Miami Marlins at Los Angeles Dodgers 4/25/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Trevor Richards vs. Clayton Kershaw
The Miami Marlins head to Dodger Stadium on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The expected starting pitchers are Trevor Richards for the Marlins and Clayton Kershaw for the Dodgers.
The odds for this matchup have Miami at +325 and Los Angeles at -370. The Marlins have a 12-10-0 over/under mark and a 8-14-0 run line record. The Dodgers are 13-10-0 against the run line and have a 13-10-0 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 12-10-0 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 8-14-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 13-10-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 13-10-0 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 5-17 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Trevor Richards has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 6.16 and a WHIP of 1.68 this year. He has 14 strikeouts over his 19 innings pitched and he's given up 21 hits. He allows 9.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.81. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.59 and they have given up 99 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the bullpen and they've struck out 110 hitters and walked 45 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.45. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 198 base hits and 123 earned runs. They have allowed 30 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 101 batters and struck out 207. They have walked 4.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.47 and their FIP as a unit is 4.73.
As a team Miami is hitting .223, good for 28th in the league. The Marlins hold a .305 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 7.7 hits per game. Derek Dietrich is hitting .247 with an on-base percentage of .300. He has 23 hits this season in 93 at bats with 6 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .344 and an OPS+ of 86. Starlin Castro is hitting .295 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .347. He has totaled 26 hits and he has driven in 7 men in 88 at bats. His OPS+ is 94 while his slugging percentage is at .318. The Marlins have 170 hits, including 20 doubles and 13 home runs. Miami has walked 69 times so far this season and they have struck out 203 times as a unit. They have left 160 men on base and have a team OPS of .603. They score 3.18 runs per contest and have scored a total of 70 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 11-10 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.45, Clayton Kershaw has a 1-3 record and a 0.97 WHIP this season. He has 35 strikeouts over the 33 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 29 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.91. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.72 and they have given up 74 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 90 batters and walked 31 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.9 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.41. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 175 base knocks and 76 earned runs this season. They have given up 21 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 60 hitters and struck out 221 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.17 while their FIP as a staff is 3.28.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 14th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .385 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Cody Bellinger comes into this matchup batting .280 with an OBP of .326. He has 23 hits this year along with 9 RBI in 82 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .463 with an OPS+ of 120. Yasmani Grandal is hitting .328 this season and he has an OBP of .423. He has collected 22 hits in 67 at bats while driving in 16 runs. He has an OPS+ of 173 and a slugging percentage of .552. The Dodgers as a unit have 181 base hits, including 40 doubles and 20 homers. Los Angeles has walked 76 times this year and they have struck out on 186 occasions. They have had 153 men left on base and have an OPS of .701. They have scored 4.57 runs per game and totaled 96 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers -370
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