Brewers at Phillies 5/15/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Milwaukee Brewers vs. Philadelphia Phillies
MLB: 7:05 PM EST
May. 15, 2019
Latest Odds : PHI -128 O/U 8.5
The Milwaukee Brewers play the third game of a four-game series on the road Wednesday against the Philadelphia Phillies. The Brewers lost the opening game of the series on Monday night 7-4 for their third straight loss. In the loss Lorenzo Cain set a career-high with five hits and Mike Moustakas hit a home run.
Philadelphia, which leads the National League East by 3 ½ games over Atlanta, received a go-ahead double in the seventh inning from J.T. Realmuto, while Cesar Hernandez smacked a two-run homer. Bryce Harper fanned three times, but dove to make a catch on a line drive off the bat of Moustakas with the bases jammed and two outs in the seventh with a tie score.
Christian Yelich leads the Brewers with a .338 batting average, in home runs with 16, and RBIs with 38. Lorenzo Cain leads in hits with 42. Milwaukee is averaging .244 at the plate, while opposing hitters are averaging .245. On Wednesday, the Brewers will send Gio Gonzalez to the mound. The left-hander this season is 1-0 with an ERA of 1.69, 12 Ks and 4 BBs.
Cesar Hernandez leads in hits with a .306 batting average and in hits with 44. Rhys Hoskins leads in home runs with 11 and RBIs with 35. Philadelphia is averaging .247 at the plate, while opposing hitters are averaging .258. On Wednesday, the Phillies will send Jake Arrieta to the mound. The right-hander this season is 4-3 with an ERA of 3.78, 42 Ks and 19 BBs.
Recent Betting Trends:
Milwaukee is 1-4 in its last 5 versus Philadelphia
The UNDER has cashed in 14 of the Brewers last 19 on the road versus the Phillies
Philadelphia is 5-1 in its last 6
The OVER has cashed in 5 of the Phillies last 7 versus the Brewers
Free Betting Pick: Philadelphia Phillies -128
Philadelphia has won 5 of its last 6, 7 of the last 10 and 4 of the last 5 at home to open a 3 ½ game lead over Atlanta in the National League East. The Phillies are making plays both at the plate with timely hitting from Cesar Hernandez and Rhys Hoskins as well as in the field evidenced by a run-saving catch by Bryce Harper on Monday. Milwaukee has lost three straight and is just 8-11 on the road. Final Score Prediction, Philadelphia Phillies win 4-3.