Miami Marlins vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 5/16/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Sunday, May 16, 2021
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum Sportsnet LA
Dodger Stadium is the site where Walker Buehler and the Los Angeles Dodgers (20-17, 3rd in NL West) will play the Miami Marlins (17-20, 4th in NL East) on Sunday.
As a team, the Miami Marlins are earning 4.0 runs per game, which has them sitting at 22nd in MLB. They have 149 runs while having a team OBP of .301. The Marlins have earned 54 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 35 baseballs out of the stadium. They have 142 RBI's and 288 hits so far this season, while their average at the plate is .234. Miami is slugging .376 and have been called out on strikes 356 times, while being walked on 106 occasions.
The Marlins hold a team ERA of 3.33 for the season (7th in the league), and they have rung up 328 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 108 batters and their FIP is 3.68 as a squad over the course of the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.04 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.16. Marlins pitchers have surrendered 35 home runs in addition to 135 total runs (6th in MLB).
Marlins pitchers have come into the game with opponents on base 23 times as well as having 43 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have racked up 12 holds for the season (25th in the league). The Marlins relief pitchers have a save percentage of 40.0% and has stepped onto the mound in 27 save situations. They have recorded 6 saves this year and have blown 9 of 15 save opportunities. The relief pitchers have inherited 35 base runners on the campaign with 37.1% of those runners ended up scoring. The Marlins have sent 137 relievers to the mound this year.
The Marlins have converted 70.6% of balls hit into play into outs in their 2,949 innings on the diamond, ranking them 13th in the majors. The Miami Marlins have earned 983 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 312 assists and 24 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .982 which puts them in 20th in MLB, and have a total of 250 double plays.
Lopez has taken the mound for 271 innings and has totaled 243 punch outs so far in his career. Lopez (13-19 mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 3.95 while facing 1,137 opposing batters in the majors. His ERA is 4.25 (128 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.227. He has given up 255 base knocks (8.5 hits per 9 innings) and has had 78 walks.
The Dodgers hold a slugging percentage of .408 and they have an average of 5.05 runs per outing (5th in the league). They have 59 doubles, while taking a walk 174 times as well as recording 187 runs. Los Angeles has hit 43 home runs so far this year to go along with 179 RBIs. They have been rung up on 350 instances (9th in baseball) and have earned 308 hits. The Los Angeles Dodgers have an OBP of .346 and a batting average of .243 so far this year.
The Los Angeles pitching staff have given up 147 runs so far this year while holding an ERA of 3.25 (120 earned runs conceded). They have conceded 41 dingers and they yield 3.98 runs per 9 innings (11th in the league). The Dodgers have a team WHIP of 1.114 in addition to having a FIP of 3.53 as a team on the year. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.54 (372 strikeouts vs 105 bases on balls). They are currently ranked 10th in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 265.
Los Angeles has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the hill in 23 save chances and they have walked away with 11 saves. They are currently ranked 25th in baseball holding a save percentage of 47.8%, and they have dispatched 119 relievers onto the field on the campaign. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 56 times in high leverage situations in addition to 39 occasions with runners on base. Los Angeles relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 31.1% out of their 45 inherited base runners. Sitting with 48 save situations, the Dodgers have amassed 24 holds in addition to 12 blown saves.
Out of their 2,988 innings played, the Dodgers have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 71.4% (7th in professional baseball). The Los Angeles Dodgers have twisted 21 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .984 (13th in the majors). The Dodgers have recorded 319 assists, 21 errors and have earned 996 putouts during this campaign.
Buehler (25-9 mark in his career) holds a 3.18 ERA and has allowed 7.0 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 4.86 and he has faced 1,639 batters so far in his MLB career. He has conceded 145 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.015 and a FIP of 3.3. In his career, Buehler has allowed 320 base knocks and he has 467 punch outs in 410 innings pitched.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Miami
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