Miami Marlins vs Atlanta Braves Prediction, 4/24/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs Atlanta Braves
Date: Sunday, April 24, 2022
Location: Truist Park in Cumberland, GA
TV: Bally Sports South
Odds/Point Spread: Miami (+135) Atlanta (-155)
Truist Park is the site where the Atlanta Braves (7-8) will try to beat the Miami Marlins (5-8) on Sunday. The moneyline on this contest has Miami at +135 while Atlanta is opening at -155. The total has been set at 8.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Jesus Luzardo and Bryce Elder.
The Marlins have hit 14 doubles as a team and have knocked 11 baseballs out of the park. Miami is slugging .360 and have been rung up 121 times, while being walked on 44 occasions. As a squad, the Miami Marlins are notching 3.5 runs per game, which is 20th in the league. They have amassed 42 RBI's in addition to 96 base knocks for the year, while their average at the plate sits at .226. They have racked up 45 runs while having a team OBP of .308.
Get all of our MLB Expert Picks
The Marlins are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.08 for the year (9th in the league), and their staff has rung up 112 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 39 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 3.37 as a squad over the course of the season. Their K/BB ratio is 2.87 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.13. Marlins pitchers have surrendered 10 long balls and also 47 runs in total (8th in MLB).
Marlins bullpen pitchers have entered the game with opponents on base 9 times as well as having 11 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have racked up 5 holds on the year (25th in the league). The Marlins relief pitchers have recorded a save percentage of 66.7% and has come into the game in 8 save situations. They have earned 2 saves on the campaign and have blown 1 of their 3 chances to save the game. The relievers have inherited 12 runners over the course of the season with 50.0% of them crossed the plate. The Marlins have sent 47 relievers to the mound so far this year.
The Miami Marlins have earned 342 putouts thus far, in addition to 115 assists and 10 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .979 which puts them in 27th in the majors, and have accumulated 12 double plays. The Marlins have turned 71.2% of balls in play into outs in their 1,026 innings, which has them ranked 12th in the majors.
Luzardo has thrown 175 innings and is sitting with 188 punch outs in his MLB career. Luzardo (9-12 mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 4.60 while he has gone up against 771 batters in the majors. His ERA is 5.33 (104 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.417. He has surrendered 178 hits (9.1 hits per 9 innings) and has 71 free passes.
The Atlanta Braves have recorded an OBP of .307 as well as a batting average of .231 on the campaign. They have struck out on 127 occasions (9th in baseball) and have earned 112 hits. Atlanta has hit 16 home runs so far this year to go along with 53 runs batted in. The Braves have a team SLG% of .396 and they are recording 3.80 runs per contest (17th in baseball). They have recorded 32 two-baggers, while walking 49 times as well as notching 57 runs.
The Braves hold a team WHIP of 1.206 and have a FIP of 3.44 as a pitching staff so far this season. They are currently ranked 22nd in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 108. The Atlanta pitching staff have allowed 68 runs this season while holding a team ERA of 4.33 (63 earned runs relinquished). Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.90 (145 strikeouts against 50 walks). They have surrendered 13 dingers and they concede 4.67 runs per 9 innings (26th in the league).
Atlanta has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the mound in 6 save chances and they have earned 6 saves. They are ranked 1st in the league holding a save rate of 100.0%, and they have dispatched 44 relievers to the hill for the year. Their relief pitchers have come in 7 times in high leverage situations in addition to 15 occasions with runners on. Atlanta bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 42.9% out of 21 inherited runners. Sitting with 12 save situations, the Braves have 6 holds and also 0 blown saves.
The Atlanta Braves have turned 6 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .988 (9th in pro baseball). The Braves have 117 assists, 6 errors and have 393 putouts this year. In 1,179 innings on the field, the Braves have earned a defensive efficiency of 70.9% (14th in baseball).
In his pro baseball career, Elder has surrendered 9 hits while he has totaled 7 K's in 10 innings pitched. He has surrendered 5 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.400 and being the owner of a FIP of 6.1. His K/BB ratio is 1.40 and he has faced 45 hitters during his career. Elder (1-1 win-loss record in his career) has earned a 4.50 ERA while giving up 8.1 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Miami (+135)
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Today's Free MLB Picks
Get all of Today's Expert MLB Picks
Atlanta Braves - Twitter
Miami Marlins - Twitter