Miami Marlins at Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Tips 7/21/2019
Sunday, July 21, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jordan Yamamoto vs. Walker Buehler
Starlin Castro and the Miami Marlins (36-59, 5th in NL East) head to Dodger Stadium on Sunday where they'll meet the Los Angeles Dodgers (65-35, 1st in NL West). The Dodgers open this game at -310 while the Marlins are priced at +275. The O/U is set at 8.
The Marlins have been very good for oddsmakers, having gone 36-59-0 SU. Los Angeles covers 65.0% of the time, going 65-35-0 straight up. The Dodgers have been very good for MLB wagerers as favorites, going 63-32-0 SU. Miami covers 37.0% of the time as an underdog, having gone 34-58-0 straight up.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Marlins have been a pretty good Under play for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 41-49-5.
Miami covers 40.0% of the time on the road, having gone 18-27-0 straight up.
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Dodgers are covering 76.0% of the time at Dodger Stadium, going 38-12-0 SU.
The Dodgers have been a dicey Under play for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 49-46-5.
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
7/18/2019 JT Riddle CF Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 28
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
7/12/2019 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
7/19/2019 Dylan Floro RP Neck Expected to be out until at least Jul 29
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 36-59 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jordan Yamamoto has a 4-0 record with an earned run average of 1.59 and a WHIP of 0.94 this season. He has 34 strikeouts over his 34 innings pitched and he's given up 15 hits. He's allowed 4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.81 and they have given up 308 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the bullpen and they've struck out 337 hitters and walked 144 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.25. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 777 base hits and 401 earned runs. They have allowed 115 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 347 batters and struck out 823. 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 4.43.
As a team Miami is hitting .241, good for 27th in the league. The Marlins hold a .362 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Starlin Castro is hitting .249 with an on-base percentage of .274. He has 95 hits this season in 381 at bats with 40 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .352 and an OPS+ of 68. Miguel Rojas is hitting .282 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .339. He has totaled 94 hits and he has driven in 29 men in 333 at bats. His OPS+ is 88 while his slugging percentage is at .354. The Marlins have 777 hits, including 150 doubles and 76 home runs. Miami has walked 231 times so far this season and they have struck out 853 times as a unit. They have left 629 men on base and have a team OPS of .661. They score 3.61 runs per contest and have scored a total of 343 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 65-35 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.44, Walker Buehler has a 8-1 record and a 1.00 WHIP. He has 120 strikeouts over the 110 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 93 hits. He's allowing 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.14 and they have given up 258 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 321 batters and walked 109 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.5 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 3.38. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 744 base knocks and 334 earned runs this season. They have given up 120 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 226 hitters and struck out 906 batters. They give up a walk 2.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.09 while their FIP as a staff is 3.82.
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 .266 with an OBP of .369. He has 88 hits this year along with 65 RBI in 331 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .538 with an OPS+ of 136. Cody Bellinger is hitting .333 this season and he has an OBP of .430. He has collected 116 hits in 348 at bats while driving in 77 runs. He has an OPS+ of 190 and a slugging percentage of .693. The Dodgers as a unit have 895 base hits, including 178 doubles and 167 homers. Los Angeles has walked 384 times this year and they have struck out on 812 occasions. They have had 746 men left on base and have an OPS of .814. They have scored 5.38 runs per game and totaled 538 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Dodgers -310
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