Saturday, June 17, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jeff Locke vs. Jaime Garcia
The Miami Marlins head to Turner Field on Saturday, June 17, 2017 to take on the Atlanta Braves. The expected starting pitchers are Jeff Locke for the Marlins and Jaime Garcia for the Braves.
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The odds for this matchup have Miami at +118 and Atlanta at -128. The Marlins have a 37-23-4 over/under mark and a 30-34-0 run line record. The Braves are 35-30-0 against the run line and have a 38-26-1 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 37-23-4 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 30-34-0 against the run line
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 38-26-1 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 35-30-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
06/06/17 1B Justin Bour Ankle 10-day DL (06/05)
06/01/17 P Justin Nicolino Finger 10-day DL (05/31)
05/17/17 P Junichi Tazawa Ribs 10-day DL (05/16)
05/11/17 SS Adeiny Hechavarria Oblique 10-day DL (05/10)
05/09/17 SS Miguel Rojas Thumb 60-day DL (05/09)
05/08/17 3B Martin Prado Hamstring 10-day DL (05/08)
05/06/17 P Wei-Yin Chen Arm 10-day DL (05/02)
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
06/14/17 LF Matt Kemp Hamstring injured last game, "?" Friday vs. Miami Marlins
06/11/17 P Eric O'Flaherty Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (06/11)
06/07/17 3B Adonis Garcia Finger 10-day DL (06/07)
06/06/17 P Bartolo Colon Oblique 10-day DL (06/06)
05/28/17 P Armando Rivero Shoulder 10-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 P Chaz Roe Shoulder 60-day DL (04/09)
05/28/17 P Daniel Winkler Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 1B Freddie Freeman Wrist 10-day DL (05/18)
05/28/17 P Jacob Lindgren Elbow 60-day DL (02/14)
05/28/17 2B Micah Johnson Wrist 60-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 1B Sean Rodriguez Shoulder 60-day DL (02/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 29-35 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jeff Locke has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 4.02 and a WHIP of 1.28. He has 13 strikeouts over his 15.2 innings pitched and he's given up 15 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.26. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.03 and they have given up 222 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the bullpen and they've struck out 223 hitters and walked 111 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.49. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 521 base hits and 283 earned runs. They have allowed 68 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 260 batters and struck out 502. They have walked 4.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.47.
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As a team Miami is hitting .269, good for 6th in the league. The Marlins hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .289 with an on-base percentage of .371. He has 68 hits this season in 235 at bats with 45 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .570 and an OPS+ of 149. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .333 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .393. He has totaled 83 hits and he has driven in 47 men in 249 at bats. His OPS+ is 161 while his slugging percentage is at .590. The Marlins have 596 hits, including 102 doubles and 79 home runs. Miami has walked 172 times so far this season and they have struck out 498 times as a unit. They have left 441 men on base and have a team OPS of .758. They score 4.72 runs per contest and have scored a total of 302 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 29-36 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.16, Jaime Garcia has a 2-5 record and a 1.23 WHIP. He has 53 strikeouts over the 77 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 66 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.11. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.24 and they have given up 184 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 189 batters and walked 83 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.66. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 582 base knocks and 301 earned runs this season. They have given up 90 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 221 hitters and struck out 450 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.86.
As a team, they are batting .267, good for 7th in the league. The Braves hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Nick Markakis comes into this matchup batting .290 with an OBP of .370. He has 72 hits this year along with 35 RBI in 248 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .383 with an OPS+ of 100. Ender Inciarte is hitting .304 this season and he has an OBP of .355. He has collected 84 hits in 276 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 103 and a slugging percentage of .413. The Braves as a unit have 604 base hits, including 119 doubles and 66 homers. Atlanta has walked 200 times this year and they have struck out on 484 occasions. They have had 459 men left on base and have an OPS of .749. They have scored 4.65 runs per game and totaled 302 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Braves -128
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