Wednesday, April 12, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jaime Garcia vs. Tom Koehler
The Atlanta Braves visit Marlins Park on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 to play the Miami Marlins. The probable starters are Jaime Garcia for the Braves and Tom Koehler for the Marlins.
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The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta at +120 and Miami at -130. The Braves have a 4-2-0 over/under record and a 3-3-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 3-3-0 against the run line and have a 3-2-1 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 4-2-0 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 3-3-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 3-2-1 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 3-3-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
04/09/17 RF Matt Kemp Hamstring "?" Tuesday vs. Miami
04/03/17 P Armando Rivero Shoulder 10-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 P Daniel Winkler Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
04/02/17 2B Micah Johnson Wrist 10-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 1B Sean Rodriguez Shoulder 60-day DL
03/31/17 P Mauricio Cabrera Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
04/09/17 SS Adeiny Hechavarria Oblique 10-day DL (4/9)
04/02/17 P Odrisamer Despaign Oblique 10-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 P Jeff Locke Bicep 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 3B Martin Prado Hamstring 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 1-5 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jaime Garcia has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 6.00 and a WHIP of 1.33. He has 0 strikeouts over his 6 innings pitched and he's given up 6 hits. He allows 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.13. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.79 and they have given up 19 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the bullpen and they've struck out 10 hitters and walked 10 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 5.3 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.74. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 52 base hits and 22 earned runs. They have allowed 5 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 24 batters and struck out 31. They have walked 4.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 5.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.55.
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As a team Atlanta is hitting .251, good for 9th in the league. The Braves hold a .402 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Matt Kemp is hitting .500 with an on-base percentage of .529. He has 8 hits this season in 16 at bats with 4 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of 1.125 and an OPS+ of 327. Brandon Phillips is hitting .292 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .346. He has totaled 7 hits and he has driven in 2 men in 24 at bats. His OPS+ is 84 while his slugging percentage is at .333. The Braves have 55 hits, including 12 doubles and 5 home runs. Atlanta has walked 14 times so far this season and they have struck out 51 times as a unit. They have left 49 men on base and have a team OPS of .711. They score 3 runs per contest and have scored a total of 18 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 3-3 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.80, Tom Koehler has a 0-0 record and a 1.40 WHIP. He has 4 strikeouts over the 5 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 4 hits. He allows 7.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.77. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.32 and they have given up 19 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 22 batters and walked 8 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.46. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 48 base knocks and 20 earned runs this season. They have given up 10 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 19 hitters and struck out 50 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.64.
As a team, they are batting .274, good for 4th in the league. The Marlins hold a .382 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.7 hits per contest. Giancarlo Stanton comes into this matchup batting .280 with an OBP of .333. He has 7 hits this year along with 2 RBI in 25 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .320 with an OPS+ of 77. Christian Yelich is hitting .214 this season and he has an OBP of .241. He has collected 6 hits in 28 at bats while driving in 2 runs. He has an OPS+ of 49 and a slugging percentage of .321. The Marlins as a unit have 58 base hits, including 7 doubles and 4 homers. Miami has walked 18 times this year and they have struck out on 54 occasions. They have had 46 men left on base and have an OPS of .723. They have scored 4.5 runs per game and totaled 27 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Braves +120
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