Wednesday, August 19, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Tom Koehler (8-10) vs. Wily Peralta (3-7)
The Miami Marlins take on the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday at Miller Park. Tom Koehler is the probable starter for the Marlins and he'll face Wily Peralta of the Brewers. The opening line for this matchup has Miami at +136 and Milwaukee at -146. The over/under was set at 8. The Marlins, with a 55-63 run line record, cover the spread 47% of the time. They also have a 56-56 over/under record. The Brewers are 56-64 against the run line and have a 55-57 over/under record. They cover the spread 47% of the time.
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The Marlins head into this matchup with a 48-70 record, including 20-40 on the road. Tom Koehler has an earned run average of 3.68 and is 8-10 so far on the season while having a 1.23 WHIP. The Marlins are 10-12 over his 134.1 innings pitched and he's also given up 119 hits over that time period. The Marlins are also 9-11 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates are averaging 3.6 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has given up 332 hits on the season and have an earned run average of 3.49. Opposing teams are hitting .238 against the Marlins bullpen while walking 131 times and striking out 366 times. Miami is averaging 7.23 strikeouts per game while getting 8.58 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 17th in baseball in team earned run average at 3.92.
Miami ranks 12th in the league in team batting average at .255 while hitting .252 on the road. The Marlins on-base percentage sits at .307, which puts them at 23rd in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .373. Dee Gordon leads the team in hits with 143 while the team ranks 15th in baseball with 8.59 hits per game.
With a 27-37 home record, Milwaukee will hope to improve on their 51-69 overall mark. Wily Peralta is starting this game 3-7 for the season with an earned run average of 4.07 and a WHIP of 1.41. The Brewers have a record of 5-8 over the 77.1 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 87 hits. The Brewers are also 6-6 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates score an average of 3.9 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has given up 316 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 3.49. Opposing teams are hitting .232 against the Brewers bullpen while walking 125 times and striking out 375 times. Milwaukee is averaging 7.93 strikeouts per game while getting 8.86 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.11.
They rank 22nd in the league in team batting average with a .248 average while hitting .246 at home. The Brewers on-base percentage sits at .303, which puts them at 26th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .388. Gerardo Parra leads the team in hits with 125 while the team ranks 21st in baseball with 8.35 hits a game.
In terms of team defense, the Marlins have a fielding percentage of .987 with 58 total errors, 1,158 assists and 3,109 put outs. The Brewers have committed 86 errors on the season with 1207 assists and 3,194 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .981 on the year.
Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 56-56 against the over/under so far this season
The Miami Marlins are 55-63 against the run line so far this season
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 55-57 against the over/under so far this season
The Milwaukee Brewers are 56-64 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
08/17/15 P David Phelps Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/16)
08/15/15 LF Christian Yelich Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/10)
08/10/15 P Jose Fernandez Bicep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/8)
08/08/15 P Andre Rienzo Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/4)
08/08/15 P Jose Urena Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/7)
08/04/15 P Carter Capps Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/3)
07/10/15 2B Jeff Baker Side Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/8)
07/01/15 RF Giancarlo Stanton Hand Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/21)
06/04/15 P Henderson Alvarez Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/22); out for season
04/14/15 3B Don Kelly Finger Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/13)
04/08/15 P Aaron Crow Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/29); out for season
08/14/15 P Michael Blazek Hand Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/13)
Josh's Pick: Take the Brewers
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