Tuesday, May 16, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Dallas Keuchel vs. Tom Koehler
Marlins Park is the site of the matchup between the Houston Astros and the Miami Marlins on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Dallas Keuchel for the Astros and Tom Koehler for the Marlins.
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Houston opens at -147 while Miami opens at +137. The Astros have a 20-17-1 over/under record and a 23-15-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 15-21-0 against the run line and have a 20-14-2 over/under record.
Valuable Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 20-17-1 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 23-15-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 20-14-2 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 15-21-0 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)
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 26-12 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel has a 6-0 record with an earned run average of 1.69 and a WHIP of 0.87. He has 50 strikeouts over his 58.2 innings pitched and he's given up 37 hits. He allows 5.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.47 and they have given up 96 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .213 against the bullpen and they've struck out 159 hitters and walked 47 batters. As a team, Houston allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.9 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.57. The Astros pitchers collectively have given up 295 base hits and 137 earned runs. They have allowed 50 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Houston as a pitching staff has walked 120 batters and struck out 381. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.20 and their FIP as a unit is 3.82.
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As a team Houston is hitting .274, good for 2nd in the league. The Astros hold a .442 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .343, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Jose Altuve is hitting .286 with an on-base percentage of .357. He has 40 hits this season in 140 at bats with 15 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .436 and an OPS+ of 125. George Springer is hitting .261 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .340. He has totaled 35 hits and he has driven in 22 men in 134 at bats. His OPS+ is 138 while his slugging percentage is at .507. The Astros have 355 hits, including 61 doubles and 51 home runs. Houston has walked 124 times so far this season and they have struck out 270 times as a unit. They have left 256 men on base and have a team OPS of .785. They score 4.97 runs per contest and have scored a total of 189 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 14-22 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.60, Tom Koehler has a 1-1 record and a 1.47 WHIP. He has 28 strikeouts over the 35.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 37 hits. He allows 9.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.26. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.79 and they have given up 129 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 121 batters and walked 65 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.35. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 291 base knocks and 156 earned runs this season. They have given up 39 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 159 hitters and struck out 280 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 4.47.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 11th in the league. The Marlins hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Giancarlo Stanton comes into this matchup batting .259 with an OBP of .333. He has 36 hits this year along with 26 RBI in 139 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .540 with an OPS+ of 130. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .316 this season and he has an OBP of .390. He has collected 43 hits in 136 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 162 and a slugging percentage of .603. The Marlins as a unit have 326 base hits, including 43 doubles and 44 homers. Miami has walked 98 times this year and they have struck out on 277 occasions. They have had 250 men left on base and have an OPS of .726. They have scored 4.36 runs per game and totaled 157 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Astros/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Astros -147
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