Philadelphia Phillies at Miami Marlins 9/1/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, September 1, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Nick Pivetta vs. Dan Straily
The Philadelphia Phillies head to Marlins Park on Friday, September 1, 2017 to take on the Miami Marlins. The expected starting pitchers are Nick Pivetta for the Phillies and Dan Straily for the Marlins.
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The odds for this matchup have Philadelphia at +152 and Miami at -162. The Phillies have a 60-62-10 over/under mark and a 68-64-0 run line record. The Marlins are 72-60-0 against the run line and have a 68-57-7 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 60-62-10 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 68-64-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 68-57-7 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 72-60-0 against the run line
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
08/31/17 P Jerad Eickhoff Hand left last game, "?" next scheduled start
08/22/17 P Zach Eflin Shoulder 10-day DL (08/22)
08/18/17 CF Odubel Herrera Hamstring 10-day DL (08/17)
08/11/17 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)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Phillies have a 49-83 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Nick Pivetta has a 5-9 record with an earned run average of 6.57 and a WHIP of 1.56. He has 106 strikeouts over his 100 innings pitched and he's given up 111 hits. He allows 10 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.57 and they have given up 459 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the bullpen and they've struck out 426 hitters and walked 180 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.75. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 1,226 base hits and 618 earned runs. They have allowed 184 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 430 batters and struck out 1,032. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.42 and their FIP as a unit is 4.64.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .249, good for 20th in the league. The Phillies hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Freddy Galvis is hitting .252 with an on-base percentage of .303. He has 127 hits this season in 503 at bats with 56 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .394 and an OPS+ of 82. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .285 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .355. He has totaled 116 hits and he has driven in 26 men in 407 at bats. His OPS+ is 106 while his slugging percentage is at .425. The Phillies have 1,120 hits, including 242 doubles and 141 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 391 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,146 times as a unit. They have left 879 men on base and have a team OPS of .722. They score 4.08 runs per contest and have scored a total of 539 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 66-66 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.80, Dan Straily has a 8-8 record and a 1.17 WHIP. He has 138 strikeouts over the 151.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 134 hits. He allows 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.23. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.23 and they have given up 465 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 454 batters and walked 210 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.63. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,136 base knocks and 601 earned runs this season. They have given up 148 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 490 hitters and struck out 986 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.51.
As a team, they are batting .265, good for 5th in the league. The Marlins hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Giancarlo Stanton comes into this matchup batting .292 with an OBP of .384. He has 142 hits this year along with 110 RBI in 486 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .665 with an OPS+ of 173. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .308 this season and he has an OBP of .375. He has collected 154 hits in 500 at bats while driving in 103 runs. He has an OPS+ of 144 and a slugging percentage of .552. The Marlins as a unit have 1,197 base hits, including 216 doubles and 164 homers. Miami has walked 388 times this year and they have struck out on 1,019 occasions. They have had 899 men left on base and have an OPS of .760. They have scored 4.7 runs per game and totaled 620 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Marlins -162
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