Milwaukee Brewers vs. Philadelphia Phillies: Preview, Predictions and Picks for June 3, 2024

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Jun 3, 2024 6:10 AM
On Monday, June 3rd, 2024, the Philadelphia Phillies, riding a stellar 24-9 home record, welcome the Milwaukee Brewers to Citizens Bank Park. The Brewers, with an impressive 18-13 road record, look to upset the Phillies, who sit atop the standings with a 41-19 overall record. This 6:40 PM matchup is shaping up to be a thrilling battle between two of the league's top contenders.
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Brewers vs Phillies starting pitchers

  • Zack Wheeler for Philadelphia Phillies
  • Bryse Wilson for Milwaukee Brewers

Brewers vs Phillies statistics

Stat Brewers Phillies
Hits 524 (4th) 521 (6th)
Batting Average .259 (2nd) .256 (6th)
Runs Batted In 291 (2nd) 298 (1st)
Runs 304 (2nd) 313 (1st)
Home Runs 67 (8th) 68 (Tied-6th)
Walks 215 (4th) 221 (3rd)
Stolen Bases 78 (3rd) 69 (4th)
Strikeouts 528 (8th) 503 (Tied-13th)
Pitches 8962 (6th) 8914 (8th)

Philadelphia Phillies recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/2/24 vs St. Louis Cardinals L 5-4 F/10
6/1/24 vs St. Louis Cardinals W 6-1
5/31/24 vs St. Louis Cardinals W 4-2
5/29/24 @ San Francisco Giants W 6-1
5/28/24 @ San Francisco Giants L 1-0 F/10

Milwaukee Brewers recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/2/24 vs Chicago White Sox W 6-3
6/1/24 vs Chicago White Sox W 4-3 F/10
5/31/24 vs Chicago White Sox W 12-5
5/30/24 vs Chicago Cubs W 6-4
5/29/24 vs Chicago Cubs W 10-6

Brewers vs Phillies predictions

When the Milwaukee Brewers hit the field at Citizens Bank Park, keep an eye on a few standout players who are poised to make an impact. Willy Adames, with his knack for connecting with the ball, could potentially add a few crucial hits and maybe a home run to his tally. William Contreras, riding high with a .316 batting average, is expected to continue his stellar performance, possibly racking up RBIs if he keeps finding those gaps. Also, don't overlook Brice Turang; his speed on the bases could turn routine singles into extra bases, igniting the offense for Milwaukee.

On the Philadelphia Phillies' side, Bryce Harper is clearly one to watch. With 14 homers under his belt, he's a constant threat at the plate, and it wouldn't be surprising if he sends one out of the park in this matchup. Alec Bohm, another key player for the Phillies, might just add to his RBI count given his consistent batting prowess this season. Then there’s Kyle Schwarber, whose power can never be discounted; his ability to change the game with one swing could be crucial as the innings progress.

Looking at the game ahead, it's shaping up to be a clash of titans with both teams bringing their A-game. The Phillies, playing at home with a strong lineup and Zack Wheeler on the mound, have a slight edge. Wheeler's impressive ERA and knack for strikeouts could be the deciding factor, particularly against a Brewers lineup that tends to be aggressive at the plate. Expect a tight game, but the Phillies might just clinch it with their combination of solid pitching and explosive batting.

Philadelphia Phillies injuries

  • Yunior Marte (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Luis Ortiz (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Nick Snyder (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Brandon Marsh (LF): Day-To-Day
  • Kody Clemens (2B): Day-To-Day

Milwaukee Brewers injuries

  • Christian Arroyo (2B): Day-To-Day
  • Joe Ross (SP): 15-Day-IL
  • Brian Navarreto (C): Day-To-Day
  • DL Hall (SP): 15-Day-IL
  • Jakob Junis (RP): 60-Day-IL

Brewers vs Phillies game info

Venue Citizens Bank Park
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
First pitch Mon 6:40 PM
Temperature 83°
Chance of Rain 0%

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