Miami Marlins vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 5/10/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Monday, May 10, 2021
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
Chase Field is the venue where Luke Weaver and the Arizona Diamondbacks (15-16, 4th in NL West) will play the Miami Marlins (14-16, 4th in NL East) on Monday.
The Marlins have hit 42 doubles as a unit and have knocked 28 baseballs out of the stadium. Miami has a slugging rate of .370 and have been called out on strikes 287 times, while drawing a walk on 95 occasions. As a squad, the Miami Marlins are putting up 4.2 runs per game, which has them sitting at 18th in the league. They have tallied 120 runs batted in in addition to 229 base knocks over the course of the season, and their average at the plate comes in at .231. They have a total of 127 runs and have an OBP of .305.
Marlins pitchers have allowed 29 home runs in addition to 107 runs in total (3rd in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 90 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 3.77 as a team for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.93 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.15. The Marlins have an ERA of 3.22 this year (5th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 264 hitters.
Marlins relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 20 times and also have had 37 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have earned 9 holds on the season (27th in MLB). The Marlins relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 35.7% and has stepped onto the mound in 23 save situations. They have earned 5 saves this year and have blown 9 of their 14 chances to save the game. The relief pitchers have inherited 31 base runners on the season and 32.3% of those players earned a run for their team. The Marlins have dispatched 113 relievers to the hill so far this year.
The Miami Marlins have 797 putouts so far this season, as well as 264 assists and 21 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .981 which puts them in 22nd in professional baseball, and have accumulated 198 double plays. The Marlins have converted 71.2% of baseballs in play into outs in their 2,391 innings, which has them sitting 12th in the majors.
Castano has taken the ball for 43 innings and has accumulated 17 K's so far in his pro baseball career. Castano (1-3 career win-loss mark) holds a FIP of 5.07 while going up against 184 batters in the majors. His ERA is 3.56 (17 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.395. He has surrendered 44 hits (9.2 hits per 9 innings) and has had 16 free passes.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have tallied an OBP of .319 as well as a batting average of .236 for the year. They have struck out on 277 occasions (14th in baseball) and have tallied 252 hits. Arizona has hit 40 home runs this season to go along with 142 RBIs. The Diamondbacks hold a team slugging percentage of .410 and they score 4.97 runs per game (3rd in MLB). They have tallied 48 doubles, while walking 119 times and putting up 154 runs.
The Arizona pitching staff have surrendered 164 runs on the season while holding a team ERA of 4.91 (148 earned runs surrendered). They have conceded 43 home runs and they allow 5.44 runs per 9 innings (27th in MLB). The Diamondbacks are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.365 in addition to having a FIP of 4.46 as a unit on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.69 (256 strikeouts vs 95 free passes). They sit at 27th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 275.
Arizona has called on relievers to step onto the hill in 11 save chances and they have come away with 4 saves. They are currently ranked 29th in baseball with a save rate of 36.4%, and they have sent 106 bullpen pitchers to the hill on the season. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 29 times in high leverage situations and also on 27 occasions with base runners. Arizona relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 31.3% out of their 32 inherited runners. Sitting with 27 save situations, the Diamondbacks have recorded 16 holds and also 7 blown saves.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have turned 20 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .983 (19th in professional baseball). The Diamondbacks have accrued 275 assists, 19 errors and have earned 814 putouts this season. In 2,442 innings played, the Diamondbacks have a defensive efficiency of 68.4% (26th in MLB).
Weaver (21-32 win-loss mark in his career) holds a 4.82 ERA while giving up 9.6 hits per nine innings. His K/BB ratio is 3.10 and he has gone up against 1,654 batters in his pro baseball career. He has given up a total of 203 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.396 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.1. During his MLB career, Weaver has allowed 403 hits and he has 391 strikeouts in 379 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Arizona
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