Baltimore Orioles vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 4/21/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs Miami Marlins
Date: Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Location: Marlins Park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: Baltimore (+129) Miami (-139)
Bruce Zimmermann and the Baltimore Orioles (7-9, 3rd in AL East) go to Marlins Park on Wednesday where they'll meet the Miami Marlins (7-8, 3rd in NL East). The Marlins open this game at -139 while the Orioles are coming in at +129. The total is set at 8. The pitchers taking the mound will be Bruce Zimmermann and Trevor Rogers.
Baltimore has a slugging % of .365 and have been called out on strikes 165 times, while being walked on 41 occasions. They have earned 61 RBI's and 117 hits on the season, while their average at the plate sits at .221. The Orioles have tallied 27 doubles as a unit and have smacked 15 baseballs out of the stadium. They have a total of 64 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .278. As a team, the Baltimore Orioles are earning 4.0 runs per contest, which ranks them 20th in baseball.
The Orioles have a team earned run average of 4.17 for the season (17th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 136 hitters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.89 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.27. Orioles pitchers have allowed 23 home runs and also 69 total runs (16th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 47 players from the other team and their FIP is 4.48 as a unit so far this year.
Orioles pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 24 times and also have had 23 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen are sitting with 7 holds on the year (15th in baseball). The Orioles relief pitchers have earned a save percentage of 50.0% and has entered the game in 15 save situations. They have compiled 4 saves over the course of the season and have missed out on 4 of 8 chances to save the game. The relievers have inherited 35 runners so far this year and 31.4% of those players ended up crossing the plate. The Orioles have sent 55 relief pitchers to the mound so far this season.
The Orioles have converted 70.6% of balls in play into outs out of their 1,248 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 13th in baseball. The Baltimore Orioles have earned a total of 416 putouts thus far, as well as 141 assists and 9 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .984 which ranks 13th in MLB, and have 111 double plays.
Zimmermann has taken the hill for 24 innings and is sitting with 18 punch outs in his career. His ERA is 5.25 (14 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.250. He has conceded 23 hits (8.6 hits per 9 innings) and has 7 walks. Zimmermann (1-1 career record) has a FIP of 6.00 and he has gone up against 100 hitters in the majors.
The Marlins hold a team SLG% of .375 and they are recording 4.40 runs per outing (11th in the league). They have recorded 31 doubles, while taking a walk 51 times as well as scoring 66 runs. Miami has hit 11 long balls this season and 63 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 145 occasions (17th in MLB) and have tallied 123 hits. The Miami Marlins have an on-base percentage of .317 and a batting average of .239 for the season.
The Miami pitching staff have conceded 63 runs this season while holding an ERA of 3.70 (56 earned runs given up). They have surrendered 18 HR's and they allow 4.16 runs per 9 innings (10th in MLB). The Marlins hold a team WHIP of 1.153 with a FIP of 4.15 as a unit so far this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.67 (144 strikeouts against 54 free passes). They rank 5th in MLB as a staff in total hits surrendered with 103.
Sitting with 16 save situations, the Marlins have tallied 6 holds in addition to 7 blown saves. Miami has called on relief pitchers to step onto the hill in 10 save chances and they have come away with 3 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 26 times in high leverage situations and on 12 occasions with runners on base. Miami bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 35.3% of 17 inherited base runners. They are ranked 29th in MLB holding a save percentage of 30.0%, and they have dispatched 62 bullpen pitchers to the mound this season.
In their 1,230 innings played, the Marlins have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 73.2% (4th in the majors). The Miami Marlins have twisted 13 double plays and have a fielding rate of .983 (14th in the majors). The Marlins have accrued 126 assists, 9 errors and are sitting with 410 putouts this year.
So far in his pro baseball career, Rogers has conceded 40 base knocks and he has 62 K's in 43 frames. Rogers (2-3 mark in his career) has earned a 4.81 ERA while allowing 8.4 hits per nine innings. He has surrendered a total of 23 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.442 and a FIP of 3.8. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.82 and he has gone up against 192 hitters in his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Miami (-139)
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