Miami Marlins vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 4/23/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Friday, April 23, 2021
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: Miami (+105) San Francisco (-115)
Sandy Alcantara and the Miami Marlins (8-9, 3rd in NL East) travel to Oracle Park on Friday where they'll take on the San Francisco Giants (11-7, 2nd in NL West). The Giants open this contest at -115 while the Marlins are priced at +105. The over/under has been set at 7.5. The starting pitchers will be Sandy Alcantara and Alex Wood.
As a squad, the Miami Marlins are notching 4.4 runs per contest, which has them at 15th in MLB. They have notched a total of 74 runs scored and have an on-base percentage of .320. The Marlins have accrued 32 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 11 balls out of the park. They have compiled 71 RBI's as well as 143 hits so far this year, and their team batting average is at .246. Miami has a slugging % of .371 and have struck out 163 times, while being walked on 57 occasions.
The Marlins have compiled a team earned run average of 3.68 so far this season (9th in MLB), and their staff has struck out 159 batters. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.69 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.13. Marlins pitchers have conceded 20 home runs and 70 total runs (9th in baseball). They have walked 59 batters and their FIP is 4.11 as a squad on the season.
Marlins relief pitchers have entered the game with opponents on base 13 times and also have had 26 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have accumulated 7 holds this season (19th in baseball). The Marlins relief pitchers have a save percentage of 36.4% and has come into the game in 18 save situations. They have 4 saves on the campaign and have blown 7 of 11 save opportunities. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 18 runners so far this year and 33.3% of those runners ended up scoring. The Marlins have dispatched 69 relief pitchers to the mound on the year.
The Marlins have converted 73.6% of balls in play into outs out of their 1,392 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 2nd in the majors. The Miami Marlins have a total of 464 putouts thus far, in addition to 144 assists and 10 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .984 which ranks 11th in the majors, and have 116 double plays.
Alcantara (11-20 mark in his career) has earned a FIP of 4.34 and he has faced 1,295 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues. He has allowed 264 base knocks (7.8 hits per 9 innings) and has 132 walks. His ERA is 3.67 (125 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.293. Alcantara has thrown 306 innings and has 258 punch outs in his pro baseball career.
San Francisco has knocked in 26 HRs on the year as well as 65 runs batted in. They have 26 two-baggers, while getting a free base 58 times as well as earning 66 runs. The San Francisco Giants have a team on-base percentage of .292 as well as a batting average of .218 on the season. The Giants have a SLG% of .401 and they have an average of 3.67 runs per contest (25th in baseball). They have struck out on 168 instances (11th in MLB) and have recorded 128 hits.
The Giants have a team WHIP of 1.169 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.60 as a squad over the course of the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.80 (157 strikeouts against 56 free passes). They are sitting at 12th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 131. They have surrendered 16 homers and they allow 3.32 runs per 9 innings (3rd in the league). The San Francisco pitching staff have relinquished 59 runs for the year while holding an ERA of 3.09 (55 earned runs relinquished).
San Francisco has had relief pitchers step onto the mound in 16 save opportunities and they have come away with 9 saves. They are ranked 17th in the league with a save percentage of 56.3%, and they have dispatched 67 relievers to the mound on the year. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 36 times in high leverage situations in addition to 13 occasions with runners on base. San Francisco relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 41.2% out of 17 inherited runners. With 35 save situations, the Giants have 19 holds and also 7 blown saves.
Out of their 1,401 innings on the diamond, the Giants have earned a efficiency on defense of 72.6% (4th in the majors). The San Francisco Giants have twisted 17 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .979 (24th in pro baseball). The Giants have 152 assists, 13 errors and have accumulated 467 putouts for the season.
In his MLB career, Wood has conceded 808 hits while earning 787 K's in 856 frames. Wood (54-44 career mark) has earned a 3.42 ERA while giving up 8.5 hits per nine innings. He has allowed 326 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.228 and a FIP of 3.5. His K/BB ratio is 3.23 and he has faced 3,563 opposing hitters so far in his pro baseball career.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Miami (+105) and over 7.5 runs
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