Atlanta Braves at Miami Marlins 9/29/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, September 29, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Luiz Gohara vs. Dan Straily
The Atlanta Braves head to Marlins Park on Friday, September 29, 2017 to take on the Miami Marlins. The expected starting pitchers are Luiz Gohara for the Braves and Dan Straily for the Marlins.
The odds for this matchup have Atlanta at +142 and Miami at -152. The Braves have a 78-75-5 over/under mark and a 81-77-0 run line record. The Marlins are 80-78-0 against the run line and have a 81-66-11 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 78-75-5 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 81-77-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 81-66-11 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 80-78-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
09/25/17 P Mike Foltynewicz Finger out indefinitely
09/06/17 CF Danny Santana Quad 60-day DL (09/06)
06/19/17 2B Micah Johnson Wrist 60-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 P Armando Rivero Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 P Chaz Roe Shoulder 60-day DL (04/09)
05/28/17 P Jacob Lindgren Elbow 60-day DL (02/14)
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
09/26/17 P Wei-Yin Chen Elbow out for season
08/16/17 P Jarl?n Garcia Bicep 10-day DL (08/12)
08/04/17 P Edinson Volquez Knee 10-day DL (07/06)
07/29/17 P Nick Wittgren Elbow 10-day DL (07/27)
07/25/17 SS J.T. Riddle Shoulder 10-day DL (07/25)
07/18/17 3B Martin Prado Knee 10-day DL (07/18)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 71-87 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Luiz Gohara has a 1-3 record with an earned run average of 4.63 and a WHIP of 1.37. He has 25 strikeouts over his 23.1 innings pitched and he's given up 26 hits. He allows 10 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.57 and they have given up 471 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the bullpen and they've struck out 485 hitters and walked 221 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 9 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 4.67. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 1,414 base hits and 731 earned runs. They have allowed 188 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 570 batters and struck out 1,225. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.51.
As a team Atlanta is hitting .263, good for 6th in the league. The Braves hold a .413 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Nick Markakis is hitting .276 with an on-base percentage of .355. He has 159 hits this season in 577 at bats with 75 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .388 and an OPS+ of 97. Ender Inciarte is hitting .305 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .351. He has totaled 201 hits and he has driven in 57 men in 658 at bats. His OPS+ is 101 while his slugging percentage is at .412. The Braves have 1,435 hits, including 284 doubles and 160 home runs. Atlanta has walked 457 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,158 times as a unit. They have left 1,098 men on base and have a team OPS of .739. They score 4.53 runs per contest and have scored a total of 716 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 74-84 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.08, Dan Straily has a 10-9 record and a 1.27 WHIP. He has 167 strikeouts over the 178.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 170 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.42. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.42 and they have given up 590 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 548 batters and walked 267 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.84. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,418 base knocks and 756 earned runs this season. They have given up 188 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 610 hitters and struck out 1,176 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 4.68.
As a team, they are batting .265, good for 3rd in the league. The Marlins hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Giancarlo Stanton comes into this matchup batting .276 with an OBP of .373. He has 160 hits this year along with 126 RBI in 579 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .625 with an OPS+ of 163. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .309 this season and he has an OBP of .374. He has collected 186 hits in 601 at bats while driving in 119 runs. He has an OPS+ of 144 and a slugging percentage of .544. The Marlins as a unit have 1,448 base hits, including 263 doubles and 190 homers. Miami has walked 472 times this year and they have struck out on 1,249 occasions. They have had 1,097 men left on base and have an OPS of .757. They have scored 4.75 runs per game and totaled 750 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Marlins -152
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