Miami Marlins at Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Tips 7/19/2019
Friday, July 19, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Zac Gallen vs. Hyun-Jin Ryu
Starlin Castro and the Miami Marlins (35-58, 5th in NL East) travel to Dodger Stadium on Friday where they'll take on the Los Angeles Dodgers (64-34, 1st in NL West). The moneyline on this matchup has the Marlins priced at +250 and the Dodgers are at -275. The O/U opens at 8.
The Marlins have been a terrible pick for MLB wagerers, having gone 35-58-0 SU. The Dodgers cover 65.3% of the time, going 64-34-0 straight up. The Dodgers have been terrible for Las Vegas oddsmakers as a favorite, going 62-32-0 SU. Miami has gone 33-57-0 straight up as an underdog, so they cover 36.7% of the time.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Marlins have been a good Under play for O/U bettors, having gone 41-47-5.
Miami is covering 40.9% of the time on the road, having gone 18-26-0 straight up.
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Dodgers cover 75.5% of the time at Dodger Stadium, going 37-12-0 SU.
The Dodgers have been a solid Over play for O/U bettors, having gone 48-45-5.
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
7/16/2019 Austin Brice RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
7/16/2019 Chad Wallach C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
7/16/2019 Martin Prado 1B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jul 18
7/12/2019 Drew Steckenrider RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
7/11/2019 Julian Fernandez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
7/8/2019 Jon Berti 3B Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
6/30/2019 Pablo Lopez SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
6/14/2019 Jose Urena SP Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
7/17/2019 Kenley Jansen RP Ankle Probable for Jul 18
7/15/2019 Chris Taylor LF Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
7/14/2019 Rich Hill SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
7/1/2019 Tom Koehler SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
6/28/2019 Scott Alexander RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 24
6/26/2019 Tony Cingrani RP Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 35-58 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zac Gallen has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 4.24 and a WHIP of 1.53 this season. He has 21 strikeouts over his 17 innings pitched and he's given up 16 hits. He's allowed 8.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.89 and they have given up 303 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen and they've struck out 328 hitters and walked 142 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.3. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 764 base hits and 397 earned runs. They have allowed 114 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 339 batters and struck out 802. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.45.
As a team Miami is hitting .241, good for 25th in the league. The Marlins hold a .363 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Starlin Castro is hitting .255 with an on-base percentage of .280. He has 95 hits this season in 373 at bats with 40 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .359 and an OPS+ of 71. Miguel Rojas is hitting .289 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .344. He has totaled 94 hits and he has driven in 29 men in 325 at bats. His OPS+ is 92 while his slugging percentage is at .363. The Marlins have 762 hits, including 145 doubles and 75 home runs. Miami has walked 225 times so far this season and they have struck out 830 times as a unit. They have left 611 men on base and have a team OPS of .661. They score 3.63 runs per contest and have scored a total of 338 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 64-34 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.78, Hyun-Jin Ryu has a 10-2 record and a 0.93 WHIP. He has 105 strikeouts over the 116 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 97 hits. He's allowing 7.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.84. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.18 and they have given up 251 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 305 batters and walked 104 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.37. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 730 base knocks and 327 earned runs this season. They have given up 119 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 222 hitters and struck out 885 batters. They give up a walk 2.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.09 while their FIP as a staff is 3.84.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 7th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .471 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .344, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Max Muncy comes into this matchup batting .269 with an OBP of .373. He has 88 hits this year along with 65 RBI in 327 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .544 with an OPS+ of 139. Cody Bellinger is hitting .336 this season and he has an OBP of .431. He has collected 115 hits in 342 at bats while driving in 77 runs. He has an OPS+ of 193 and a slugging percentage of .702. The Dodgers as a unit have 879 base hits, including 175 doubles and 163 homers. Los Angeles has walked 377 times this year and they have struck out on 797 occasions. They have had 731 men left on base and have an OPS of .815. They have scored 5.41 runs per game and totaled 530 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Dodgers -275
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