Saturday, July 15, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Alex Wood vs. Jose Urena
Marlins Park is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Miami Marlins on Saturday, July 15, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Alex Wood for the Dodgers and Jose Urena for the Marlins.
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Los Angeles opens at -157 while Miami opens at +147. The Dodgers have a 38-49-5 over/under record and a 42-50-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 46-41-0 against the run line and have a 47-34-6 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 38-49-5 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 42-50-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 47-34-6 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 46-41-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
07/10/17 C Yasmani Grandal Hand is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Miami Marlins
07/06/17 P Grant Dayton Neck 10-day DL (07/06)
07/04/17 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Foot 10-day DL (07/04)
06/25/17 LF Franklin Gutierrez Back 10-day DL (06/25)
06/24/17 P Chris Hatcher Shoulder 10-day DL (06/23)
06/13/17 1B Adrian Gonzalez Back 10-day DL (06/12)
06/05/17 P Adam Liberatore Forearm 10-day DL (05/31)
05/27/17 P Scott Kazmir Hip 60-day DL (03/30)
05/27/17 CF Andrew Toles ACL 60-day DL (05/10)
05/09/17 RF Andre Ethier Back 60-day DL (03/30)
04/19/17 1B Rob Segedin Toe 60-day DL (04/19)
03/31/17 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 60-day DL (02/15)
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
07/07/17 P Edinson Volquez Knee 10-day DL (07/06)
06/23/17 P Brad Ziegler Back 10-day DL (06/21)
05/09/17 SS Miguel Rojas Thumb 60-day DL (05/09)
05/06/17 P Wei-Yin Chen Arm 10-day DL (05/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 61-29 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Alex Wood has a 10-0 record with an earned run average of 1.67 and a WHIP of 0.89. He has 97 strikeouts over his 80.2 innings pitched and he's given up 50 hits. He allows 5.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.99 and they have given up 238 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .215 against the bullpen and they've struck out 340 hitters and walked 91 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.15. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 664 base hits and 282 earned runs. They have allowed 92 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 241 batters and struck out 868. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.12 and their FIP as a unit is 3.46.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .256, good for 14th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .447 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Cody Bellinger is hitting .261 with an on-base percentage of .342. He has 67 hits this season in 257 at bats with 58 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .619 and an OPS+ of 147. Corey Seager is hitting .298 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .395. He has totaled 89 hits and he has driven in 45 men in 299 at bats. His OPS+ is 136 while his slugging percentage is at .502. The Dodgers have 771 hits, including 180 doubles and 127 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 373 times so far this season and they have struck out 793 times as a unit. They have left 639 men on base and have a team OPS of .789. They score 5.14 runs per contest and have scored a total of 463 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 41-46 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.54, Jose Urena has a 7-3 record and a 1.22 WHIP. He has 58 strikeouts over the 86.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 75 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.97. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.10 and they have given up 316 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 319 batters and walked 142 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.62. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 733 base knocks and 396 earned runs this season. They have given up 94 home runs this year, which ranks 28th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 334 hitters and struck out 688 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.40.
As a team, they are batting .269, good for 4th in the league. The Marlins hold a .426 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Marcell Ozuna comes into this matchup batting .316 with an OBP of .374. He has 107 hits this year along with 70 RBI in 339 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .566 with an OPS+ of 148. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .277 this season and he has an OBP of .360. He has collected 90 hits in 325 at bats while driving in 58 runs. He has an OPS+ of 145 and a slugging percentage of .572. The Marlins as a unit have 811 base hits, including 141 doubles and 104 homers. Miami has walked 237 times this year and they have struck out on 675 occasions. They have had 600 men left on base and have an OPS of .754. They have scored 4.71 runs per game and totaled 410 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Marlins +147
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