Atlanta Braves vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 8/13/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Atlanta Braves vs Miami Marlins
Date: Saturday, August 13, 2022
Location: LoanDepot Park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
The Miami Marlins (50-61) will try to beat the Atlanta Braves (66-46) at LoanDepot Park on Saturday. The starting pitchers are Jake Odorizzi and Jesus Luzardo.
The Braves have tallied 207 doubles as a team and have hit 170 baseballs out of the park. Atlanta has a slugging rate of .442 and have struck out 1,044 times, while being walked on 319 occasions. As a unit, the Atlanta Braves are compiling 4.8 runs/g, which puts them at 4th in baseball. They have accounted for 513 runs batted in in addition to 955 base knocks on the year, while their team batting average is sitting at .250. They have accounted for 539 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .314.
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Braves pitchers have surrendered 97 home runs and 452 runs in total (9th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 358 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 3.46 as a team for the season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.99 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.23. The Braves have an ERA of 3.69 on the campaign (7th in the league), and their staff has rung up 1,071 batters.
Braves bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 99 times and also have had 122 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers are sitting with 67 holds this year (8th in the league). The Braves relievers have compiled a save rate of 62.7% and has come into the game in 129 save situations. They have earned 37 saves for the year and have blown 22 of their 59 save opportunities. The relievers have inherited 147 base runners on the year and 34.7% of them ended up scoring. The Braves have sent 350 relief pitchers to the mound on the year.
The Braves have turned 69.2% of balls hit into play into outs out of 9,021 innings on the field, which has them ranked 20th in the majors. The Atlanta Braves have accumulated 3,007 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 972 assists and 50 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .988 which ranks 6th in the majors, and have a total of 80 double plays.
Odorizzi has taken the mound for 1,211 innings and has 1,136 K's in his pro baseball career. Odorizzi (72-67 record in his career) has a FIP of 4.12 while he has faced 5,090 hitters in the majors. His earned run average is 3.94 (530 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.239. He has surrendered 1,089 hits (8.1 hits per 9 innings) with 412 walks.
Miami has recorded 101 home runs on the season to go along with 398 RBIs. They have recorded 169 doubles, while getting a free base 297 times as well as scoring 422 runs. The Miami Marlins have recorded an on-base percentage of .298 as well as a team batting average of .235 on the season. The Marlins hold a team SLG% of .370 and they tally 3.80 runs per game (26th in baseball). They have struck out on 962 occasions (13th in baseball) and have a total of 874 base knocks.
The Marlins hold a team WHIP of 1.237 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.83 as a team for the season. They are currently ranked 7th in MLB as a staff in total hits relinquished with 873. The Miami pitching staff have surrendered 459 runs on the campaign while having a team ERA of 3.78 (412 earned runs surrendered). They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.84 (967 strikeouts against 341 walks). They have surrendered 111 home runs and they allow 4.21 runs per 9 innings (11th in the league).
Miami bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 32.0% of 125 inherited base runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 113 times in high leverage situations and on 87 occasions with runners on base. With 101 save situations, the Marlins have accumulated 52 holds and also 19 blown saves. They are ranked 22nd in the league with a save percentage of 59.6%, and they have sent 363 relief pitchers onto the field for the season. Miami has had relief pitchers step onto the hill in 47 save opportunities and they have earned 28 saves.
In 8,835 innings played, the Marlins hold a defensive efficiency of 69.8% (14th in pro baseball). The Miami Marlins have gotten 90 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .986 (10th in baseball). The Marlins have accrued 1,024 assists, 55 errors and have earned a total of 2,945 putouts during this campaign.
Luzardo (12-15 mark in his career) holds a 4.95 earned run average and has given up 8.3 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.65 and he has faced 893 batters so far in his career. He has conceded a total of 114 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.331 and a FIP of 4.5. In his career, Luzardo has allowed 191 base knocks while totaling 225 punch outs in 207 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Atlanta
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