Milwaukee Brewers vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 5/8/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Miami Marlins
Date: Saturday, May 8, 2021
Location: Marlins Park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Nick Neidert and the Miami Marlins (14-16, 4th in NL East) host the Milwaukee Brewers (17-15, 2nd in NL Central) at Marlins Park on Saturday.
The Brewers have accumulated 36 doubles as a squad and have smacked 38 baseballs out of the park. Milwaukee has a slugging percentage of .367 and have been called out on strikes 326 times, while drawing a walk on 105 occasions. As a team, the Milwaukee Brewers are putting up 3.9 runs per game, which has them at 23rd in MLB. They have amassed 122 runs batted in in addition to 229 hits so far this year, and their team batting average is sitting at .217. They have accounted for 125 runs while holding a team OBP of .301.
Brewers pitchers have given up 37 home runs and 131 total runs (14th in the league). They have walked 110 batters and their FIP comes in at 3.85 as a squad so far this season. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.98 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.16. The Brewers hold a team earned run average of 3.62 for the season (10th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 328 hitters.
The Brewers have sent 104 relievers to the hill this year. The relievers have inherited 25 base runners this season with 32.0% of those players crossed home plate. They have accumulated 8 saves for the year and have missed out on 3 out of their 11 chances to get a save. The Brewers bullpen have compiled a save rate of 72.7% and has stepped onto the mound in 31 save situations. The relievers have 20 holds on the year (6th in MLB). Brewers relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 18 times in addition to having 41 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Brewers have converted 71.8% of balls in play into outs out of 2,574 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 6th in pro baseball. The Milwaukee Brewers have earned a total of 858 putouts thus far, as well as 262 assists and 18 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .984 which puts them in 13th in professional baseball, and they have turned 195 double plays.
Houser has thrown 213 frames and has earned 190 punch outs so far in his career. His earned run average is 4.04 (96 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.334. He has surrendered 207 hits (8.7 hits per nine innings) and has had 78 free passes. Houser (9-16 record in his career) holds a FIP of 4.23 while he has faced 900 opposing hitters in the majors.
The Marlins hold a slugging % of .370 and they earn 4.23 runs per game (18th in MLB). They have put up 42 two-baggers, while taking a walk 95 times as well as notching 127 runs. Miami has accumulated 28 HRs over the course of the season as well as 120 runs batted in. They have struck out on 287 instances (11th in the league) and have 229 hits. The Miami Marlins are sitting with an OBP of .305 in addition to a team batting average of .231 so far this season.
The Miami pitching staff have conceded 107 runs so far this season while having an ERA of 3.22 (95 earned runs conceded). They have given up 29 dingers and they surrender 3.63 runs per 9 innings (4th in the league). The Marlins have a team WHIP of 1.146 and have a FIP of 3.77 as a team over the course of the season. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.93 (264 strikeouts against 90 bases on balls). They have a ranking of 6th in the league as a staff in total hits given up with 214.
Miami bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 32.3% out of their 31 inherited runners. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 37 times in high leverage situations and also on 20 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 23 save situations, the Marlins have tallied 9 holds and also 9 blown saves. They are currently ranked 30th in baseball with a save rate of 35.7%, and they have sent 113 relief pitchers to the hill this season. Miami has had relief pitchers step onto the hill in 14 save chances and they have come away with 5 saves.
Out of their 2,391 innings on the diamond, the Marlins have a defensive efficiency of 71.2% (12th in pro baseball). The Miami Marlins have turned 31 double plays and have a fielding rate of .981 (22nd in pro baseball). The Marlins have racked up 264 assists, 21 errors and have 797 putouts so far this season.
During his MLB career, Neidert has given up 23 base knocks while he has earned 12 K's in 20 frames. Neidert (0-1 win-loss record in his career) has earned a 6.20 earned run average and has given up 10.2 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed 14 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.770 and being the owner of a FIP of 6.6. He has a K/BB ratio of 0.92 and he has faced 91 hitters in his career.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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