Milwaukee Brewers vs New York Yankees Prediction, 9/8/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs New York Yankees
Date: Friday, September 8, 2023
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Milwaukee (-112) New York (-108)
Yankee Stadium is the site where the New York Yankees (70-69) will play the Milwaukee Brewers (77-62) on Friday. The moneyline on this game has the Brewers at -112 while the Yankees are at -108. The betting total comes in at 9. The starting pitchers are Colin Rea and Luis Severino.
The Brewers have accounted for 203 two-baggers as a team and have hit 143 balls out of the park. Milwaukee has a slugging percentage of .379 and have struck out 1,220 times, while taking a walk on 500 occasions. As a unit, the Milwaukee Brewers are compiling 4.4 runs per game, which puts them at 19th in the league. They have compiled 582 RBI's in addition to 1,085 hits on the campaign, and their average at the plate is .236. They are sitting with 611 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .315.
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The Brewers are sitting with a team ERA of 3.96 so far this year (10th in the league), and they have rung up 1,219 hitters. Brewers pitchers have given up 179 home runs and also 587 total runs (7th in MLB). They have walked 419 hitters and their FIP is 4.33 as a unit for the season. Milwaukee has given up 1,069 base hits (7.8 per 9 innings) in addition to 542 earned runs. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.91 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.21.
Brewers bullpen pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 104 times in addition to having 148 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have notched 84 holds for the year (6th in the league). The Brewers relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 66.1% and has come into the game in 147 save situations. They have recorded 41 saves over the course of the season and have blown 21 of their 62 save opportunities. The relief pitchers have inherited 146 runners on the year with 34.2% of those players ended up scoring. The Brewers have dispatched 441 relievers to the hill on the season.
The Milwaukee Brewers are sitting with 3,698 putouts this year, in addition to 1,191 assists and 69 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .986 which has them ranked 13th in professional baseball, and have earned 99 double plays. The Brewers have turned 71.4% of balls in play into outs in their 11,094 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 1st in MLB.
Rea has taken the ball for 259 innings and has earned 212 punch outs thus far in his career. Rea (13-13 record in his career) has earned a FIP of 4.73 while facing 1,115 opposing batters in the majors. His earned run average is 4.97 (143 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.313. He has conceded 251 base hits (8.7 hits per 9 innings) and has had 89 walks.
The New York Yankees have recorded an OBP of .304 and a team batting average of .228 on the year. They have been called out on strikes on 1,190 occasions (17th in baseball) and have notched a total of 1,039 base hits. New York has knocked in 200 HRs so far this season as well as 570 runs batted in. The Yankees have a team SLG% of .405 and they have an average of 4.25 runs per outing (22nd in the league). They have 179 doubles, while taking a walk 465 times as well as racking up 591 runs.
The Yankees are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.224 and have a FIP of 4.31 as a squad on the campaign. They are currently ranked 2nd in baseball as a staff in total hits surrendered with 1,072. The New York pitching staff have conceded 591 runs over the course of the season while holding a team ERA of 3.93 (538 earned runs relinquished). Their strikeout to walk ratio is 8.90 (1,226 strikeouts vs 438 walks). They have given up 170 dingers and they surrender 4.31 runs per 9 innings (10th in the league).
New York has called on bullpen pitchers to take the mound in 52 save chances and they have tallied 35 saves. They rank 9th in MLB holding a save percentage of 67.3%, and they have sent 435 relief pitchers to the mound this year. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 152 times in high leverage situations and on 148 occasions with runners on. New York relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 35.5% out of 217 inherited base runners. Sitting with 127 save situations, the Yankees have 74 holds and 17 blown saves.
The New York Yankees have turned 95 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .984 (22nd in baseball). The Yankees have 1,231 assists, 78 errors and have a tally of 3,701 putouts on the campaign. In 11,103 innings played, the Yankees have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 71.0% (2nd in the majors).
Severino (54-37 win-loss record in his career) has earned a 3.78 ERA while giving up 8.0 hits per nine innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.66 and he has gone up against 3,005 batters during his pro baseball career. He has surrendered 304 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.185 and having a FIP of 3.7. During his MLB career, Severino has allowed 643 base knocks while earning 783 strikeouts in 723 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Milwaukee (-112)
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