Sunday, May 21, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: David Phelps vs. Brandon McCarthy
The Miami Marlins head to Dodger Stadium on Sunday, May 21, 2017 to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The expected starting pitchers are David Phelps for the Marlins and Brandon McCarthy for the Dodgers.
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The odds for this matchup have Miami at +153 and Los Angeles at -163. The Marlins have a 24-15-2 over/under mark and a 15-26-0 run line record. The Dodgers are 18-26-0 against the run line and have a 17-24-3 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 24-15-2 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 15-26-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 17-24-3 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 18-26-0 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
05/20/17 3B Justin Turner Hamstring 10-day DL (5/19)
05/20/17 RF Yasiel Puig Back "?" Saturday 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 14-27 overall record this season. Starting pitcher David Phelps has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 4.05 and a WHIP of 1.35. He has 22 strikeouts over his 20 innings pitched and he's given up 20 hits. He allows 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.83. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.13 and they have given up 149 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the bullpen and they've struck out 140 hitters and walked 77 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.4 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 4.65. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 340 base hits and 189 earned runs. They have allowed 47 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 183 batters and struck out 315. 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 4.66.
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As a team Miami is hitting .254, good for 14th in the league. The Marlins hold a .399 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .256 with an on-base percentage of .331. He has 40 hits this season in 156 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .519 and an OPS+ of 125. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .307 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .382. He has totaled 47 hits and he has driven in 29 men in 153 at bats. His OPS+ is 150 while his slugging percentage is at .562. The Marlins have 361 hits, including 50 doubles and 48 home runs. Miami has walked 111 times so far this season and they have struck out 320 times as a unit. They have left 287 men on base and have a team OPS of .714. They score 4.02 runs per contest and have scored a total of 165 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 25-18 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.15, Brandon McCarthy has a 3-1 record and a 1.27 WHIP. He has 30 strikeouts over the 34.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 34 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.03 and they have given up 114 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 170 batters and walked 46 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.9 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 3.28. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 335 base knocks and 139 earned runs this season. They have given up 42 home runs this year, which ranks 28th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 116 hitters and struck out 410 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.18 while their FIP as a staff is 3.28.
As a team, they are batting .264, good for 6th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .347, 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 .294 with an OBP of .391. He has 45 hits this year along with 21 RBI in 153 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .484 with an OPS+ of 135. Yasmani Grandal is hitting .286 this season and he has an OBP of .353. He has collected 34 hits in 119 at bats while driving in 20 runs. He has an OPS+ of 120 and a slugging percentage of .471. The Dodgers as a unit have 381 base hits, including 89 doubles and 46 homers. Los Angeles has walked 169 times this year and they have struck out on 346 occasions. They have had 301 men left on base and have an OPS of .775. They have scored 5.02 runs per game and totaled 216 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Marlins +153
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