Atlanta Braves at Miami Marlins 7/24/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Julio Teheran vs. Wei-Yin Chen
Marlins Park is the site of the matchup between the Atlanta Braves and the Miami Marlins on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Julio Teheran for the Braves and Wei-Yin Chen for the Marlins.
Atlanta opens at -130 while Miami opens at +120. The Braves have a 48-44-4 over/under record and a 50-46-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 54-47-0 against the run line and have a 52-47-2 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 48-44-4 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 50-46-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 52-47-2 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 54-47-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
07/22/18 2B Ozzie Albies Hamstring is "?" Monday vs Miami Marlins
07/14/18 P Arodys Vizcaino Shoulder 10-day DL (07/14)
07/06/18 P Max Fried Finger 10-day DL (07/06)
06/28/18 P Brandon McCarthy Knee 10-day DL (06/28)
06/22/18 P Jose Ramirez Shoulder 60-day DL (04/18)
06/22/18 P Michael Soroka Shoulder 60-day DL (06/20)
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
07/10/18 P Caleb Smith Back 60-day DL (06/25)
07/10/18 P Drew Rucinski Groin 10-day DL (07/10)
07/06/18 P Tayron Guerrero Back 10-day DL (07/04)
07/04/18 P Sandy Alcantara Infection 10-day DL (06/30)
07/04/18 CF Lewis Brinson Hip 10-day DL (07/04)
06/16/18 P Chris O'Grady Shoulder 60-day DL (04/17)
03/30/18 P Brett Graves Oblique 60-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 53-43 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Julio Teheran has a 7-6 record with an earned run average of 4.00 and a WHIP of 1.21 this year. He has 98 strikeouts over his 105.2 innings pitched and he's given up 77 hits. He's allowed 6.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.28 and they have given up 299 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the bullpen and they've struck out 344 hitters and walked 159 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.87. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 747 base hits and 374 earned runs. They have allowed 102 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 373 batters and struck out 855. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.09.
As a team Atlanta is hitting .260, good for 4th in the league. The Braves hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Freddie Freeman is hitting .315 with an on-base percentage of .402. He has 117 hits this season in 372 at bats with 64 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .530 and an OPS+ of 154. Nick Markakis is hitting .322 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .386. He has totaled 122 hits and he has driven in 62 men in 379 at bats. His OPS+ is 137 while his slugging percentage is at .483. The Braves have 876 hits, including 201 doubles and 103 home runs. Atlanta has walked 311 times so far this season and they have struck out 767 times as a unit. They have left 690 men on base and have a team OPS of .748. They score 4.85 runs per contest and have scored a total of 466 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 43-58 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.75, Wei-Yin Chen has a 2-7 record and a 1.50 WHIP this season. He has 57 strikeouts over the 72 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 80 hits. He allows 10 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.77. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.94 and they have given up 384 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 371 batters and walked 190 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.71. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 868 base knocks and 478 earned runs this season. They have given up 115 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 393 hitters and struck out 814 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.43.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 17th in the league. The Marlins hold a .368 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Starlin Castro comes into this matchup batting .290 with an OBP of .335. He has 115 hits this year along with 37 RBI in 397 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .403 with an OPS+ of 108. Brian Anderson is hitting .282 this season and he has an OBP of .360. He has collected 110 hits in 390 at bats while driving in 49 runs. He has an OPS+ of 119 and a slugging percentage of .418. The Marlins as a unit have 856 base hits, including 144 doubles and 83 homers. Miami has walked 301 times this year and they have struck out on 878 occasions. They have had 733 men left on base and have an OPS of .680. They have scored 3.85 runs per game and totaled 389 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Braves -130
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