Sunday, July 19, 2015
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Dan Haren (7-5) vs. Cole Hamels (5-7)
The Philadelphia Phillies host the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday. The probable starters are Dan Haren for the Marlins and Cole Hamels for the Phillies. The opening line for this matchup has Miami at +115 and Philadelphia at -125. The over/under was set at 6.5. The Marlins, with a 43-47 run line record, cover the spread 48% of the time. They also have a 41-44 over/under record. The Phillies are 42-50 against the run line and have a 49-36 over/under record. They cover the spread 46% of the time.
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The Marlins show up with a 38-52 record, including 14-29 on the road. Dan Haren has an earned run average of 3.24 and is 7-5 so far on the season while having a 1.07 WHIP. The Marlins are 10-8 over his 111 innings pitched and he's also given up 97 hits over that time period. The Marlins are also 10-7 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates are averaging 4.2 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.37 and they have given up 256 base hits on the year. The bullpen has struck out 278 and walked 99 batters this season while opposing teams hit .241 against them. Miami has a team average of 8.5 hits allowed per game and are averaging 7.16 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.78, they are 13th in the league.
Miami ranks 12th in the league in team batting average at .255 while hitting .250 on the road. The Marlins hold a .380 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306 which is good for 23rd in baseball. With 122 hits, Dee Gordon leads the team while his team ranks 13th in hits per game with 8.62.
Philadelphia is 19-25 at home while holding a 30-62 overall record on the season. Cole Hamels is starting this game 5-7 for the season with an earned run average of 3.63 and a WHIP of 1.22. The Phillies have a record of 8-10 over the 116.2 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 105 hits. The Phillies are also 7-8 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates score an average of 2.7 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.78 and they have given up 307 base hits on the year. The Phillies bullpen has struck out 296 batters and walked 134 this season while opposing teams have hit .260 against them. Philadelphia has a team average of 10.14 hits per game and are averaging 7.36 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.81, they are 30th in the league.
They rank 23rd in the league in team batting average with a .246 average while hitting .243 at home. The Phillies hold a .364 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297 which is good for 27th in baseball. With 99 hits, Ben Revere leads the team while his team ranks 20th in hits per game with 8.39.
Miami has a team fielding percentage of .988 after having committed 41 errors with 903 assists and 2,377 put outs for the season. Over the course of this season, the Phillies have accumlated 65 errors while having 885 assists and 2,421 put outs leading to a .981 fielding percentage.
Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 41-44 against the over/under so far this season
The Miami Marlins are 43-47 against the run line so far this season
Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 49-36 against the over/under so far this season
The Philadelphia Phillies are 42-50 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
07/17/15 P Mat Latos Foot probable Tuesday vs Arizona Diamondbacks
07/12/15 2B Dee Gordon Thumb Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/12)
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)
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
07/02/15 P Aaron Harang Foot Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/2)
06/23/15 2B Chase Utley Ankle Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/22)
06/17/15 P Jerome Williams Hamstring Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/17)
04/06/15 P Jonathan Pettibone Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
04/06/15 P Mario Hollands Arch Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/6)
04/04/15 P Cliff Lee Arm Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/16)
Guy's Pick: Take the Phillies
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