Miami Marlins at San Francisco Giants 6/18/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, June 18, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Caleb Smith vs. Andrew Suarez
AT&T Park is the site of the matchup between the Miami Marlins and the San Francisco Giants on Monday, June 18, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Caleb Smith for the Marlins and Andrew Suarez for the Giants.
Miami opens at +138 while San Francisco opens at -148. The Marlins have a 35-36-0 over/under record and a 36-35-0 run line mark. The Giants are 39-32-0 against the run line and have a 36-32-3 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 35-36-0 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 36-35-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 36-32-3 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 39-32-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
06/16/18 P Chris O'Grady Shoulder 60-day DL (04/17)
05/26/18 3B Martin Prado Hamstring 10-day DL (05/26)
04/14/18 1B Garrett Cooper Wrist 60-day DL (04/02)
03/30/18 P Brett Graves Oblique 60-day DL (03/29)
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
06/14/18 3B Evan Longoria Hand 10-day DL (06/14)
05/29/18 P Jeff Samardzija Shoulder 10-day DL (05/30)
05/22/18 P Jose Valdez Elbow 10-day DL (05/22)
05/01/18 P Johnny Cueto Elbow 60-day DL (05/01)
03/30/18 P Julian Fernandez Elbow 60-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 28-43 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Caleb Smith has a 5-6 record with an earned run average of 3.75 and a WHIP of 1.19 this year. He has 83 strikeouts over his 72 innings pitched and he's given up 56 hits. He's allowed 7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.04 and they have given up 277 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen and they've struck out 256 hitters and walked 131 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.7. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 612 base hits and 334 earned runs. They have allowed 88 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 274 batters and struck out 563. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.52.
As a team Miami is hitting .234, good for 23rd in the league. The Marlins hold a .355 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Brian Anderson is hitting .303 with an on-base percentage of .381. He has 81 hits this season in 267 at bats with 34 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .434 and an OPS+ of 131. Starlin Castro is hitting .274 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .323. He has totaled 75 hits and he has driven in 25 men in 274 at bats. His OPS+ is 98 while his slugging percentage is at .376. The Marlins have 568 hits, including 104 doubles and 54 home runs. Miami has walked 209 times so far this season and they have struck out 616 times as a unit. They have left 500 men on base and have a team OPS of .657. They score 3.51 runs per contest and have scored a total of 249 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 34-37 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.92, Andrew Suarez has a 2-4 record and a 1.26 WHIP this season. He has 50 strikeouts over the 53 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 56 hits. He allows 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.83. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.68 and they have given up 245 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 250 batters and walked 99 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.22. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 611 base knocks and 297 earned runs this season. They have given up 65 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 242 hitters and struck out 537 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 3.96.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 6th in the league. The Giants hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Buster Posey comes into this matchup batting .286 with an OBP of .359. He has 63 hits this year along with 24 RBI in 220 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .414 with an OPS+ of 113. Brandon Crawford is hitting .317 this season and he has an OBP of .368. He has collected 78 hits in 246 at bats while driving in 32 runs. He has an OPS+ of 136 and a slugging percentage of .496. The Giants as a unit have 636 base hits, including 126 doubles and 73 homers. San Francisco has walked 212 times this year and they have struck out on 657 occasions. They have had 518 men left on base and have an OPS of .729. They have scored 4.14 runs per game and totaled 294 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants -148
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