Miami Marlins vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 5/12/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: Miami (+111) Arizona (-121)
Chase Field is the site where Zac Gallen and the Arizona Diamondbacks (16-19, 4th in NL West) will play the Miami Marlins (15-19, 4th in NL East) on Wednesday. The Diamondbacks open this contest at -121 while the Marlins are coming in at +111. The total has been set at 7.5. The starting pitchers will be Trevor Rogers and Zac Gallen.
The Marlins have earned 47 doubles as a squad and have knocked 32 balls out of the stadium. Miami has a slugging rate of .372 and have struck out 333 times, while being walked on 100 occasions. As a team, the Miami Marlins are compiling 4.1 runs per game, which is 21st in MLB. They have 131 RBI's in addition to 259 hits this season, and their batting average is .230. They have a total of 138 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .301.
The Marlins have compiled a team earned run average of 3.20 so far this year (4th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 301 hitters. They have walked 101 opposing players and their FIP sits at 3.71 as a squad this season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.98 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.15. Marlins pitchers have relinquished 32 home runs in addition to 121 runs in total (5th in MLB).
The Marlins have dispatched 127 relievers to the hill on the campaign. The relief pitchers have inherited 32 base runners so far this year with 31.3% of those players earned a run for their team. They have earned 5 saves on the season and have blown 9 out of their 14 chances to save the game. The Marlins relievers have accumulated a save rate of 35.7% and has stepped onto the mound in 23 save situations. The relief pitchers have tallied 9 holds on the season (27th in baseball). Marlins bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 22 times as well as having 40 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Marlins have converted 70.9% of baseballs in play into outs in their 2,715 innings on the field, which has them ranked 10th in baseball. The Miami Marlins have accounted for 905 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 294 assists and 24 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .980 which puts them in 22nd in pro baseball, and have 228 double plays.
Rogers has taken the mound for 66 frames and has earned 89 strikeouts during his career. His ERA is 3.68 (27 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.303. He has surrendered 58 base hits (7.9 hits per 9 innings) and has 28 walks. Rogers (5-4 career record) holds a FIP of 3.28 and he has gone up against 281 batters in the major leagues.
Arizona has a total of 41 home runs for the year as well as 153 runs batted in. They have 56 two-baggers, while walking 134 times as well as scoring 167 runs. The Arizona Diamondbacks have compiled an on-base percentage of .319 as well as a team batting average of .235 this season. The Diamondbacks have a team slugging % of .400 and they average 4.77 runs per game (7th in the league). They have struck out on 309 occasions (12th in baseball) and have recorded 282 base hits.
The Diamondbacks are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.360 and have a FIP of 4.43 as a staff on the year. They come in at 27th in baseball as a staff in total hits surrendered with 301. The Arizona pitching staff have conceded 179 runs for the year while holding a team ERA of 4.69 (159 earned runs relinquished). Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.53 (288 strikeouts vs 114 bases on balls). They have allowed 46 homers and they surrender 5.28 runs per 9 innings (27th in MLB).
With 29 save situations, the Diamondbacks have amassed 16 holds and 8 blown saves. Arizona has called on relief pitchers to step onto the hill in 13 save chances and they have converted 5 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 34 times in high leverage situations and on 31 occasions with base runners. Arizona relievers have an inherited score percentage of 29.7% out of their 37 inherited runners. They sit at 29th in baseball holding a save rate of 38.5%, and they have dispatched 121 relief pitchers to the mound so far this year.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have turned 20 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .982 (19th in professional baseball). The Diamondbacks have recorded 306 assists, 23 errors and have accumulated 917 putouts on the season. In 2,751 innings played, the Diamondbacks have earned a defensive efficiency of 68.9% (22nd in baseball).
Gallen (7-9 record in his career) is the owner of a 2.82 ERA while surrendering 6.8 hits per nine innings. His K/BB ratio is 2.80 and he has faced 740 hitters in his career. He has conceded a total of 56 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.175 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.5. In his pro baseball career, Gallen has conceded 135 base knocks while he has earned 210 strikeouts in 178 frames.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Arizona (-121)
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