Wednesday, May 24, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Edinson Volquez vs. Sonny Gray
The Miami Marlins head to O.co Coliseum on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 to take on the Oakland Athletics. The expected starting pitchers are Edinson Volquez for the Marlins and Sonny Gray for the Athletics.
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The odds for this matchup have Miami at +125 and Oakland at -135. The Marlins have a 25-15-3 over/under mark and a 16-27-0 run line record. The Athletics are 22-22-0 against the run line and have a 25-19-0 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 25-15-3 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 16-27-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 25-19-0 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 22-22-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
05/19/17 P Tom Koehler Shoulder 10-day DL (5/18)
05/17/17 P 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 Oakland Athletics Injuries
05/21/17 1B Yonder Alonso Knee "?" Tuesday vs. Miami Marlins
05/20/17 P Ryan Dull Knee 10-day DL (5/20)
05/04/17 P Sean Doolittle Shoulder 10-day DL (5/3)
04/17/17 SS Marcus Semien Wrist 60-day DL (4/15)
04/01/17 P Chris Bassitt Elbow 60-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 CF Jake Smolinski Shoulder 60-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 2B Joey Wendle Shoulder 10-day DL (3/31)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 15-28 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Edinson Volquez has a 0-6 record with an earned run average of 4.87 and a WHIP of 1.70. He has 41 strikeouts over his 40.2 innings pitched and he's given up 42 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.75. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.27 and they have given up 158 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the bullpen and they've struck out 147 hitters and walked 79 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.72. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 359 base hits and 201 earned runs. They have allowed 51 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 189 batters and struck out 332. They have walked 4.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.70.
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As a team Miami is hitting .256, good for 13th in the league. The Marlins hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .261 with an on-base percentage of .332. He has 43 hits this season in 165 at bats with 30 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .527 and an OPS+ of 127. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .311 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .385. He has totaled 50 hits and he has driven in 30 men in 161 at bats. His OPS+ is 150 while his slugging percentage is at .553. The Marlins have 382 hits, including 56 doubles and 50 home runs. Miami has walked 117 times so far this season and they have struck out 336 times as a unit. They have left 299 men on base and have a team OPS of .720. They score 4.14 runs per contest and have scored a total of 178 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 20-24 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.97, Sonny Gray has a 1-1 record and a 1.24 WHIP. He has 17 strikeouts over the 22.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 21 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.75. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.58 and they have given up 139 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 130 batters and walked 54 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.4. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 357 base knocks and 189 earned runs this season. They have given up 43 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 144 hitters and struck out 334 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.04.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 24th in the league. The Athletics hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Yonder Alonso comes into this matchup batting .271 with an OBP of .372. He has 32 hits this year along with 29 RBI in 118 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .619 with an OPS+ of 173. Jed Lowrie is hitting .278 this season and he has an OBP of .348. He has collected 45 hits in 162 at bats while driving in 12 runs. He has an OPS+ of 123 and a slugging percentage of .451. The Athletics as a unit have 345 base hits, including 71 doubles and 64 homers. Oakland has walked 143 times this year and they have struck out on 387 occasions. They have had 281 men left on base and have an OPS of .729. They have scored 4 runs per game and totaled 176 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Marlins +125
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