Atlanta Braves vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 6/12/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Atlanta Braves vs Miami Marlins
Date: Saturday, June 12, 2021
Location: Marlins Park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: Atlanta (-141) Miami (+110)
Zach Thompson and the Miami Marlins (27-35, 4th in NL East) host the Atlanta Braves (29-31, 3rd in NL East) at Marlins Park on Saturday. The odds on this contest have the Braves priced at -141 and the Marlins are at +110. The O/U opens at 7.5. The expected starting pitchers will be Max Fried and Zach Thompson.
The Braves have hit 94 two-baggers as a team and have hit 90 baseballs out of the stadium. Atlanta has a slugging percentage of .429 and have been called out on strikes 569 times, while drawing a walk on 212 occasions. As a squad, the Atlanta Braves are notching 4.8 runs per game, which puts them at 9th in baseball. They have 277 RBI's and 463 base knocks for the year, while their batting average is .235. They have accounted for 290 runs scored while having a team OBP of .316.
Braves pitchers have allowed 76 long balls and also 291 total runs (21st in the league). They have walked 209 opposing players and their FIP is 4.32 as a squad over the course of the season. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.59 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.33. The Braves hold a team ERA of 4.34 on the season (20th in baseball), and the staff has struck out 541 hitters.
The Braves relief pitchers have a save rate of 52.2% and has come into the game in 64 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 92 runners on the season with 35.9% of those players crossed home plate. Braves relief pitchers have entered the contest with opponents on base 60 times as well as having 100 appearances in high leverage situations. The Braves have sent 223 relievers to the hill on the year. The relief pitchers have recorded 40 holds on the season (6th in the league). They have accumulated 12 saves for the year and have blown 11 of 23 save chances.
The Atlanta Braves have accounted for 1,587 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 553 assists and 36 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .983 which puts them in 15th in pro baseball, and have a total of 428 double plays. The Braves have transformed 69.2% of balls hit into play into outs out of 4,761 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 18th in baseball.
Fried has taken the ball for 326 frames and is sitting with 334 punch outs during his MLB career. His earned run average is 3.67 (133 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.337. He has surrendered 322 base hits (8.9 hits per 9 innings) and has had 114 free passes. Fried (29-14 record in his career) sits with a FIP of 3.68 while he has faced 1,390 hitters in the major leagues.
The Miami Marlins have compiled an OBP of .304 as well as a batting average of .236 so far this season. They have struck out on 610 instances (4th in MLB) and have earned 489 base hits. Miami has recorded 58 home runs over the course of the season to go along with 232 runs batted in. The Marlins have a slugging percentage of .377 and they have an average of 3.95 runs per outing (23rd in the league). They have notched 95 two-baggers, while walking 182 times and recording 245 runs.
The Marlins are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.181 and have a FIP of 3.48 as a unit so far this year. Their K/BB ratio is 2.99 (530 strikeouts against 177 bases on balls). They rank 11th in MLB as a staff in total hits conceded with 467. They have conceded 48 home runs and they surrender 3.96 runs per 9 innings (8th in MLB). The Miami pitching staff have surrendered 240 runs so far this season and come in with a team ERA of 3.53 (214 earned runs allowed).
Miami relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 38.1% out of their 63 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 72 times in high leverage situations and on 43 occasions with runners on. With 54 save situations, the Marlins have 27 holds and also 16 blown saves. They are currently ranked 29th in MLB holding a save rate of 40.7%, and they have dispatched 227 relief pitchers onto the field this season. Miami has called on relief pitchers to take the mound in 27 save opportunities and they have converted 11 saves.
The Miami Marlins have twisted 54 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .982 (23rd in the majors). The Marlins have accrued 548 assists, 39 errors and have accounted for 1,636 putouts on the campaign. In their 4,908 innings played, the Marlins have a efficiency on defense of 69.8% (13th in MLB).
In his career, Thompson has surrendered 4 base hits while he has earned 1 strikeout in 3 frames. He has allowed 2 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.667 and a FIP of 3.5. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.00 and he has gone up against 14 batters during his pro baseball career. Thompson (0-1 career record) holds a 6.00 earned run average while conceding 12.0 hits per 9 innings.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Atlanta (-141) and over 7.5 runs
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