Miami Marlins at Atlanta Braves 7/30/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, July 30, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Wei-Yin Chen vs. Julio Teheran
SunTrust Park is the site of the matchup between the Miami Marlins and the Atlanta Braves on Monday, July 30, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Wei-Yin Chen for the Marlins and Julio Teheran for the Braves.
Miami opens at +160 while Atlanta opens at -170. The Marlins have a 56-48-2 over/under record and a 56-50-0 run line mark. The Braves are 51-50-0 against the run line and have a 51-46-4 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 56-48-2 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 56-50-0 against the run line
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 51-46-4 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 51-50-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
07/24/18 1B Garrett Cooper Wrist 10-day DL (07/21)
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)
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
07/14/18 P Arodys Vizcaino Shoulder 10-day DL (07/14)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 45-61 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen has a 3-7 record with an earned run average of 5.65 and a WHIP of 1.49 this year. He has 61 strikeouts over his 78 innings pitched and he's given up 85 hits. He's allowed 9.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.83. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.15 and they have given up 412 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the bullpen and they've struck out 378 hitters and walked 203 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.81. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 923 base hits and 513 earned runs. They have allowed 121 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 418 batters and struck out 846. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 4.49.
As a team Miami is hitting .244, good for 20th in the league. The Marlins hold a .365 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Brian Anderson is hitting .283 with an on-base percentage of .363. He has 115 hits this season in 407 at bats with 49 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .413 and an OPS+ of 118. Starlin Castro is hitting .287 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .336. He has totaled 119 hits and he has driven in 40 men in 414 at bats. His OPS+ is 108 while his slugging percentage is at .406. The Marlins have 892 hits, including 149 doubles and 86 home runs. Miami has walked 314 times so far this season and they have struck out 918 times as a unit. They have left 765 men on base and have a team OPS of .676. They score 3.82 runs per contest and have scored a total of 405 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 54-47 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.42, Julio Teheran has a 7-7 record and a 1.25 WHIP this season. He has 101 strikeouts over the 110 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 84 hits. He allows 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.27. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.25 and they have given up 313 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 361 batters and walked 170 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.92. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 787 base knocks and 398 earned runs this season. They have given up 109 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 398 hitters and struck out 899 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.15.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 3rd in the league. The Braves hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Nick Markakis comes into this matchup batting .316 with an OBP of .383. He has 125 hits this year along with 62 RBI in 396 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .475 with an OPS+ of 135. Freddie Freeman is hitting .313 this season and he has an OBP of .397. He has collected 123 hits in 393 at bats while driving in 66 runs. He has an OPS+ of 152 and a slugging percentage of .527. The Braves as a unit have 914 base hits, including 211 doubles and 108 homers. Atlanta has walked 324 times this year and they have struck out on 806 occasions. They have had 722 men left on base and have an OPS of .745. They have scored 4.8 runs per game and totaled 485 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Marlins +160
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