Atlanta Braves at Miami Marlins 5/10/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, May 10, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Foltynewicz vs. Caleb Smith
Marlins Park is the site of the matchup between the Atlanta Braves and the Miami Marlins on Thursday, May 10, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Mike Foltynewicz for the Braves and Caleb Smith for the Marlins.
Atlanta opens at -105 while Miami opens at -105. The Braves have a 16-15-3 over/under record and a 20-14-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 17-18-0 against the run line and have a 16-19-0 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 16-15-3 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 20-14-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 16-19-0 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 17-18-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
05/04/18 SS Dansby Swanson Wrist 10-day DL (05/04)
04/18/18 P Anibal Sanchez Leg 10-day DL (04/18)
04/18/18 P Jose Ramirez Shoulder 10-day DL (04/18)
03/30/18 P Chase Whitley Heel 10-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Jacob Lindgren Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Grant Dayton Elbow 60-day DL (02/14)
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
04/22/18 P Odrisamer Despaigne Forearm 10-day DL (04/20)
04/21/18 2B Mason Davis Forearm 7-day DL (04/21)
04/20/18 P Chris O'Grady Shoulder 10-day DL (04/17)
04/14/18 1B Garrett Cooper Wrist 60-day DL (04/02)
03/30/18 P Brett Graves Oblique 60-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 P Elieser Hernandez Dental 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 20-14 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Foltynewicz has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 3.65 and a WHIP of 1.35 this year. He has 43 strikeouts over his 37 innings pitched and he's given up 33 hits. He's allowed 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.68 and they have given up 101 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .213 against the bullpen and they've struck out 136 hitters and walked 82 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.66. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 270 base hits and 127 earned runs. They have allowed 29 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 157 batters and struck out 317. They have walked 4.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 3.93.
As a team Atlanta is hitting .270, good for 1st in the league. The Braves hold a .441 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.7 hits per game. Nick Markakis is hitting .333 with an on-base percentage of .417. He has 45 hits this season in 135 at bats with 25 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .533 and an OPS+ of 162. Freddie Freeman is hitting .308 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .417. He has totaled 40 hits and he has driven in 25 men in 130 at bats. His OPS+ is 161 while his slugging percentage is at .531. The Braves have 329 hits, including 77 doubles and 40 home runs. Atlanta has walked 118 times so far this season and they have struck out 268 times as a unit. They have left 253 men on base and have a team OPS of .779. They score 5.35 runs per contest and have scored a total of 182 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 13-22 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.67, Caleb Smith has a 2-3 record and a 1.17 WHIP this season. He has 48 strikeouts over the 34.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 23 hits. He allows 6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.36. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.12 and they have given up 139 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 156 batters and walked 67 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.78. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 297 base knocks and 169 earned runs this season. They have given up 43 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 149 hitters and struck out 314 batters. They give up a walk 4.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.51.
As a team, they are batting .224, good for 30th in the league. The Marlins hold a .327 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .294, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.6 hits per contest. Brian Anderson comes into this matchup batting .268 with an OBP of .367. He has 34 hits this year along with 18 RBI in 127 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .378 with an OPS+ of 115. Starlin Castro is hitting .305 this season and he has an OBP of .354. He has collected 40 hits in 131 at bats while driving in 16 runs. He has an OPS+ of 111 and a slugging percentage of .382. The Marlins as a unit have 267 base hits, including 42 doubles and 25 homers. Miami has walked 103 times this year and they have struck out on 313 occasions. They have had 239 men left on base and have an OPS of .622. They have scored 3.37 runs per game and totaled 118 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Braves -105
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