Oakland Athletics vs Milwaukee Brewers Prediction, 6/9/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Oakland Athletics vs Milwaukee Brewers
Date: Friday, June 9, 2023
Location: American Family Field in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Bally Sports Wisconsin
Odds/Point Spread: Oakland (+160) Milwaukee (-190)
American Family Field is the location where the Milwaukee Brewers (34-28) will take on the Oakland Athletics (14-50) on Friday. The moneyline on this game has the Athletics at +160 while the Brewers are coming in at -190. The over/under has been set at 9.5. The pitchers taking the mound are Luis Medina and Adrian Houser.
As a unit, the Oakland Athletics are putting up 3.6 runs per game, which ranks them 29th in the league. They have tallied 230 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .305. The Athletics have hit 89 doubles as a team and have smacked 62 balls out of the park. They have compiled 222 runs batted in and 478 hits on the season, while their batting average sits at .225. Oakland has a slugging rate of .359 and have been rung up 587 times, while drawing a walk on 213 occasions.
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Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.60 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.62. Athletics pitchers have surrendered 102 home runs and 430 runs in total (30th in baseball). Oakland has surrendered 610 base hits (9.8 per 9 innings) and 408 earned runs. The Athletics have an ERA of 6.57 for the year (30th in baseball), and the staff has struck out 476 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 297 opposing batters and their FIP is 5.78 as a team on the year.
The Athletics bullpen have a save percentage of 31.3% and has come into the game in 32 save situations. The relievers have inherited 120 runners this year and 41.7% of them crossed the plate. Athletics pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 75 times in addition to having 67 appearances in high leverage situations. The Athletics have dispatched 217 relievers to the hill so far this season. The relievers have tallied 15 holds for the year (30th in the league). They have compiled 5 saves so far this season and have missed out on 11 of their 16 chances to get a save.
The Athletics have transformed 67.9% of balls hit into play into outs out of 5,031 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 24th in MLB. The Oakland Athletics have earned 1,677 putouts this season, in addition to 502 assists and 36 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .984 which ranks 25th in the majors, and have 50 double plays.
Medina has taken the mound for 29 innings and has earned 26 K's thus far in his career. His ERA is 8.19 (27 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.618. He has given up 34 base hits (10.3 hits per 9 innings) and has 14 free passes. Medina (0-5 career mark) has a FIP of 7.33 while he has gone up against 136 hitters in the major leagues.
The Milwaukee Brewers have earned an OBP of .308 and a batting average of .231 on the season. They have been rung up on 575 occasions (5th in the league) and have recorded 470 base knocks. Milwaukee has hit 73 HRs this season to go along with 244 runs batted in. The Brewers hold a slugging percentage of .382 and they are scoring 4.11 runs per game (25th in baseball). They have 78 two-baggers, while walking 211 times and putting up 255 runs.
The Brewers hold a team WHIP of 1.274 in addition to having a FIP of 4.65 as a squad so far this season. Their K/BB ratio is 8.10 (491 strikeouts against 194 free passes). They come in at 13th in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 504. They have yielded 82 dingers and they relinquish 4.39 runs per 9 innings (10th in MLB). The Milwaukee pitching staff have conceded 267 runs so far this season and come in with a team ERA of 4.01 (244 earned runs conceded).
With 53 save situations, the Brewers have recorded 32 holds and also 5 blown saves. Milwaukee has called on bullpen pitchers to take the mound in 20 save chances and they have come away with 15 saves. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 54 times in high leverage situations and also on 50 occasions with runners on base. Milwaukee relievers have an inherited score percentage of 27.6% out of their 76 inherited base runners. They sit at 4th in baseball with a save rate of 75.0%, and they have sent 191 bullpen pitchers onto the field on the year.
Out of their 4,932 innings on the field, the Brewers are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 71.3% (3rd in baseball). The Milwaukee Brewers have turned 47 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .988 (8th in professional baseball). The Brewers have accrued 548 assists, 26 errors and have accumulated 1,644 putouts on the campaign.
So far in his MLB career, Houser has allowed 437 base knocks while he has tallied 362 strikeouts in 459 innings pitched. He has allowed 201 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.354 and a FIP of 4.2. He has a K/BB ratio of 1.96 and he has faced 1,964 opposing batters so far in his MLB career. Houser (25-30 career win-loss record) is the owner of a 3.94 earned run average while conceding 8.6 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Oakland (+160)
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