Philadelphia Phillies at Miami Marlins Baseball Betting Tips 8/23/2019
Friday, August 23, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Vince Velasquez vs. Hector Noesi
Brian Anderson and the Miami Marlins (45-80, 5th in NL East) host the Philadelphia Phillies (66-60, 4th in NL East) at Marlins Park on Friday, August 23, 2019. The Marlins open this game at +165 while the Phillies are coming in at -175. The over/under opens at 9.
The Phillies have been decent for MLB wagerers, having gone 65-60-0 SU. The Marlins cover 36.3% of the time, going 45-79-0 straight up.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Phillies have been a dicey Over pick for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 58-64-3.
Philadelphia is covering 45.8% of the time as the road team, having gone 27-32-0 straight up.
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Marlins cover 39.1% of the time at Marlins Park, going 25-39-0 SU.
The Marlins have been a dicey Over pick for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 58-58-8.
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
8/21/2019 Seranthony Dominguez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 9
8/21/2019 Victor Arano RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
8/20/2019 Jay Bruce LF Arm Expected to be out until at least Aug 27
8/20/2019 Jake Arrieta SP Elbow Out for the season
8/18/2019 Adam Morgan RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
8/17/2019 David Robertson RP Elbow Out for the season
8/17/2019 Roman Quinn CF Groin Expected to be out until at least Aug 27
8/15/2019 Edubray Ramos RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 14
7/23/2019 Tommy Hunter RP Forearm Out for the season
7/12/2019 Pat Neshek RP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
6/24/2019 Andrew McCutchen LF Knee Out for the season
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
8/20/2019 Elieser Hernandez SP Finger Expected to be out until at least Aug 25
8/20/2019 Tayron Guerrero RP Finger Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/17/2019 Pablo Lopez SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 28
8/17/2019 Chad Wallach C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/15/2019 JT Riddle CF Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/15/2019 Miguel Rojas SS Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 23
8/15/2019 Cesar Puello CF Hip Expected to be out until at least Aug 22
8/8/2019 Drew Steckenrider RP Elbow Out for the season
8/5/2019 Jose Urena SP Back Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/1/2019 Julian Fernandez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 3
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Phillies have a 66-60 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Vince Velasquez has a 5-7 record with an earned run average of 4.35 and a WHIP of 1.32 this season. He has 96 strikeouts over his 89 innings pitched and he's given up 83 hits. He's allowed 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.26. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.55 and they have given up 445 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the bullpen and they've struck out 441 hitters and walked 176 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.54. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 1,137 base hits and 571 earned runs. They have allowed 204 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 422 batters and struck out 1,068. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.93.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .245, good for 22nd in the league. The Phillies hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Bryce Harper is hitting .254 with an on-base percentage of .373. He has 117 hits this season in 461 at bats with 92 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .497 and an OPS+ of 121. J.T. Realmuto is hitting .275 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .326. He has totaled 120 hits and he has driven in 66 men in 437 at bats. His OPS+ is 102 while his slugging percentage is at .476. The Phillies have 1,058 hits, including 235 doubles and 159 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 452 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,112 times as a unit. They have left 892 men on base and have a team OPS of .740. They score 4.76 runs per contest and have scored a total of 600 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 45-80 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 9.39, Hector Noesi has a 0-3 record and a 1.50 WHIP. He has 13 strikeouts over the 15.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 14 hits. He's allowing 8.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 8.36. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.10 and they have given up 412 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 435 batters and walked 196 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.67. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,014 base knocks and 576 earned runs this season. They have given up 186 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 472 hitters and struck out 1,076 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.90.Related: Robert Ferringo teaches you 4 reasons you should be betting NFL Preseason on this exclusive YouTube Video - Here
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 28th in the league. The Marlins hold a .366 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Brian Anderson comes into this matchup batting .262 with an OBP of .340. He has 119 hits this year along with 65 RBI in 455 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .470 with an OPS+ of 113. Starlin Castro is hitting .260 this season and he has an OBP of .284. He has collected 129 hits in 496 at bats while driving in 58 runs. He has an OPS+ of 74 and a slugging percentage of .377. The Marlins as a unit have 1,016 base hits, including 202 doubles and 103 homers. Miami has walked 294 times this year and they have struck out on 1,129 occasions. They have had 803 men left on base and have an OPS of .663. They have scored 3.63 runs per game and totaled 454 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Marlins (+165)
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