Philadelphia Phillies at Miami Marlins Baseball Betting Tips 4/14/2019
Sunday, April 14, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Vince Velasquez vs. Jose Urena
The Philadelphia Phillies visit Marlins Park on Sunday, April 14, 2019 to play the Miami Marlins. The probable starters are Vince Velasquez for the Phillies and Jose Urena for the Marlins.
The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia at -171 and Miami at +161. The Phillies have a 8-4-0 over/under record and a 6-6-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 6-8-0 against the run line and have a 7-6-1 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 8-4-0 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 6-6-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 7-6-1 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 6-8-0 against the run line
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
03/25/19 CF Roman Quinn Oblique 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Tommy Hunter Forearm 10-day IL (03/25)
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
04/01/19 LF Garrett Cooper Calf 10-day IL (03/31)
03/28/19 P Riley Ferrell Biceps 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Julian Fernandez Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Phillies have a 8-4 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Vince Velasquez has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 3.00 and a WHIP of 0.67 this season. He has 4 strikeouts over his 6 innings pitched and he's given up 4 hits. He's allowed 6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.10 and they have given up 44 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the bullpen and they've struck out 40 hitters and walked 17 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.75. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 108 base hits and 57 earned runs. They have allowed 19 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 41 batters and struck out 98. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.82.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .258, good for 14th in the league. The Phillies hold a .455 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .364, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Rhys Hoskins is hitting .293 with an on-base percentage of .453. He has 12 hits this season in 41 at bats with 16 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .732 and an OPS+ of 202. Maikel Franco is hitting .268 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .423. He has totaled 11 hits and he has driven in 12 men in 41 at bats. His OPS+ is 166 while his slugging percentage is at .610. The Phillies have 103 hits, including 21 doubles and 18 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 64 times so far this season and they have struck out 100 times as a unit. They have left 90 men on base and have a team OPS of .819. They score 6.08 runs per contest and have scored a total of 73 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 3-11 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 9.22, Jose Urena has a 0-3 record and a 2.12 WHIP. He has 10 strikeouts over the 13.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 24 hits. He's allowing 15.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.67. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.63 and they have given up 45 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 53 batters and walked 20 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 5.28. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 125 base knocks and 71 earned runs this season. They have given up 17 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 47 hitters and struck out 125 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.28.
As a team, they are batting .212, good for 23rd in the league. The Marlins hold a .330 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .276, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 6.7 hits per contest. Starlin Castro comes into this matchup batting .236 with an OBP of .263. He has 13 hits this year along with 4 RBI in 55 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .364 with an OPS+ of 71. Jorge Alfaro is hitting .286 this season and he has an OBP of .342. He has collected 10 hits in 35 at bats while driving in 6 runs. He has an OPS+ of 140 and a slugging percentage of .543. The Marlins as a unit have 94 base hits, including 16 doubles and 12 homers. Miami has walked 34 times this year and they have struck out on 123 occasions. They have had 79 men left on base and have an OPS of .606. They have scored 2.5 runs per game and totaled 35 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Marlins +161
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