Los Angeles Dodgers vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 7/7/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Miami Marlins
Date: Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Location: Marlins Park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-208) Miami (+160)
Marlins Park is the venue where David Hess and the Miami Marlins (36-47, 5th in NL East) will play the Los Angeles Dodgers (53-32, 2nd in NL West) on Wednesday. The Marlins open this contest at +160 while the Dodgers are coming in at -208. The total has been set at 7.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Julio Urias and David Hess.
The Dodgers have compiled 128 doubles as a team and have knocked 108 balls out of the park. Los Angeles has a slugging % of .410 and have struck out 756 times, while drawing a walk on 360 occasions. As a unit, the Los Angeles Dodgers are scoring 5.1 runs per contest, which puts them at 4th in the league. They have accumulated 412 RBI's as well as 678 base knocks on the season, while their team batting average is .239. They have 432 runs and hold an OBP of .336.
The Dodgers are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.15 this season (1st in the league), and their staff has rung up 855 batters. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.38 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.11. Dodgers pitchers have allowed 90 long balls and also 312 runs in total (4th in MLB). They have walked 253 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 3.59 as a squad on the season.
The Dodgers have dispatched 283 relief pitchers to the mound this season. The relievers have inherited 113 base runners so far this season with 25.7% of those players earned a run for their team. They have 29 saves this season and have blown 16 out of their 45 save opportunities. The Dodgers relief pitchers have compiled a save rate of 64.4% and has entered the game in 105 save situations. The bullpen have 59 holds for the year (2nd in the league). Dodgers relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 82 times in addition to having 95 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have a total of 2,256 putouts this season, in addition to 681 assists and 51 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .983 which is 21st in pro baseball, and they have twisted 517 double plays. The Dodgers have converted 71.5% of baseballs in play into outs in their 6,768 innings, ranking them 4th in professional baseball.
Urias has thrown 338 frames and is sitting with 342 punch outs during his career. His ERA is 3.38 (127 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.197. He has surrendered 294 base hits (7.8 hits per 9 innings) and has had 111 free passes. Urias (22-10 career win-loss record) is the owner of a FIP of 3.48 while he has gone up against 1,402 opposing hitters during his time in the majors.
The Miami Marlins have earned an OBP of .302 and a team batting average of .232 this season. They have been rung up on 804 occasions (6th in baseball) and have tallied 641 hits. Miami has compiled 81 home runs this season to go along with 312 RBIs. The Marlins have a team slugging % of .371 and they are scoring 3.98 runs per contest (27th in MLB). They have recorded 112 two-baggers, while walking 249 times as well as notching 330 runs.
The Marlins have a WHIP of 1.184 with a FIP of 3.55 as a unit over the course of the season. They rank 5th in the league as a staff in total hits allowed with 609. The Miami pitching staff have conceded 309 runs for the season while having a team ERA of 3.41 (276 earned runs conceded). Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.81 (715 strikeouts against 254 free passes). They have relinquished 64 homers and they relinquish 3.81 runs per 9 innings (4th in the league).
Miami relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 36.3% out of 80 inherited runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 95 times in high leverage situations and also on 56 occasions with runners on. With 76 save situations, the Marlins have amassed 43 holds in addition to 17 blown saves. They sit at 27th in the league holding a save rate of 48.5%, and they have dispatched 298 relievers to the mound over the course of the season. Miami has called on relief pitchers to step onto the hill in 33 save chances and they have tallied 16 saves.
In their 6,564 innings played, the Marlins have a efficiency on defense of 70.1% (11th in the majors). The Miami Marlins have turned 79 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .981 (27th in the majors). The Marlins have racked up 739 assists, 56 errors and have 2,188 putouts for the year.
Hess (5-20 win-loss mark in his career) is the owner of a 5.83 ERA while allowing 9.9 hits per nine innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.03 and he has gone up against 856 batters during his MLB career. He has allowed 124 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.469 and a FIP of 6.4. In his career, Hess has surrendered 210 hits while tallying 144 strikeouts in 191 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Miami (+160)
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