Miami Marlins vs Atlanta Braves Prediction, 4/23/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs Atlanta Braves
Date: Saturday, April 23, 2022
Location: Truist Park in Cumberland, GA
TV: Bally Sports South
The Atlanta Braves (6-8) will go up against the Miami Marlins (4-7) at Truist Park on Saturday.
Miami has a slugging percentage of .369 and have struck out 100 times, while taking a walk on 37 occasions. They have 38 runs batted in in addition to 84 hits so far this year, while their team batting average is sitting at .231. The Marlins have recorded 13 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 9 balls out of the stadium. They have 40 runs scored and hold an OBP of .311. As a unit, the Miami Marlins are notching 3.6 runs per game, which ranks them 21st in baseball.
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The Marlins hold a team ERA of 3.62 for the season (15th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 93 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 36 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 3.76 as a unit so far this year. Their K/BB ratio is 2.58 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.19. Marlins pitchers have relinquished 10 home runs and 44 runs in total (11th in the league).
The Marlins have sent 41 relief pitchers to the mound so far this season. The relief pitchers have inherited 10 base runners on the season with 40.0% of them earned a run for their team. They have earned 2 saves over the course of the season and have blown 1 out of their 3 save opportunities. The Marlins relievers have accumulated a save percentage of 66.7% and has entered the game in 8 save situations. The relief pitchers have racked up 5 holds on the year (21st in MLB). Marlins bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with players on base 8 times in addition to having 11 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Miami Marlins have accounted for 291 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 97 assists and 8 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .980 which is 27th in baseball, and have 11 double plays. The Marlins have converted 71.1% of baseballs in play into outs in their 873 innings on the field, ranking them 14th in professional baseball.
Hernandez (8-16 mark in his career) sits with a FIP of 5.30 and he has gone up against 1,014 batters in the majors. He has given up 229 hits (8.7 hits per nine innings) and has had 76 free passes. His earned run average is 4.65 (122 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.292. Hernandez has taken the hill for 236 innings and has totaled 228 punch outs in his pro baseball career.
The Braves hold a team SLG% of .402 and they earn 3.86 runs per game (17th in the league). They have put up 29 two-baggers, while taking a walk 46 times as well as notching 54 runs. Atlanta has knocked in 16 HRs for the season to go along with 50 runs batted in. They have struck out on 121 occasions (5th in the league) and have accounted for 106 base hits. The Atlanta Braves have compiled a team on-base percentage of .309 and a batting average of .233 on the campaign.
The Braves have a team WHIP of 1.230 in addition to having a FIP of 3.67 as a squad so far this year. They sit at 24th in baseball as a staff in total hits given up with 103. The Atlanta pitching staff have conceded 68 runs over the course of the season while holding a team ERA of 4.65 (63 earned runs surrendered). They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.74 (129 strikeouts vs 47 walks). They have relinquished 13 home runs and they allow 5.02 runs per 9 innings (26th in the league).
Atlanta relievers hold an inherited score rate of 45.0% of 20 inherited runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 5 times in high leverage situations and also on 14 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 9 save situations, the Braves have recorded 4 holds and 0 blown saves. They are currently ranked 1st in the league holding a save rate of 100.0%, and they have dispatched 41 relievers onto the diamond on the year. Atlanta has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the contest in 5 save opportunities and they have recorded 5 saves.
The Atlanta Braves have gotten 6 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .988 (13th in professional baseball). The Braves have racked up 111 assists, 6 errors and have a total of 366 putouts during this campaign. In 1,098 innings on the diamond, the Braves hold a defensive efficiency of 71.0% (16th in MLB).
Thus far in his career, Anderson has surrendered 131 base hits while he has earned 173 K's in 169 innings pitched. He has allowed a total of 64 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.207 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.9. His K/BB ratio is 2.37 and he has gone up against 709 batters in his pro baseball career. Anderson (13-8 win-loss record in his career) is the owner of a 3.41 earned run average while giving up 7.0 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Miami
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