Los Angeles Dodgers vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 7/6/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Miami Marlins
Date: Tuesday, July 6, 2021
Location: Marlins Park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-172) Miami (+135)
Marlins Park is the site where Pablo Lopez and the Miami Marlins (35-47, 5th in NL East) will play the Los Angeles Dodgers (53-31, 2nd in NL West) on Tuesday. The Marlins open this game at +135 while the Dodgers are priced at -172. The over/under opens at 7. The pitchers taking the mound will be Tony Gonsolin and Pablo Lopez.
The Dodgers have hit 125 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 108 balls out of the stadium. Los Angeles has a slugging % of .411 and have been called out on strikes 743 times, while drawing a walk on 355 occasions. As a team, the Los Angeles Dodgers are compiling 5.1 runs per game, which is 4th in MLB. They have amassed 408 RBI's as well as 670 base knocks so far this season, while their average at the plate is .240. They have accumulated 428 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .336.
Dodgers pitchers have given up 89 home runs in addition to 307 total runs (4th in MLB). They have walked 249 opposing hitters and their FIP sits at 3.58 as a squad this year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.40 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.11. The Dodgers hold a team earned run average of 3.13 this year (1st in the league), and they have struck out 846 hitters.
Dodgers relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with players on base 82 times in addition to having 94 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 59 holds on the campaign (2nd in the league). The Dodgers bullpen have a save rate of 64.4% and has come into the game in 105 save situations. They have recorded 29 saves over the course of the season and have blown 16 out of their 45 save opportunities. The relievers have inherited 113 base runners over the course of the season with 25.7% of them ended up crossing the plate. The Dodgers have dispatched 280 relievers to the mound on the season.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have earned 2,232 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 673 assists and 49 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .983 which has them sitting 15th in baseball, and have accumulated 514 double plays. The Dodgers have converted 71.6% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 6,696 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 3rd in the majors.
Gonsolin has taken the ball for 102 frames and has 105 strikeouts during his pro baseball career. His ERA is 2.63 (30 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.023. He has conceded 70 hits (6.1 hits per 9 innings) with 35 free passes. Gonsolin (7-4 win-loss mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 3.12 while going up against 411 hitters during his time in the majors.
The Marlins have a team slugging % of .371 and they have an average of 3.96 runs per game (27th in baseball). They have 112 two-baggers, while getting a free base 245 times as well as putting up 325 runs. Miami has 80 long balls on the campaign to go along with 308 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 795 occasions (6th in MLB) and have notched a total of 633 hits. The Miami Marlins have recorded a team on-base percentage of .301 and a batting average of .232 for the season.
The Marlins have a team WHIP of 1.180 and have a FIP of 3.57 as a pitching staff on the year. They have a ranking of 5th in the league as a staff in total hits relinquished with 601. The Miami pitching staff have allowed 305 runs on the year while having a team ERA of 3.40 (272 earned runs conceded). They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.82 (702 strikeouts against 249 free passes). They have yielded 64 home runs and they surrender 3.81 runs per 9 innings (4th in the league).
Sitting with 72 save situations, the Marlins have accumulated 41 holds and also 16 blown saves. Miami has had bullpen pitchers enter the game in 31 save opportunities and they have converted 15 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 92 times in high leverage situations and on 54 occasions with base runners. Miami bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 35.5% out of their 76 inherited runners. They are ranked 27th in the league holding a save rate of 48.4%, and they have sent 294 relievers to the mound this year.
The Miami Marlins have twisted 79 double plays and have a fielding rate of .982 (26th in MLB). The Marlins have racked up 737 assists, 54 errors and have a tally of 2,161 putouts so far this season. In their 6,483 innings played, the Marlins have a defensive efficiency of 70.2% (11th in MLB).
So far in his MLB career, Lopez has allowed 293 hits while he has totaled 294 K's in 318 innings pitched. He has conceded 143 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.187 and a FIP of 3.8. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.46 and he has gone up against 1,321 opposing hitters during his MLB career. Lopez (17-21 mark in his career) is the owner of a 4.04 ERA and has surrendered 8.3 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Miami (+135)
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