Atlanta Braves vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 7/11/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Atlanta Braves vs Miami Marlins
Date: Sunday, July 11, 2021
Location: Marlins Park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Marlins Park is the venue where Pablo Lopez and the Miami Marlins (38-48, 5th in NL East) will play the Atlanta Braves (42-44, 3rd in NL East) on Sunday.
As a unit, the Atlanta Braves are recording 4.7 runs per game, which has them at 10th in MLB. They have a total of 406 runs and hold an OBP of .322. The Braves have tallied 143 doubles as a team and have knocked 119 balls out of the park. They have accumulated 389 runs batted in and 672 hits on the year, and their average at the plate is sitting at .239. Atlanta has a slugging percentage of .424 and have been called out on strikes 803 times, while drawing a walk on 317 occasions.
Braves pitchers have yielded 102 home runs and 390 runs in total (17th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 294 opposing batters and their FIP is 4.23 as a team for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.61 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.32. The Braves are sitting with a team earned run average of 4.26 so far this season (17th in MLB), and their staff has struck out 766 batters.
Braves relief pitchers have entered the contest with players on base 79 times as well as having 127 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen are sitting with 55 holds so far this season (5th in the league). The Braves relief pitchers have compiled a save rate of 58.1% and has come into the game in 87 save situations. They have recorded 18 saves on the campaign and have not converted 13 of 31 save chances. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 121 base runners for the year with 39.7% of those runners crossed the plate. The Braves have sent 313 relief pitchers to the mound over the course of the season.
The Atlanta Braves have a total of 2,244 putouts on the campaign, as well as 763 assists and 42 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .986 which puts them in 5th in MLB, and they have turned 608 double plays. The Braves have transformed 69.5% of balls in play into outs out of 6,732 innings, ranking them 18th in baseball.
Anderson (8-6 career win-loss record) has a FIP of 3.18 while he has faced 524 batters in the majors. He has conceded 96 base hits (6.9 hits per 9 innings) and has had 48 free passes. His earned run average is 2.93 (41 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.143. Anderson has thrown 126 innings and has accounted for 135 K's during his career.
The Miami Marlins have recorded an on-base percentage of .302 in addition to a team batting average of .233 on the year. They have struck out on 836 instances (6th in MLB) and have a total of 665 base knocks. Miami has knocked in 86 home runs for the year as well as 323 RBIs. The Marlins have a team slugging % of .372 and they are recording 3.98 runs per game (27th in the league). They have recorded 115 doubles, while taking a walk 258 times as well as scoring 342 runs.
The Marlins are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.190 and have a FIP of 3.58 as a pitching staff on the campaign. Their K/BB ratio is 2.85 (747 strikeouts against 262 free passes). They are sitting at 6th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 639. They have surrendered 68 dingers and they concede 3.83 runs per 9 innings (3rd in MLB). The Miami pitching staff have conceded 322 runs on the season while holding a team ERA of 3.40 (286 earned runs given up).
Sitting with 77 save situations, the Marlins have accumulated 43 holds and also 18 blown saves. Miami has had relievers enter the contest in 34 save opportunities and they have earned 16 saves. Their relief pitchers have come in 102 times in high leverage situations and on 59 occasions with runners on base. Miami bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 37.6% out of 85 inherited base runners. They sit at 28th in MLB holding a save rate of 47.1%, and they have dispatched 309 relievers onto the diamond so far this year.
In 6,816 innings on the diamond, the Marlins hold a efficiency on defense of 69.8% (13th in pro baseball). The Miami Marlins have turned 81 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .981 (29th in professional baseball). The Marlins have accrued 763 assists, 60 errors and have 2,272 putouts so far this season.
Lopez (17-21 win-loss mark in his career) holds a 4.02 ERA while allowing 8.3 hits per nine innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.51 and he has faced 1,340 batters so far in his pro baseball career. He has allowed 144 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.188 and a FIP of 3.8. In his MLB career, Lopez has conceded 297 base hits and he has 302 K's in 322 innings.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Miami
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