Wednesday, May 31, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Aaron Nola vs. Dan Straily
The Philadelphia Phillies visit Marlins Park on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 to play the Miami Marlins. The probable starters are Aaron Nola for the Phillies and Dan Straily for the Marlins.
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The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia at +127 and Miami at -137. The Phillies have a 27-20-2 over/under record and a 22-27-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 20-29-0 against the run line and have a 28-18-3 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 27-20-2 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 22-27-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 28-18-3 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 20-29-0 against the run line
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
05/30/17 CF Odubel Herrera Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Tuesday vs. Miami Marlins
05/23/17 LF Daniel Nava Hamstring 10-day DL (05/21)
04/23/17 P Clay Buchholz Forearm 60-day DL (04/15)
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 17-32 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Aaron Nola has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 4.34 and a WHIP of 1.38. He has 25 strikeouts over his 29 innings pitched and he's given up 30 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.79. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.18 and they have given up 152 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the bullpen and they've struck out 138 hitters and walked 70 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.82. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 452 base hits and 233 earned runs. They have allowed 77 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 156 batters and struck out 341. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 4.97.
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As a team Philadelphia is hitting .243, good for 21st in the league. The Phillies hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .286 with an on-base percentage of .346. He has 57 hits this season in 199 at bats with 12 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .422 and an OPS+ of 105. Aaron Altherr is hitting .304 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .397. He has totaled 41 hits and he has driven in 27 men in 135 at bats. His OPS+ is 156 while his slugging percentage is at .570. The Phillies have 402 hits, including 90 doubles and 52 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 151 times so far this season and they have struck out 409 times as a unit. They have left 309 men on base and have a team OPS of .713. They score 4.1 runs per contest and have scored a total of 201 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 19-30 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.83, Dan Straily has a 3-3 record and a 1.07 WHIP. He has 54 strikeouts over the 54 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 34 hits. He allows 5.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.21. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.18 and they have given up 177 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 170 batters and walked 89 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.67. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 403 base knocks and 226 earned runs this season. They have given up 59 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 213 hitters and struck out 379 batters. They give up a walk 4.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.71.
As a team, they are batting .262, good for 9th in the league. The Marlins hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Marcell Ozuna comes into this matchup batting .306 with an OBP of .378. He has 57 hits this year along with 35 RBI in 186 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .543 with an OPS+ of 147. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .283 this season and he has an OBP of .349. He has collected 54 hits in 191 at bats while driving in 35 runs. He has an OPS+ of 138 and a slugging percentage of .545. The Marlins as a unit have 446 base hits, including 69 doubles and 58 homers. Miami has walked 134 times this year and they have struck out on 376 occasions. They have had 340 men left on base and have an OPS of .737. They have scored 4.35 runs per game and totaled 213 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Phillies +127
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