Monday, September 7, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Zach Davies (0-0) vs. Justin Nicolino (3-2)
The Milwaukee Brewers visit Marlins Park on Monday to play the Miami Marlins. The Brewers send Zach Davies to the mound to face Justin Nicolino of the Marlins. The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee at +112 and Miami at -122. The over/under was set at 8. The Brewers have a 67-59 over/under record and a 64-71 run line mark, meaning they cover 47% of the time. The Marlins are 65-71 against the run line and have a 64-64 over/under record. They cover the spread 48% of the time.
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The Brewers show up with a 60-75 record, including 27-36 on the road. Zach Davies has an earned run average of 8.31 and is 0-0 so far on the season while having a 1.62 WHIP. The Brewers are 1-0 over his 4.1 innings pitched and he's also given up 4 hits over that time period. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 1-0. His teammates are averaging 9 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.57 and they have given up 374 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .234 against the Brewers bullpen while walking 139 times and striking out 431 times. Milwaukee is averaging 7.87 strikeouts per game while getting 8.98 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 23rd in baseball in team earned run average at 4.24.
Milwaukee ranks 13th in the league in team batting average at .254 while hitting .255 on the road. The Brewers hold a .401 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309 which is good for 22nd in baseball. Gerardo Parra leads the team in hits with 136 while the team ranks 18th in baseball with 8.58 hits per game.
Miami is 31-37 at home while holding a 56-80 overall record on the season. Justin Nicolino is starting this game 3-2 for the season with an earned run average of 3.07 and a WHIP of 1.25. The Marlins have a record of 4-3 over the 44 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 42 hits. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 2-3. His teammates score an average of 3.9 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.41 and they have given up 381 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .234 against the Marlins bullpen while walking 165 times and striking out 416 times. Miami is averaging 7.2 strikeouts per game while getting 8.64 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 18th in the league in team earned run average at 3.98.
They rank 9th in the league in team batting average with a .256 average while hitting .256 at home. The Marlins hold a .378 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307 which is good for 25th in baseball. Dee Gordon leads the team in hits with 166 while the team ranks 14th in baseball with 8.66 hits a game.
Milwaukee has a team fielding percentage of .981 after having committed 94 errors with 1,376 assists and 3,587 put outs for the season. The Marlins have committed 68 errors on the season with 1,347 assists and 3,592 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .986 on the year.
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 67-59 against the over/under so far this season
The Milwaukee Brewers are 64-71 against the run line so far this season
Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 64-64 against the over/under so far this season
The Miami Marlins are 65-71 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
08/21/15 P Tyler Cravy Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/19)
08/14/15 P Michael Blazek Hand Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/13)
09/05/15 SS Adeiny Hechavarria Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. New York Mets
08/26/15 P Kendry Flores Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/22)
08/17/15 P David Phelps Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/16)
08/10/15 P Jose Fernandez Bicep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/8)
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 60 day disabled list (4/13), out for season
04/08/15 P Aaron Crow Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/29); out for season
Guy's Pick: Take the Marlins
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