Brewers vs Phillies Prediction - MLB Picks 7/19/23

Philadelphia Phillies (52-42) vs Milwaukee Brewers (52-43)

Game Info: Wednesday, July 19, 2023 at 6:40 pm (Citizens Bank Park)

Cristopher Sanchez (0-3) (3.26) vs Colin Rea (5-4) (4.71)

Betting Odds: Philadelphia Phillies -190 / Milwaukee Brewers +160 --- Over/Under: 9 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Milwaukee Brewers will play the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 2 of their series on Wednesday night at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

Brewers Preview

The Milwaukee Brewers are 52-43 this season and they have won six of their last eight games. Prior to losing the first game in this series, Milwaukee won all three games in Cincinnati. The Milwaukee pitching staff has a 4.00 ERA, a 1.25 WHIP, and a .237 opponent batting average this season. The Brewers offense has scored 395 runs with a .231 batting average and a .310 on base percentage. Willy Adames is batting .209 with 16 home runs and 46 RBI’s for the Brewers. The projected starting pitcher for Milwaukee is Colin Rea, who is 5-4 with a 4.71 ERA and a 1.22 WHIP over 80.1 innings pitched this year.  

Phillies Preview

The Philadelphia Phillies are 52-42 this season and they have won four games in a row. Philadelphia won Game 1 in this series by a score of 4-3 on Tuesday night. The Philadelphia pitching staff has a 4.08 ERA, a 1.24 WHIP, and a .241 opponent batting average. The Phillies offense has scored 430 runs with a .260 batting average and a .323 on base percentage this year. Nick Castellanos is batting .290 with 13 home runs and 56 RBI’s for the Phillies. The projected starting pitcher for Philadelphia is Cristopher Sanchez, who is 0-3 with a 3.26 ERA and a 0.99 WHIP over 30.1 innings pitched this season.

Trends

Milwaukee is 5-1 in their last 6 road games and 4-1 in their last 5 games. Philadelphia is 2-4 in their last 6 home games against a team with a winning road record. The over is 7-1-2 in Philadelphia’s last 10 games on grass and the over is 5-0 in their last 5 game two’s of a series. 

Pick

The Phillies were able to hang on for the win in Game 1 on Tuesday night and they have won four games in a row, while Milwaukee has won six of their last eight games. The Phillies are starting Cristopher Sanchez, who has allowed three earned runs or fewer in five straight starts. Milwaukee is starting Colin Rea, who has allowed 5, 2, 1, 4, and 4 earned runs over his last five starts. I like the Phillies -1.5 in this matchup. 

David’s Pick Phillies -1.5

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