Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves Prediction, 10/12/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves
Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Location: Truist Park in Cumberland, GA
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia (+175) Atlanta (-205)
Truist Park is the site where the Atlanta Braves (101-61) will attempt to defeat the Philadelphia Phillies (87-75) on Wednesday in Game 2 of their series. The line on this matchup has Philadelphia at +175 and Atlanta is coming in at -205. The total has been set at 7. The pitchers taking the mound will be Zack Wheeler and Kyle Wright.
As a squad, the Philadelphia Phillies are putting up 4.6 runs per game, which has them at 7th in MLB. They have notched a total of 747 runs while holding a team OBP of .317. The Phillies have accounted for 255 two-baggers as a team and have hit 205 baseballs out of the park. They have tallied 719 RBI's in addition to 1,392 base knocks on the campaign, while their team batting average comes in at .253. Philadelphia has a slugging rate of .422 and have been called out on strikes 1,363 times, while drawing a walk on 478 occasions.
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The Phillies hold a team earned run average of 3.97 on the campaign (18th in baseball), and the staff has rung up 1,423 batters. They have walked 463 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 3.60 as a team for the season. Their K/BB ratio is 3.07 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.26. Phillies pitchers have conceded 150 home runs and 685 total runs (15th in the league).
The Phillies bullpen have a save percentage of 70.0% and stepped onto the hill in 149 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 197 runners this year and 32.5% of those runners crossed home plate. Phillies relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 130 times in addition to having 149 appearances in high leverage situations. The Phillies have dispatched 516 relief pitchers to the hill for the season. The bullpen are sitting with 88 holds for the year (13th in MLB). They have compiled 42 saves over the course of the season and have missed out on 18 of 60 chances to get a save.
The Philadelphia Phillies have amassed 4,285 putouts this season, in addition to 1,416 assists and 69 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .988 which has them ranked 4th in baseball, and have accumulated 129 double plays. The Phillies have converted 68.7% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 12,855 innings, ranking them 25th in MLB.
Wheeler has taken the mound for 1,186 frames and has earned 1,189 strikeouts in his MLB career. Wheeler (74-57 win-loss record in his career) has a FIP of 3.38 while he has faced 4,927 hitters during his time in the majors. His ERA is 3.42 (451 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.203. He has given up 1,061 hits (8.0 hits per nine innings) with 366 free passes.
Atlanta has knocked in 243 home runs this season to go along with 753 runs batted in. They have put up 298 two-baggers, while getting a free base 470 times and earning 789 runs. The Atlanta Braves have tallied a team OBP of .317 and a batting average of .253 this season. The Braves have a team SLG% of .443 and they earn 4.87 runs per outing (3rd in the league). They have struck out on 1,498 occasions (2nd in baseball) and have a total of 1,394 hits.
The Atlanta pitching staff have conceded 609 runs on the campaign and come in with a team ERA of 3.46 (556 earned runs given up). They have given up 148 long balls and they surrender 3.79 runs per 9 innings (4th in the league). The Braves have a team WHIP of 1.191 and have a FIP of 3.46 as a team so far this season. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.11 (1,554 strikeouts against 500 free passes). They sit at 4th in MLB as a staff in total hits given up with 1,224.
Atlanta has had relief pitchers enter the contest in 83 save opportunities and they have come away with 55 saves. They rank 14th in MLB holding a save rate of 66.3%, and they have sent 518 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond so far this year. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 182 times in high leverage situations in addition to 136 occasions with runners on. Atlanta bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 31.6% out of their 193 inherited runners. With 200 save situations, the Braves have 114 holds and 28 blown saves.
In their 13,032 innings on the diamond, the Braves hold a efficiency on defense of 70.1% (14th in MLB). The Atlanta Braves have turned 110 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .987 (9th in MLB). The Braves have racked up 1,382 assists, 77 errors and are sitting with 4,344 putouts so far this season.
Thus far in his career, Wright has surrendered 226 base hits while he has accumulated 233 K's in 250 frames. He has surrendered 115 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.306 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.4. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.31 and he has gone up against 1,062 batters in his MLB career. Wright (23-13 career mark) has a 4.13 earned run average and has surrendered 8.1 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Philadelphia (+175)
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