Milwaukee Brewers vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 5/7/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Miami Marlins
Date: Friday, May 7, 2021
Location: Marlins Park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: Milwaukee (-106) Miami (-104)
Marlins Park is the venue where Trevor Rogers and the Miami Marlins (13-16, 5th in NL East) will play the Milwaukee Brewers (17-14, 2nd in NL Central) on Friday. The Brewers open this game at -106 while the Marlins are coming in at -104. The O/U has been set at 8.5. The pitchers taking the mound will be Alec Bettinger and Trevor Rogers.
The Brewers have tallied 35 doubles as a squad and have hit 38 baseballs out of the stadium. Milwaukee is slugging .373 and have struck out 318 times, while drawing a walk on 105 occasions. As a team, the Milwaukee Brewers are notching 4.0 runs per contest, which has them at 22nd in the league. They have tallied 122 RBI's and 226 hits so far this year, while their average at the plate is .220. They have racked up 125 runs scored while having a team OBP of .306.
The Brewers have a team ERA of 3.66 on the campaign (9th in the league), and they have rung up 315 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 107 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 3.89 as a squad over the course of the season. Their K/BB ratio is 2.94 and their pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.17. Brewers pitchers have given up 36 long balls and 129 runs (14th in the league).
The Brewers have dispatched 103 relievers to the mound so far this season. The relievers have inherited 25 base runners on the season with 32.0% of them crossed home plate. They have tallied 8 saves so far this season and have blown 3 of 11 chances to get a save. The Brewers relief pitchers have a save percentage of 72.7% and has stepped onto the mound in 31 save situations. The relief pitchers have 20 holds for the season (6th in baseball). Brewers relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 18 times and also have had 41 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Brewers have converted 71.7% of balls in play into outs in their 2,502 innings on the field, which ranks them 7th in baseball. The Milwaukee Brewers have a total of 834 putouts so far this season, in addition to 256 assists and 18 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .984 which has them ranked 12th in baseball, and have earned 187 double plays.
Bettinger has pitched in 4 frames and has earned 0 strikeouts in his MLB career. Bettinger (0-1 mark in his career) has earned a FIP of 11.85 while he has faced 26 opposing hitters during his time in the major leagues. His ERA is 24.75 (11 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 3.250. He has given up 11 base knocks (24.8 hits per nine innings) and has had 2 walks.
Miami has tallied 26 long balls for the year and 117 RBIs. They have hit 42 two-baggers, while getting a free base 95 times and racking up 124 runs. The Miami Marlins have tallied an on-base percentage of .308 as well as a team batting average of .232 on the season. The Marlins hold a team SLG% of .369 and they are earning 4.28 runs per contest (16th in baseball). They have been rung up on 279 occasions (13th in baseball) and have earned a total of 224 base hits.
The Marlins hold a team WHIP of 1.155 in addition to having a FIP of 3.80 as a team over the course of the season. They come in at 6th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 209. The Miami pitching staff have surrendered 106 runs on the year while having a team ERA of 3.34 (95 earned runs surrendered). Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.94 (256 strikeouts against 87 bases on balls). They have surrendered 29 dingers and they relinquish 3.72 runs per 9 innings (4th in MLB).
With 21 save situations, the Marlins have recorded 8 holds and also 9 blown saves. Miami has had bullpen pitchers step onto the mound in 13 save opportunities and they have come away with 4 saves. Their relief pitchers have come in 36 times in high leverage situations and also on 20 occasions with base runners. Miami bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 32.3% of 31 inherited runners. They are currently ranked 30th in MLB with a save percentage of 30.8%, and they have dispatched 109 relievers to the hill on the year.
Out of their 2,310 innings played, the Marlins have earned a efficiency on defense of 71.0% (12th in baseball). The Miami Marlins have turned 30 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .982 (20th in professional baseball). The Marlins have accrued 258 assists, 19 errors and have accounted for 770 putouts this season.
Rogers (4-4 mark in his career) has earned a 3.84 earned run average while giving up 8.0 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.19 and he has faced 260 opposing batters thus far in his career. He has allowed 26 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.311 and a FIP of 3.4. During his pro baseball career, Rogers has given up 54 base knocks while accumulating 83 strikeouts in 61 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Miami (-104)
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