Atlanta Braves at Miami Marlins MLB Tips 6/8/2019
Saturday, June 8, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Julio Teheran vs. Trevor Richards
Miguel Rojas and the Miami Marlins (23-37, 5th in NL East) play the Atlanta Braves (33-29, 2nd in NL East) at Marlins Park on Saturday, June 8, 2019. The line on this game has the Braves priced at -145 and the Marlins are at +135. The O/U is set at 8.
The Braves have been a solid option for MLB bettors, having gone 33-29-0 SU. The Marlins cover 38.3% of the time, going 23-37-0 straight up. The Braves have been a great play for MLB wagerers as the favorite, going 24-18-0 SU. Miami covers 38.3% of the time as an underdog, having gone 23-37-0 straight up.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Braves have been a pretty good Over play for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 32-27-3.
Atlanta covers 54.8% of the time as the visitor, having gone 17-14-0 straight up.
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Marlins cover 37.9% of the time at Marlins Park, going 11-18-0 SU.
The Marlins have been a dicey Over play for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 26-31-3.
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
6/5/2019 Jacob Lindgren RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
6/1/2019 Darren O'Day RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
5/28/2019 Ender Inciarte CF Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 15
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
6/4/2019 Peter O'Brien RF Ribs Expected to be out until at least Jun 11
6/1/2019 Chad Wallach C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jun 10
5/31/2019 Neil Walker 1B Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 10
5/29/2019 Jon Berti 3B Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
5/28/2019 Riley Ferrell RP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
5/11/2019 Drew Steckenrider RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 5
2/19/2019 Julian Fernandez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 15
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 33-29 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Julio Teheran has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 3.28 and a WHIP of 1.26 this season. He has 69 strikeouts over his 71.1 innings pitched and he's given up 54 hits. He's allowed 6.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.36. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.33 and they have given up 213 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the bullpen and they've struck out 240 hitters and walked 114 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.36. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 525 base hits and 269 earned runs. They have allowed 82 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 236 batters and struck out 537. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.60.
As a team Atlanta is hitting .257, good for 10th in the league. The Braves hold a .438 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Freddie Freeman is hitting .307 with an on-base percentage of .393. He has 73 hits this season in 238 at bats with 38 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .580 and an OPS+ of 149. Ozzie Albies is hitting .260 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .321. He has totaled 64 hits and he has driven in 25 men in 246 at bats. His OPS+ is 88 while his slugging percentage is at .402. The Braves have 546 hits, including 99 doubles and 86 home runs. Atlanta has walked 222 times so far this season and they have struck out 525 times as a unit. They have left 434 men on base and have a team OPS of .768. They score 4.97 runs per contest and have scored a total of 308 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 23-37 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.53, Trevor Richards has a 3-5 record and a 1.24 WHIP. He has 63 strikeouts over the 66.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 52 hits. He's allowing 7.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.20 and they have given up 190 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 214 batters and walked 100 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.36. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 484 base knocks and 258 earned runs this season. They have given up 76 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 220 hitters and struck out 516 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.47.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 24th in the league. The Marlins hold a .351 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Miguel Rojas comes into this matchup batting .266 with an OBP of .323. He has 53 hits this year along with 17 RBI in 199 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .317 with an OPS+ of 79. Brian Anderson is hitting .246 this season and he has an OBP of .329. He has collected 55 hits in 224 at bats while driving in 27 runs. He has an OPS+ of 99 and a slugging percentage of .388. The Marlins as a unit have 478 base hits, including 89 doubles and 47 homers. Miami has walked 155 times this year and they have struck out on 528 occasions. They have had 397 men left on base and have an OPS of .648. They have scored 3.57 runs per game and totaled 214 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Marlins +135
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