Miami Marlins vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 5/13/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Thursday, May 13, 2021
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
Chase Field is the venue where Merrill Kelly and the Arizona Diamondbacks (17-19, 4th in NL West) will take on the Miami Marlins (15-20, 4th in NL East) on Thursday.
The Marlins have accumulated 51 doubles as a unit and have smacked 33 baseballs out of the park. Miami has a slugging % of .373 and have been called out on strikes 343 times, while drawing a walk on 102 occasions. As a squad, the Miami Marlins are recording 4.0 runs per game, which ranks them 23rd in baseball. They have tallied 134 runs batted in in addition to 266 hits for the year, while their team batting average sits at .230. They have accumulated 141 runs and have an on-base percentage of .299.
The Marlins have an earned run average of 3.43 on the year (7th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 308 batters. They have walked 105 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 3.77 as a squad for the season. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.93 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.18. Marlins pitchers have yielded 34 home runs in addition to 132 runs in total (7th in the league).
Marlins relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 23 times and also have had 40 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have 9 holds on the season (27th in baseball). The Marlins relievers have accumulated a save rate of 35.7% and has stepped onto the mound in 23 save situations. They have tallied 5 saves this year and have not converted 9 of their 14 save chances. The relievers have inherited 35 base runners for the season and 37.1% of those players crossed home plate. The Marlins have dispatched 130 relief pitchers to the mound for the year.
The Miami Marlins have 929 putouts thus far, in addition to 301 assists and 24 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .981 which puts them in 22nd in pro baseball, and have accumulated 236 double plays. The Marlins have converted 70.3% of balls hit into play into outs out of 2,787 innings on the field, which has them sitting 15th in pro baseball.
Rogers (5-4 career record) has a FIP of 3.28 while going up against 281 opposing hitters during his time in the major leagues. He has conceded 58 base knocks (7.9 hits per nine innings) and has 28 walks. His earned run average is 3.68 (27 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.303. Rogers has pitched in 66 innings and has earned 89 punch outs during his career.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have accumulated an on-base percentage of .323 as well as a team batting average of .240 for the year. They have been called out on strikes on 316 occasions (12th in the league) and have 297 base hits. Arizona has recorded 43 home runs this year to go along with 164 runs batted in. The Diamondbacks have a team slugging % of .412 and they average 4.94 runs per game (6th in MLB). They have recorded 60 two-baggers, while getting a free base 138 times as well as putting up 178 runs.
The Arizona pitching staff have relinquished 182 runs so far this season while having a team ERA of 4.64 (162 earned runs conceded). They have relinquished 47 home runs and they relinquish 5.21 runs per 9 innings (26th in the league). The Diamondbacks have a team WHIP of 1.349 with a FIP of 4.39 as a unit on the year. Their K/BB ratio is 2.57 (298 strikeouts vs 116 bases on balls). They come in at 27th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 308.
Arizona relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 29.7% out of their 37 inherited runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 34 times in high leverage situations and on 31 occasions with runners on. With 30 save situations, the Diamondbacks have recorded 17 holds in addition to 8 blown saves. They are currently ranked 29th in baseball with a save rate of 38.5%, and they have sent 124 relievers to the mound on the year. Arizona has called on bullpen pitchers to take the mound in 13 save chances and they have walked away with 5 saves.
Out of their 2,832 innings played, the Diamondbacks have earned a defensive efficiency of 69.0% (21st in baseball). The Arizona Diamondbacks have twisted 20 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .982 (19th in the majors). The Diamondbacks have 310 assists, 23 errors and have amassed 944 putouts for the season.
So far in his MLB career, Kelly has allowed 252 base knocks and he has 217 strikeouts in 253 innings. He has allowed 122 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.296 and having a FIP of 4.5. His K/BB ratio is 2.86 and he has faced 1,072 batters so far in his MLB career. Kelly (18-19 win-loss record in his career) has earned a 4.34 earned run average while surrendering 9.0 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Arizona
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