Miami Marlins at Milwaukee Brewers 4/21/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, April 21, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jose Urena vs. Brent Suter
The Miami Marlins visit Miller Park on Saturday, April 21, 2018 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Jose Urena for the Marlins and Brent Suter for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has Miami at +170 and Milwaukee at -180. The Marlins have a 11-7-0 over/under record and a 6-12-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 11-9-0 against the run line and have a 9-11-0 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 11-7-0 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 6-12-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 9-11-0 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 11-9-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
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 Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
04/20/18 1B Ryan Braun Calf is probable Friday vs Miami Marlins
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 5-13 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jose Urena has a 0-3 record with an earned run average of 5.57 and a WHIP of 1.43 this season. He has 18 strikeouts over his 21 innings pitched and he's given up 23 hits. He's allowed 9.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.23. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.70 and they have given up 86 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the bullpen and they've struck out 91 hitters and walked 36 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.53. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 170 base hits and 105 earned runs. They have allowed 24 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 83 batters and struck out 163. They have walked 4.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.48 and their FIP as a unit is 4.68.
As a team Miami is hitting .225, good for 25th in the league. The Marlins hold a .312 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Brian Anderson is hitting .231 with an on-base percentage of .367. He has 15 hits this season in 65 at bats with 10 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .338 and an OPS+ of 105. Starlin Castro is hitting .288 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .341. He has totaled 21 hits and he has driven in 7 men in 73 at bats. His OPS+ is 91 while his slugging percentage is at .315. The Marlins have 143 hits, including 18 doubles and 11 home runs. Miami has walked 57 times so far this season and they have struck out 166 times as a unit. They have left 130 men on base and have a team OPS of .611. They score 3.44 runs per contest and have scored a total of 62 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 11-9 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.87, Brent Suter has a 1-2 record and a 1.38 WHIP. He has 15 strikeouts over the 20.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 23 hits. He's allowing 10.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.00 and they have given up 61 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .207 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 94 batters and walked 34 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.63. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 159 base knocks and 74 earned runs this season. They have given up 20 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 72 hitters and struck out 175 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 4.02.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 10th in the league. The Brewers hold a .393 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Christian Yelich comes into this matchup batting .375 with an OBP of .444. He has 12 hits this year along with 5 RBI in 32 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .531 with an OPS+ of 169. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .303 this season and he has an OBP of .390. He has collected 20 hits in 66 at bats while driving in 7 runs. He has an OPS+ of 141 and a slugging percentage of .485. The Brewers as a unit have 170 base hits, including 34 doubles and 23 homers. Milwaukee has walked 61 times this year and they have struck out on 182 occasions. They have had 147 men left on base and have an OPS of .704. They have scored 3.8 runs per game and totaled 76 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers -180
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