Milwaukee Brewers vs. Philadelphia Phillies: Preview, Predictions and Picks for June 5, 2024

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Jun 5, 2024 6:12 AM
The Philadelphia Phillies, riding a 2-0 series lead, look to extend their dominance over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday, June 5th at 4:05 PM at Citizens Bank Park. With an impressive 26-9 home record, the Phillies aim to capitalize on their home-field advantage and take control of the series. Meanwhile, the Brewers will seek to bounce back and even the series, leveraging their respectable 18-15 road record.
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Brewers vs Phillies starting pitchers

  • Aaron Nola for Philadelphia Phillies
  • Aaron Ashby for Milwaukee Brewers

Brewers vs Phillies statistics

Stat Brewers Phillies
Hits 536 (Tied-4th) 536 (Tied-4th)
Batting Average .256 (3rd) .255 (6th)
Runs Batted In 293 (3rd) 303 (1st)
Runs 306 (Tied-2nd) 318 (1st)
Home Runs 68 (Tied-7th) 70 (6th)
Walks 219 (4th) 228 (3rd)
Stolen Bases 81 (3rd) 70 (4th)
Strikeouts 544 (8th) 514 (12th)
Pitches 9246 (3rd) 9173 (Tied-5th)

Philadelphia Phillies recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/4/24 vs Milwaukee Brewers W 2-1 F/10
6/3/24 vs Milwaukee Brewers W 3-1
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

Milwaukee Brewers recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/4/24 @ Philadelphia Phillies L 2-1 F/10
6/3/24 @ Philadelphia Phillies L 3-1
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

Brewers vs Phillies predictions

As the Milwaukee Brewers gear up to battle it out against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park, all eyes are on some key players who could tip the scales. Willy Adames is expected to play a pivotal role; his knack for getting on base and driving in runs could really put the pressure on the Phillies. Meanwhile, with Aaron Ashby on the mound, despite a rocky start this season, there's a chance for redemption. The lefty's ability to snag a few strikeouts could be crucial, but he’ll need to keep those walks in check to really make an impact.

On the flip side, the Philadelphia Phillies have their own arsenal ready. Bryce Harper, always a threat at the plate, appears poised to add some serious firepower, especially with his ability to turn at-bats into home runs. Then there's Aaron Nola, their star pitcher, who has been consistent this season with a solid ERA and a good strikeout-to-walk ratio. His performance could very well be the backbone the Phillies need to clinch this game, especially if he maintains control and keeps those Brewers batters guessing.

Taking into account the current form and the strengths of both teams, the Philadelphia Phillies seem to have the edge in this matchup. Their robust lineup and the strategic advantage of having Nola on the mound make them the likely victors. However, baseball always has room for surprises, and the Brewers have pulled off upsets before. It should be a thrilling game to watch, but my bet's on the Phillies taking this one, extending their lead in the series.

Philadelphia Phillies injuries

  • Yunior Marte (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Ranger Suarez (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Dylan Covey (RP): 60-Day-IL
  • Trent Farquhar (2B): Day-To-Day
  • Luis Ortiz (RP): 15-Day-IL

Milwaukee Brewers injuries

  • Brian Navarreto (C): Day-To-Day
  • Christian Arroyo (2B): Day-To-Day
  • Hedbert Perez (LF): Day-To-Day
  • Quinton Low (1B): Day-To-Day
  • J.B. Bukauskas (RP): 60-Day-IL

Brewers vs Phillies game info

Venue Citizens Bank Park
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
First pitch Wed 4:05 PM
Temperature 84°
Chance of Rain 39%

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