Pittsburgh Pirates at Miami Marlins Baseball Betting Tips and Predictions 6/14/2019
Friday, June 14, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Steven Brault vs. Trevor Richards
Marlins Park is the venue where Brian Anderson and the Miami Marlins (24-42, 5th in NL East) will take on the Pittsburgh Pirates (30-37, 5th in NL Central) on Friday. The moneyline on this game has the Pirates coming in at -103 and the Marlins are at -107. The O/U is set at 8.
The Pirates have been bad for bettors, having gone 30-37-0 SU. The Marlins are covering 36.4% of the time, going 24-42-0 straight up. The Pirates are covering 40.4% of the time as an underdog, having gone 19-28-0 straight up.
Valuable Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pirates have been a bad Under pick for over/under wagerers, having gone 40-26-1.
The Pirates are covering 47.2% of the time as the away team, having gone 17-19-0 straight up.
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Marlins are covering 34.3% of the time at Marlins Park, going 12-23-0 SU.
The Marlins have been a solid Under pick for over/under wagerers, having gone 30-33-3.
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
6/12/2019 Keone Kela RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
6/10/2019 Chris Stratton RP Side Expected to be out until at least Jun 16
6/10/2019 Jordan Lyles SP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jun 19
6/9/2019 Francisco Cervelli C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jun 22
6/8/2019 Rookie Davis RP Finger Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
6/8/2019 Trevor Williams SP Side Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
6/5/2019 Lonnie Chisenhall RF Calf Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
6/5/2019 Nick Burdi RP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/4/2019 Nik Turley SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
5/13/2019 Jameson Taillon SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 4
4/25/2019 Erik Gonzalez SS Collarbone Expected to be out until at least Jul 4
3/28/2019 Edgar Santana RP Elbow Out for the season
3/1/2019 Chad Kuhl SP Elbow Out for the season
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
6/12/2019 Chad Wallach C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jun 20
6/12/2019 Drew Steckenrider RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/12/2019 Riley Ferrell RP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 29
6/12/2019 Jose Urena SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 19
6/12/2019 Martin Prado 1B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
6/12/2019 Neil Walker 1B Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
6/12/2019 Jon Berti 3B Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jun 25
6/11/2019 Peter O'Brien RF Ribs Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
6/11/2019 Caleb Smith SP Hip Expected to be out until at least Jun 23
6/7/2019 Julian Fernandez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 30
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Pirates have a 30-37 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Steven Brault has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 5.05 and a WHIP of 1.59 this season. He has 34 strikeouts over his 41 innings pitched and he's given up 41 hits. He's allowed 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.37. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.50 and they have given up 271 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the bullpen and they've struck out 280 hitters and walked 129 batters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.21. The Pirates pitchers collectively have given up 616 base hits and 347 earned runs. They have allowed 98 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Pittsburgh as a pitching staff has walked 253 batters and struck out 588. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.45 and their FIP as a unit is 4.72.
As a team Pittsburgh is hitting .257, good for 10th in the league. The Pirates hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Melky Cabrera is hitting .328 with an on-base percentage of .366. He has 59 hits this season in 180 at bats with 22 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .450 and an OPS+ of 118. Josh Bell is hitting .325 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .392. He has totaled 83 hits and he has driven in 61 men in 255 at bats. His OPS+ is 176 while his slugging percentage is at .663. The Pirates have 605 hits, including 121 doubles and 69 home runs. Pittsburgh has walked 180 times so far this season and they have struck out 562 times as a unit. They have left 477 men on base and have a team OPS of .723. They score 4.34 runs per contest and have scored a total of 291 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 24-42 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.31, Trevor Richards has a 3-6 record and a 1.19 WHIP. He has 68 strikeouts over the 73.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 54 hits. He's allowing 6.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.62. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.09 and they have given up 208 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 235 batters and walked 116 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.1 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 4.29. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 531 base knocks and 281 earned runs this season. They have given up 80 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 248 hitters and struck out 569 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.40.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 24th in the league. The Marlins hold a .349 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .295, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Brian Anderson comes into this matchup batting .246 with an OBP of .327. He has 61 hits this year along with 28 RBI in 248 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .379 with an OPS+ of 97. Miguel Rojas is hitting .272 this season and he has an OBP of .335. He has collected 59 hits in 217 at bats while driving in 18 runs. He has an OPS+ of 87 and a slugging percentage of .327. The Marlins as a unit have 525 base hits, including 99 doubles and 50 homers. Miami has walked 167 times this year and they have struck out on 582 occasions. They have had 435 men left on base and have an OPS of .645. They have scored 3.52 runs per game and totaled 232 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Pirates/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Marlins -107
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