Miami Marlins vs Boston Red Sox Prediction, 5/28/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs Boston Red Sox
Date: Friday, May 28, 2021
Location: Fenway Park in Boston, MA
Cody Poteet and the Miami Marlins (24-25, 3rd in NL East) head to Fenway Park on Friday where they'll take on the Boston Red Sox (30-20, 2nd in AL East).
As a team, the Miami Marlins are recording 4.0 runs per outing, which has them sitting at 23rd in baseball. They have a total of 192 runs scored while having a team OBP of .297. The Marlins have compiled 70 doubles as a squad and have hit 44 baseballs out of the stadium. They have amassed 181 runs batted in in addition to 372 hits so far this season, while their team batting average comes in at .232. Miami has a slugging percentage of .371 and have been rung up 476 times, while drawing a walk on 133 occasions.
The Marlins are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.40 on the campaign (7th in the league), and their staff has struck out 416 hitters. They have walked 141 opposing players and their FIP is 3.55 as a squad so far this year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.95 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.16. Marlins pitchers have allowed 39 home runs and 178 runs in total (7th in baseball).
The Marlins bullpen have a save rate of 42.9% and has entered the game in 40 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 53 runners so far this year and 39.6% of those players earned a run for their team. Marlins bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 34 times as well as having 61 appearances in high leverage situations. The Marlins have sent 178 relievers to the hill this season. The relief pitchers are sitting with 19 holds so far this season (24th in baseball). They have recorded 9 saves for the season and have not converted 12 of 21 save chances.
The Miami Marlins have a total of 1,280 putouts for the season, as well as 421 assists and 27 errors. Their fielding rate is at .984 which ranks 10th in professional baseball, and have a total of 325 double plays. The Marlins have turned 70.7% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 3,840 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 11th in the majors.
Poteet has thrown 17 innings and is sitting with 13 strikeouts during his MLB career. His ERA is 1.06 (2 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 0.706. He has conceded 10 hits (5.3 hits per nine innings) with 2 walks. Poteet (2-0 mark in his career) holds a FIP of 2.73 while going up against 62 opposing batters in the major leagues.
The Red Sox have a slugging percentage of .445 and they score 5.10 runs per game (4th in the league). They have 105 doubles, while getting a free base 135 times and putting up 250 runs. Boston is sitting with 65 HRs for the year as well as 230 runs batted in. They have struck out on 436 occasions (15th in the league) and are sitting with 435 base hits. The Boston Red Sox have accounted for a team OBP of .322 and a batting average of .260 for the season.
The Red Sox hold a team WHIP of 1.324 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.40 as a squad this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.76 (461 strikeouts against 167 bases on balls). They rank 23rd in baseball as a staff in total hits conceded with 405. They have conceded 35 home runs and they surrender 4.27 runs per 9 innings (12th in baseball). The Boston pitching staff have conceded 205 runs on the season while holding an ERA of 3.89 (187 earned runs yielded).
Boston has had relief pitchers take the mound in 21 save chances and they have come away with 14 saves. They are ranked 10th in MLB with a save percentage of 66.7%, and they have sent 156 relief pitchers to the mound over the course of the season. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 65 times in high leverage situations in addition to 42 occasions with runners on. Boston relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 33.3% of 66 inherited runners. With 52 save situations, the Red Sox have compiled 31 holds in addition to 7 blown saves.
The Boston Red Sox have turned 42 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .982 (22nd in pro baseball). The Red Sox have recorded 446 assists, 32 errors and have accounted for 1,297 putouts so far this season. Out of their 3,891 innings on the diamond, the Red Sox have a defensive efficiency of 66.4% (30th in MLB).
Perez (58-63 mark in his career) is the owner of a 4.66 ERA while allowing 9.9 hits per nine innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 1.80 and he has gone up against 4,512 opposing hitters during his pro baseball career. He has given up a total of 535 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.470 and a FIP of 4.5. So far in his MLB career, Perez has surrendered 1,138 hits while accumulating 687 K's in 1,034 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Miami
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