Miami Marlins at Los Angeles Dodgers 4/23/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, April 23, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jarlin Garcia vs. Walker Buehler
The Miami Marlins head to Dodger Stadium on Monday, April 23, 2018 to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The expected starting pitchers are Jarlin Garcia for the Marlins and Walker Buehler for the Dodgers.
The odds for this matchup have Miami at +115 and Los Angeles at -125. The Marlins have a 12-8-0 over/under mark and a 7-13-0 run line record. The Dodgers are 12-9-0 against the run line and have a 13-8-0 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 12-8-0 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 7-13-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 13-8-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 12-9-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
04/22/18 P Odrisamer Despaigne Forearm 10-day DL (04/20)
04/21/18 2B Mason Davis Forearm 7-day DL (04/21)
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)
03/26/18 P Dan Straily Forearm 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Elieser Hernandez Dental 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 SS JT Riddle Shoulder 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 3B Martin Prado Knee 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Wei-Yin Chen Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
04/19/18 P Rich Hill Finger 10-day DL (04/15)
04/15/18 2B Logan Forsythe Shoulder 10-day DL (04/15)
03/30/18 P Julio Urias Shoulder 60-day DL (02/23)
03/30/18 3B Justin Turner Wrist 10-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Tom Koehler Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 5-15 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jarlin Garcia has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 0.86 and a WHIP of 0.81 this year. He has 13 strikeouts over his 21 innings pitched and he's given up 6 hits. He allows 2.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.64 and they have given up 95 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the bullpen and they've struck out 102 hitters and walked 40 batters. As a team, Miami allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.68. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 188 base hits and 118 earned runs. They have allowed 28 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 95 batters and struck out 182. They have walked 4.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.51 and their FIP as a unit is 4.87.
As a team Miami is hitting .225, good for 25th in the league. The Marlins hold a .313 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Derek Dietrich is hitting .261 with an on-base percentage of .316. He has 23 hits this season in 88 at bats with 6 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .364 and an OPS+ of 95. Starlin Castro is hitting .300 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .356. He has totaled 24 hits and he has driven in 7 men in 80 at bats. His OPS+ is 98 while his slugging percentage is at .325. The Marlins have 158 hits, including 19 doubles and 13 home runs. Miami has walked 62 times so far this season and they have struck out 184 times as a unit. They have left 144 men on base and have a team OPS of .611. They score 3.35 runs per contest and have scored a total of 67 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 9-10 overall mark this year. Walker Buehler is expected to make his season debut for the Dodgers. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.94 and they have given up 69 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 82 batters and walked 27 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.1 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.6. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 160 base knocks and 73 earned runs this season. They have given up 20 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 52 hitters and struck out 204 batters. They give up a walk 2.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.16 while their FIP as a staff is 3.23.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 12th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .387 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Cody Bellinger comes into this matchup batting .289 with an OBP of .333. He has 22 hits this year along with 7 RBI in 76 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .474 with an OPS+ of 125. Yasmani Grandal is hitting .350 this season and he has an OBP of .443. He has collected 21 hits in 60 at bats while driving in 14 runs. He has an OPS+ of 187 and a slugging percentage of .583. The Dodgers as a unit have 170 base hits, including 34 doubles and 19 homers. Los Angeles has walked 70 times this year and they have struck out on 167 occasions. They have had 143 men left on base and have an OPS of .706. They have scored 4.74 runs per game and totaled 90 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Marlins +115
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