Philadelphia Phillies vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 9/13/2020 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs Miami Marlins
Date: Sunday, September 13, 2020
Location: Marlins Park in Miami, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Phillies (-135) Marlins (+125)
Rhys Hoskins and the Philadelphia Phillies (22-20, 2nd in NL East) are headed to Marlins Park on Sunday where they'll meet the Miami Marlins (21-20, 3rd in NL East). The Phillies open this matchup at -135 while the Marlins are coming in at +125. The O/U has been set at 9. The pitchers taking the mound will be Zach Eflin and Sixto Sanchez.
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
9/11/2020 Zack Wheeler SP Finger Expected to be out until at least Sep 14
9/11/2020 Scott Kingery 2B Back Expected to be out until at least Sep 14
9/6/2020 Roman Quinn CF Concussion Expected to be out until at least Sep 13
9/6/2020 Jay Bruce LF Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 17
8/29/2020 David Robertson RP Elbow Out for the season
8/25/2020 Jose Alvarez RP Groin Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
7/25/2020 Seranthony Dominguez RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
9/12/2020 Pat Venditte RP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
9/12/2020 Jon Berti 2B Finger Expected to be out until at least Sep 12
9/12/2020 Sean Rodriguez 3B Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
9/12/2020 Jeff Brigham RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
9/11/2020 Nick Neidert RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Sep 13
9/10/2020 Magneuris Sierra CF Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 14
9/10/2020 Jordan Holloway RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
9/10/2020 Brian Moran RP Kneecap Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
9/10/2020 Francisco Cervelli C Concussion Out for the season
9/8/2020 Brandon Leibrandt RP Elbow Out for the season
9/7/2020 Harold Ramirez RF Hamstring Out for the season
9/5/2020 Elieser Hernandez SP Lat Out for the season
9/1/2020 Drew Steckenrider RP Triceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 22
8/28/2020 Logan Forsythe 2B Oblique Out for the season
8/24/2020 Stephen Tarpley RP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 16
8/18/2020 Mike Morin RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Phillies have a 22-20 overall record this season. Eflin has taken the hill for 456 innings and has earned 366 punchouts thus far in his career. His earned run average is 4.72 (239 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.342. He has given up 489 base hits (9.6 hits per 9 innings) with 123 walks. Eflin (27-32 career win-loss mark) is the owner of a FIP of 4.75 while he has gone up against 1,965 batters in the majors. The bullpen has an earned run average of 7.47 and they have given up 191 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .294 against the bullpen and they've struck out 135 hitters and walked 66 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 10.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 5.13. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 405 base hits and 202 earned runs. They have allowed 63 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 127 batters and struck out 371. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.50 and their FIP as a unit is 4.63.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .260, good for 9th in the league. The Phillies hold a .450 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .345, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Rhys Hoskins is hitting .255 with an on-base percentage of .397. He has 37 hits this season in 145 at bats with 26 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .524 and an OPS+ of 143. Bryce Harper is hitting .248 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .411. He has totaled 32 hits and he has driven in 21 men in 129 at bats. His OPS+ is 133 while his slugging percentage is at .465. The Phillies have 358 hits, including 67 doubles and 60 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 161 times so far this season and they have struck out 322 times as a unit. They have left 292 men on base and have a team OPS of .795. They score 5.4 runs per contest and have scored a total of 227 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Sanchez has allowed 21 base knocks and he has 25 strikeouts in 25 innings pitched. He has allowed 5 ER's while holding a WHIP of 0.920 and having a FIP of 3.1. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 12.50 and he has faced 94 batters. Sanchez (2-1 win-loss record) has earned a 1.80 earned run average while allowing 7.6 hits per nine innings. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.16 and they have given up 163 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 128 batters and walked 85 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.76. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 347 base knocks and 184 earned runs this season. They have given up 61 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 153 hitters and struck out 312 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 5.17.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 17th in the league. The Marlins hold a .381 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Jesus Aguilar comes into this matchup batting .271 with an OBP of .336. He has 35 hits this year along with 24 RBI in 129 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .442 with an OPS+ of 109. Miguel Rojas is hitting .342 this season and he has an OBP of .429. He has collected 25 hits in 73 at bats while driving in 14 runs. He has an OPS+ of 160 and a slugging percentage of .534. The Marlins as a unit have 324 base hits, including 58 doubles and 39 homers. Miami has walked 139 times this year and they have struck out on 373 occasions. They have had 273 men left on base and have an OPS of .701. They have scored 4.41 runs per game and totaled 181 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Marlins (+125)
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