Los Angeles Dodgers vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 7/5/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Miami Marlins
Date: Monday, July 5, 2021
Location: Marlins Park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-196) Miami (+150)
Marlins Park is the venue where Trevor Rogers and the Miami Marlins (35-46, 5th in NL East) will take on the Los Angeles Dodgers (52-31, 2nd in NL West) on Monday. The line on this contest has the Dodgers coming in at -196 and the Marlins are at +150. The O/U has been set at 7. The expected starting pitchers are Walker Buehler and Trevor Rogers.
As a squad, the Los Angeles Dodgers are knocking in 5.1 runs per game, which puts them at 4th in baseball. They have a total of 423 runs and have an on-base percentage of .336. The Dodgers have accrued 122 doubles as a unit and have knocked 107 balls out of the park. They have earned 403 runs batted in and 659 hits on the campaign, while their team batting average is sitting at .239. Los Angeles has a slugging percentage of .411 and have struck out 728 times, while taking a walk on 355 occasions.
The Dodgers have an ERA of 3.16 on the campaign (1st in MLB), and their staff has rung up 835 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 246 opposing players and their FIP is 3.60 as a unit on the season. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 3.39 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.11. Dodgers pitchers have conceded 89 home runs and 306 total runs (4th in the league).
Dodgers relief pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 81 times as well as having 93 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have a total of 57 holds this season (3rd in baseball). The Dodgers relief pitchers have recorded a save rate of 64.4% and has stepped onto the mound in 103 save situations. They have recorded 29 saves on the campaign and have not converted 16 of 45 save opportunities. The relief pitchers have inherited 112 runners on the season with 25.0% of them crossed home plate. The Dodgers have dispatched 273 relief pitchers to the hill so far this season.
The Dodgers have converted 71.8% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 6,615 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 3rd in baseball. The Los Angeles Dodgers have 2,205 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 661 assists and 48 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .984 which is 13th in professional baseball, and have earned 507 double plays.
Buehler (32-10 career record) is the owner of a FIP of 3.30 and he has gone up against 1,866 opposing batters during his time in the majors. He has conceded 354 base hits (6.8 hits per 9 innings) and has 115 free passes. His earned run average is 2.97 (155 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.000. Buehler has taken the ball for 469 innings and has tallied 521 punch outs thus far in his career.
Miami has accounted for 77 HRs this year to go along with 301 runs batted in. They have tallied 112 doubles, while taking a walk 243 times as well as putting up 318 runs. The Miami Marlins hold an OBP of .300 as well as a team batting average of .231 so far this season. The Marlins hold a slugging percentage of .369 and they are scoring 3.93 runs per game (28th in baseball). They have been called out on strikes on 782 occasions (6th in MLB) and have totaled 621 base hits.
The Miami pitching staff have relinquished 297 runs this year while having a team ERA of 3.35 (264 earned runs given up). They have conceded 63 dingers and they concede 3.76 runs per 9 innings (4th in the league). The Marlins hold a team WHIP of 1.170 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.55 as a squad for the season. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.86 (693 strikeouts vs 242 walks). They come in at 3rd in MLB as a staff in total hits surrendered with 589.
Sitting with 70 save situations, the Marlins have earned 39 holds in addition to 16 blown saves. Miami has had bullpen pitchers enter the contest in 31 save chances and they have walked away with 15 saves. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 89 times in high leverage situations and also on 53 occasions with base runners. Miami relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 35.5% out of their 76 inherited runners. They sit at 27th in baseball with a save percentage of 48.4%, and they have dispatched 290 relievers to the mound this season.
In 6,396 innings on the field, the Marlins are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 70.3% (11th in baseball). The Miami Marlins have twisted 78 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .981 (27th in MLB). The Marlins have recorded 724 assists, 54 errors and have notched a total of 2,132 putouts over the course of the season.
Rogers (8-7 mark in his career) has earned a 3.07 earned run average while allowing 7.2 hits per nine innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.31 and he has gone up against 497 hitters so far in his MLB career. He has allowed 41 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.172 and having a FIP of 3.0. During his career, Rogers has surrendered 96 base hits while earning 149 strikeouts in 120 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Miami (+150)
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