions with runners on. With 9 save situations, the Phillies have accumulated 5 holds in addition to 1 blown save. They sit at 12th in the league with a save rate of 75.0%, and they have dispatched 43 relievers onto the diamond for the year. Philadelphia has had relievers step onto the mound in 4 save chances and they have come away with 3 saves.
In 1,008 innings on the field, the Phillies have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 68.3% (24th in the majors). The Philadelphia Phillies have turned 11 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .985 (17th in professional baseball). The Phillies have 131 assists, 7 errors and are sitting with 336 putouts this season.
During his career, Wheeler has conceded 946 base hits while totaling 1,032 K's in 1,041 innings. Wheeler (62-52 career mark) has earned a 3.55 earned run average while allowing 8.2 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed 411 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.231 and a FIP of 3.5. His K/BB ratio is 3.07 and he has faced 4,360 batters in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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