Monday, April 25, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Wei-Yin Chen vs. Ross Stripling
The Miami Marlins visit Dodger Stadium on Monday to play the Los Angeles Dodgers. The probable starters are Wei-Yin Chen for the Marlins and Ross Stripling for the Dodgers. The opening line for this matchup has Miami at +137 and Los Angeles at -147. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Marlins have a 9-7-0 over/under record and a 7-9-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 44% of the time. The Dodgers are 8-10-0 against the run line and have a 5-13-0 over/under record. They cover the spread 44% of the time.
The Marlins head into this matchup with a 5-11 record, including 3-4 on the road. Starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 4.91 and a WHIP of 1.20. He has 16 strikeouts over his 18.1 innings pitched and he has given up 19 hits so far this season. He has allowed 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.23. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 3.53 and they have given up 53 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the bullpen while being struck out 47 times and walking 24 times this season. As a team, Miami has allowed 8.75 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.43 batters per nine. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.53. The Marlins pitchers have collectively given up 139 base hits and 72 earned runs. They have allowed 12 home runs this season and they allow 0.8 homers per nine innings as a staff. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 64 batters and struck out 134. They walk 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.42 and their FIP as a unit is 3.75.
As a team, Miami is batting .260, good for 7th in the league while putting together a .276 average away from home. The Marlins hold a .377 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321 which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 8th in baseball with 8.94 hits per game. Dee Gordon comes into this game hitting .271 and his on-base percentage is at .292. He has 19 hits this season along with 8 runs scored and 4 runs batted in. He's struck out 12 times and has walked 2 times. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .193 and he has an on-base percentage of .288. He has totaled 11 hits so far while scoring 7 runs and he's driven in 10. He has walked 7 times and has struck out 24 times. The Marlins have 143 hits, including 29 doubles and 9 home runs. They've stolen 7 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 4 times. Miami has walked 48 times this season and they've struck out 126 times as a unit. They've left 118 men on base and have a team OPS of .698. They score 3.62 runs per contest and have scored a total of 58 runs so far this year.
Los Angeles comes into this matchup with a 4-2 home record and a 11-7 overall mark. With an earned run average of 2.65, Ross Stripling has a 0-0 record and a 1.06 WHIP. He has 13 strikeouts over the 17 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 11 hits. He has allowed 5.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.77. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.52 and they have given up 39 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .199 against the Dodgers bullpen while being struck out 47 times and walking 14 times this season. As a team, Los Angeles has allowed 7.79 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.18 batters per nine. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.45. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 128 base knocks and 55 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 14 home runs this year and they give up 0.8 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 43 hitters and struck out 135. They give up a walk 2.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.06 while their FIP as a staff is 3.43.
As a team, they are batting .218, good for 30th in the league while putting together a .201 average at home. The Dodgers hold a .319 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .289 which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 30th in baseball with 7.11 hits per contest. Adrian Gonzalez comes into this matchup batting .352 and he has an OBP of .405. He has 25 hits this year along with 9 runs scored and 14 RBI. He's struck out 15 times and has walked on 7 occasions. Joc Pederson is hitting .264 and he has an OBP of .339. He has collected 14 hits so far while he's scored 10 runs and drove in 9. He has earned a walk 5 times and has punched out 21 times. The Dodgers as a unit have 162 base hits, including 36 doubles and 12 homers. They have 7 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 4 times. Los Angeles as a team has walked 53 times this year and they have struck out 147 times. They've had 131 men left on base and have an OPS of .710. They score 4.56 runs per game and have totaled 82 runs so far this season.
Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 9-7-0 against the over/under so far this season
The Miami Marlins are 7-9-0 against the run line so far this season
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 5-13-0 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 8-10-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
04/20/16 P Edwin Jackson Tricep 15-day DL (4/18)
04/04/16 P Raudel Lazo Shoulder 15-day DL (3/25)
04/03/16 P Carter Capps Arm 60-day DL; out for season
04/03/16 P Mike Dunn Forearm 15-day DL (3/25)
Los Angeles Dodgers
04/23/16 P Scott Kazmir Thumb "?" for next scheduled start
04/23/16 P Yimi Garcia Bicep 15-day DL (4/23)
04/11/16 LF Scott Van Slyke Back 15-day DL (4/10)
04/09/16 LF Carl Crawford Back 15-day DL (4/9)
04/05/16 P Brandon McCarthy Elbow 60-day DL (2/19)
04/05/16 P Frankie Montas Ribs 60-day DL (2/20)
04/04/16 P Brett Anderson Back 60-day DL (3/25)
04/04/16 P Josh Ravin Forearm 60-day DL (3/25)
04/04/16 P Michael Bolsinge Oblique 15-day DL (3/25)
04/03/16 3B Alex Guerrero Knee 15-day DL (3/25)
04/01/16 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Shoulder 15-day DL (3/25)
03/31/16 LF Andre Ethier Leg 60-day DL (3/25)
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers
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