New York Yankees vs Milwaukee Brewers Prediction, 9/16/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs Milwaukee Brewers
Date: Friday, September 16, 2022
Location: American Family Field in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Bally Sports Wisconsin
Odds/Point Spread: New York (-130) Milwaukee (+110)
American Family Field is the site where the Milwaukee Brewers (76-67) will go up against the New York Yankees (87-56) on Friday. The moneyline on this game has the Yankees at -130 while the Brewers are coming in at +110. The over/under is set at 7.5. The expected starting pitchers are Frankie Montas and Adrian Houser.
As a unit, the New York Yankees are notching 5.0 runs/g, which puts them at 2nd in the league. They have accumulated 709 runs and hold an OBP of .322. The Yankees have compiled 195 doubles as a team and have knocked 224 baseballs out of the park. They have accumulated 672 runs batted in in addition to 1,147 base knocks so far this season, while their average at the plate sits at .239. New York has a slugging % of .423 and have been rung up 1,211 times, while being walked on 544 occasions.
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The Yankees have compiled a team ERA of 3.28 on the year (3rd in MLB), and the staff has struck out 1,282 hitters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.44 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.11. Yankees pitchers have relinquished 138 home runs and 500 runs in total (3rd in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 373 opposing players and their FIP sits at 3.52 as a squad this season.
The Yankees relief pitchers have accumulated a save percentage of 70.5% and has entered the game in 136 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 216 runners on the year and 29.2% of those players earned a run for their team. Yankees pitchers have entered the contest with runners on 156 times in addition to having 163 appearances in high leverage situations. The Yankees have dispatched 443 relievers to the hill this year. The relief pitchers have recorded 71 holds on the campaign (18th in the league). They have recorded 43 saves so far this season and have blown 18 out of their 61 save chances.
The New York Yankees have notched a total of 3,799 putouts this year, as well as 1,299 assists and 68 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .987 which has them ranked 9th in baseball, and have accumulated 90 double plays. The Yankees have converted 71.8% of balls hit into play into outs out of 11,397 innings on the field, which has them ranked 3rd in baseball.
Montas has pitched in 589 frames and has tallied 609 K's during his pro baseball career. Montas (36-35 career win-loss mark) has earned a FIP of 3.76 and he has faced 2,500 opposing hitters in the major leagues. His ERA is 3.87 (253 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.285. He has surrendered 565 hits (8.6 hits per nine innings) with 192 walks.
Milwaukee has knocked in 197 long balls so far this year and 628 RBIs. They have hit 213 two-baggers, while getting a free base 506 times as well as scoring 645 runs. The Milwaukee Brewers have earned an on-base percentage of .316 as well as a batting average of .235 so far this season. The Brewers hold a slugging % of .410 and they tally 4.51 runs per game (10th in the league). They have struck out on 1,281 instances (4th in the league) and have earned a total of 1,124 base knocks.
The Brewers have a WHIP of 1.231 with a FIP of 3.97 as a unit over the course of the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.90 (1,334 strikeouts vs 460 bases on balls). They are currently ranked 6th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 1,106. They have surrendered 170 long balls and they surrender 4.38 runs per 9 innings (17th in MLB). The Milwaukee pitching staff have yielded 619 runs so far this season while holding an ERA of 3.91 (553 earned runs allowed).
Milwaukee relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 28.3% out of 159 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 180 times in high leverage situations and also on 115 occasions with runners on. With 168 save situations, the Brewers have amassed 95 holds and also 25 blown saves. They are ranked 15th in the league holding a save percentage of 65.8%, and they have sent 473 bullpen pitchers to the mound so far this season. Milwaukee has had relief pitchers take the mound in 73 save opportunities and they have earned 48 saves.
In 11,295 innings played, the Brewers have earned a efficiency on defense of 70.3% (8th in the majors). The Milwaukee Brewers have turned 102 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .985 (18th in MLB). The Brewers have racked up 1,222 assists, 78 errors and have accounted for 3,765 putouts for the season.
Houser (23-28 career mark) has a 3.93 earned run average while conceding 8.4 hits per nine innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 1.99 and he has gone up against 1,775 batters in his career. He has surrendered a total of 182 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.336 and a FIP of 4.2. So far in his career, Houser has given up 387 base knocks and he has 339 punch outs in 417 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take New York (-130)
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