Monday, May 15, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Joe Musgrove vs. Dan Straily
The Houston Astros head to Marlins Park on Monday, May 15, 2017 to take on the Miami Marlins. The expected starting pitchers are Joe Musgrove for the Astros and Dan Straily for the Marlins.
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The odds for this matchup have Houston at -115 and Miami at +105. The Astros have a 18-17-1 over/under mark and a 22-14-0 run line record. The Marlins are 14-21-0 against the run line and have a 20-13-2 over/under record.
Valuable Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 18-17-1 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 22-14-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 20-13-2 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 14-21-0 against the run line
Key Houston Astros Injuries
04/26/17 RF Teoscar Hernandez Leg 10-day DL (4/25)
04/20/17 P Jandel Gustave Forearm 10-day DL (4/19)
03/31/17 P Collin McHugh Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
05/11/17 SS Adeiny Hechavarria Oblique 10-day DL (5/10)
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 Astros have a 25-11 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Joe Musgrove has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 5.02 and a WHIP of 1.38. He has 28 strikeouts over his 37.2 innings pitched and he's given up 39 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.39. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.93 and they have given up 83 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .198 against the bullpen and they've struck out 149 hitters and walked 44 batters. As a team, Houston allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.29. The Astros pitchers collectively have given up 274 base hits and 120 earned runs. They have allowed 46 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Houston as a pitching staff has walked 111 batters and struck out 354. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.17 and their FIP as a unit is 3.77.
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As a team Houston is hitting .274, good for 2nd in the league. The Astros hold a .441 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Jose Altuve is hitting .298 with an on-base percentage of .367. He has 39 hits this season in 131 at bats with 15 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .458 and an OPS+ of 135. George Springer is hitting .254 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .329. He has totaled 32 hits and he has driven in 20 men in 126 at bats. His OPS+ is 126 while his slugging percentage is at .468. The Astros have 336 hits, including 60 doubles and 47 home runs. Houston has walked 117 times so far this season and they have struck out 254 times as a unit. They have left 244 men on base and have a team OPS of .784. They score 4.81 runs per contest and have scored a total of 173 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 13-22 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.03, Dan Straily has a 1-3 record and a 1.08 WHIP. He has 37 strikeouts over the 38 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 23 hits. He allows 5.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.88 and they have given up 127 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 118 batters and walked 63 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 4.44. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 283 base knocks and 155 earned runs this season. They have given up 39 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 153 hitters and struck out 272 batters. They give up a walk 4.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.49.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 9th in the league. The Marlins hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Giancarlo Stanton comes into this matchup batting .259 with an OBP of .336. He has 35 hits this year along with 26 RBI in 135 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .541 with an OPS+ of 132. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .308 this season and he has an OBP of .380. He has collected 41 hits in 133 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 160 and a slugging percentage of .602. The Marlins as a unit have 321 base hits, including 42 doubles and 43 homers. Miami has walked 94 times this year and they have struck out on 275 occasions. They have had 245 men left on base and have an OPS of .727. They have scored 4.4 runs per game and totaled 154 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Astros/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Marlins +105
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