Atlanta Braves vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 8/12/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Atlanta Braves vs Miami Marlins
Date: Friday, August 12, 2022
Location: LoanDepot Park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
The Miami Marlins (49-61) will compete against the Atlanta Braves (66-46) at LoanDepot Park on Friday. The men taking the mound are Max Fried and Pablo Lopez.
As a team, the Atlanta Braves are knocking in 4.8 runs per game, which puts them at 5th in baseball. They have tallied 531 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .313. The Braves have accumulated 206 doubles as a squad and have hit 168 baseballs out of the park. They have accrued 505 runs batted in as well as 943 base knocks on the season, while their average at the plate comes in at .249. Atlanta has a slugging % of .441 and have been called out on strikes 1,034 times, while being walked on 317 occasions.
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The Braves hold a team earned run average of 3.69 so far this year (7th in the league), and they have rung up 1,061 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 356 batters and their FIP comes in at 3.46 as a team so far this year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.98 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.23. Braves pitchers have allowed 96 home runs and also 448 runs (9th in MLB).
The Braves relievers have a save percentage of 62.7% and stepped onto the hill in 127 save situations. The relievers have inherited 147 runners for the year and 34.7% of those runners ended up scoring. Braves bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 99 times as well as having 122 appearances in high leverage situations. The Braves have sent 346 relievers to the hill so far this year. The relievers have a total of 65 holds so far this year (8th in the league). They have recorded 37 saves this year and have blown 22 of 59 save chances.
The Atlanta Braves have earned 2,980 putouts this year, in addition to 961 assists and 49 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .988 which has them ranked 5th in baseball, and have accumulated 78 double plays. The Braves have turned 69.2% of balls hit into play into outs out of 8,940 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 20th in pro baseball.
Fried (50-22 career mark) has a FIP of 3.29 while he has faced 2,411 hitters in the majors. He has surrendered 535 hits (8.2 hits per nine innings) and has 164 free passes. His ERA is 3.17 (206 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.194. Fried has taken the ball for 585 innings and has racked up 574 K's in his pro baseball career.
The Marlins have a team SLG% of .371 and they are recording 3.82 runs per game (26th in the league). They have put up 165 doubles, while walking 293 times and putting up 416 runs. Miami has hit 101 home runs on the season and 393 runs batted in. They have struck out on 948 instances (13th in baseball) and have earned 858 hits. The Miami Marlins have a team on-base percentage of .299 and a team batting average of .235 on the year.
The Marlins hold a team WHIP of 1.238 in addition to having a FIP of 3.85 as a staff so far this year. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.83 (950 strikeouts against 336 walks). They sit at 6th in MLB as a staff in total hits allowed with 858. They have surrendered 111 long balls and they allow 4.25 runs per 9 innings (13th in the league). The Miami pitching staff have given up 455 runs on the campaign and come in with a team ERA of 3.81 (408 earned runs given up).
With 98 save situations, the Marlins have recorded 50 holds and also 19 blown saves. Miami has had relief pitchers enter the contest in 46 save chances and they have earned 27 saves. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 112 times in high leverage situations and also on 85 occasions with runners on. Miami bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 33.1% out of their 121 inherited base runners. They are currently ranked 24th in the league holding a save percentage of 58.7%, and they have dispatched 359 relief pitchers onto the field on the campaign.
The Miami Marlins have gotten 89 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .986 (10th in the majors). The Marlins have recorded 1,007 assists, 55 errors and have 2,894 putouts so far this season. In their 8,682 innings on the diamond, the Marlins have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 69.9% (14th in pro baseball).
During his MLB career, Lopez has given up 413 base knocks while he has tallied 440 punch outs in 453 innings pitched. Lopez (25-28 win-loss record in his career) is the owner of a 3.91 ERA and has surrendered 8.2 hits per nine innings. He has given up a total of 197 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.188 and having a FIP of 3.8. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.49 and he has gone up against 1,881 opposing hitters thus far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Atlanta
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