Los Angeles Dodgers vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 8/26/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Miami Marlins
Date: Friday, August 26, 2022
Location: LoanDepot Park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
The Miami Marlins (54-70) will go up against the Los Angeles Dodgers (86-37) at LoanDepot Park on Friday. The men taking the mound will be Tyler Anderson and Trevor Rogers.
Los Angeles has a slugging percentage of .452 and have been called out on strikes 1,021 times, while drawing a walk on 461 occasions. They have accumulated 632 RBI's and 1,100 base knocks for the year, and their team batting average is at .262. The Dodgers have hit 258 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 163 baseballs out of the stadium. They have earned a total of 664 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .338. As a unit, the Los Angeles Dodgers are scoring 5.4 runs/g, which ranks them 1st in the league.
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The Dodgers are sitting with a team ERA of 2.85 this year (1st in MLB), and their staff has struck out 1,098 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 306 opposing hitters and their FIP is 3.40 as a team this year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.59 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.05. Dodgers pitchers have relinquished 109 home runs in addition to 389 total runs (1st in the league).
Dodgers relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 80 times and also have had 94 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers are sitting with 77 holds so far this season (6th in MLB). The Dodgers relief pitchers have recorded a save percentage of 73.9% and has stepped onto the mound in 125 save situations. They have tallied 34 saves on the season and have blown 12 out of their 46 save chances. The relief pitchers have inherited 109 runners so far this year and 26.6% of those players crossed home plate. The Dodgers have dispatched 424 relievers to the hill on the campaign.
The Dodgers have turned 72.8% of balls hit into play into outs out of 9,879 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 1st in the majors. The Los Angeles Dodgers have a tally of 3,293 putouts this season, in addition to 1,003 assists and 55 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .987 which ranks 7th in pro baseball, and have a total of 94 double plays.
Anderson (42-40 record in his career) has earned a FIP of 4.23 while going up against 3,182 opposing hitters in the majors. He has surrendered 743 base knocks (8.8 hits per 9 innings) and has had 215 walks. His earned run average is 4.28 (361 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.262. Anderson has pitched in 759 innings and is sitting with 649 strikeouts so far in his MLB career.
The Marlins have a team slugging % of .367 and they earn 3.66 runs per game (27th in MLB). They have hit 192 two-baggers, while walking 338 times as well as scoring 454 runs. Miami has recorded 112 home runs on the season and 429 runs batted in. They have struck out on 1,086 occasions (9th in the league) and have earned a total of 957 hits. The Miami Marlins have tallied an OBP of .296 as well as a batting average of .231 this year.
The Miami pitching staff have surrendered 515 runs this year while holding an ERA of 3.83 (466 earned runs conceded). They have allowed 123 dingers and they concede 4.23 runs per 9 innings (12th in baseball). The Marlins have a team WHIP of 1.257 in addition to having a FIP of 3.84 as a staff so far this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.75 (1,074 strikeouts vs 390 walks). They are currently ranked 10th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 988.
Sitting with 113 save situations, the Marlins have 57 holds in addition to 22 blown saves. Miami has called on relief pitchers to enter the game in 54 save chances and they have earned 32 saves. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 126 times in high leverage situations in addition to 99 occasions with base runners. Miami relievers have an inherited score percentage of 34.3% out of 143 inherited runners. They are ranked 21st in baseball with a save rate of 59.3%, and they have sent 404 relief pitchers onto the diamond so far this season.
The Miami Marlins have turned 101 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .987 (8th in pro baseball). The Marlins have recorded 1,143 assists, 57 errors and have accounted for 3,288 putouts during this campaign. In 9,864 innings on the field, the Marlins have a defensive efficiency of 69.6% (16th in professional baseball).
So far in his pro baseball career, Rogers has surrendered 238 base hits while he has tallied 279 K's in 248 innings. He has given up 115 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.359 and a FIP of 3.5. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.79 and he has gone up against 1,080 opposing batters during his MLB career. Rogers (12-20 career win-loss record) has a 4.16 ERA and has allowed 8.6 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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