Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves Prediction, 5/25/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves
Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Location: Truist Park in Cumberland, GA
TV: Bally Sports South
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia (+110) Atlanta (-130)
The Atlanta Braves (19-23) host the Philadelphia Phillies (20-22) at Truist Park on Wednesday. The moneyline on this contest has Philadelphia at +110 while Atlanta is sitting at -130. The total is set at 8.5. The expected starting pitchers will be Ranger Suarez and Charlie Morton.
Philadelphia has a slugging rate of .411 and have struck out 377 times, while being walked on 123 occasions. They have accounted for 180 RBI's and 351 hits for the year, and their batting average is .249. The Phillies have recorded 71 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 48 baseballs out of the park. They have accumulated 191 runs and have an OBP of .313. As a squad, the Philadelphia Phillies are compiling 4.6 runs/g, which ranks them 10th in the league.
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The Phillies are sitting with a team ERA of 3.89 this year (18th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 383 batters. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.82 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.28. Phillies pitchers have yielded 34 home runs and also 176 runs in total (19th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 136 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 3.51 as a team on the campaign.
The Phillies relievers have a save rate of 71.4% and has come into the game in 37 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 78 runners over the course of the season and 35.9% of those runners earned a run for their team. Phillies relief pitchers have entered the game with opponents on base 49 times as well as having 37 appearances in high leverage situations. The Phillies have sent 144 relief pitchers to the mound over the course of the season. The bullpen have a total of 23 holds so far this season (17th in the league). They have accumulated 10 saves on the season and have not converted 4 of 14 chances to save the game.
The Philadelphia Phillies have notched a total of 1,118 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 365 assists and 25 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .983 which ranks 20th in professional baseball, and have accumulated 33 double plays. The Phillies have converted 68.0% of balls in play into outs in their 3,354 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 27th in the majors.
Suarez has thrown 213 innings and is sitting with 194 strikeouts during his career. His ERA is 2.92 (69 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.258. He has given up 198 hits (8.4 hits per 9 innings) and has had 70 free passes. Suarez (19-10 mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 3.60 while he has gone up against 892 batters during his time in the majors.
The Braves have a team slugging % of .391 and they have an average of 4.05 runs per game (18th in MLB). They have recorded 72 doubles, while taking a walk 133 times and notching 170 runs. Atlanta has hit 52 HRs on the campaign as well as 159 runs batted in. They have been rung up on 406 instances (2nd in the league) and have notched a total of 315 hits. The Atlanta Braves have an on-base percentage of .298 and a batting average of .226 on the season.
The Braves are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.293 and have a FIP of 3.42 as a squad so far this year. They are currently ranked 14th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 325. The Atlanta pitching staff have given up 185 runs on the year while holding an ERA of 3.94 (163 earned runs surrendered). Their K/BB ratio is 2.50 (390 strikeouts vs 156 bases on balls). They have surrendered 29 home runs and they allow 4.48 runs per 9 innings (23rd in the league).
Atlanta relievers have an inherited score percentage of 37.7% out of their 69 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 48 times in high leverage situations in addition to 45 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 46 save situations, the Braves have accrued 26 holds and 7 blown saves. They rank 25th in baseball holding a save rate of 65.0%, and they have sent 138 bullpen pitchers onto the field for the season. Atlanta has called on relievers to step onto the mound in 20 save opportunities and they have walked away with 13 saves.
In their 3,348 innings on the field, the Braves are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 69.0% (23rd in professional baseball). The Atlanta Braves have turned 28 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .985 (15th in the majors). The Braves have recorded 355 assists, 22 errors and have accumulated 1,116 putouts this year.
Morton (110-98 career record) has a 4.02 earned run average while giving up 8.5 hits per nine innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.57 and he has gone up against 7,135 hitters so far in his career. He has given up a total of 744 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.305 and having a FIP of 3.7. During his career, Morton has allowed 1,577 base knocks and he has 1,529 K's in 1,665 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Atlanta (-130)
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