Miami Marlins vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 5/15/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Saturday, May 15, 2021
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum Sportsnet LA
Jordan Holloway and the Miami Marlins (17-20, 4th in NL East) travel to Dodger Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the Los Angeles Dodgers (20-17, 3rd in NL West).
The Marlins have hit 54 two-baggers as a unit and have smacked 35 balls out of the park. Miami has a slugging % of .376 and have been rung up 356 times, while being walked on 106 occasions. As a unit, the Miami Marlins are notching 4.0 runs per game, which puts them at 22nd in MLB. They have amassed 142 RBI's and 288 hits this season, and their team batting average comes in at .234. They have 149 runs and have an on-base percentage of .301.
Marlins pitchers have allowed 35 home runs and 135 total runs (6th in MLB). They have walked 108 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 3.68 as a squad on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.04 and their pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.16. The Marlins have an ERA of 3.33 so far this season (7th in baseball), and they have rung up 328 batters.
The Marlins have dispatched 137 relievers to the mound for the season. The relief pitchers have inherited 35 runners for the year and 37.1% of those players earned a run for their team. They have recorded 6 saves this season and have blown 9 out of their 15 save opportunities. The Marlins relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 40.0% and has come into the game in 27 save situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 12 holds on the campaign (25th in MLB). Marlins bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with players on base 23 times in addition to having 43 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Marlins have converted 70.6% of balls in play into outs out of their 2,949 innings, which has them ranked 13th in MLB. The Miami Marlins have earned 983 putouts thus far, in addition to 312 assists and 24 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .982 which is 20th in MLB, and have earned 250 double plays.
Holloway (1-1 career mark) sits with a FIP of 3.03 while he has gone up against 59 opposing batters in the major leagues. He has surrendered 11 base knocks (7.1 hits per 9 innings) with 7 free passes. His earned run average is 1.93 (3 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.286. Holloway has pitched in 14 innings and has earned 11 K's in his pro baseball career.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have compiled a team on-base percentage of .346 and a team batting average of .243 this year. They have been called out on strikes on 350 occasions (9th in baseball) and have a total of 308 base hits. Los Angeles has a total of 43 long balls on the year as well as 179 runs batted in. The Dodgers have a team slugging % of .408 and they score 5.05 runs per game (5th in the league). They have recorded 59 two-baggers, while getting a free base 174 times and scoring 187 runs.
The Dodgers hold a team WHIP of 1.114 and have a FIP of 3.53 as a squad for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.54 (372 strikeouts against 105 free passes). They come in at 10th in MLB as a staff in total hits surrendered with 265. They have surrendered 41 long balls and they concede 3.98 runs per 9 innings (11th in the league). The Los Angeles pitching staff have conceded 147 runs so far this season while having a team ERA of 3.25 (120 earned runs conceded).
Los Angeles relievers hold an inherited score rate of 31.1% out of 45 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 56 times in high leverage situations and also on 39 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 48 save situations, the Dodgers have amassed 24 holds and 12 blown saves. They are currently ranked 25th in baseball with a save percentage of 47.8%, and they have sent 119 bullpen pitchers to the mound on the season. Los Angeles has had bullpen pitchers enter the contest in 23 save chances and they have earned 11 saves.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have twisted 21 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .984 (13th in baseball). The Dodgers have accrued 319 assists, 21 errors and have 996 putouts during this campaign. In 2,988 innings on the field, the Dodgers have a defensive efficiency of 71.4% (7th in baseball).
Bauer (78-66 career record) is the owner of a 3.85 earned run average while giving up 7.8 hits per nine innings. His K/BB ratio is 2.88 and he has faced 5,224 batters thus far in his career. He has conceded 530 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.246 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.8. So far in his MLB career, Bauer has allowed 1,078 hits while he has tallied 1,346 K's in 1,240 frames.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Miami
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