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Philadelphia Phillies vs Milwaukee Brewers

June 4, 2024


Two of the top teams in the National League will face each other for Game 2 of a three-game series when the Milwaukee Brewers travel to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to face the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. The game is scheduled to start at 6:40 PM ET on Tuesday night and will air on Bally Sports Wisconsin and NBC Sports Philadelphia.

 

Milwaukee Brewers Team Preview

The Milwaukee Brewers saw their five-game winning streak end on Monday with a 1-3 loss in Game 1 of the series against the Philadelphia Phillies.

Bryse Wilson suffered his 2nd loss of the season after pitching for 5 ? innings against the Phillies allowing three runs and only recording one strikeout, however, Wilson has not allowed more than three runs in any of his starts this season. Rhys Hoskins was the only one to score a run for Milwaukee, which came off a one-run home run in the 7th inning.

The loss in Game 1 of the series dropped the record to 36-24 this season, which puts them in 1st place in the NL Central and gives them the 3rd best record in the National League.

Milwaukee has lost two straight games in the series. However, they have won four of their last six games against Philadelphia and have won by an average margin of 1 run per game in those contests. The Brewers will look to end their two-game losing streak in the series against Philadelphia when they travel to face the Phillies for Game 2.

 

Philadelphia Phillies Team Preview

Philadelphia got off to a slow start to the 2024 MLB season, losing three of their first four games; however, since then, they have won 41 of their last 16 games and have won four of their previous six games while winning by an average margin of 2.17 runs per game in those contests.

The Phillies have also allowed two runs or fewer in five of their last six matchups, including Monday's 3-1 win in game 1 of the series against the Milwaukee Brewers. Zack Wheeler improved his record to 7-3 this season after pitching seven innings, allowing one run and striking out six batters against the Brewers. This was Wheeler's fourth straight quality start and his third win in his last four starts.

The Philadelphia Phillies also extended their winning streak in the series to two games and have won by an average margin of two runs per game in those matchups. The Philadelphia Phillies will look to extend their winning streak to three games in the series against the Brewers when they host Milwaukee for Game 2 of the series on Tuesday.

 

Odds and Series Trends

WagerWeb lists the Milwaukee Brewers as -149 moneyline favorites on the road against the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 2 of the series on Tuesday night. Philadelphia has won six of the last ten and two of the previous three games in the series while winning by an average margin of 1.1 runs per game over the last ten and .67 runs per game in the previous three matchups.

 

Game Pick

Both starting pitchers have ERAs below 3.00, with Jared Koenig having an ERA of 2.13 and Cristopher Sanchez having a 2.83 ERA. The under has hit in six of the last ten, including two straight in the series.

The teams have combined for an average of 7.8 runs per game over the last ten and 7.33 runs per game over the previous three games in the series. As a result, I am taking the under 8.5 runs for Game 2 of the series between the Milwaukee Brewers and Philadelphia Phillies.

Spooky Express Pick: Under 8.5 Runs