Friday, May 12, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Foltynewicz vs. Jose Urena
Marlins Park is the site of the matchup between the Atlanta Braves and the Miami Marlins on Friday, May 12, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Mike Foltynewicz for the Braves and Jose Urena for the Marlins.
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Atlanta opens at +145 while Miami opens at -155. The Braves have a 19-12-0 over/under record and a 15-16-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 14-19-0 against the run line and have a 19-12-2 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 19-12-0 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 15-16-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 19-12-2 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 14-19-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
04/13/17 P Chaz Roe Shoulder 10-day DL (4/10)
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 60-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 1B Sean Rodriguez Shoulder 60-day DL (2/25)
03/31/17 P Mauricio Cabrera Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
05/11/17 SS Adeiny Hechavarria Oblique 10-day DL (5/10)
05/10/17 SS J.T. Riddle Finger "?" Friday vs Atlanta Braves
05/09/17 SS Miguel Rojas Thumb 60-day DL (5/8)
05/08/17 3B Martin Prado Hamstring 10-day DL (5/8)
05/06/17 P Wei-Yin Chen Arm 10-day DL (5/2)
05/04/17 P Edinson Volquez Finger 10-day DL (5/3)
04/02/17 P Odrisamer Despaigne Oblique 10-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 P Jeff Locke Bicep 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 11-20 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Foltynewicz has a 0-4 record with an earned run average of 4.55 and a WHIP of 1.42. He has 27 strikeouts over his 29.2 innings pitched and he's given up 31 hits. He allows 9.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.77 and they have given up 98 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the bullpen and they've struck out 91 hitters and walked 38 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.9 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 4.93. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 281 base hits and 152 earned runs. They have allowed 42 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 111 batters and struck out 212. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 6.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.79.
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As a team Atlanta is hitting .256, good for 13th in the league. The Braves hold a .402 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Freddie Freeman is hitting .336 with an on-base percentage of .457. He has 38 hits this season in 113 at bats with 20 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .743 and an OPS+ of 210. Brandon Phillips is hitting .294 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .321. He has totaled 30 hits and he has driven in 10 men in 102 at bats. His OPS+ is 90 while his slugging percentage is at .402. The Braves have 275 hits, including 47 doubles and 33 home runs. Atlanta has walked 95 times so far this season and they have struck out 241 times as a unit. They have left 210 men on base and have a team OPS of .725. They score 4.35 runs per contest and have scored a total of 135 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 13-20 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.69, Jose Urena has a 1-0 record and a 1.08 WHIP. He has 10 strikeouts over the 21.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 19 hits. He allows 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.78 and they have given up 120 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 111 batters and walked 58 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.47. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 266 base knocks and 147 earned runs this season. They have given up 38 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 143 hitters and struck out 256 batters. They give up a walk 4.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.55.
As a team, they are batting .262, good for 7th in the league. The Marlins hold a .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Giancarlo Stanton comes into this matchup batting .260 with an OBP of .340. He has 33 hits this year along with 26 RBI in 127 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .559 with an OPS+ of 138. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .320 this season and he has an OBP of .394. He has collected 40 hits in 125 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 170 and a slugging percentage of .624. The Marlins as a unit have 305 base hits, including 39 doubles and 39 homers. Miami has walked 92 times this year and they have struck out on 262 occasions. They have had 231 men left on base and have an OPS of .727. They have scored 4.52 runs per game and totaled 149 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Braves +145
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