Saturday, May 20, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Dan Straily vs. Julio Urias
Dodger Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Miami Marlins and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday, May 20, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Dan Straily for the Marlins and Julio Urias for the Dodgers.
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Miami opens at +165 while Los Angeles opens at -175. The Marlins have a 23-15-2 over/under record and a 15-25-0 run line mark. The Dodgers are 18-25-0 against the run line and have a 17-23-3 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 23-15-2 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 15-25-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 17-23-3 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 18-25-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
05/19/17 P Tom Koehler Shoulder 10-day DL (5/18)
05/17/17 P Dan Straily Forearm is upgraded to expected to start Saturday vs Los Angeles Dodgers
05/17/17 P Junichi Tazawa Ribs 10-day DL (5/16)
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)
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
05/18/17 3B Justin Turner Hamstring is not expected to be in the starting lineup Friday vs. Miami Marlins
05/12/17 P Kenta Maeda Hamstring 10-day DL (5/11)
05/11/17 CF Andrew Toles Knee 10-day DL (5/10)
05/09/17 RF Andre Ethier Hip 60-day DL (3/30)
04/19/17 2B Logan Forsythe Toe 10-day DL (4/18)
04/19/17 1B Rob Segedin Toe 10-day DL (4/18)
03/31/17 P Josh Ravin Groin 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Scott Kazmir Hip 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 60-day DL (2/15)
03/31/17 P Brock Stewart Shoulder 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 14-26 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dan Straily has a 1-3 record with an earned run average of 3.56 and a WHIP of 1.00. He has 40 strikeouts over his 43 innings pitched and he's given up 24 hits. He allows 5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.23. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.12 and they have given up 148 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen and they've struck out 135 hitters and walked 75 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.58. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 332 base hits and 182 earned runs. They have allowed 44 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 179 batters and struck out 307. They have walked 4.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.60.
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As a team Miami is hitting .253, good for 15th in the league. The Marlins hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .263 with an on-base percentage of .339. He has 40 hits this season in 152 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .533 and an OPS+ of 131. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .302 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .379. He has totaled 45 hits and he has driven in 29 men in 149 at bats. His OPS+ is 150 while his slugging percentage is at .564. The Marlins have 352 hits, including 48 doubles and 47 home runs. Miami has walked 109 times so far this season and they have struck out 314 times as a unit. They have left 280 men on base and have a team OPS of .713. They score 4.08 runs per contest and have scored a total of 163 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 24-18 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.43, Julio Urias has a 0-1 record and a 1.29 WHIP. He has 11 strikeouts over the 21 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 16 hits. He allows 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.93 and they have given up 111 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .219 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 168 batters and walked 46 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.31. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 326 base knocks and 137 earned runs this season. They have given up 41 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 114 hitters and struck out 404 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.18 while their FIP as a staff is 3.27.
As a team, they are batting .264, good for 5th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .346, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Corey Seager comes into this matchup batting .287 with an OBP of .383. He has 43 hits this year along with 21 RBI in 150 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .473 with an OPS+ of 130. Yasiel Puig is hitting .245 this season and he has an OBP of .319. He has collected 36 hits in 147 at bats while driving in 24 runs. He has an OPS+ of 101 and a slugging percentage of .435. The Dodgers as a unit have 373 base hits, including 87 doubles and 43 homers. Los Angeles has walked 165 times this year and they have struck out on 338 occasions. They have had 296 men left on base and have an OPS of .771. They have scored 4.98 runs per game and totaled 209 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers -175
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