Miami Marlins vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction, 7/28/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs Baltimore Orioles
Date: Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Location: Oriole Park in Baltimore, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Miami (+110) Baltimore (-135)
Jordan Holloway and the Miami Marlins (43-57, 5th in NL East) travel to Oriole Park on Wednesday where they'll meet the Baltimore Orioles (34-64, 5th in AL East). The Orioles open this game at -135 while the Marlins are coming in at +110. The total has been set at 9.5. The expected starting pitchers are Jordan Holloway and Jorge Lopez.
As a squad, the Miami Marlins are knocking in 3.9 runs per game, which is 27th in the league. They have earned 391 runs scored and have an on-base percentage of .302. The Marlins have earned 141 doubles as a unit and have knocked 98 baseballs out of the park. They have accrued 370 RBI's and 775 base knocks for the year, while their team batting average is .234. Miami has a slugging rate of .373 and have been called out on strikes 967 times, while taking a walk on 293 occasions.
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Marlins pitchers have given up 87 home runs and also 390 runs in total (6th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 309 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 3.73 as a squad over the course of the season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.76 and their pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.21. The Marlins have a team earned run average of 3.53 this year (6th in the league), and they have rung up 853 hitters.
Marlins bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 68 times in addition to having 112 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have accumulated 45 holds so far this season (19th in MLB). The Marlins relievers have earned a save rate of 48.6% and has stepped onto the mound in 82 save situations. They have accumulated 18 saves so far this year and have missed out on 19 out of their 37 save opportunities. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 97 runners on the season and 39.2% of them crossed the plate. The Marlins have sent 366 relief pitchers to the mound so far this year.
The Marlins have converted 69.9% of baseballs in play into outs in their 7,890 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 13th in the majors. The Miami Marlins are sitting with 2,630 putouts on the year, in addition to 893 assists and 72 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .980 which is 30th in MLB, and have 679 double plays.
Holloway (2-3 mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 3.68 and he has gone up against 148 opposing hitters in the majors. He has given up 22 hits (5.8 hits per nine innings) and has had 23 free passes. His ERA is 3.18 (12 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.324. Holloway has taken the ball for 34 innings and is sitting with 32 punch outs during his pro baseball career.
Baltimore is sitting with 111 HRs on the year and 396 RBIs. They have 164 doubles, while getting a free base 276 times and earning 408 runs. The Baltimore Orioles have tallied a team OBP of .302 in addition to a batting average of .237 so far this year. The Orioles have a team slugging % of .395 and they earn 4.16 runs per contest (24th in the league). They have struck out on 869 occasions (18th in MLB) and have a total of 776 base hits.
The Orioles are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.456 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.77 as a unit this season. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.39 (817 strikeouts against 342 free passes). They are sitting at 29th in baseball as a staff in total hits given up with 891. They have given up 143 long balls and they allow 5.72 runs per 9 innings (29th in baseball). The Baltimore pitching staff have conceded 538 runs on the season while having an ERA of 5.44 (512 earned runs conceded).
Baltimore has called on relievers to take the mound in 31 save chances and they have earned 16 saves. They are ranked 26th in baseball with a save rate of 51.6%, and they have dispatched 331 relievers to the mound for the season. Their relievers have come in 102 times in high leverage situations and on 130 occasions with runners on base. Baltimore bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 36.1% out of their 202 inherited runners. Sitting with 72 save situations, the Orioles have accrued 40 holds and 15 blown saves.
The Baltimore Orioles have twisted 60 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .986 (5th in pro baseball). The Orioles have accrued 799 assists, 47 errors and have a total of 2,542 putouts so far this season. Out of their 7,626 innings on the diamond, the Orioles have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 67.7% (28th in baseball).
In his pro baseball career, Lopez has allowed 372 base knocks while accumulating 273 punch outs in 322 frames. Lopez (11-29 career record) has earned a 5.98 earned run average and has conceded 10.4 hits per nine innings. He has conceded 214 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.536 and a FIP of 5.1. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.22 and he has gone up against 1,438 batters in his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Baltimore (-135)
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