Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Jerad Eickhoff vs. Tom Koehler
The Philadelphia Phillies visit Marlins Park on Tuesday to play the Miami Marlins. The probable starters are Jerad Eickhoff for the Phillies and Tom Koehler for the Marlins. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia at +145 and Miami at -155. The over/under was set at 8. The Phillies have a 47-51-2 over/under record and a 50-50-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 50% of the time. The Marlins are 50-48-0 against the run line and have a 50-46-2 over/under record. They cover the spread 51% of the time.
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The Phillies head into this matchup with a 45-55 record, including 22-27 on the road. Starting pitcher Jerad Eickhoff has a 6-11 record with an earned run average of 3.98 and a WHIP of 1.27. He has 103 strikeouts over his 120 innings pitched and he has given up 122 hits so far this season. He has allowed 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.97. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 4.34 and they have given up 311 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the bullpen while being struck out 310 times and walking 116 times this season. As a team, Philadelphia has allowed 8.99 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.49 batters per nine. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.29. The Phillies pitchers have collectively given up 884 base hits and 422 earned runs. They have allowed 124 home runs this season and they allow 1.3 homers per nine innings as a staff. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 263 batters and struck out 835. They walk 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.06.
As a team, Philadelphia is batting .241, good for 27th in the league while putting together a .263 average away from home. The Phillies hold a .388 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .293 which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 29th in baseball with 8 hits per game. Maikel Franco comes into this game hitting .259 and his on-base percentage is at .311. He has 90 hits this season along with 37 runs scored and 55 runs batted in. He's struck out 70 times and has walked 25 times. Odubel Herrera is hitting .290 and he has an on-base percentage of .371. He has totaled 107 hits so far while scoring 56 runs and he's driven in 35. He has walked 47 times and has struck out 78 times. The Phillies have 800 hits, including 144 doubles and 98 home runs. They've stolen 48 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 29 times. Philadelphia has walked 229 times this season and they've struck out 795 times as a unit. They've left 609 men on base and have a team OPS of .682. They score 3.57 runs per contest and have scored a total of 357 runs so far this year.
Miami comes into this matchup with a 25-21 home record and a 53-45 overall mark. With an earned run average of 4.42, Tom Koehler has a 7-8 record and a 1.51 WHIP. He has 84 strikeouts over the 108 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 110 hits. He has allowed 9.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.4. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.60 and they have given up 267 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the Marlins bullpen while being struck out 334 times and walking 140 times this season. As a team, Miami has allowed 8.27 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.67 batters per nine. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.94. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 803 base knocks and 382 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 96 home runs this year and they give up 1.1 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Miami as a staff has walked 338 hitters and struck out 842. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 3.95.
As a team, they are batting .272, good for 2nd in the league while putting together a .256 average at home. The Marlins hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330 which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 2nd in baseball with 9.46 hits per contest. Martin Prado comes into this matchup batting .322 and he has an OBP of .373. He has 118 hits this year along with 41 runs scored and 35 RBI. He's struck out 45 times and has walked on 29 occasions. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .296 and he has an OBP of .350. He has collected 106 hits so far while he's scored 55 runs and drove in 52. He has earned a walk 30 times and has punched out 80 times. The Marlins as a unit have 927 base hits, including 163 doubles and 83 homers. They have 32 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 12 times. Miami as a team has walked 277 times this year and they have struck out 756 times. They've had 743 men left on base and have an OPS of .737. They score 4.17 runs per game and have totaled 409 runs so far this season.
Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 47-51-2 against the over/under so far this season
The Philadelphia Phillies are 50-50-0 against the run line so far this season
Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 50-46-2 against the over/under so far this season
The Miami Marlins are 50-48-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
07/25/16 2B Andres Blanco Finger expected to miss Monday vs. Miami Marlins
07/25/16 C Cameron Rupp Head "?" Monday vs. Miami Marlins
07/24/16 3B Maikel Franco Wrist "?" Monday vs. Miami Marlins
05/01/16 P Dalier Hinojosa Hand 15-day DL (4/29)
04/24/16 P Charlie Morton Hamstring 60-day DL (4/24); out for season
03/31/16 P Matt Harrison Back 60-day DL (4/2)
07/25/16 P Wei-Yin Chen Elbow 15-day DL (7/21)
07/06/16 1B Justin Bour Ankle 15-day DL (7/3)
07/01/16 P Bryan Morris Back 60-day DL (5/25)
05/15/16 P Kendry Flores Shoulder 15-day DL (5/15)
04/29/16 2B Dee Gordon Suspension expected to miss 80 games
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
Tony's Pick: Take the Phillies
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