Philadelphia Phillies at Miami Marlins 7/15/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, July 15, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Zach Eflin vs. Jose Urena
The Philadelphia Phillies head to Marlins Park on Sunday, July 15, 2018 to take on the Miami Marlins. The expected starting pitchers are Zach Eflin for the Phillies and Jose Urena for the Marlins.
The odds for this matchup have Philadelphia at -130 and Miami at +120. The Phillies have a 39-49-5 over/under mark and a 44-49-0 run line record. The Marlins are 50-46-0 against the run line and have a 49-45-2 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 39-49-5 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 44-49-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 49-45-2 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 50-46-0 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 53-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zach Eflin has a 7-2 record with an earned run average of 3.15 and a WHIP of 1.08 this year. He has 67 strikeouts over his 68.2 innings pitched and he's given up 60 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.02. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.01 and they have given up 287 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 324 hitters and walked 118 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.79. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 753 base hits and 350 earned runs. They have allowed 92 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 277 batters and struck out 843. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 3.67.
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 .320, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Odubel Herrera is hitting .276 with an on-base percentage of .328. He has 98 hits this season in 355 at bats with 52 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .462 and an OPS+ of 111. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .270 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .378. He has totaled 95 hits and he has driven in 28 men in 352 at bats. His OPS+ is 106 while his slugging percentage is at .378. The Phillies have 733 hits, including 142 doubles and 104 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 359 times so far this season and they have struck out 888 times as a unit. They have left 654 men on base and have a team OPS of .713. They score 4.37 runs per contest and have scored a total of 406 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 39-57 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.13, Jose Urena has a 2-9 record and a 1.19 WHIP this season. He has 85 strikeouts over the 104.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 101 hits. He allows 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.67. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.92 and they have given up 369 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 358 batters and walked 186 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.78. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 835 base knocks and 462 earned runs this season. They have given up 112 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 378 hitters and struck out 778 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.45.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 15th in the league. The Marlins hold a .367 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Starlin Castro comes into this matchup batting .293 with an OBP of .340. He has 110 hits this year along with 36 RBI in 376 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .412 with an OPS+ of 112. Brian Anderson is hitting .285 this season and he has an OBP of .361. He has collected 105 hits in 369 at bats while driving in 46 runs. He has an OPS+ of 120 and a slugging percentage of .417. The Marlins as a unit have 813 base hits, including 137 doubles and 78 homers. Miami has walked 289 times this year and they have struck out on 829 occasions. They have had 698 men left on base and have an OPS of .679. They have scored 3.79 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 +120
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