New York Mets vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 8/2/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Mets vs Miami Marlins
Date: Monday, August 2, 2021
Location: Marlins Park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: New York (-161) Miami (+125)
Jordan Holloway and the Miami Marlins (44-60, 5th in NL East) play the New York Mets (55-48, 1st in NL East) at Marlins Park on Monday. The Marlins open this contest at +125 while the Mets are priced at -161. The total is set at 7. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Tylor Megill and Jordan Holloway.
As a unit, the New York Mets are scoring 3.8 runs per game, which has them sitting at 29th in MLB. They have 396 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .316. The Mets have recorded 136 doubles as a squad and have smacked 112 baseballs out of the park. They have accumulated 381 RBI's in addition to 770 hits on the year, while their batting average comes in at .237. New York is slugging .386 and have been called out on strikes 874 times, while drawing a walk on 323 occasions.
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The Mets have a team ERA of 3.61 on the season (7th in MLB), and the staff has struck out 940 batters. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 3.11 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.21. Mets pitchers have surrendered 111 home runs in addition to 397 total runs (4th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 302 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 3.83 as a squad this season.
The Mets relievers have accumulated a save rate of 65.2% and stepped onto the hill in 94 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 122 base runners on the year with 32.8% of those runners crossed the plate. Mets bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 80 times as well as having 104 appearances in high leverage situations. The Mets have dispatched 328 relievers to the mound so far this season. The relief pitchers are sitting with 47 holds on the year (22nd in the league). They have recorded 30 saves so far this year and have blown 16 out of their 46 chances to get a save.
The New York Mets are sitting with 2,611 putouts for the season, as well as 827 assists and 53 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .985 which puts them in 9th in MLB, and have a total of 657 double plays. The Mets have converted 69.9% of baseballs in play into outs in their 7,833 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 13th in pro baseball.
Megill has taken the ball for 35 innings and is sitting with 39 strikeouts so far in his pro baseball career. Megill (1-0 career mark) holds a FIP of 3.44 while he has gone up against 144 opposing hitters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 2.04 (8 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.104. He has conceded 28 hits (7.1 hits per nine innings) with 11 walks.
The Miami Marlins have tallied an OBP of .303 in addition to a batting average of .235 this season. They have been rung up on 1,000 occasions (6th in MLB) and have accounted for 813 hits. Miami has recorded 102 long balls for the season to go along with 385 RBIs. The Marlins have a team slugging percentage of .374 and they average 3.92 runs per game (27th in MLB). They have hit 146 two-baggers, while getting a free base 305 times as well as putting up 408 runs.
The Marlins hold a team WHIP of 1.216 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.80 as a team this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.69 (889 strikeouts vs 330 bases on balls). They come in at 7th in the league as a staff in total hits given up with 779. They have given up 93 homers and they concede 4.03 runs per 9 innings (7th in baseball). The Miami pitching staff have conceded 408 runs for the season while holding an ERA of 3.55 (360 earned runs yielded).
Miami relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 39.6% out of their 106 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 117 times in high leverage situations in addition to 73 occasions with base runners. Sitting with 87 save situations, the Marlins have 49 holds in addition to 20 blown saves. They rank 29th in baseball with a save percentage of 47.4%, and they have sent 385 relief pitchers to the mound on the year. Miami has called on relievers to take the mound in 38 save chances and they have tallied 18 saves.
In 8,208 innings on the diamond, the Marlins have earned a efficiency on defense of 70.0% (11th in MLB). The Miami Marlins have turned 97 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .980 (30th in the majors). The Marlins have recorded 927 assists, 73 errors and have a tally of 2,736 putouts so far this year.
In his MLB career, Holloway has allowed 25 base hits while totaling 36 punch outs in 36 innings. Holloway (2-3 career mark) is the owner of a 3.96 earned run average while giving up 6.2 hits per nine innings. He has conceded a total of 16 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.431 and having a FIP of 4.5. He has a K/BB ratio of 1.33 and he has gone up against 162 hitters during his career.
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Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Miami (+125)
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