Miami Marlins vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction, 7/27/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs Baltimore Orioles
Date: Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Location: Oriole Park in Baltimore, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Miami (-147) Baltimore (+115)
Sandy Alcantara and the Miami Marlins (43-57, 5th in NL East) go to Oriole Park on Tuesday where they'll meet the Baltimore Orioles (34-64, 5th in AL East). The Orioles open this matchup at +115 while the Marlins are coming in at -147. The total opens at 9.5. The pitchers taking the mound will be Sandy Alcantara and Spenser Watkins.
Miami has a slugging rate of .373 and have been called out on strikes 967 times, while taking a walk on 293 occasions. They have accrued 370 runs batted in in addition to 775 hits on the season, and their team batting average is sitting at .234. The Marlins have compiled 141 doubles as a team and have hit 98 balls out of the park. They have earned a total of 391 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .302. As a squad, the Miami Marlins are scoring 3.9 runs per outing, which has them at 28th in baseball.
Marlins pitchers have allowed 87 home runs in addition to 390 total runs (6th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 309 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 3.73 as a unit on the season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.76 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.21. The Marlins hold a team earned run average of 3.53 so far this year (6th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 853 hitters.
The Marlins relief pitchers have earned a save percentage of 48.6% and has entered the game in 82 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 97 runners on the year with 39.2% of those runners earned a run for their team. Marlins relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 68 times and also have had 112 appearances in high leverage situations. The Marlins have sent 366 relievers to the hill so far this year. The relief pitchers have racked up 45 holds for the year (17th in MLB). They have accumulated 18 saves so far this season and have not converted 19 of 37 chances to get a save.
The Miami Marlins have notched a total of 2,630 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 893 assists and 72 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .980 which has them ranked 30th in pro baseball, and have a total of 679 double plays. The Marlins have converted 69.9% of baseballs in play into outs out of 7,890 innings, which has them sitting 14th in professional baseball.
Alcantara has thrown 401 innings and is sitting with 335 strikeouts in his pro baseball career. Alcantara (16-28 win-loss record in his career) has a FIP of 4.21 while he has gone up against 1,688 opposing hitters during his time in the major leagues. His earned run average is 3.57 (159 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.273. He has surrendered 349 base knocks (7.8 hits per nine innings) and has had 162 walks.
The Baltimore Orioles have accumulated a team OBP of .302 as well as a team batting average of .237 for the season. They have been called out on strikes on 869 instances (16th in baseball) and are sitting with 776 base hits. Baltimore has accounted for 111 long balls for the year to go along with 396 runs batted in. The Orioles hold a slugging percentage of .395 and they score 4.16 runs per game (23rd in the league). They have 164 two-baggers, while walking 276 times as well as scoring 408 runs.
The Orioles hold a team WHIP of 1.456 and have a FIP of 4.77 as a pitching staff on the campaign. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.39 (817 strikeouts vs 342 walks). They sit at 29th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 891. They have surrendered 143 homers and they relinquish 5.72 runs per 9 innings (29th in the league). The Baltimore pitching staff have allowed 538 runs over the course of the season while holding a team ERA of 5.44 (512 earned runs conceded).
Baltimore has had bullpen pitchers step onto the mound in 31 save opportunities and they have recorded 16 saves. They are ranked 26th in the league with a save percentage of 51.6%, and they have dispatched 331 relief pitchers onto the diamond so far this year. Their relievers have come in 102 times in high leverage situations and also on 130 occasions with runners on. Baltimore bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 36.1% out of their 202 inherited runners. Sitting with 72 save situations, the Orioles have accumulated 40 holds and 15 blown saves.
In 7,626 innings played, the Orioles have earned a efficiency on defense of 67.7% (28th in baseball). The Baltimore Orioles have turned 60 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .986 (5th in baseball). The Orioles have accrued 799 assists, 47 errors and have a tally of 2,542 putouts over the course of the season.
Watkins (2-0 win-loss record in his career) holds a 1.65 earned run average while allowing 6.1 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 1.63 and he has gone up against 65 hitters so far in his pro baseball career. He has given up a total of 3 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.163 and having a FIP of 4.0. During his career, Watkins has conceded 11 base hits while he has tallied 13 K's in 16 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Baltimore (+115)
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