Miami Marlins at Philadelphia Phillies 8/24/2017 Free MLB Pick and Parlay
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Vance Worley vs. Jake Thompson
The Miami Marlins visit Citizens Bank Park on Thursday, August 24, 2017 to play the Philadelphia Phillies. The probable starters are Vance Worley for the Marlins and Jake Thompson for the Phillies.
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The opening line for this matchup has Miami at -129 and Philadelphia at +117. The Marlins have a 64-53-7 over/under record and a 70-54-0 run line mark. The Phillies are 63-61-0 against the run line and have a 57-58-9 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 64-53-7 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 70-54-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 57-58-9 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 63-61-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
08/16/17 P Jarl?n Garcia Bicep 10-day DL (08/12)
08/09/17 P Chris O'Grady Oblique 10-day DL (08/08)
08/07/17 1B Justin Bour Oblique 10-day DL (07/25)
08/04/17 P Edinson Volquez Knee 10-day DL (07/06)
07/29/17 P Nick Wittgren Elbow 10-day DL (07/27)
07/25/17 SS J.T. Riddle Shoulder 10-day DL (07/25)
07/18/17 3B Martin Prado Knee 10-day DL (07/18)
05/06/17 P Wei-Yin Chen Arm 10-day DL (05/02)
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
08/22/17 P Zach Eflin Shoulder 10-day DL (08/22)
08/18/17 CF Odubel Herrera Hamstring 10-day DL (08/17)
08/15/17 LF Daniel Nava Back 10-day DL (08/12)
08/11/17 P Vince Velasquez Finger 60-day DL (08/11)
08/08/17 C Andrew Knapp Hand 10-day DL (08/04)
08/05/17 CF Aaron Altherr Hamstring 10-day DL (08/04)
06/23/17 P Casey Fien Shoulder 60-day DL (06/23)
04/23/17 P Clay Buchholz Forearm 60-day DL (04/15)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 62-62 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Vance Worley has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 4.82 and a WHIP of 1.45. He has 37 strikeouts over his 56 innings pitched and he's given up 63 hits. He allows 10.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.74. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.26 and they have given up 438 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 417 hitters and walked 198 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.54. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 1,056 base hits and 554 earned runs. They have allowed 139 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 461 batters and struck out 925. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.53.
As a team Miami is hitting .267, good for 4th in the league. The Marlins hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .307 with an on-base percentage of .371. He has 145 hits this season in 472 at bats with 97 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .549 and an OPS+ of 140. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .287 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .381. He has totaled 131 hits and he has driven in 99 men in 457 at bats. His OPS+ is 166 while his slugging percentage is at .646. The Marlins have 1,133 hits, including 208 doubles and 152 home runs. Miami has walked 361 times so far this season and they have struck out 957 times as a unit. They have left 843 men on base and have a team OPS of .761. They score 4.76 runs per contest and have scored a total of 590 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 45-79 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.20, Jake Thompson has a 1-1 record and a 1.80 WHIP. He has 10 strikeouts over the 15 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 20 hits. He allows 12 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.46 and they have given up 424 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 406 batters and walked 169 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.7. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,147 base knocks and 574 earned runs this season. They have given up 172 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 402 hitters and struck out 969 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.62.
As a team, they are batting .247, good for 23rd in the league. The Phillies hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Cesar Hernandez comes into this matchup batting .282 with an OBP of .350. He has 106 hits this year along with 23 RBI in 376 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .412 with an OPS+ of 102. Freddy Galvis is hitting .255 this season and he has an OBP of .304. He has collected 121 hits in 474 at bats while driving in 52 runs. He has an OPS+ of 85 and a slugging percentage of .403. The Phillies as a unit have 1,047 base hits, including 223 doubles and 132 homers. Philadelphia has walked 369 times this year and they have struck out on 1,069 occasions. They have had 831 men left on base and have an OPS of .717. They have scored 4.02 runs per game and totaled 499 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Phillies +117 and over 10 total runs
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