Phillies Vs Brewers: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – May 3, 2021

Posted By Staff on May 3, 2021

The Philadelphia Phillies () host the Milwaukee Brewers () on Monday at Citizens Bank Park, starting at 7:05 PM ET. Philadelphia’s Vince Velasquez and Milwaukee’s Adrian Houser will take the mound first.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of May 3, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Phillies vs Brewers Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Velasquez (PHI) Pitcher Houser (MIL)
0 – 0 W/L 2 – 2
12.1 IP 24.2
6.57 ERA 3.65
1.860 WHIP 1.420
13.1 K/9 6.9
7.3 BB/9 3.6

Phillies Probable Starter Vince Velásquez

  • The Phillies will look to Velasquez (0-0) to open the game and make his third start this season.
  • His most recent appearance was on Wednesday against the Cardinals, when the righty threw 4 1/3 innings, surrendering three earned runs while allowing five hits.
  • He will match up with a Brewers team that is hitting .217 as a unit (27th in the MLB). They are also slugging a collective .373 (22nd in the league) with 35 total home runs (11th in MLB play).
  • The Phillies were favored on the moneyline for two Velásquez starts this season — they lost both.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 3, 2021 at 2:08 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Brewers Stats vs Velasquez

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Billy McKinney 6 .167 1 0 0 .286 .619
Travis Shaw 4 .500 2 1 2 .600 2.100
Luis Urías 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Kolten Wong 3 .333 1 1 1 .600 1.933
Jackie Bradley Jr. 3 1.000 3 0 0 1.000 2.333
Keston Hiura 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Avisaíl García 1 .000 0 0 1 .500 .500

Brewers Probable Starter Adrian Houser

  • The Brewers will hand the ball to Houser (2-2) for his sixth start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Tuesday, when he threw 5 2/3 innings against the Marlins, giving up three earned runs while allowing five hits.
  • The Phillies are batting .232 this season, 17th in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .376 (21st in the league) with 29 home runs.
  • His team won his only start as an underdog this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 3, 2021 at 2:08 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Phillies Stats vs Houser

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Rhys Hoskins 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Andrew Knapp 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Scott Kingery 1 1.000 1 0 1 1.000 3.000
Bryce Harper 1 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500
Andrew McCutchen 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
J.T. Realmuto 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Phillies Betting Trends

  • The Phillies score an average of 4.5 runs per home game and 3.2 per contest away from Citizens Bank Park.
  • The Phillies score the 23rd-most runs in baseball (108 total, 3.9 per game).
  • The Phillies have won 46.2% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (6-7).
  • Philadelphia is 6-5 (winning 54.5% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -114 or shorter.
  • Philadelphia has combined with opponents to go over the total 16 times this season for a 16-12 record against the over/under.
  • Philadelphia went 1-3 across the four games it was moneyline favorites in its last 10 matchups.

Brewers Betting Trends

  • The Brewers have scored the 21st-most runs in the league this season with 113 (4.0 per game).
  • In away games this season, they have scored a total of 55 runs (4.6 per game) while pushing across 58 total at home, an average of 3.6 per contest.
  • The Brewers have won seven, or 63.6%, of the 11 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • This season, Milwaukee has won five of its nine games, or 55.6%, when they’re the underdog by at least -103 on the moneyline.
  • Milwaukee’s games have gone over the total in 12 of their 28 chances.
  • Milwaukee has played as the underdog in five of its past 10 games and won two of those contests.

Phillies Players to Watch

  • Bryce Harper has five doubles, six home runs and 15 walks while batting .317.
  • Harper ranks 24th in HR (6), 21st in AVG (.317), and fifth in OBP (.434) among the qualified hitters in baseball.
  • Rhys Hoskins has hit eight home runs to lead his team.
  • Among the qualifying hitters in MLB, Hoskins ranks fifth in HR (8), and 11th in SLG (.527).

Phillies Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Rhys Hoskins 112 .241 20 8 16 .286 .813
Alec Bohm 100 .230 12 3 15 .264 .614
Andrew McCutchen 84 .179 8 2 9 .307 .593
Didi Gregorius 83 .241 6 3 17 .267 .640
Bryce Harper 82 .317 18 6 10 .434 1.032
J.T. Realmuto 77 .312 9 2 11 .400 .881
Nick Maton 46 .348 3 0 1 .388 .845
Roman Quinn 40 .100 5 0 1 .250 .425
Brad Miller 39 .308 6 2 5 .341 .803
Andrew Knapp 29 .172 3 1 5 .242 .518

Brewers Players to Watch

  • Luis Urias is batting .232 with three home runs and 13 RBI for Milwaukee this season.
  • Urias’ hits and RBI are not among league leaders among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Travis Shaw leads Milwaukee in home runs (five) and runs batted in (21) this season while batting .220.
  • Shaw’s 21 RBI rank seventh among all qualified batters in the league.

Brewers Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Jackie Bradley Jr. 95 .189 12 2 4 .252 .578
Travis Shaw 91 .220 9 5 21 .290 .708
Avisaíl García 90 .222 13 3 12 .304 .648
Keston Hiura 79 .152 8 1 5 .247 .513
Luis Urías 69 .232 7 3 13 .349 .769
Billy McKinney 66 .242 9 3 5 .286 .725
Kolten Wong 54 .296 8 2 5 .381 .862
Daniel Vogelbach 54 .167 7 2 4 .262 .558
Tyrone Taylor 31 .323 2 2 7 .400 .981
Pablo Reyes 13 .154 2 0 0 .154 .308

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