Los Angeles Dodgers at Miami Marlins MLB Picks and Tips 8/13/2019
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Kershaw vs. Jordan Yamamoto
Cody Bellinger and the Los Angeles Dodgers (78-41, 1st in NL West) head to Marlins Park on Tuesday where they'll meet the Miami Marlins (44-72, 5th in NL East).
The Dodgers have been a great option for MLB wagerers, having gone 78-41-0 SU. The Marlins are covering 37.9% of the time, going 44-72-0 straight up.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Dodgers have been a decent Under option for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 55-59-5.
Los Angeles covers 55.4% of the time as the away team, having gone 31-25-0 straight up.
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Marlins are covering 40.0% of the time at Marlins Park, going 24-36-0 SU.
The Marlins have been a decent Under option for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 54-55-7.
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
8/11/2019 Jedd Gyorko 3B Wrist Expected to be out until at least Aug 11
8/9/2019 Ross Stripling RP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Aug 23
8/7/2019 Chris Taylor LF Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
8/6/2019 Tom Koehler SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 25
8/6/2019 Alex Verdugo CF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 23
8/4/2019 David Freese 1B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/4/2019 Enrique Hernandez 2B Hand Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
8/2/2019 Hyun-Jin Ryu SP Neck Expected to be out until at least Aug 11
8/2/2019 Scott Alexander RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 23
7/14/2019 Rich Hill SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
8/9/2019 Pablo Lopez SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 21
8/9/2019 Tayron Guerrero RP Finger Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
8/8/2019 Drew Steckenrider RP Elbow Out for the season
8/7/2019 Miguel Rojas SS Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
8/5/2019 Jose Urena SP Back Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/5/2019 Cesar Puello CF Hip Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
8/5/2019 Neil Walker 1B Finger Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
8/4/2019 JT Riddle CF Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
8/1/2019 Chad Wallach C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
8/1/2019 Julian Fernandez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 3
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 78-41 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw has a 11-2 record with an earned run average of 2.77 and a WHIP of 1.04 this season. He has 131 strikeouts over his 130 innings pitched and he's given up 107 hits. He's allowed 7.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.37. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.04 and they have given up 322 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the bullpen and they've struck out 380 hitters and walked 133 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.29. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 899 base hits and 388 earned runs. They have allowed 135 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 276 batters and struck out 1,087. They have walked 2.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.11 and their FIP as a unit is 3.72.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .258, good for 9th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .463 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Cody Bellinger is hitting .315 with an on-base percentage of .416. He has 129 hits this season in 409 at bats with 88 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .653 and an OPS+ of 178. Max Muncy is hitting .260 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .370. He has totaled 102 hits and he has driven in 76 men in 393 at bats. His OPS+ is 133 while his slugging percentage is at .519. The Dodgers have 1,037 hits, including 215 doubles and 193 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 455 times so far this season and they have struck out 974 times as a unit. They have left 853 men on base and have a team OPS of .801. They score 5.37 runs per contest and have scored a total of 639 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 44-72 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.17, Jordan Yamamoto has a 4-3 record and a 1.04 WHIP. He has 55 strikeouts over the 54 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 33 hits. He's allowing 5.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.17. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.73 and they have given up 370 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 411 batters and walked 175 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.46. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 937 base knocks and 512 earned runs this season. They have given up 156 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 428 hitters and struck out 1,006 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.64.
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 27th in the league. The Marlins hold a .368 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .296, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Brian Anderson comes into this matchup batting .254 with an OBP of .337. He has 106 hits this year along with 60 RBI in 418 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .467 with an OPS+ of 113. Starlin Castro is hitting .257 this season and he has an OBP of .282. He has collected 118 hits in 460 at bats while driving in 53 runs. He has an OPS+ of 76 and a slugging percentage of .378. The Marlins as a unit have 944 base hits, including 183 doubles and 99 homers. Miami has walked 269 times this year and they have struck out on 1,039 occasions. They have had 741 men left on base and have an OPS of .664. They have scored 3.66 runs per game and totaled 424 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers
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