Aaron Nola (4-4, 2.88 ERA) and Wily Peralta (3-6, 6.51 ERA) take the hill in the last of a four-game series between the Philadelphia Phillies (27-29) and the Milwaukee Brewers (26-30) at Citizens Bank Park. The Brewers won the last game 6-3, and Milwaukee leads the series 2-1. Action begins at 1:35 p.m. ET on Sunday, Jun. 5 and can be seen on CSPh and FSWI.
Nola pitched 6.0 innings in his last outing, surrendering two runs, striking out six and walking one in a 5-1 defeat to the Nationals. Peralta went 5.0 innings, surrendering three runs, striking out two and walking two in a 10-3 defeat to the Cardinals in his most recent start. Ryan Braun (.337, 23 Rs, 9 HRs, 33 RBIs, 5 SBs) went 1 for 5 yesterday.
The odds for Philadelphia and Milwaukee are Phillies -155, while the Over/Under (O/U) is currently 8.5.
Predictions: SU Winner - MIL
Milwaukee recorded at least two errors for the eighth time this season.
The Phillies managed to give up five walks in their last game. They'll have to pick it up against the Brewers who are coming in with a 12-10 record against opponents who give up that many walks or more.
When they are outhit, the Brewers are 4-25. The Phillies have a 6-22 record when opponents outhit them.
Philadelphia ranks near the bottom of the league when it comes to home runs, hitting 45 this season. Milwaukee ranks in the top half with 61.
Ranking 30th, Philadelphia is at the bottom of the league in hits, notching 7.48 per game. Milwaukee ranks near the bottom at 24th with 7.98.
Ranking 29th, Philadelphia is near the bottom of the league for its on-base plus slugging percentage (.650). Milwaukee ranks in the bottom half at 17th with an OPS of .727.
When the Brewers allow at least one home run, they are 21-26. When the Phillies allow one or more homers, they have a 10-24 record.