Tuesday, May 30, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Vince Velasquez vs. Justin Nicolino
Marlins Park is the site of the matchup between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Miami Marlins on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Vince Velasquez for the Phillies and Justin Nicolino for the Marlins.
Philadelphia opens at +106 while Miami opens at -116. The Phillies have a 27-19-2 over/under record and a 22-26-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 19-29-0 against the run line and have a 28-17-3 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 27-19-2 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 22-26-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 28-17-3 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 19-29-0 against the run line
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
05/23/17 LF Daniel Nava Hamstring 10-day DL (05/21)
04/23/17 P Clay Buchholz Forearm 60-day DL (04/15)
04/19/17 LF Howie Kendrick Abdominal 10-day DL (04/16)
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
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)
04/01/17 P Jeff Locke Bicep 10-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Phillies have a 17-31 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Vince Velasquez has a 2-4 record with an earned run average of 5.55 and a WHIP of 1.46. He has 52 strikeouts over his 48.2 innings pitched and he's given up 50 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.97. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.23 and they have given up 151 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the bullpen and they've struck out 138 hitters and walked 69 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 4.83. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 445 base hits and 229 earned runs. They have allowed 76 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 153 batters and struck out 339. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 4.95.
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As a team Philadelphia is hitting .245, good for 20th in the league. The Phillies hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .287 with an on-base percentage of .347. He has 56 hits this season in 195 at bats with 12 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .421 and an OPS+ of 105. Aaron Altherr is hitting .303 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .395. He has totaled 40 hits and he has driven in 26 men in 132 at bats. His OPS+ is 155 while his slugging percentage is at .576. The Phillies have 398 hits, including 89 doubles and 52 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 148 times so far this season and they have struck out 399 times as a unit. They have left 304 men on base and have a team OPS of .719. They score 4.17 runs per contest and have scored a total of 200 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 18-30 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.40, Justin Nicolino has a 0-1 record and a 1.90 WHIP. He has 8 strikeouts over the 10 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 13 hits. He allows 11.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.12. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.25 and they have given up 176 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 164 batters and walked 88 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.74. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 399 base knocks and 225 earned runs this season. They have given up 59 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 210 hitters and struck out 369 batters. They give up a walk 4.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.76.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 9th in the league. The Marlins hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Marcell Ozuna comes into this matchup batting .313 with an OBP of .385. He has 57 hits this year along with 35 RBI in 182 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .555 with an OPS+ of 151. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .280 this season and he has an OBP of .341. He has collected 53 hits in 189 at bats while driving in 34 runs. He has an OPS+ of 135 and a slugging percentage of .545. The Marlins as a unit have 439 base hits, including 68 doubles and 57 homers. Miami has walked 131 times this year and they have struck out on 374 occasions. They have had 335 men left on base and have an OPS of .737. They have scored 4.35 runs per game and totaled 209 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Phillies +106
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