Philadelphia Phillies at Miami Marlins Baseball Betting Tips 8/24/2019
Saturday, August 24, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Zach Eflin vs. Jordan Yamamoto
J.T. Realmuto and the Philadelphia Phillies (66-60, 4th in NL East) go to Marlins Park on Saturday where they'll meet the Miami Marlins (45-81, 5th in NL East). The Phillies open this game at -155 while the Marlins are priced at +145. The total has been set at 9.
The Phillies have been hot and cold for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 66-60-0 SU. Miami is covering 35.7% of the time, going 45-81-0 straight up.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Phillies have been a solid Under option for over/under wagerers, having gone 58-65-3.
The Phillies cover 46.7% of the time on the road, having gone 28-32-0 straight up.
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
Miami is covering 39.1% of the time at Marlins Park, going 25-39-0 SU.
The Marlins have been a solid Under option for over/under wagerers, having gone 58-60-8.
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
8/21/2019 Victor Arano RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
8/21/2019 Seranthony Dominguez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 9
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 Roman Quinn CF Groin Expected to be out until at least Aug 27
8/17/2019 David Robertson RP Elbow Out for the season
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
8/22/2019 Cesar Puello CF Hip Expected to be out until at least Sep 3
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
8/8/2019 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 Zach Eflin has a 7-11 record with an earned run average of 4.57 and a WHIP of 1.40 this season. He has 101 strikeouts over his 122 innings pitched and he's given up 135 hits. He's allowed 10 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.8. 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 21st 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 21st in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. J.T. Realmuto is hitting .275 with an on-base percentage of .326. He has 120 hits this season in 437 at bats with 66 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .476 and an OPS+ of 103. Bryce Harper is hitting .254 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .373. He has totaled 117 hits and he has driven in 92 men in 461 at bats. His OPS+ is 121 while his slugging percentage is at .497. 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 45-81 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.31, Jordan Yamamoto has a 4-4 record and a 1.04 WHIP. He has 66 strikeouts over the 64.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 41 hits. He's allowing 5.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.62. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.13 and they have given up 415 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 437 batters and walked 197 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 4.65. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,020 base knocks and 578 earned runs this season. They have given up 187 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 475 hitters and struck out 1,085 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 4.89.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 .365 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .296, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Starlin Castro comes into this matchup batting .262 with an OBP of .285. He has 131 hits this year along with 60 RBI in 500 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .380 with an OPS+ of 75. Brian Anderson is hitting .261 this season and he has an OBP of .340. He has collected 120 hits in 459 at bats while driving in 65 runs. He has an OPS+ of 112 and a slugging percentage of .468. The Marlins as a unit have 1,022 base hits, including 203 doubles and 103 homers. Miami has walked 294 times this year and they have struck out on 1,138 occasions. They have had 807 men left on base and have an OPS of .661. They have scored 3.62 runs per game and totaled 456 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Marlins (+145)
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