Atlanta Braves at Miami Marlins 5/13/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, May 13, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Sean Newcomb vs. Jose Urena
The Atlanta Braves head to Marlins Park on Sunday, May 13, 2018 to take on the Miami Marlins. The expected starting pitchers are Sean Newcomb for the Braves and Jose Urena for the Marlins.
The odds for this matchup have Atlanta at -143 and Miami at +133. The Braves have a 18-16-3 over/under mark and a 22-15-0 run line record. The Marlins are 18-20-0 against the run line and have a 19-19-0 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 18-16-3 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 22-15-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 19-19-0 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 18-20-0 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)
04/20/18 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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 22-15 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sean Newcomb has a 3-1 record with an earned run average of 2.88 and a WHIP of 1.21 this year. He has 48 strikeouts over his 40.2 innings pitched and he's given up 31 hits. He allows 6.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.61 and they have given up 110 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .215 against the bullpen and they've struck out 145 hitters and walked 86 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.61. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 297 base hits and 136 earned runs. They have allowed 32 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 165 batters and struck out 340. They have walked 4.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 3.92.
As a team Atlanta is hitting .268, good for 1st in the league. The Braves hold a .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.6 hits per game. Freddie Freeman is hitting .319 with an on-base percentage of .420. He has 45 hits this season in 141 at bats with 28 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .546 and an OPS+ of 165. Nick Markakis is hitting .345 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .420. He has totaled 51 hits and he has driven in 29 men in 148 at bats. His OPS+ is 167 while his slugging percentage is at .554. The Braves have 356 hits, including 80 doubles and 44 home runs. Atlanta has walked 126 times so far this season and they have struck out 293 times as a unit. They have left 273 men on base and have a team OPS of .773. They score 5.38 runs per contest and have scored a total of 199 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 14-24 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.37, Jose Urena has a 0-5 record and a 1.28 WHIP this season. He has 38 strikeouts over the 45.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 47 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.75. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.34 and they have given up 160 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 168 batters and walked 72 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.05. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 335 base knocks and 193 earned runs this season. They have given up 49 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 161 hitters and struck out 337 batters. They give up a walk 4.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 4.62.
As a team, they are batting .228, good for 28th in the league. The Marlins hold a .337 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Starlin Castro comes into this matchup batting .287 with an OBP of .333. He has 41 hits this year along with 18 RBI in 143 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .378 with an OPS+ of 103. Brian Anderson is hitting .261 this season and he has an OBP of .358. He has collected 36 hits in 138 at bats while driving in 18 runs. He has an OPS+ of 111 and a slugging percentage of .377. The Marlins as a unit have 294 base hits, including 44 doubles and 30 homers. Miami has walked 114 times this year and they have struck out on 331 occasions. They have had 261 men left on base and have an OPS of .636. They have scored 3.42 runs per game and totaled 130 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Marlins +133
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