Phillies vs. Brewers Prediction

Philadelphia Phillies vs. Milwaukee Brewers 6/16/18, Prediction & Odds

The first-place Milwaukee Brewers crushed the visiting Philadelphia Phillies last night in the series opener. Will Milwaukee cruise to another win or is Philadelphia going to bounce back to steal the victory today?

Game Snapshot

953 Philadelphia Phillies at 954 Milwaukee Brewers

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Miller Park at 4:10PM ET

TV: FSWI (MIL)

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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers, the Brewers are a -152 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Phillies are a +142 underdog, while the total sits at 9.5 goals. As of Saturday morning, 69 percent of public bets are coming in on host Milwaukee. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest info.

Arrieta hit hard in loss

Phillies starting pitcher Jake Arrieta surrendered eight runs (four earned) on sevn hits with one strikeout and two walks over 3 1/3 innings during Friday's loss. Cesar Hernandez finished 3-for-3 with a double and an RBI to pace the Philly offense. Odubel Herrera went 2-for-4 with a solo home run. Scott Kingery also ended the night 2-for-4.

Brewers hit three homers in rout

Lorenzo Cain finished 2-for-5 with a double, two runs and two RBIs. Christian Yelich went 1-for-4 with a home run, two runs scored and two RBIs. Jesus Aguilar was 1-for-4 with a 3-run home run. Hernan Perez was 3-for-5 with a solo homer plus two runs scored. Manny Pina was 2-for-5 with two runs and an RBI. Orlando Arcia finished 2-for-5 with a run. Brent Suter was 1-for-2 with two runs and two RBIs to help his own cause. On the mound, Suter allowed one earned run on six hits with three strikeouts and a walk over seven innings to earn the win.

Zach Eflin (3-2, 3.63 ERA) starts today for Philadelphia, while Junior Guerra (3-4, 2.71) is on the mound for Milwaukee.

MLB Betting Trends 

Philadelphia

The Phillies are 4-9 in their last 13 games. The under is 6-2 in the last eight Phillies road games. 

Milwaukee

The Brewers are 19-7 in their last 26 home games. The under is 5-2-1 in the last eight Guerra home starts.

Prediction:

The Brewers are playing great baseball right now, while the Phillies have been struggling with consistency for a while. Guerra is having a fantastic season and there is good reason to believe it will continue today. Although Eflin's velocity is up this season and he is showing signs of breaking through, he still is having issues with figuring it all out from start to start.

 

MLB DAILY PREDICTION: MILWAUKEE BREWERS -152

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