Miami Marlins at Arizona Diamondbacks 9/22/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, September 22, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Adam Conley vs. Zack Greinke
The Miami Marlins visit Chase Field on Friday, September 22, 2017 to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Adam Conley for the Marlins and Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks.
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The opening line for this matchup has Miami at +220 and Arizona at -240. The Marlins have a 78-63-11 over/under record and a 77-75-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 83-70-0 against the run line and have a 68-77-8 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 78-63-11 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 77-75-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 68-77-8 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 83-70-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
9/20/2017 Brad Ziegler RP Illness Expected to be out until at least Sep 22
9/19/2017 Martin Prado 3B Knee Out for the season
9/18/2017 Nick Wittgren RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 22
8/15/2017 Brett Lilek Shoulder Out for the season
8/1/2017 JT Riddle SS Shoulder Out for the season
8/1/2017 Edinson Volquez SP Elbow Out for the season
6/20/2017 Braxton Garrett SP Elbow Out for the season
4/11/2017 Isael Soto CF Foot Out for the season
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
9/21/2017 Josh Thole C Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 23
9/12/2017 Randall Delgado RP Elbow Out for the season
9/12/2017 Ryan January C Suspension Suspended until Mar 1, 2018
9/5/2017 Nick Ahmed SS Wrist Out for the season
8/31/2017 Steve Hathaway RP Shoulder Out for the season
8/25/2017 Jeff Mathis C Hand Expected to be out until at least Sep 30
8/23/2017 Blake Beavan SP Undisclosed Out for the season
8/22/2017 Yasmany Tomas LF Groin Out for the season
8/1/2017 Chris Owings SS Finger Expected to be out until at least Sep 29
7/31/2017 Domingo Leyba 2B Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 30
5/12/2017 Shelby Miller SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 72-80 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Adam Conley has a 7-7 record with an earned run average of 5.20 and a WHIP of 1.45. He has 72 strikeouts over his 98.2 innings pitched and he's given up 105 hits. He allows 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.31. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.37 and they have given up 560 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the bullpen and they've struck out 528 hitters and walked 247 batters. As a team, Miami allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.73. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 1,353 base hits and 713 earned runs. They have allowed 176 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 576 batters and struck out 1,139. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.42 and their FIP as a unit is 4.60.
As a team Miami is hitting .264, good for 5th in the league. The Marlins hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .308 with an on-base percentage of .370. He has 178 hits this season in 578 at bats with 115 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .540 and an OPS+ of 141. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .279 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .378. He has totaled 155 hits and he has driven in 120 men in 555 at bats. His OPS+ is 165 while his slugging percentage is at .634. The Marlins have 1,385 hits, including 243 doubles and 184 home runs. Miami has walked 450 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,203 times as a unit. They have left 1,054 men on base and have a team OPS of .754. They score 4.68 runs per contest and have scored a total of 711 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 88-65 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.87, Zack Greinke has a 17-6 record and a 1.02 WHIP. He has 208 strikeouts over the 194.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 157 hits. He allows 7.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.05. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.85 and they have given up 416 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 453 batters and walked 174 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.61. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,226 base knocks and 547 earned runs this season. They have given up 160 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 482 hitters and struck out 1,404 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 3.76.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 18th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .441 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. David Peralta comes into this matchup batting .294 with an OBP of .348. He has 147 hits this year along with 52 RBI in 500 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .446 with an OPS+ of 98. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .305 this season and he has an OBP of .410. He has collected 162 hits in 531 at bats while driving in 117 runs. He has an OPS+ of 145 and a slugging percentage of .576. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 1,321 base hits, including 297 doubles and 204 homers. Arizona has walked 533 times this year and they have struck out on 1,386 occasions. They have had 1,047 men left on base and have an OPS of .768. They have scored 4.93 runs per game and totaled 755 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Marlins +220
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