Philadelphia Phillies vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 5/27/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs Miami Marlins
Date: Thursday, May 27, 2021
Location: Marlins Park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Marlins Park is the site where Pablo Lopez and the Miami Marlins (23-25, 4th in NL East) will take on the Philadelphia Phillies (24-25, 3rd in NL East) on Thursday.
The Phillies have hit 70 doubles as a unit and have knocked 50 baseballs out of the park. Philadelphia has a slugging % of .380 and have struck out 498 times, while drawing a walk on 160 occasions. As a team, the Philadelphia Phillies are recording 4.1 runs per contest, which puts them at 20th in MLB. They have amassed 190 runs batted in in addition to 379 base knocks on the year, and their batting average comes in at .236. They have earned a total of 199 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .310.
The Phillies are sitting with a team earned run average of 4.19 this year (18th in the league), and they have struck out 457 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 140 opposing players and their FIP is 4.09 as a team over the course of the season. Their K/BB ratio is 3.26 and their pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.27. Phillies pitchers have given up 64 home runs and also 215 total runs (18th in MLB).
Phillies relief pitchers have come into the game with opponents on base 42 times and also have had 65 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have a total of 23 holds for the year (18th in MLB). The Phillies relievers have accumulated a save rate of 57.1% and stepped onto the hill in 45 save situations. They have tallied 12 saves this season and have blown 9 of 21 chances to get a save. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 61 base runners this season and 44.3% of those players crossed home plate. The Phillies have sent 151 relief pitchers to the hill on the year.
The Phillies have converted 68.3% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 3,870 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 23rd in baseball. The Philadelphia Phillies have a total of 1,290 putouts on the campaign, as well as 430 assists and 29 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .983 which has them ranked 16th in baseball, and have 318 double plays.
Howard has taken the ball for 31 innings and has tallied 36 K's thus far in his career. His ERA is 6.25 (22 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.674. He has surrendered 37 base knocks (10.5 hits per 9 innings) with 16 free passes. Howard (1-3 career record) has earned a FIP of 5.07 while he has faced 149 hitters in the major leagues.
Miami has a total of 44 HRs for the year to go along with 181 runs batted in. They have 70 doubles, while walking 133 times and notching 192 runs. The Miami Marlins have recorded an on-base percentage of .297 in addition to a batting average of .232 on the season. The Marlins hold a slugging percentage of .371 and they tally 4.00 runs per outing (23rd in baseball). They have been called out on strikes on 476 occasions (6th in baseball) and have accounted for 372 hits.
The Marlins hold a team WHIP of 1.161 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.55 as a team this year. They are sitting at 11th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 354. The Miami pitching staff have yielded 178 runs for the year while holding a team ERA of 3.40 (161 earned runs conceded). Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.95 (416 strikeouts vs 141 free passes). They have given up 39 dingers and they relinquish 3.76 runs per 9 innings (6th in MLB).
Miami bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 39.6% of 53 inherited base runners. Their relievers have taken the field 61 times in high leverage situations and also on 34 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 40 save situations, the Marlins have amassed 19 holds in addition to 12 blown saves. They are currently ranked 29th in the league with a save rate of 42.9%, and they have sent 178 bullpen pitchers to the hill this year. Miami has had bullpen pitchers take the mound in 21 save opportunities and they have earned 9 saves.
The Miami Marlins have turned 44 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .984 (10th in baseball). The Marlins have accrued 421 assists, 27 errors and have earned a total of 1,280 putouts so far this year. In 3,840 innings on the diamond, the Marlins hold a defensive efficiency of 70.7% (11th in baseball).
In his career, Lopez has allowed 266 hits while he has totaled 254 K's in 283 innings. He has surrendered 130 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.221 and a FIP of 3.9. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.18 and he has faced 1,185 batters in his pro baseball career. Lopez (14-19 career record) holds a 4.13 earned run average while surrendering 8.4 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Miami
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