Friday, June 9, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Vance Worley vs. Tyler Glasnow
PNC Park is the site of the matchup between the Miami Marlins and the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday, June 9, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Vance Worley for the Marlins and Tyler Glasnow for the Pirates.
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Miami opens at +110 while Pittsburgh opens at -120. The Marlins have a 34-21-3 over/under record and a 26-32-0 run line mark. The Pirates are 29-30-0 against the run line and have a 29-27-3 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 34-21-3 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 26-32-0 against the run line
Important Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 29-27-3 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 29-30-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
06/07/17 P Edinson Volquez Ankle is upgraded to probable for next scheduled start Thursday vs. Pittsburgh
06/06/17 1B Justin Bour Ankle 10-day DL (06/05)
06/01/17 P Justin Nicolino Finger 10-day DL (05/31)
05/19/17 P Tom Koehler Shoulder 10-day DL (05/17)
05/17/17 P Junichi Tazawa Ribs 10-day DL (05/16)
05/11/17 SS Adeiny Hechavarria Oblique 10-day DL (05/10)
05/09/17 SS Miguel Rojas Thumb 60-day DL (05/09)
05/08/17 3B Martin Prado Hamstring 10-day DL (05/08)
05/06/17 P Wei-Yin Chen Arm 10-day DL (05/02)
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
06/07/17 C Francisco Cervelli Concussion 7-day DL (6/7)
06/06/17 P Ivan Nova Knee left last game, is "?" for next start.
05/30/17 C Chris Stewart Hamstring 10-day DL (05/30)
05/28/17 P Antonio Bastardo Quad 10-day DL (04/25)
05/28/17 P Josh Lindblom Side 10-day DL (05/20)
05/06/17 P Jameson Taillon Groin 10-day DL (05/04)
04/18/17 CF Starling Marte Suspension 80-game suspension (eligible to return 07/18 vs. Milwaukee)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 25-33 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Vance Worley has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 6.59 and a WHIP of 1.32. He has 9 strikeouts over his 13.2 innings pitched and he's given up 14 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.74. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.10 and they have given up 198 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 205 hitters and walked 102 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.53. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 464 base hits and 259 earned runs. They have allowed 67 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 240 batters and struck out 461. They have walked 4.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.53.
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As a team Miami is hitting .263, good for 7th in the league. The Marlins hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .323 with an on-base percentage of .387. He has 72 hits this season in 223 at bats with 41 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .570 and an OPS+ of 156. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .284 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .359. He has totaled 62 hits and he has driven in 39 men in 218 at bats. His OPS+ is 144 while his slugging percentage is at .555. The Marlins have 525 hits, including 83 doubles and 69 home runs. Miami has walked 162 times so far this season and they have struck out 456 times as a unit. They have left 402 men on base and have a team OPS of .741. They score 4.43 runs per contest and have scored a total of 257 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Pittsburgh has a 26-33 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.97, Tyler Glasnow has a 2-5 record and a 1.87 WHIP. He has 49 strikeouts over the 50.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 65 hits. He allows 11.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.54. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.97 and they have given up 207 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the Pirates bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 183 batters and walked 75 opposing hitters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.27. The Pirates pitchers as a team have surrendered 556 base knocks and 253 earned runs this season. They have given up 70 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Pittsburgh as a staff has walked 170 hitters and struck out 429 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.23.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 24th in the league. The Pirates hold a .387 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Josh Harrison comes into this matchup batting .303 with an OBP of .366. He has 66 hits this year along with 19 RBI in 218 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .463 with an OPS+ of 119. Adam Frazier is hitting .299 this season and he has an OBP of .378. He has collected 41 hits in 137 at bats while driving in 20 runs. He has an OPS+ of 112 and a slugging percentage of .416. The Pirates as a unit have 491 base hits, including 93 doubles and 57 homers. Pittsburgh has walked 207 times this year and they have struck out on 444 occasions. They have had 421 men left on base and have an OPS of .707. They have scored 4.2 runs per game and totaled 248 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Pirates MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Marlins +110
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