New York Mets vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 5/22/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Mets vs Miami Marlins
Date: Saturday, May 22, 2021
Location: Marlins Park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Marlins Park is the venue where Pablo Lopez and the Miami Marlins (19-23, 4th in NL East) will take on the New York Mets (20-17, 1st in NL East) on Saturday.
As a squad, the New York Mets are putting up 3.5 runs per game, which has them at 29th in baseball. They have accounted for 126 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .319. The Mets have compiled 45 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 29 balls out of the park. They have accumulated 120 RBI's and 268 hits on the year, while their batting average comes in at .233. New York has a slugging rate of .352 and have been called out on strikes 303 times, while taking a walk on 128 occasions.
Mets pitchers have conceded 25 home runs and also 133 total runs (1st in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 97 opposing hitters and their FIP is 3.05 as a squad this year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.51 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.13. The Mets have a team earned run average of 3.23 over the course of the season (3rd in baseball), and the staff has rung up 340 hitters.
The Mets bullpen have accumulated a save rate of 64.3% and stepped onto the hill in 28 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 44 base runners so far this season with 40.9% of those players ended up crossing the plate. Mets relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with players on base 25 times as well as having 34 appearances in high leverage situations. The Mets have sent 112 relief pitchers to the mound over the course of the season. The relievers have earned 14 holds for the season (26th in MLB). They have 9 saves for the season and have missed out on 5 of 14 save opportunities.
The New York Mets have 912 putouts on the year, as well as 286 assists and 22 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .982 which has them sitting 23rd in MLB, and have 246 double plays. The Mets have turned 69.5% of balls in play into outs out of their 2,736 innings, which has them sitting at 17th in baseball.
Stroman (54-51 career record) sits with a FIP of 3.66 while he has gone up against 3,736 batters during his time in the major leagues. He has conceded 892 base hits (9.0 hits per nine innings) and has had 254 walks. His earned run average is 3.71 (369 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.279. Stroman has pitched in 895 innings and has 730 K's in his MLB career.
Miami has accounted for 38 home runs for the year and 154 RBIs. They have put up 59 doubles, while getting a free base 112 times as well as earning 161 runs. The Miami Marlins have accounted for an OBP of .294 and a batting average of .228 on the campaign. The Marlins hold a slugging % of .367 and they score 3.93 runs per contest (23rd in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 407 instances (7th in MLB) and have totaled 311 hits.
The Miami pitching staff have given up 161 runs over the course of the season while holding an ERA of 3.67 (147 earned runs surrendered). They have relinquished 36 long balls and they yield 4.02 runs per 9 innings (10th in MLB). The Marlins hold a team WHIP of 1.213 and have a FIP of 3.70 as a squad for the year. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.86 (352 strikeouts vs 123 walks). They have a ranking of 13th in MLB as a staff in total hits relinquished with 314.
Miami relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 40.8% of 49 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 53 times in high leverage situations and on 29 occasions with runners on. With 35 save situations, the Marlins have accrued 17 holds in addition to 11 blown saves. They are ranked 29th in baseball with a save percentage of 38.9%, and they have sent 154 relief pitchers onto the field this season. Miami has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the mound in 18 save chances and they have walked away with 7 saves.
The Miami Marlins have twisted 37 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .983 (18th in baseball). The Marlins have recorded 348 assists, 25 errors and have accounted for 1,082 putouts on the season. In their 3,246 innings on the diamond, the Marlins are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 69.7% (14th in the majors).
Lopez (14-19 win-loss mark in his career) has a 4.23 ERA while allowing 8.5 hits per nine innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.11 and he has gone up against 1,159 batters in his career. He has allowed 130 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.234 and a FIP of 3.9. In his pro baseball career, Lopez has allowed 262 base hits while he has tallied 246 strikeouts in 276 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Miami
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