Atlanta Braves at Miami Marlins MLB Betting Tips 5/5/2019
Sunday, May 5, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Julio Teheran vs. Pablo Lopez
The Atlanta Braves visit Marlins Park on Sunday, May 5, 2019 to play the Miami Marlins. The probable starters are Julio Teheran for the Braves and Pablo Lopez for the Marlins.
The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta at -130 and Miami at +120. The Braves have a 17-14-1 over/under record and a 15-17-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 12-19-0 against the run line and have a 13-17-1 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 17-14-1 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 15-17-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 13-17-1 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 12-19-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
04/30/19 P Chad Sobotka Abdominal 10-day IL (04/29)
04/29/19 P Arodys Vizcaino Shoulder 60-day IL (04/28); is out for season
04/28/19 P Jesse Biddle Thigh 10-day IL (04/27)
04/15/19 P Jonny Venters Calf 10-day IL (04/15)
03/25/19 P Darren O'Day Arm 10-day IL (03/25)
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
04/16/19 P Austin Brice Stomach 10-day IL (04/16)
03/28/19 P Riley Ferrell Biceps 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Julian Fernandez Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 16-16 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Julio Teheran has a 2-4 record with an earned run average of 5.35 and a WHIP of 1.45 this season. He has 44 strikeouts over his 38.2 innings pitched and he's given up 38 hits. He's allowed 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.36 and they have given up 106 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the bullpen and they've struck out 132 hitters and walked 73 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.55. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 266 base hits and 143 earned runs. They have allowed 42 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 137 batters and struck out 293. They have walked 4.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.42 and their FIP as a unit is 4.60.
As a team Atlanta is hitting .267, good for 2nd in the league. The Braves hold a .453 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .350, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Ozzie Albies is hitting .289 with an on-base percentage of .342. He has 39 hits this season in 135 at bats with 13 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .496 and an OPS+ of 120. Freddie Freeman is hitting .311 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .425. He has totaled 38 hits and he has driven in 19 men in 122 at bats. His OPS+ is 152 while his slugging percentage is at .525. The Braves have 290 hits, including 57 doubles and 43 home runs. Atlanta has walked 133 times so far this season and they have struck out 269 times as a unit. They have left 248 men on base and have a team OPS of .803. They score 5.06 runs per contest and have scored a total of 162 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 9-22 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.78, Pablo Lopez has a 2-4 record and a 1.16 WHIP. He has 33 strikeouts over the 32 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 29 hits. He's allowing 8.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.29 and they have given up 96 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 121 batters and walked 48 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.7. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 258 base knocks and 144 earned runs this season. They have given up 40 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 110 hitters and struck out 281 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.37.
As a team, they are batting .226, good for 26th in the league. The Marlins hold a .329 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .289, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.5 hits per contest. Brian Anderson comes into this matchup batting .246 with an OBP of .333. He has 28 hits this year along with 7 RBI in 114 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .333 with an OPS+ of 88. Starlin Castro is hitting .231 this season and he has an OBP of .285. He has collected 28 hits in 121 at bats while driving in 9 runs. He has an OPS+ of 67 and a slugging percentage of .314. The Marlins as a unit have 231 base hits, including 36 doubles and 23 homers. Miami has walked 78 times this year and they have struck out on 281 occasions. They have had 200 men left on base and have an OPS of .618. They have scored 2.84 runs per game and totaled 88 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Braves -130
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