Miami Marlins at Arizona Diamondbacks 6/2/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, June 2, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Caleb Smith vs. Zack Greinke
Chase Field is the site of the matchup between the Miami Marlins and the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday, June 2, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Caleb Smith for the Marlins and Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks.
Miami opens at +164 while Arizona opens at -174. The Marlins have a 27-29-0 over/under record and a 27-29-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 26-29-0 against the run line and have a 24-29-2 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 27-29-0 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 27-29-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 24-29-2 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 26-29-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
05/26/18 3B Martin Prado Hamstring 10-day DL (05/26)
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)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
05/23/18 RF Steven Souza Jr. Pectoral 10-day DL (05/22)
05/21/18 P Randall Delgado Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
05/15/18 CF A.J. Pollock Thumb 10-day DL (05/15)
05/09/18 P Braden Shipley Elbow 10-day DL (05/07)
05/05/18 P Taijuan Walker Forearm 60-day DL (05/05); is out for season
04/30/18 P Robbie Ray Oblique 10-day DL (04/30)
03/26/18 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (02/19)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 20-36 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Caleb Smith has a 4-5 record with an earned run average of 3.51 and a WHIP of 1.15 this year. He has 69 strikeouts over his 56.1 innings pitched and he's given up 39 hits. He's allowed 6.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.21. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.75 and they have given up 233 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .273 against the bullpen and they've struck out 208 hitters and walked 107 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.83. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 484 base hits and 269 earned runs. They have allowed 71 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 226 batters and struck out 458. They have walked 4.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.42 and their FIP as a unit is 4.62.
As a team Miami is hitting .233, good for 25th in the league. The Marlins hold a .346 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Brian Anderson is hitting .287 with an on-base percentage of .363. He has 60 hits this season in 209 at bats with 24 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .388 and an OPS+ of 113. Starlin Castro is hitting .286 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .325. He has totaled 61 hits and he has driven in 24 men in 213 at bats. His OPS+ is 101 while his slugging percentage is at .390. The Marlins have 443 hits, including 73 doubles and 42 home runs. Miami has walked 159 times so far this season and they have struck out 488 times as a unit. They have left 379 men on base and have a team OPS of .647. They score 3.43 runs per contest and have scored a total of 192 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 28-27 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.65, Zack Greinke has a 3-4 record and a 1.04 WHIP this season. He has 72 strikeouts over the 66.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 59 hits. He allows 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.65. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.47 and they have given up 139 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .204 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 164 batters and walked 61 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.4. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 418 base knocks and 187 earned runs this season. They have given up 62 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 168 hitters and struck out 482 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.19 while their FIP as a staff is 3.92.
As a team, they are batting .215, good for 30th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .371 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .291, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.0 hits per contest. David Peralta comes into this matchup batting .257 with an OBP of .325. He has 49 hits this year along with 22 RBI in 191 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .414 with an OPS+ of 94. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .209 this season and he has an OBP of .326. He has collected 41 hits in 196 at bats while driving in 19 runs. He has an OPS+ of 89 and a slugging percentage of .393. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 387 base hits, including 77 doubles and 56 homers. Arizona has walked 190 times this year and they have struck out on 518 occasions. They have had 339 men left on base and have an OPS of .662. They have scored 3.8 runs per game and totaled 209 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Marlins +164
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