Milwaukee Brewers vs Philadelphia Phillies

Christian Yelich and the Brewers roll out the red carpet for a visit from Bryce Harper and the NL East leading Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday, May 25th, 2019 at Miller Park. Is this matchup a preview of the 2019 NLCS?

How to Watch

Where: Miller Park, Milwaukee, WI

When: Saturday, May 25th at 4:10 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): Phillies TV/Radio: NBCSPH, WIP 94.1 FM. Brewers TV/Radio: Fox Sports Wisconsin, WTMJ 103.3 FM.

Team Notes

Philadelphia Phillies

The Phillies have started their current road trip losing two of three to the NL Central leader Chicago Cubs, with two one-run games as the difference thus far in the series.

According to baseball-reference.com, the Phillies currently have 18.6% odds to make the postseason and 0.3% to win the World Series.

The Phillies have 6-1 odds to win the National League and 14-1 to take the World Series for 2019.

Milwaukee Brewers

The Brewers are 16-9 at home through their first 25 games, scoring 4.8 runs in all contests through their first 50 games.

According to baseball-reference.com, the Brewers currently have 79% odds to make the postseason and 6.7% to win the World Series.

The Brewers are back to 7-1 odds to win the NL crown and lowered to 16-1 odds to win the 2019 World Series title.

Pitcher Notes

Phillies: Jake Arrieta (4-4, 3.77 ERA)

Arrieta pitched well in his last start against the Cubs, pitching six innings and allowing just one earned run while striking out four.

The Phillies righty has struggled with base runners this season, posting a 1.37 WHIP through ten starts.

  • The Phillies starter has thrown 23 innings in May, with a 4.30 ERA and 21 K’s.
  • Arrieta has not allowed a homer over the 12 innings in his last two starts.
  • The righty has allowed a .260 batting average to opposing hitters this season.

Milwaukee Brewers: Jhoulys Chacin (3-5, 4.65 ERA)

Chacin has thrown over six innings just three times in ten starts in 2019.

The Brewers righty is making his first start since his 12-8 loss to the Braves on May 17th.

  • Chacin has allowed nine homers in ten starts this season.
  • In his last start, Chacin allowed three earned runs to the Braves in 5 innings.
  • Chacin has just 36 strikeouts in his 50.1 innings pitched in 2019.

Hitter Notes

Philadelphia Phillies

In the Phillies’ 28 wins this season, they’ve hit 43 homers. In their 20 losses, they’ve hit just nine.

Philadelphia is hitting .242 as a team in May with 14 homers. In April, they hit .243 but belted 38 round trippers for the month.

  • OF Andrew McCutchen is 4 for 16 against Chacin with one homer and five RBI.
  • SS Jean Segura is 1 for 5 against the Brewers righty with one single.
  • OF Bryce Harper is 0 for 8 versus Chacin with two strikeouts and one walk.

Milwaukee Brewers

Milwaukee is hitting .248 as a squad in May with 21 homers. Last month, they hit 57 homers and .246 overall.

Milwaukee is hitting .258 as a team in Miller Park this year with 45 homers in 25 games.

  • OF Christian Yelich is 4 for 15 versus Arrieta with one homer and two RBI.
  • OF Lorenzo Cain is 6 for 12 with one double and two RBI.
  • OF Ryan Braun is 9 for 33 against the Phillies righty with three homers and 11 RBI.

Roster Notes

Philadelphia Phillies

  • OF Roman Quinn is slowly making his way back from a groin pull and remains on 10-day IL.
  • SS Scott Kingery has returned from his strained hamstring for the Phillies.
  • SP Vince Velasquez has been shut down from throwing with a forearm strain and could be out for a couple of months.

Milwaukee Brewers

  • C Manny Pina is recovering from a strained hamstring and should be back.
  • 3B Travis Shaw is rehabbing from his sprained wrist and should be back next week with the team.
  • SP Jimmy Nelson is scheduled to return to the Brewers this weekend from last season’s shoulder surgery.

Game Odds

If you are in New Jersey you can bet on the Phillies vs Brewers by using the latest odds from 888Sport and BetStars NJ. Good luck!

Moneyline

Sportsbook PHI Phillies MIL Brewers Link
888Sport NJ +110 -132
BetStars NJ +115 -133

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Total Runs

Sportsbook  Over 9   Under 9 Link
888Sport NJ -112 -109
BetStars NJ -105 -118

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Run Line

Sportsbook PHI Phillies +1.5 MIL Brewers -1.5 Link
888Sport NJ -180 +148
BetStars NJ -167 +145  

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