Miami Marlins at Los Angeles Dodgers 4/24/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Dillon Peters vs. Kenta Maeda
The Miami Marlins head to Dodger Stadium on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The expected starting pitchers are Dillon Peters for the Marlins and Kenta Maeda for the Dodgers.
The odds for this matchup have Miami at +237 and Los Angeles at -260. The Marlins have a 12-9-0 over/under mark and a 7-14-0 run line record. The Dodgers are 12-10-0 against the run line and have a 13-9-0 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 12-9-0 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 7-14-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 13-9-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 12-10-0 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 5-16 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dillon Peters has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 6.98 and a WHIP of 1.71 this year. He has 12 strikeouts over his 19.1 innings pitched and he's given up 22 hits. He allows 10.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.47. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.61 and they have given up 97 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the bullpen and they've struck out 106 hitters and walked 44 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.58. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 192 base hits and 121 earned runs. They have allowed 29 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 99 batters and struck out 196. They have walked 4.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.49 and their FIP as a unit is 4.79.
As a team Miami is hitting .224, good for 25th in the league. The Marlins hold a .310 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Derek Dietrich is hitting .250 with an on-base percentage of .303. He has 23 hits this season in 92 at bats with 6 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .348 and an OPS+ of 88. Starlin Castro is hitting .298 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .351. He has totaled 25 hits and he has driven in 7 men in 84 at bats. His OPS+ is 96 while his slugging percentage is at .321. The Marlins have 164 hits, including 20 doubles and 13 home runs. Miami has walked 64 times so far this season and they have struck out 195 times as a unit. They have left 150 men on base and have a team OPS of .607. They score 3.29 runs per contest and have scored a total of 69 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 10-10 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.77, Kenta Maeda has a 2-1 record and a 1.74 WHIP this season. He has 24 strikeouts over the 14.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 20 hits. He allows 12.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 1.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.79 and they have given up 72 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 87 batters and walked 29 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.53. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 169 base knocks and 75 earned runs this season. They have given up 21 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 55 hitters and struck out 213 batters. They give up a walk 2.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.17 while their FIP as a staff is 3.25.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 14th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .385 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Cody Bellinger comes into this matchup batting .291 with an OBP of .341. He has 23 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 79 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .481 with an OPS+ of 129. Yasmani Grandal is hitting .349 this season and he has an OBP of .446. He has collected 22 hits in 63 at bats while driving in 16 runs. He has an OPS+ of 189 and a slugging percentage of .587. The Dodgers as a unit have 175 base hits, including 38 doubles and 19 homers. Los Angeles has walked 74 times this year and they have struck out on 175 occasions. They have had 147 men left on base and have an OPS of .704. They have scored 4.7 runs per game and totaled 94 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers -260
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