Miami Marlins at Atlanta Braves 8/13/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, August 13, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Pablo Lopez vs. Max Fried
The Miami Marlins visit SunTrust Park on Monday, August 13, 2018 to play the Atlanta Braves. The probable starters are Pablo Lopez for the Marlins and Max Fried for the Braves.
The opening line for this matchup has Miami at +151 and Atlanta at -161. The Marlins have a 59-55-4 over/under record and a 59-59-0 run line mark. The Braves are 59-55-0 against the run line and have a 56-53-5 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 59-55-4 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 59-59-0 against the run line
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 56-53-5 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 59-55-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
08/10/18 P Kyle Barraclough Back 10-day DL (08/10)
07/24/18 1B Garrett Cooper Wrist 10-day DL (07/21)
07/10/18 P Caleb Smith Back 60-day DL (06/25)
07/04/18 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
08/09/18 P Anibal Sanchez Calf left last game, is expected to make next start
08/08/18 P Max Fried Groin 10-day DL (08/08)
08/08/18 P Shane Carle Shoulder 10-day DL (08/08)
07/31/18 P Peter Moylan Ribs 10-day DL (07/31)
07/31/18 P Sam Freeman Shoulder 10-day DL (07/29)
07/14/18 P Arodys Vizcaino Shoulder 10-day DL (07/14)
06/28/18 P Brandon McCarthy Knee 10-day DL (06/28)
06/27/18 P Darren O'Day Hamstring 60-day DL (06/27)
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 48-70 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Pablo Lopez has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 4.32 and a WHIP of 1.13 this season. He has 33 strikeouts over his 41.2 innings pitched and he's given up 37 hits. He's allowed 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.11 and they have given up 458 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen and they've struck out 416 hitters and walked 219 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.79. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 1,025 base hits and 566 earned runs. They have allowed 137 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 461 batters and struck out 940. 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 .241, good for 22nd in the league. The Marlins hold a .361 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Brian Anderson is hitting .282 with an on-base percentage of .361. He has 128 hits this season in 454 at bats with 53 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .412 and an OPS+ of 118. Starlin Castro is hitting .281 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .327. He has totaled 128 hits and he has driven in 41 men in 455 at bats. His OPS+ is 103 while his slugging percentage is at .396. The Marlins have 976 hits, including 163 doubles and 95 home runs. Miami has walked 331 times so far this season and they have struck out 997 times as a unit. They have left 832 men on base and have a team OPS of .666. They score 3.72 runs per contest and have scored a total of 439 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 63-51 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.14, Max Fried has a 1-4 record and a 1.36 WHIP. He has 36 strikeouts over the 28.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 22 hits. He's allowing 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.99. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.19 and they have given up 358 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 407 batters and walked 183 opposing hitters. 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 3.82. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 885 base knocks and 437 earned runs this season. They have given up 119 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 434 hitters and struck out 1,010 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 4.06.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 3rd in the league. The Braves hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Nick Markakis comes into this matchup batting .325 with an OBP of .389. He has 145 hits this year along with 74 RBI in 446 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .502 with an OPS+ of 143. Freddie Freeman is hitting .318 this season and he has an OBP of .400. He has collected 141 hits in 443 at bats while driving in 71 runs. He has an OPS+ of 152 and a slugging percentage of .524. The Braves as a unit have 1,032 base hits, including 235 doubles and 126 homers. Atlanta has walked 351 times this year and they have struck out on 899 occasions. They have had 798 men left on base and have an OPS of .747. They have scored 4.78 runs per game and totaled 545 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Braves -161
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