Philadelphia Phillies at Miami Marlins 5/2/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Aaron Nola vs. Jose Urena
Marlins Park is the site of the matchup between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Miami Marlins on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Aaron Nola for the Phillies and Jose Urena for the Marlins.
Philadelphia opens at -155 while Miami opens at +145. The Phillies have a 14-11-3 over/under record and a 11-17-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 14-14-0 against the run line and have a 14-14-0 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 14-11-3 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 11-17-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 14-14-0 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 14-14-0 against the run line
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
04/30/18 P Victor Arano Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (04/29)
04/29/18 SS J.P. Crawford Forearm 10-day DL (04/29)
04/27/18 P Ben Lively Back 10-day DL (04/27)
03/30/18 P Pat Neshek Shoulder 10-day DL (03/30)
03/29/18 P Mark Leiter Forearm 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Jerad Eickhoff Back 10-day DL (03/26)
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
04/30/18 1B Justin Bour Back missed last game, is "?" Tuesday vs Philadelphia Phillies
04/30/18 P Tyler Cloyd Paternity List is out indefinitely (04/30)
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 Elieser Hernandez Dental 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 SS JT Riddle Shoulder 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Phillies have a 16-12 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Aaron Nola has a 3-1 record with an earned run average of 2.58 and a WHIP of 0.97 this year. He has 28 strikeouts over his 38.1 innings pitched and he's given up 27 hits. He's allowed 6.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.27. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.23 and they have given up 79 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .212 against the bullpen and they've struck out 103 hitters and walked 45 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 8.1 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 3.76. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 228 base hits and 106 earned runs. They have allowed 22 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 91 batters and struck out 241. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.26 and their FIP as a unit is 3.65.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .232, good for 25th in the league. The Phillies hold a .375 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Rhys Hoskins is hitting .303 with an on-base percentage of .457. He has 27 hits this season in 89 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .528 and an OPS+ of 175. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .283 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .415. He has totaled 28 hits and he has driven in 10 men in 99 at bats. His OPS+ is 128 while his slugging percentage is at .394. The Phillies have 214 hits, including 45 doubles and 26 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 125 times so far this season and they have struck out 279 times as a unit. They have left 189 men on base and have a team OPS of .700. They score 4.64 runs per contest and have scored a total of 130 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 10-18 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.91, Jose Urena has a 0-4 record and a 1.30 WHIP this season. He has 26 strikeouts over the 33 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 33 hits. He allows 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.07. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.06 and they have given up 112 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 131 batters and walked 56 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.76. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 234 base knocks and 136 earned runs this season. They have given up 35 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 125 hitters and struck out 260 batters. They give up a walk 4.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.58.
As a team, they are batting .228, good for 27th in the league. The Marlins hold a .329 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Starlin Castro comes into this matchup batting .312 with an OBP of .366. He has 34 hits this year along with 10 RBI in 109 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .367 with an OPS+ of 111. Derek Dietrich is hitting .241 this season and he has an OBP of .285. He has collected 28 hits in 116 at bats while driving in 9 runs. He has an OPS+ of 84 and a slugging percentage of .362. The Marlins as a unit have 220 base hits, including 34 doubles and 20 homers. Miami has walked 89 times this year and they have struck out on 259 occasions. They have had 204 men left on base and have an OPS of .630. They have scored 3.43 runs per game and totaled 96 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Phillies -155
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