Miami Marlins vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 5/14/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Friday, May 14, 2021
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum Sportsnet LA
Sandy Alcantara and the Miami Marlins (16-20, 4th in NL East) are headed to Dodger Stadium on Friday where they'll meet the Los Angeles Dodgers (20-17, 3rd in NL West).
The Marlins have recorded 51 two-baggers as a team and have hit 35 balls out of the park. Miami owns a slugging percentage of .375 and have struck out 351 times, while drawing a walk on 104 occasions. As a team, the Miami Marlins are scoring 4.0 runs per game, which has them sitting at 22nd in MLB. They have accumulated 137 RBI's and 276 hits on the year, while their batting average is at .231. They have notched a total of 144 runs while holding a team OBP of .300.
The Marlins have compiled a team ERA of 3.39 this season (8th in MLB), and their staff has struck out 318 hitters. They have walked 105 hitters and their FIP sits at 3.72 as a squad this year. They have a K/BB ratio of 3.03 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.17. Marlins pitchers have conceded 35 long balls and 134 total runs (7th in baseball).
Marlins bullpen pitchers have entered the game with runners on 23 times and also have had 43 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have racked up 12 holds on the year (25th in baseball). The Marlins relievers have a save percentage of 40.0% and stepped onto the hill in 27 save situations. They have earned 6 saves on the campaign and have missed out on 9 of their 15 chances to save the game. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 35 base runners on the year with 37.1% of those players ended up scoring. The Marlins have sent 134 relief pitchers to the mound for the season.
The Marlins have turned 70.4% of balls hit into play into outs in their 2,868 innings on the field, ranking them 14th in baseball. The Miami Marlins have earned 956 putouts thus far, in addition to 307 assists and 24 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .981 which has them ranked 20th in professional baseball, and have 242 double plays.
Alcantara has pitched in 331 innings and is sitting with 278 K's thus far in his career. His earned run average is 3.56 (131 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.277. He has surrendered 284 hits (7.7 hits per nine innings) and has had 139 walks. Alcantara (12-21 win-loss record in his career) sits with a FIP of 4.34 and he has faced 1,393 opposing hitters in the major leagues.
The Dodgers hold a slugging % of .408 and they are earning 5.05 runs per contest (4th in MLB). They have put up 59 two-baggers, while getting a free base 174 times as well as putting up 187 runs. Los Angeles has tallied 43 home runs this season to go along with 179 RBIs. They have been rung up on 350 occasions (9th in the league) and have earned 308 hits. The Los Angeles Dodgers have compiled an OBP of .346 in addition to a team batting average of .243 this season.
The Dodgers hold a team WHIP of 1.114 in addition to having a FIP of 3.53 as a pitching staff for the season. They rank 11th in MLB as a staff in total hits allowed with 265. The Los Angeles pitching staff have conceded 147 runs for the season while having an ERA of 3.25 (120 earned runs allowed). Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 3.54 (372 strikeouts vs 105 walks). They have conceded 41 homers and they relinquish 3.98 runs per 9 innings (10th in MLB).
Sitting with 48 save situations, the Dodgers have recorded 24 holds and also 12 blown saves. Los Angeles has called on relievers to enter the contest in 23 save chances and they have earned 11 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 56 times in high leverage situations in addition to 39 occasions with base runners. Los Angeles relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 31.1% out of 45 inherited runners. They sit at 24th in the league holding a save percentage of 47.8%, and they have dispatched 119 relief pitchers to the mound so far this year.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have twisted 21 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .984 (12th in the majors). The Dodgers have recorded 319 assists, 21 errors and have notched a total of 996 putouts over the course of the season. In their 2,988 innings played, the Dodgers have a defensive efficiency of 71.4% (7th in professional baseball).
In his career, Kershaw has conceded 1,792 base hits while tallying 2,572 strikeouts in 2,377 frames. He has given up 644 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.003 and having a FIP of 2.8. His strikeout to walk ratio is 4.34 and he has gone up against 9,355 hitters so far in his career. Kershaw (180-79 career record) has earned a 2.44 earned run average while conceding 6.8 hits per 9 innings.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Miami
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