Colin Rea gets the start for the Brewers (52-43, 26-22 away) against Cristopher Sánchez and the Phillies (52-42, 26-17 home). Today will be game two of their series, with the Phillies leading 1-0. Check out who see coming out on top in today’s Milwaukee Brewers vs. Philadelphia Phillies matchup.


The Pick: Milwaukee Brewers +1.5 Runs

This game will be played at Citizens Bank Park at 6:40 ET on Wednesday, July 19th


  • Against the runline, the Brewers have now covered in three straight games.
  • On the road, the Brewers have covered the runline in three straight games.
  • In Colin Rea’s three most recent starts, the Brewers are 2-1.


The Brewers take on the Phillies sitting in first place in NL Central on an overall record of 52-43. Overall, they have played in 30 series, going 16-13-1. This season, they have put together a 26-22 record on the road and 26-21 at home.

Colin Rea has been a reliable starter for the Brewers this season, boasting an overall record of 5-4 in 16 appearances. His ERA stands at 4.71, and he has recorded a K/9 of 7.51. Rea’s FIP is 4.80, while his OBP is .289.

Colin Rea’s last outing for the Brewers saw him pitch 4 2/3 innings, yielding five runs on seven hits, but he was not charged with a decision as Milwaukee ultimately fell to the Reds 8-5.

The Brewers have been one of the top power lineups in the league of late, having hit 4 home runs over their last five games. Compared to other clubs, this is 9th best in that span. For the season, they are ranked 17th in home runs and 23rd in slugging percentage. Overall, Milwaukee is averaging 4.2 runs per game (21st).

Christian Yelich has been a powerful force for the Brewers this season, with 13 home runs and a .283 batting average. Over the last five games, he’s been particularly impressive, leading the team with two homers.


Through 94 games, the Phillies have a record of 52-42. This mark includes going 17-11-2 across their 30 series. Currently, Philadelphia is 2nd in the NL East and have a 26-17 record at home while going 26-25 on the road. So far, the Phillies have gone 24-29 against teams with above .500 records.

Cristopher Sánchez has made seven appearances this season, entering with a 0-3 record. His ERA stands at 3.26, with opponents batting .216 against him. On the road, Sánchez is yet to record a win but boasts an impressive ERA of .75. At home, he has gone 0-3 with an ERA of 4.63. Overall, teams have managed a slugging percentage of .388 against the pitcher in 2023.

The Phillies were unable to come away with a victory in the last outing of Cristopher Sánchez, as they fell 8-3 to the Padres. The right-hander went five innings, giving up three earned runs on three hits.

Having gone deep 6 times in their last five games, the Phillies are 7th in that span. At 4.6 runs per game, Philadelphia is 13th in the league. This figure has come on a team batting average of .260 while hitting a total of 106 home runs (14th).

Kyle Schwarber has been a major contributor to the Phillies’ offensive success this season, leading the team in home runs with 26 and RBIs with 57. His slugging percentage of .449 is indicative of his power-hitting abilities.