Brewers vs. Phillies Thursday Prediction

Milwaukee Brewers vs. Philadelphia Phillies, 5/16/2019 Predictions & Odds

The Brewers and Phillies will play the finale of their series Thursday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park and with the total sitting at 9, will the under turn into a profitable play for bettors?

Game Snapshot & Odds

953 Milwaukee Brewers (+103) at 954 Philadelphia Phillies (-112); 9 runs

Thursday, May 16, 2019

1:05 p.m. ET, Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, PA

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Public Betting Trends

According to our MLB Public Betting Chart page, 57% of the betting tickets are on the Phillies to beat the Brewers on the moneyline.

Milwaukee Brewers Fantasy Spin

Christian Yelich went 2-for-4 and scored a run in a win over the Phillies on Wednesday. He singled twice in the ballgame but it was a hit-by-pitch that got him on base to score the run. He was drilled by Jake Arrieta in the first inning and came around to score on a knock by Ryan Braun. He is making a run at another MVP Award by slugging .333/.451/.716 with 16 home runs, 38 RBI, 36 runs and eight stolen bases through 40 games. He is tied with George Springer for the major league lead in homers.

Philadelphia Phillies Fantasy Spin

J.T. Realmuto went 2-for-4 with a pair of singles in a loss to the Brewers on Wednesday. The Phillies couldn't get a whole lot going against Gio Gonzalez and the Brewers' bullpen. Realmuto's power has been down a bit despite moving to a more hitter-friendly ballpark in his first season with the Phillies. He is putting up a smooth and steady sort of season, owning a .276/.337/.421 slash line with four homers, 25 RBI and 26 runs scored in 40 games.

MLB Betting Trends

Milwaukee

The Brewers are 9-3 in their last 12 games overall and are 35-17 in their last 52 games versus teams from the National League East.

Philadelphia

The Phillies have won six of their last seven games following a loss.

Prediction:

The under is 27-7-1 in Zach Davies’ last 35 starts overall, is 16-5-2 in his last 23 starts coming four days of rest and is 13-3 in his last 16 outings on the road. On the other side, the under is 4-0-1 in Zach Eflin’s last five starts overall, is 4-0 in his last four home outings and is 9-4 in the Phillies’ last 13 home starts.

The Pick: Brewers/Phillies UNDER 9

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