Monday, May 1, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jake Odorizzi vs. Wei-Yin Chen
The Tampa Bay Rays head to Marlins Park on Monday, May 1, 2017 to take on the Miami Marlins. The expected starting pitchers are Jake Odorizzi for the Rays and Wei-Yin Chen for the Marlins.
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The odds for this matchup have Tampa Bay at +119 and Miami at -129. The Rays have a 15-10-0 over/under mark and a 14-11-0 run line record. The Marlins are 10-12-0 against the run line and have a 12-8-2 over/under record.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 15-10-0 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 14-11-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 12-8-2 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 10-12-0 against the run line
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
04/30/17 P Jake Odorizzi Hamstring is upgraded to expected to be in the starting lineup Monday vs. Miami Marlins
04/30/17 RF Steven Souza Jr. Knee "?" Monday vs. Miami Marlins
04/23/17 P Tommy Hunter Calf 10-day DL (4/23)
04/22/17 P Xavier Cedeno Forearm 10-day DL (4/18)
04/14/17 CF Mallex Smith Hamstring 10-day DL (4/14)
04/03/17 P Brad Boxberge Arm 60-day DL (4/1)
04/01/17 LF Colby Rasmus Hip 10-day DL (4/1)
04/01/17 3B Matt Duffy Heel 10-day DL (4/1)
04/01/17 P Nathan Eovaldi Elbow 60-day DL (3/8)
04/01/17 C Wilson Ramos Knee 60-day DL (4/1)
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
04/02/17 P Odrisamer Despaign Oblique 10-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 P Jeff Locke Bicep 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rays have a 12-13 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 4.15 and a WHIP of 1.00. He has 8 strikeouts over his 13 innings pitched and he's given up 10 hits. He allows 6.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.69. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.48 and they have given up 74 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the bullpen and they've struck out 57 hitters and walked 33 batters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.7 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.69. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 204 base hits and 91 earned runs. They have allowed 27 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 84 batters and struck out 166. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 6.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.30.
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As a team Tampa Bay is hitting .248, good for 12th in the league. The Rays hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Logan Morrison is hitting .237 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 18 hits this season in 76 at bats with 14 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .461 and an OPS+ of 126. Evan Longoria is hitting .216 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .306. He has totaled 21 hits and he has driven in 13 men in 97 at bats. His OPS+ is 100 while his slugging percentage is at .392. The Rays have 212 hits, including 37 doubles and 31 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 93 times so far this season and they have struck out 248 times as a unit. They have left 185 men on base and have a team OPS of .744. They score 4.4 runs per contest and have scored a total of 110 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 10-12 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.71, Wei-Yin Chen has a 2-1 record and a 1.24 WHIP. He has 13 strikeouts over the 21 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 21 hits. He allows 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.47. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.54 and they have given up 78 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 78 batters and walked 35 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.32. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 181 base knocks and 96 earned runs this season. They have given up 31 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 86 hitters and struck out 175 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.61.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 10th in the league. The Marlins hold a .390 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Giancarlo Stanton comes into this matchup batting .274 with an OBP of .347. He has 23 hits this year along with 16 RBI in 84 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .548 with an OPS+ of 138. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .274 this season and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 23 hits in 84 at bats while driving in 21 runs. He has an OPS+ of 125 and a slugging percentage of .512. The Marlins as a unit have 198 base hits, including 19 doubles and 26 homers. Miami has walked 53 times this year and they have struck out on 181 occasions. They have had 144 men left on base and have an OPS of .693. They have scored 4.27 runs per game and totaled 94 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rays/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Marlins -129
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