Milwaukee Brewers vs Philadelphia Phillies Prediction, 4/24/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Philadelphia Phillies
Date: Sunday, April 24, 2022
Location: Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Odds/Point Spread: Milwaukee (+135) Philadelphia (-155)
Citizens Bank Park is the site where the Philadelphia Phillies (6-8) will try to defeat the Milwaukee Brewers (8-6) on Sunday. The line on this matchup has the Brewers at +135 and the Phillies are coming in at -155. The total is 8. The pitchers who are expected to start are Eric Lauer and Aaron Nola.
As a team, the Milwaukee Brewers are putting up 3.4 runs per game, which is 21st in the league. They have earned a total of 48 runs and hold an on-base percentage of .289. The Brewers have accrued 24 doubles as a unit and have hit 10 baseballs out of the stadium. They have amassed 45 RBI's and 90 hits on the campaign, and their batting average is sitting at .205. Milwaukee owns a slugging percentage of .338 and have been called out on strikes 121 times, while drawing a walk on 48 occasions.
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The Brewers have an ERA of 3.54 on the year (13th in MLB), and the staff has struck out 130 batters. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.28 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.28. Brewers pitchers have allowed 10 home runs and 53 total runs (17th in the league). They have walked 57 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 3.57 as a squad over the course of the season.
Brewers relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 12 times as well as having 19 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have recorded 12 holds this season (5th in the league). The Brewers relievers have earned a save percentage of 66.7% and stepped onto the hill in 21 save situations. They have compiled 6 saves this season and have missed out on 3 of their 9 save opportunities. The relief pitchers have inherited 24 runners this season and 41.7% of them crossed the plate. The Brewers have dispatched 48 relievers to the mound on the year.
The Milwaukee Brewers have accounted for 366 putouts this season, in addition to 126 assists and 7 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .986 which puts them in 15th in pro baseball, and they have twisted 8 double plays. The Brewers have turned 70.7% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 1,098 innings, ranking them 16th in baseball.
Lauer has pitched in 401 innings and has accounted for 377 punch outs in his MLB career. Lauer (22-24 career record) holds a FIP of 4.32 and he has gone up against 1,748 batters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 4.26 (190 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.379. He has given up 404 base hits (9.1 hits per nine innings) and has 150 free passes.
The Phillies have a team SLG% of .422 and they average 4.36 runs per game (11th in the league). They have hit 28 two-baggers, while taking a walk 45 times and putting up 61 runs. Philadelphia has tallied 15 long balls over the course of the season to go along with 60 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 113 instances (20th in baseball) and have earned a total of 120 base hits. The Philadelphia Phillies have tallied an OBP of .332 and a team batting average of .260 this season.
The Phillies hold a team WHIP of 1.322 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.82 as a pitching staff so far this year. They have a ranking of 24th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 111. The Philadelphia pitching staff have allowed 69 runs this season while holding a team ERA of 4.98 (67 earned runs allowed). Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.39 (117 strikeouts vs 49 walks). They have allowed 11 homers and they give up 5.13 runs per 9 innings (27th in the league).
With 10 save situations, the Phillies have amassed 5 holds and 1 blown save. Philadelphia has called on relievers to enter the game in 5 save chances and they have earned 4 saves. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 6 times in high leverage situations in addition to 15 occasions with runners on base. Philadelphia relievers have an inherited score percentage of 45.8% of 24 inherited base runners. They rank 10th in baseball holding a save percentage of 80.0%, and they have sent 47 bullpen pitchers to the mound for the season.
In 1,089 innings on the field, the Phillies have a efficiency on defense of 68.6% (23rd in professional baseball). The Philadelphia Phillies have turned 12 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .984 (19th in pro baseball). The Phillies have recorded 138 assists, 8 errors and have 363 putouts this season.
Nola (68-51 mark in his career) has a 3.70 ERA and has conceded 7.8 hits per nine innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.86 and he has gone up against 4,277 opposing hitters so far in his pro baseball career. He has conceded a total of 427 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.158 and having a FIP of 3.5. So far in his pro baseball career, Nola has surrendered 901 base knocks while he has totaled 1,161 punch outs in 1,038 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Milwaukee (+135)
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