Philadelphia Phillies at Miami Marlins 9/3/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, September 3, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jake Thompson vs. Jose Urena
The Philadelphia Phillies visit Marlins Park on Sunday, September 3, 2017 to play the Miami Marlins. The probable starters are Jake Thompson for the Phillies and Jose Urena for the Marlins.
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The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia at +128 and Miami at -138. The Phillies have a 60-64-10 over/under record and a 70-64-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 72-62-0 against the run line and have a 68-59-7 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 60-64-10 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 70-64-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 68-59-7 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 72-62-0 against the run line
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
09/01/17 P Jerad Eickhoff Hand 10-day DL (09/01)
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 51-83 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jake Thompson has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 5.40 and a WHIP of 1.90. He has 14 strikeouts over his 20 innings pitched and he's given up 27 hits. He allows 12.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 7.73. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.51 and they have given up 461 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the bullpen and they've struck out 434 hitters and walked 182 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.7. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 1,239 base hits and 621 earned runs. They have allowed 184 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 436 batters and struck out 1,051. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.61.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .248, good for 21st in the league. The Phillies hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Freddy Galvis is hitting .254 with an on-base percentage of .304. He has 130 hits this season in 511 at bats with 56 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .395 and an OPS+ of 83. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .284 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .356. He has totaled 118 hits and he has driven in 26 men in 415 at bats. His OPS+ is 106 while his slugging percentage is at .424. The Phillies have 1,134 hits, including 245 doubles and 141 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 397 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,166 times as a unit. They have left 894 men on base and have a team OPS of .720. They score 4.06 runs per contest and have scored a total of 544 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 66-68 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.84, Jose Urena has a 12-6 record and a 1.24 WHIP. He has 93 strikeouts over the 133.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 118 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.05. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.21 and they have given up 471 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 463 batters and walked 211 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.6. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,150 base knocks and 606 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 496 hitters and struck out 1,006 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 4.47.
As a team, they are batting .264, good for 5th in the league. The Marlins hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Giancarlo Stanton comes into this matchup batting .288 with an OBP of .382. He has 142 hits this year along with 110 RBI in 493 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .655 with an OPS+ of 170. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .307 this season and he has an OBP of .375. He has collected 156 hits in 508 at bats while driving in 103 runs. He has an OPS+ of 143 and a slugging percentage of .547. The Marlins as a unit have 1,209 base hits, including 218 doubles and 164 homers. Miami has walked 394 times this year and they have struck out on 1,038 occasions. They have had 915 men left on base and have an OPS of .756. They have scored 4.65 runs per game and totaled 623 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Phillies +128
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