Miami Marlins at Milwaukee Brewers 4/20/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, April 20, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Trevor Richards vs. Jhoulys Chacin
The Miami Marlins visit Miller Park on Friday, April 20, 2018 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Trevor Richards for the Marlins and Jhoulys Chacin for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has Miami at +157 and Milwaukee at -167. The Marlins have a 10-7-0 over/under record and a 6-11-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 10-9-0 against the run line and have a 8-11-0 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 10-7-0 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 6-11-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 8-11-0 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 10-9-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
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 Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
04/19/18 C Manny Pina Calf 10-day DL (04/13)
04/06/18 P Corey Knebel Hamstring 10-day DL (04/06)
03/29/18 P Boone Logan Triceps 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 C Stephen Vogt Shoulder 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 5-12 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Trevor Richards has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 4.70 and a WHIP of 1.37 this season. He has 9 strikeouts over his 15.1 innings pitched and he's given up 16 hits. He's allowed 9.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.95. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.04 and they have given up 76 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the bullpen and they've struck out 89 hitters and walked 34 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.13. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 157 base hits and 93 earned runs. They have allowed 21 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 76 batters and struck out 157. They have walked 4.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.44.
As a team Miami is hitting .228, good for 24th in the league. The Marlins hold a .309 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Starlin Castro is hitting .290 with an on-base percentage of .346. He has 20 hits this season in 69 at bats with 7 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .319 and an OPS+ of 94. Brian Anderson is hitting .246 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .387. He has totaled 15 hits and he has driven in 10 men in 61 at bats. His OPS+ is 118 while his slugging percentage is at .361. The Marlins have 138 hits, including 18 doubles and 9 home runs. Miami has walked 54 times so far this season and they have struck out 160 times as a unit. They have left 126 men on base and have a team OPS of .610. They score 3.47 runs per contest and have scored a total of 59 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 10-9 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.60, Jhoulys Chacin has a 0-1 record and a 1.93 WHIP. He has 11 strikeouts over the 17.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 24 hits. He's allowing 12.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.94. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.14 and they have given up 61 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .215 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 91 batters and walked 33 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.66. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 154 base knocks and 71 earned runs this season. They have given up 18 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 69 hitters and struck out 169 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 3.89.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 14th in the league. The Brewers hold a .374 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Lorenzo Cain comes into this matchup batting .274 with an OBP of .361. He has 17 hits this year along with 5 RBI in 62 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .387 with an OPS+ of 108. Christian Yelich is hitting .393 this season and he has an OBP of .452. He has collected 11 hits in 28 at bats while driving in 5 runs. He has an OPS+ of 182 and a slugging percentage of .571. The Brewers as a unit have 157 base hits, including 29 doubles and 20 homers. Milwaukee has walked 54 times this year and they have struck out on 176 occasions. They have had 140 men left on base and have an OPS of .675. They have scored 3.37 runs per game and totaled 64 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers -167
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