Thursday, April 27, 2017
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Edinson Volquez vs. Jeremy Hellickson
The Miami Marlins visit Citizens Bank Park on Thursday, April 27, 2017 to play the Philadelphia Phillies. The probable starters are Edinson Volquez for the Marlins and Jeremy Hellickson for the Phillies.
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The opening line for this matchup has Miami at +110 and Philadelphia at -130. The Marlins have a 10-6-2 over/under record and a 10-8-0 run line mark. The Phillies are 11-7-0 against the run line and have a 9-9-0 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 10-6-2 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 10-8-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 9-9-0 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 11-7-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
04/02/17 P Odrisamer Despaign Oblique 10-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 P Jeff Locke Bicep 10-day DL (3/30)
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
04/24/17 P Aaron Nola Back 10-day DL (4/21)
04/23/17 P Clay Buchholz Forearm 60-day DL (4/22)
04/19/17 LF Howie Kendrick Abdominal 7-day DL (4/16)
04/19/17 P Pat Neshek Personal out indefinitely
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 10-8 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Edinson Volquez has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 4.82 and a WHIP of 1.66. He has 21 strikeouts over his 18.2 innings pitched and he's given up 21 hits. He allows 10.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.39. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.47 and they have given up 59 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .217 against the bullpen and they've struck out 69 hitters and walked 27 batters. As a team, Miami allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.85. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 140 base hits and 71 earned runs. They have allowed 26 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 66 batters and struck out 154. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 4.37.
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As a team Miami is hitting .260, good for 6th in the league. The Marlins hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .300 with an on-base percentage of .367. He has 21 hits this season in 70 at bats with 15 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .614 and an OPS+ of 165. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .306 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .354. He has totaled 22 hits and he has driven in 21 men in 72 at bats. His OPS+ is 153 while his slugging percentage is at .583. The Marlins have 168 hits, including 15 doubles and 25 home runs. Miami has walked 48 times so far this season and they have struck out 157 times as a unit. They have left 118 men on base and have a team OPS of .722. They score 4.78 runs per contest and have scored a total of 86 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 9-9 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.88, Jeremy Hellickson has a 3-0 record and a 0.71 WHIP. He has 10 strikeouts over the 24 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 14 hits. He allows 5.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.82. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.52 and they have given up 57 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 62 batters and walked 24 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.26. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 146 base knocks and 76 earned runs this season. They have given up 28 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 57 hitters and struck out 143 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 4.59.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 11th in the league. The Phillies hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Odubel Herrera comes into this matchup batting .273 with an OBP of .360. He has 18 hits this year along with 6 RBI in 66 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .409 with an OPS+ of 110. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .338 this season and he has an OBP of .376. He has collected 27 hits in 80 at bats while driving in 10 runs. He has an OPS+ of 152 and a slugging percentage of .563. The Phillies as a unit have 154 base hits, including 35 doubles and 19 homers. Philadelphia has walked 54 times this year and they have struck out on 164 occasions. They have had 112 men left on base and have an OPS of .730. They have scored 4.72 runs per game and totaled 85 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Marlins +110
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