Philadelphia Phillies at Miami Marlins 7/14/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, July 14, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Aaron Nola vs. Trevor Richards
The Philadelphia Phillies head to Marlins Park on Saturday, July 14, 2018 to take on the Miami Marlins. The expected starting pitchers are Aaron Nola for the Phillies and Trevor Richards for the Marlins.
The odds for this matchup have Philadelphia at -185 and Miami at +174. The Phillies have a 39-48-5 over/under mark and a 43-49-0 run line record. The Marlins are 50-45-0 against the run line and have a 49-44-2 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 39-48-5 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 43-49-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 49-44-2 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 50-45-0 against the run line
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
07/10/18 CF Pedro Florimon Foot 60-day DL (07/10)
06/20/18 SS J.P. Crawford Hand 10-day DL (06/20)
06/16/18 P Luis Garcia Wrist 10-day DL (06/16)
05/08/18 P Adam Morgan Back 10-day DL (05/08)
04/27/18 P Ben Lively Back 10-day DL (04/27)
03/26/18 P Jerad Eickhoff Back 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
07/10/18 P Caleb Smith Back 60-day DL (06/25)
07/10/18 P Drew Rucinski Groin 10-day DL (07/10)
07/06/18 P Tayron Guerrero Back 10-day DL (07/04)
07/04/18 P Sandy Alcantara Infection 10-day DL (06/30)
07/04/18 CF Lewis Brinson Hip 10-day DL (07/04)
06/16/18 P Chris O'Grady Shoulder 60-day DL (04/17)
03/30/18 P Brett Graves Oblique 60-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Phillies have a 52-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Aaron Nola has a 12-2 record with an earned run average of 2.27 and a WHIP of 0.98 this year. He has 126 strikeouts over his 123 innings pitched and he's given up 87 hits. He allows 6.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.62. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.04 and they have given up 287 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the bullpen and they've struck out 323 hitters and walked 117 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.83. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 750 base hits and 350 earned runs. They have allowed 92 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 273 batters and struck out 839. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 3.66.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .237, good for 26th in the league. The Phillies hold a .393 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Odubel Herrera is hitting .277 with an on-base percentage of .329. He has 98 hits this season in 354 at bats with 52 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .463 and an OPS+ of 112. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .269 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .377. He has totaled 94 hits and he has driven in 28 men in 349 at bats. His OPS+ is 106 while his slugging percentage is at .378. The Phillies have 725 hits, including 141 doubles and 103 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 357 times so far this season and they have struck out 876 times as a unit. They have left 647 men on base and have a team OPS of .714. They score 4.39 runs per contest and have scored a total of 404 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 39-56 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.24, Trevor Richards has a 2-5 record and a 1.61 WHIP this season. He has 53 strikeouts over the 56.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 62 hits. He allows 9.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.94 and they have given up 366 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 354 batters and walked 185 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.81. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 827 base knocks and 460 earned runs this season. They have given up 111 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 376 hitters and struck out 766 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.46.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 15th in the league. The Marlins hold a .369 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Starlin Castro comes into this matchup batting .296 with an OBP of .343. He has 110 hits this year along with 36 RBI in 372 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .417 with an OPS+ of 114. Brian Anderson is hitting .288 this season and he has an OBP of .365. He has collected 105 hits in 365 at bats while driving in 46 runs. He has an OPS+ of 123 and a slugging percentage of .422. The Marlins as a unit have 810 base hits, including 136 doubles and 78 homers. Miami has walked 285 times this year and they have struck out on 825 occasions. They have had 695 men left on base and have an OPS of .682. They have scored 3.83 runs per game and totaled 364 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Marlins +174
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