Miami Marlins vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 5/9/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Monday, May 9, 2022
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
The Arizona Diamondbacks (14-14) host the Miami Marlins (13-14) at Chase Field on Monday. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Elieser Hernandez and Humberto Castellanos.
The Marlins have accounted for 41 doubles as a unit and have hit 24 balls out of the park. Miami has a slugging rate of .374 and have been rung up 243 times, while being walked on 95 occasions. As a squad, the Miami Marlins are notching 4.0 runs per outing, which has them at 16th in baseball. They have compiled 104 runs batted in and 210 hits on the campaign, while their team batting average sits at .233. They have notched a total of 109 runs while having a team OBP of .316.
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The Marlins have an ERA of 3.33 on the year (7th in the league), and the staff has rung up 237 hitters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.52 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.20. Marlins pitchers have surrendered 24 home runs in addition to 100 runs (9th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 94 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 3.69 as a unit for the season.
Marlins bullpen pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 23 times and also have had 23 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have 16 holds so far this year (13th in MLB). The Marlins relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 81.8% and has stepped onto the mound in 28 save situations. They have earned 9 saves for the season and have blown 2 of 11 chances to save the game. The relievers have inherited 34 base runners over the course of the season and 32.4% of them crossed home plate. The Marlins have sent 97 relievers to the hill so far this year.
The Marlins have converted 71.3% of balls hit into play into outs in their 2,142 innings, which ranks them 11th in MLB. The Miami Marlins are sitting with 714 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 246 assists and 15 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .985 which has them sitting 18th in MLB, and have accumulated 25 double plays.
Hernandez (9-16 win-loss mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 5.35 while he has gone up against 1,077 batters in the major leagues. He has given up 246 base hits (8.9 hits per 9 innings) and has 80 walks. His earned run average is 4.87 (135 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.306. Hernandez has thrown 249 frames and has accumulated 240 K's thus far in his career.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have accumulated a team OBP of .283 and a team batting average of .191 this year. They have been called out on strikes on 256 occasions (5th in the league) and have earned 171 base hits. Arizona has accumulated 31 home runs on the season to go along with 91 runs batted in. The Diamondbacks hold a slugging % of .346 and they score 3.43 runs per game (25th in the league). They have 39 doubles, while getting a free base 107 times and scoring 96 runs.
The Diamondbacks hold a team WHIP of 1.234 and have a FIP of 3.91 as a squad so far this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.03 (185 strikeouts vs 91 bases on balls). They are sitting at 23rd in MLB as a staff in total hits given up with 215. They have given up 20 dingers and they surrender 4.06 runs per 9 innings (13th in baseball). The Arizona pitching staff have given up 112 runs this season and come in with a team ERA of 3.45 (95 earned runs allowed).
With 35 save situations, the Diamondbacks have amassed 20 holds in addition to 5 blown saves. Arizona has called on relievers to step onto the mound in 15 save opportunities and they have earned 10 saves. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 42 times in high leverage situations and on 29 occasions with base runners. Arizona relievers have an inherited score percentage of 31.0% of 42 inherited runners. They sit at 22nd in MLB holding a save percentage of 66.7%, and they have sent 105 relievers to the mound so far this season.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have turned 25 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .977 (28th in baseball). The Diamondbacks have 234 assists, 23 errors and have earned 744 putouts this season. In 2,232 innings on the diamond, the Diamondbacks have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 71.4% (10th in professional baseball).
Castellanos (4-4 career win-loss mark) holds a 4.97 earned run average while giving up 9.4 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.04 and he has faced 330 batters during his MLB career. He has allowed a total of 42 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.382 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.6. In his career, Castellanos has surrendered 79 base hits while he has earned 53 strikeouts in 76 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Miami
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